Remembering Jennifer McHugh, pro bono partner

August 27th, 2018|

LCD is mourning the loss of attorney and LCD volunteer Jennifer McHugh. Jennifer was a supporter of our mission, our clients and the disability community. She gave countless hours to provide pro bono assistance to those in need. We mourn her loss and send our condolences to her family, friends, and all those whose lives […]

LCD Announces Recipients of Annual Awards

August 26th, 2018|

Tom Duffy, Esq., Founder, Duffy + Partners; Katie Samson, Spokesperson, Katie Samson Foundation; and, Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired honored

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD)—the only nonprofit exclusively dedicated to serving people with disabilities, and the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the Philadelphia region—announced the recipients of its annual awards. This year, […]

Granting a Mother’s Last Wishes

August 14th, 2018|

Not all client stories have happy endings. Sometimes they end when the client’s last wishes are fulfilled. 

This was the case for Diane—a mother of two with end-stage cancer—whose hospice case manager assisted her with a call to LCD. Confined to bed, Diane wished to appoint her aunt to act as a financial and healthcare agent. […]