DC47 Legal Services

Welcome to the Legal Services for the following employers:

City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Housing Authority

Philadelphia Housing Authority

First Judicial District

To see your Legal Services manual, click your employer below:

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DC47 Legal Services Member Clinics

First three (3) Wednesdays of each month.

--(unless holiday falls on Wednesday)

4:00PM to 6:00PM

Zoom Meetings during COVID-19

Make an Appointment today!

--Call 215.893.3736  or  e-mail: wford@dc47.org

Legal Services Seminars: Fall/Winter 2022

 

Please see our schedule of FREE legal seminars for members for the Fall/Winter season 2022.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Criminal Offenses 9/6 (ZOOM)

Learn the first steps to take surrounding a criminal case and the criminal court process. These components will lead you on a positive path with your attorney as well as navigating the process successfully.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: How to Best Utilize Your Legal Services Plan 9/21 (ZOOM)

Your legal services plan is a very important benefit that you receive as a member of your union which allows you access to legal counsel in your time of need. This seminar is designed to help you navigate your legal services plan to determine:

What is covered; what is not covered; who is covered; and how to implement this plan. This is one of the many services under your Legal Plan. Please take advantage by participating in this seminar.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Family Law Basics 10/11 (ZOOM)

This seminar will focus on various areas of family law; divorce, custody and support and give an overview of these topics. This is important information regarding how the family court works.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Consumer/ID Theft 10/25 (ZOOM)

This seminar will cover the following topics:
• What is a contract?
• Going to Court (Small Claims vs. Court of Common Pleas)
• How to Collect a Judgement
• How to Collect on a Judgment
• Dealing with Identify Theft
• Reviewing Your Credit Report
This is one of the many services covered under your Legal Plan. Please take advantage by participating.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Wills and Estates 11/8 (ZOOM)

This seminar will focus on the importance of preparing a will, financial power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney and living will. Everyone needs to be prepared and understand the difference between a will and a living will.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Real Estate 11/22 (ZOOM)

This seminar will be a Real Estate 101 to buying and selling real estate in Pennsylvania. It will cover finding a home that are “for sale by owner” (FSBO) and the Seller’s Disclosure law; standard Agreements of Sale in Pennsylvania (buyer and seller protections; date deadlines; inspections, contingencies, etc.). It will also address the importance of title insurance and finally, Settlement (pre-settlement inspections; escrows; what to expect, sign and bring).

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

Legal Services Seminars: Bankruptcy 12/13 (ZOOM)

This seminar will cover eligibility for relief from consumer debt – both secured and unsecured. It will give an overview of who is eligible to file, what may be protected and what is put at risk. Also, relief under the various Chapters of the Code will be covered, including discharge of liability for some consumer debts and the reorganization of debt to save secured property from foreclosure and repossession.

 

TO JOIN A SEMINAR ON ZOOM: 

RSVP to: wford@dc47.org or 215-893-3736

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

 

DC47 Legal Services Trustees

Catherine Scott
Chairperson

James A. Smith, Jr.
President 810

Pamela G. Robinson
President 2186

April Gigetts
President 2187

Jose N. Martinez
Local 810

Jama Bouy
Local 2186

Mary McBride
Local 2186

Jesse Jordan
Local 2187

Timothy P. Pelletier
Local 2187

Dave Mora
Local 2187

Tammy Murphy
Local 2187

Yolande Hunte
Local 2187

 

 

 

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