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July 1, 2019

B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 Maurice Berkowitz Summer Fellowship Announced

University of Miami law student Aaron Graubert selected as the 2019 Fellow FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – (June 25, 2019) –The B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 is pleased to announce that Aaron Graubert was selected as their 2019 Maurice Berkowitz Summer Fellow. Graubert spent a six-week fellowship with the Legal Aid Providers in Broward County, Legal Aid...
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B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 Maurice Berkowitz Summer Fellowship Announced

University of Miami law student Aaron Graubert selected as the 2019 Fellow The B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 is pleased to announce that Aaron Graubert was selected as their 2019 Maurice Berkowitz Summer Fellow. Graubert spent a six-week fellowship with the Legal Aid Providers in Broward County, Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and...
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Story of Justice: Shirley*

Shirley* is a low-income and disabled senior who contacted CCLA when her husband suddenly stopped paying spousal support. For Shirley, the spousal support was her livelihood. Without it, she was struggling to pay any of her bills – including her rent – and was imminently facing eviction and homelessness. Pro Bono attorney Hilary Creary offered...
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Story of Justice: Mike*

When Mike* came to Legal Aid he was in a very precarious position. He had been homeless for some time, and during Hurricane Irma he sought safety in a shelter. Like many in the homeless community, he left his belongings hidden when he went to a shelter during the hurricane. When he returned, he found that...
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Story of Justice: Roger*

Giving an 81 year old Veteran facing crushing debts a fresh start through Bankruptcy Roger* is an 81 year old Navy Veteran who fell deeply into debt after experiencing several family and health related hardships.  Roger lost his wife a few years ago, and the income she received from social security was lost to the...
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Profile in Good: Leo Sutkin, Esq.

Leo Sutkin, Esq. is an attorney in the Housing Rights Projects unit at Legal Aid Service of Broward County. Leo addresses the housing needs for low-income Veterans in Broward County by working to help them avoid homelessness from their present home or move into safe and affordable housing. He enjoys his work and finds it to...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Natalie F. Guerra-Valdes, Esq.

Natalie F. Guerra-Valdes has been taking pro bono cases from Legal Aid for the past six years. Ms. Valdes goes above and beyond in her efforts to give back to her community by representing low-income residents of Broward County.  In 2013, she generously stepped in to represent a client who needed help to defend a...
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