Pennsylvania Bar Foundation – PA IOLTA Loan Repayment Assistance Program (“LRAP”)
Law school debt is the number one reason attorneys either fail to enter or to remain in public service careers. To help overcome this obstacle, the PA Bar Foundation and the PA IOLTA Board launched a loan repayment assistance program for attorneys employed by IOLTA-funded civil legal services organizations in September 2010. The program provides forgivable loans to help eligible public interest attorneys better manage their law school loan debt. Though funded primarily through a pro hac vice fees, the Foundation is committed to raising funds to expand the reach and scope of the program.