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Story of Justice: Tricia*

Tricia is a 68-year-old widow. She and her husband bought a home in 2002. In 2008, Tricia agreed to have her name removed from the deed to the home so her husband could qualify and obtain a reverse mortgage. The mortgage company assured her that she could easily be added back to the deed and...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Kristen Goss, Esq.

Kristen Goss is a South Florida native and the managing partner of KWG Family Legal & Mediation Services, LLC. Her areas of focus include child support, timesharing, adoption, domestic violence, dependency, wills, trusts, probate, and guardianship. Ms. Goss is a Florida Supreme Court certified family mediator. She utilizes her mediating skills to ensure her clients...
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Protecting Ideals of Liberty and Justice For All

We are extremely honored to host Nadine Strossen at our upcoming Bridge to Justice Breakfast fundraiser. Strossen is a professor at New York Law School, is the immediate past President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and is a leading expert on constitutional law and civil liberties. The annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast increases...
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Help Lead The Charge For Access To Justice For All

As President of the Florida Bar Foundation I am asking for your time and money. Let’s face it, people really need your help.We know that there are never going to be enough lawyers, and we do not have enough money to serve everyone with a legal issue. However, I am working hard to be one of...
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Story of Justice: Linda*

Linda came to Legal Aid because her condominium association was refusing to waive mandatory cable fees for her family. According to Florida law, a household that receives SNAP benefits or Social Security is eligible for a waiver of the condominium basic bulk service costs.  Linda has a disabled son who receives disability and the family...
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Story of Justice: Johnson* Family

The dream of homeownership came true for the Johnson family recently. They were selected to participate in Broward County’s neighborhood revitalization and beautification project in the unincorporated area known as the Broward Municipal Services District. The project assists low and moderate-income people to become homeowners. The Community Economic Development Project team at Legal Aid works...
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Story of Justice: Bethany*

Bethany is a sixth grade student with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for the eligibilities of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Speech Impairment (SI).  Bethany’s mother sought assistance from Legal Aid because Bethany had received over 200 discipline referrals in just one school year. A review of Bethany’s special education file revealed that she had significant...
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Story of Justice: Joanna*

Originally from the Philippines, Joanna dated an American citizen for many years before she agreed to marry him and move to the United States. He made many promises and assurances, and even helped her submit paperwork for a Green Card. After Joanna arrived in the United States, her husband denied access to the outside world...
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Douglas Reynolds, Esq. is the 2019 Recipient of the Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award

As lawyers, each of us has earned the unique privilege and is given the unique opportunity to stand with those people and provide them with the ability to meaningfully participate in our justice system. Every time we do, we help to change their lives, the lives of their families, and our own lives in positive,...
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Annabella Barboza Named 2019 Attorney of the Year

Annabella Barboza, Esq. is a shareholder of Barboza Law & Associates, a boutique law firm dedicated to serving clients in the areas of real estate, probate, estate planning and business law. She is one of a select number of Florida attorneys who are Board Certified in Real Estate Law. In addition to her practice, Ms....
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