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Annual Awards

Legal Aid Service of Broward County &
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida

2020 Annual Awards

Join us for our 2020 Annual Awards. This year we will be presenting each of the six awards online on separate dates. All six online events will take place via Facebook Live and are scheduled to last approximately 10 minutes each. No cost for attending, but donations are always welcome!

 

THE AWARD EVENTS


Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow Employee of the Year
Corrine Lincoln, Esq.

Join us when we present Corrine with the Employee of the Year Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 18 at 11 am
Where: Facebook.com/CoasToCoastLegalAid

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Corrine Lincoln, Esq. is Information Systems Manager and Senior Attorney at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida. Corrine litigates in the area of consumer law and foreclosure defense, providing comprehensive legal advice, representation, and counseling to low-income senior citizens. Corrine is a passionate advocate for her clients, showing compassion and understanding while providing expert legal advocacy for seniors she represents. She shows the same dedication to her fellow team members, volunteering to assist with special projects from fundraisers to major infrastructure modernization. Most recently, Corrine has been managing an IT project to create an internet-based client application that will change the way we serve clients. Corrine’s work in this area is recognized on a statewide basis, where she leads and serves as a resource for other legal aid programs. The importance of this project has increased exponentially with our remote workforce and social distancing. Corrine’s innovative spirit and unparalleled work ethic endear her to all. She is leading Coast to Coast into the future with the development of innovative technology to assist our staff in delivering more efficient service to our clients.

Spirit of Justice Award
Anthony Adelson, Esq.

Join us when we present Anthony with the Spirit of Justice Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 18 at 12 Noon
Where: Facebook.com/LegalAidBroward

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Anthony S. Adelson, Esq. is the founder and managing attorney of the Adelson Law Firm. His practice includes community association representation, real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, debtor’s and creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, estate planning, and probate. Adelson has a career-long association with Legal Aid, starting with an internship which led to a full-time position as an attorney. When he left the organization he didn’t leave behind his passion to protect the most vulnerable members of our community. He has taken numerous cases through Broward Lawyers Care, the pro bono project at Legal Aid. He also has served as co-counsel with Legal Aid attorneys on class action lawsuits filed to protect the housing rights of senior citizens and low-income families in Broward County.

Attorney of the Year
Ed O’Sheehan, Esq.

Join us when we present Ed with the Attorney of the Year Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 19 at 11 AM
Where: Facebook.com/LegalAidBroward

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Edward J. O’Sheehan, Esq. is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Mr. O’Sheehan has a long-standing and extensive involvement with our legal aid programs. He has mentored our attorneys, testified for attorney fee cases, handled pro bono cases, and is actively involved with the Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project. He works hard to advance our mission and programs through his active engagement on the Board of Directors. Mr. O’Sheehan has also provided pro bono work for the Office of the Public Guardian in Broward County for over fifteen years.

Commitment to Justice Award
Juliette Lippman, Esq.

Join us when we present Juliette with the Commitment to Justice Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 20 at 11 AM
Where: Facebook.com/CoasToCoastLegalAid

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Juliette Lippman, Esq. is a partner at Birnbaum, Lippman, & Gregoire, PLLC, a U.S. News and World Report Top Law Firm. Ms. Lippman practices exclusively in the area of marital and family law and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Lippman has been an advocate for legal aid programs for years, and most recently as the President of the Florida Bar Foundation. On our local level, she has taken pro bono cases, trained and mentored attorneys, participated in our Holiday Adopt-a-family program, and served on fundraising and special event committees. She continually brings resources to bear that improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award
Chad Van Horn, Esq.

Join us when we present Chad with the The Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 20 at 12 Noon
Where: Facebook.com/LegalAidBroward

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Chad Van Horn, Esq., founder of Van Horn Law Group, P.A., is a relentless advocate for people facing a financial crisis and has taken on 103 pro bono cases through the Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project and the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Project at Legal Aid since 2012. Helping people, especially those facing hardship, is a way of life for Mr. Van Horn, which extends far beyond his law practice into all of his community and civic efforts. He applies his resources and network to helping others through a combination of spirited entrepreneurship, dedicated philanthropy, and legal expertise.

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.

Law Firm of the Year
Kelley Kronenberg, Attorneys at Law

Join us when we present Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys at Law with the Law Firm of the Year Award. This online event will take place via Facebook Live. Visit the link below to watch the event streaming live.

When: August 20 at 1 PM
Where: Facebook.com/LegalAidBroward

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Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys at Law has been a long time supporter of Legal Aid and Coast to Coast Legal Aid programs. The firm has demonstrated a commitment to justice at every level and is a proud sustaining member of the League of Justice. Charitable giving and community service have been at the core of Kelley Kronenberg’s values since the firm began four decades ago. The firm’s attorneys are actively encouraged to serve on our Board of Directors, as well as to volunteer their time to pro bono cases and assisting with fundraising events. The award will be accepted by Jeff Wank, Esq.

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ANNUAL SPONSORS

Akerman, LLP |Birnbaum, Lippman & Gregoire, PLLC | Broward County Bar Association | Daily Business Review | Florida Power & Light | Kristen Goss, Esq. | JM Family Enterprises, Inc. | Kelley Kronenberg, Attorneys at Law | Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP | The Quackenbush Law Firm | Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow | Rosen Injury Law | Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk |Stearns Weaver Miller| Shutts | Valley National Bank |Van Horn Law Group | Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, PL