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JAN 13, 2023 FRIDAY – JAN 27, 2023 FRIDAY

Each panel presentation will be held via Zoom. 

Veterans Court 6th Annual Symposium

Rethinking the Wheel: Advice on Starting and Growing a Veterans Court in Pennsylvania

This three-part virtual symposium will take a close look at veterans courts from a statewide and national perspective and also offer valuable resources for attendees.

Each panel will be one hour per day via Zoom from 9 to 10 a.m. You may register for one, two, or all three panels.
Keynote remarks: Chief Justice Debra Todd, Pennsylvania Supreme Court 

  • January 13 – Panel 1: Veterans Courts on the National Stage/National Trends
    Moderator: Angela Sobol Lowry - AOPC
    Problem Solving Courts Administrator

    • Christina Lucas, Veterans Justice Outreach Coordinator
    • Scott Tirocchi, Division Director, Justice for Vets
    • Gregory D. Torain, Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance

      Register here

  • January 20 – Panel 2: Veterans Courts Updates: Luzerne and Lawrence Counties

    • Danielle Goldowski - Luzerne County Treatment Court Coordinator
    • Judge Joseph Sklarosky, Jr. - Luzerne County Treatment Court Judge
    • Christina Lucas - Veterans Justice Outreach Coordinator
    • Marc Zingaro - Lawrence County Treatment Court Coordinator
    • Sarah McCowin - Lawrence County Treatment Court Probation Officer 

      Register here

  • January 27 – Panel 3: Practical Resources for Veterans Courts/Social and Legal Services
    Moderator: Widener Law Commonwealth Professor Christian Johnson
    • Lisa Grayson, Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court; PBA Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Chair
    • David Trevaskis, Pro Bono Coordinator, Pennsylvania Bar Association; Executive Secretary, Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies
    • Michele Vollmer, Associate Dean, Penn State Law, Director, Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic, Clinical Professor of Law

      Register here

A total of 2 substantive CLE credits will be given (one each for panels 1 and 2).

Please note: CLE credits will not be given for the panel 3 presentation.

Questions: [email protected]


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