Attorney, North Penn Legal Services, Williamsport, PA
Recipient of the 2015 PLAN Excellence Award
March 24, 2015
Jennifer Heverly, Esq. handles a variety of legal aid cases in North Penn Legal Services’ Williamsport, Pa. office. Attorney Heverly specializes in bankruptcy and mortgage foreclosure cases. She also has established herself as in expert in legal ethics and is the “go-to” person in the office when questions arise concerning the Rules of Professional Conduct. Ms. Heverly played pivotal roles in the statewide justice community’s response to the most recent foreclosure crisis, everything from representing individual clients facing foreclosure, to playing a key role in developing and implementing mortgage foreclosure diversion programs in Lycoming and Clinton Counties, to providing training and support to the pro bono attorneys who represent defendants at mortgage foreclosure settlement conferences in Lycoming County. She also participated in a key meeting with former Attorney General Linda Kelly that resulted in a recommendation and subsequent legislative action to use mortgage foreclosure settlement funds to support legal services.
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