Friends of Legal Services Book Drop Off Days Scheduled for February 11th & March 4th

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Guardianship Tracking System Online Workshops: Winter 2023

The Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is offering a series of online workshops that show court-appointed guardians how to use the new Guardianship Tracking System (GTS). The GTS makes it possible for guardians of adult incapacitated persons to file inventory and annual reports online from any internet-accessible computer.

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Franklin County Bar Association Presents Attorney Thomas B. Steiger, Jr. with 2022 Edmund C. Wingerd, Jr. Award

Attorney Thomas B. Steiger, Jr. (“Tom”) was honored with the 2022 Edmund C. Wingerd, Jr. Award during the annual admission ceremony of the Franklin County Bar Association (FCBA) held on December 2, 2022 at the Franklin County Courthouse in Chambersburg.

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FCBA Admits Six New Members

6 new members were admitted to our Bar on December 2nd in a ceremony held in the Historic Courthouse. Please join us in welcoming Allison Marie Freeman, Karli M. Huber of Griffie & Associates, P.C., Nicole S. Miller of Dick, Stein, Schemel, Wine & Frey, LLP, Rachel M. Hepp of Salzmann Hughes, P.C., and John F. Enterline & Michael D. Wikoff of Franklin County Legal Services.

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George Glen Received PBA Pro Bono Award

On November 16th, David Trevaskis, Pro Bono Coordinator of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, awarded George Glen with the 2022 Pro Bono Award in recognition of his service to our community. Mr. Glen was nominated by FCBA’s pro bono committee, Franklin County Legal Services, MidPenn Legal Services, and the Law Offices of Women in Need.

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FCBA Young Lawyers Division hosts Wills for Heroes Event for local Veterans

On November 11th FCBA YLD hosted its first Veterans Day WFH event. Franklin County veterans and their spouses were invited to the FCBA office to work with attorney volunteers and our WFH cooridinator Alexandra Sipe to obtain essential documents: a Will, Living Will, and Health Care and Financial Powers of Attorney (or any combination thereof). This event was co-sponsored by Bybel Rutledge LLP and the FCBA YLD.

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The 39th Judicial District is now live with modern Court Scheduling for events, officials, and Courtrooms

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39th Judicial District Schedules Observations of Juneteenth; July 4th and Ratification of PA Constitution; and Adoption of US Constitution and Ratification of Bill of Rights

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Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania Policy on Non-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity

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39th Judicial District Celebrates 300th Anniversary of the PA Judiciary

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022 a ceremony was held in Courtroom 1 of the Franklin County Judicial Center.

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