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Stories of Justice: Danielle falls Victim to a Financial Scam

Stories of Justice: Danielle* falls Victim to a Financial Scam Background Danielle* banks with a new online banking platform and mobile app. While Danielle was reviewing her account, she noticed four different charges that she did not recognize and were not authorized by her. Danielle immediately contacted the banking platform’s customer service, but the representative...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Kevin Rajabalee, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Kevin Rajabalee, Esq.  Influenced to go into consumer law by personal experiences, Kevin Rajabalee, Esq., is a Consumer Law attorney dedicated to pursuing justice for his clients at Sharmin & Sharmin Attorneys at Law. Since 2017, Kevin has also been successfully working on pro bono cases with Legal Aid Programs in...
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Story of Justice: Alex Gets a School Equipped for his Special Needs

Alex* Gets a School Equipped for his Special Needs Background Alex* is an eleven-year-old diagnosed with Autism and Language Impairment. Alex had been recently enrolled at a school which was unequipped to handle his needs. During an IEP Meeting at school, many negative comments were made by school staff to Alex’s father. During this meeting,...
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Board Member Profile: David N. Morrison

  Board Member Profile: David N. Morrison A veteran law practitioner specializing in various areas of real estate banking and development counsel, David N. Morrison is a proud member of the board of directors for Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and advisory board president of LAS in Collier County. His extensive experience in...
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Profile in Good: Erin Hantman Weiss

Profile in Good: Erin Hantman Weiss Erin Hantman Weiss has been with Legal Aid Service of Broward County since March of 2018. Erin is currently part of Legal Aid’s Community Economic Development (CED) Unit, where she provides a variety of transactional legal services to small businesses serving low-to-moderate income areas. In her role with the...
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Legal Aid Service of Broward and Collier Counties Receives Cy Pres Award

Legal Aid Service of Broward and Collier Counties Receives Cy Pres Award Legal Aid Service of Broward and Collier County (LAS) has received a Cy Pres award in the amount of $350,000. The award was a result of the work of recently named Attorney of the Year, Jay Cohen, a senior partner at Cohen, Blostein...
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Story of Justice: Broward Community ID

Story of Justice: Broward Community ID Background In 2021, Broward County passed a resolution authorizing the issuance of Community IDs to Broward residents. The Broward Community ID is a document that helps Broward residents better identify themselves to law enforcement, schools, banks, health centers, city departments, and social service agencies, as well as to participate...
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Profile in Good: Ivan Parra

Profile in Good: Ivan Parra Ivan Parra is the Broward Community ID Program Manager at Broward Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS). In 2021, the Broward Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the issuance of Community IDs to Broward residents. In his position at LAS, Mr. Parra was in charge of developing...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: James Bishop

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: James Bishop James Bishop has been an active volunteer attorney with Legal Aid’s Broward Lawyers Care (BLC) for the past two years, during which he has handled seven pro bono cases. His pro bono work has benefitted individuals in need, primarily in the area of housing. He recently resolved a lien...
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Story of Justice: Tania Fights a Garnishment Order

Story of Justice: Tania Fights a Garnishment Order Background Tania* is a cook in a pre-school cafeteria. She was of very humble means and suffered from high blood pressure. Her landlord had recently sold her home and gave her some time to move. One day, Tania got the news that the court ordered a garnishment...
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