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Florida Bar Foundation To Honor Anthony Karrat With The Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award

Florida Bar Foundation To Honor Anthony Karrat With The Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award Plantation, Florida (June 14, 2021) – The Florida Bar Foundation has announced that Anthony J. (Tony) Karrat, Esq. executive director of Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Legal Aid Service of Collier County, will receive the 2021 Jane Elizabeth...
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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Award Recipients

Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Award Recipients Awards were presented during Series of Virtual Events on May 4–7, 2021   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (May 11, 2021) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) are pleased to announce the recipients of...
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LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY NAMES KELLY GERAGHTY PRICE AS BOARD CHAIR AND ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY NAMES KELLY GERAGHTY PRICE AS BOARD CHAIR AND ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS PLANTATION, FL (January 27, 2021) –Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) announced today that Kelly Geraghty Price, Esq. of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. will serve as the 2021 Chair of the Board of Directors...
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LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY

LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY   Plantation, Florida (November 05, 2020) – During WPLG-ABC Local 10’s My Future, My Choice Annual LIFE Awards on October 19, Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Director Tony Karrat was awarded the...
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LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY RECEIVES GRANT FOR PANDEMIC-RELATED LEGAL SERVICES

LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY RECEIVES GRANT FOR PANDEMIC-RELATED LEGAL SERVICES   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. (September 14, 2020) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County has received a grant from Broward County, utilizing CARES Act funds, to support providing legal services to Broward County residents who are facing pandemic-related legal issues. The key focus...
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2020 Annual Recognition Awards Biographies

2020 Annual Recognition Awards Biographies FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 25, 2020) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) are pleased to announce the recipients of their 2020 Annual Recognition Awards. The awards were presented during a series of on-line virtual events August 18-20 through...
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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County Presented 2020 Annual Recognition Awards

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 25, 2020) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) are pleased to announce the recipients of their 2020 Annual Recognition Awards. The awards were presented during a series of on-line virtual events August 18 – 20 through the organization’s Facebook...
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HOPE BROUGHT TO CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM IN BROWARD COUNTY

HOPE BROUGHT TO CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM IN BROWARD COUNTY Broward County’s HOPE Court Receives Grant to Support Teenage Children in Foster Care Who Are Transitioning to Independent Living Broward County, Fla. (June 24, 2020) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County was recently awarded grant funding from the Florida Bar Foundation to support the HOPE...
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“Many Will Die”: Federal Filing Demands Release of Immigrants Confined to Deadly Florida Detention Centers

Groups seek order granting individuals in ICE custody their freedom to comply with CDC guidelines and protect themselves from Covid-19  MIAMI – Today, a coalition of organizations filed a federal class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division seeking the immediate release of all individuals in the...
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Legal Aid Programs of Broward County 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. (November 14, 2019) – Legal Aid Programs of Broward County hosted the 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser on November 14, 2019 at Signature Grand.  More than 360 people attended to honor Howard Finkelstein, Broward County Public Defender, for his life-long commitment to ensuring equal access to justice and his...
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