Join us for the legal event of the year – 17th Annual For the Public Good benefiting Legal Aid Programs in Broward County!
The 17th Annual For the Public Good event will be held at the Pier 66 Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Guests will enjoy an evening of networking and cocktails to benefit the children, families, seniors and Veterans served by Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida. The event is a full length reception format starting at 5:30 pm with open seating at high and low cocktail tables. The evening will include a Live Auction, Awards Presentation, two (2) complimentary drink tickets, self-serve food displays, and cash bar. The event will conclude at 7:30 p.m. and guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the hotel amenities.
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Attorney of the Year: Dale Webner, Esq.
Webner has dedicated over 500 pro bono hours to helping our clients preserve their homes and ensuring access to the legal system. He is a relentless advocate for the disadvantaged in Broward County and has been taking pro bono cases since 2005, one lasting more than nine years.
Law Firm of the Year: Weiss Serota Helfman Cole and Bierman, PL
The Law Firm of the Year award honors a firm that has a long history of supporting LAS and CCLA. Weiss Serota has made major contributions to the legal service providers and their clients here in Broward County. They provide a trifecta of support to our organizations including financial assistance, pro bono legal representation and volunteer service to our organizations.
Spirit of Justice Award: Kathleen Cannon
Through her leadership at United Way of Broward County, Cannon has played an integral role in establishing and expanding the partnership with LAS and CCLA to provide legal services to Veterans through its Mission United program. The alliance ensures that responsive and effective legal counsel is available to Veteran households in Broward County.
Commitment to Justice Award: Joshua Levenson, Esq.
Levenson has worked with CCLA on pro bono cases since 2013 through his participation in the Mickey Rooney Financial Elder Abuse Pro Bono Project at Holland & Knight. The project is designed to assist elderly clients who have had assets misdirected and/or taken by fiduciaries or others in positions of trust against their will and intentions.
The Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award: Robin Moselle, Esq.
The Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award is presented annually to an advocate whose actions exemplify a personal and professional commitment to making justice available to the poor and disadvantaged, and this year that person is Moselle. Throughout her career spanning over 25 years, Moselle has been a steadfast supporter of funding for legal assistance to the poor. She has personally and professionally made financial contributions, leading by example among her peers and colleagues. Moselle also does not shy away from pro bono work, taking a number of cases from BLC over the years.