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Harold Yaskin, formerly with Defender Association of Philadelphia. Courtesy photo

Harold Yaskin, a longtime defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, died April 1 at the age of 85.

Yaskin represented the indigent with the defender association for the entirety of his 51-year career, according to his nephew, Kline & Specter partner Lee Balefsky. He held several leadership positions during his tenure with the organization, including chief of the Municipal Court unit.

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Aleeza Furman

Aleeza Furman is a Philadelphia-based copy editor with ALM. Contact her at [email protected]

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