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Indiana County Bar Scholarship

  1.  Eligibility.   Any person with a history of residency in Indiana County prior to high school graduation who is currently a college senior or college graduate accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited law school of the American Bar Association.
  2. Criteria/factors for consideration.
    1. Financial need
    2. Academic merit
    3. Demonstrated character
    4. Other factors deemed relevant to committee
  3. Application requirements.
    1. College transcripts
    2. Acceptance letter or written confirmation of current enrollment in accredited law school
    3. Letter of interest from applicant
    4. Two letters of recommendation
    5. Personal interview of applicant by committee
  4. Amount of scholarship.  Amount awarded on an annual basis, the scholarship amount shall be $2,500 per year.

 

By June 1st, any interested applicant must submit the above required documents along with a letter specifically addressing eligibility and criteria/factors for consideration as set forth above to:

Michael J. Supinka, Esquire
983 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, Pennsylvania, 15701

(724) 349-6768

Scholarship will be awarded no later than August 1st.

Pro Bono Protection from Abuse

The ICBA administers a Pro Bono Protection from Abuse Program where volunteer attorneys provide representation to victims under the Protection from Abuse Act and the Protection of Victims of Sexual Violence or Intimidation Act. The attorney’s role is limited to the representation of victims at the initial hearings, usually scheduled every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Indiana County Courthouse. Please note that the ICBA does not schedule these hearings, please contact Court Administration at 724-465-3955 for further information.

Summit Legal Aid

Summit Legal (formerly Laurel Legal) assists Indiana County to provide free civil legal representation to qualified low-income clients. For anyone in need of legal assistance, call the toll-free number at 1-800-846-0871 or the office in Clarion: 814-226-4340. The website is www.summitlegal.org and the email address is info@summitlegal.org.  

Indiana County Legal Journal

Indiana Law Journal

Owned & Published Weekly by the Indiana County Bar Association

c/o Linda Porter

 P.O. Box 1126

Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

 

Annual Subscription: $36.00 —  Single Copies: $1.00

Board of View

(Court Approved Panel)

  • Julia Trimarchi, Esquire, Editor
  • Thomas Kauffman, Esquire
  • Robert Kane
  • Edward Onderick
  • David Moore

 

 

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Mailing Address: 

Indiana County Bar Association

c/o Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts

Indiana County Courthouse

825 Philadelphia St.

Indiana, PA 15701

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