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Profile in Good: Marjorie Desporte, Esq.

Profile in Good: Marjorie Desporte, Esq. Marjorie Desporte is a Staff Attorney for Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Community Economic Development Unit. In this role, Marjorie works to provide legal assistance to low-moderate income entrepreneurs and businesses. She also represents nonprofits that offer vital services, such as affordable housing, healthcare services, financial literacy and...
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Story of Justice: Maria Learns About the Violence Against Woman Act

Maria Learns About the Violence Against Woman Act Background When Maria*, an immigrant, started dating Connor*, a U. S. citizen, everything seemed fine. However, after they got married, Connor started getting violently abusive with her. Throughout their marriage, Maria endured physical and psychological abuse at the hands of her husband.  During one of the last...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: John Bristol, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: John Bristol, Esq. John Bristol has been an active volunteer with Broward Lawyers Care since 1994, during which he has handled 56 pro bono cases in the areas of consumer law and bankruptcy. He has assisted elderly homeowners facing the loss of their home to foreclosure and tax deed sales, medically...
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NO PLACE LIKE HOME

No Place Like Home Initiative In partnership with The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law (“RPPTL”) Section of The Florida Bar, Broward Lawyers Care is providing real estate and probate assistance to Broward’s underserved population who confront, usually on an emergent basis, all of the practical issues which arise from imperfect title to residential real...
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Board Member Spotlight: Steven Jaffe

Steven Jaffe has served on the joint Board since 2013, dedicating his time to raising awareness about Legal Aid Programs in Broward. He also has taken pro bono cases, mentored volunteer attorneys, and successfully advocated for Legal Aid to receive cy press awards. In 2018, Steve was asked why is Legal Aid so important to...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Anthony S. Adelson, Esq.

Anthony S. Adelson, Esq.  has accepted pro bono cases from Legal Aid to assist low-income residents of Broward County for over fifteen years. During that time, he has consistently handled new pro bono cases almost every year, demonstrating his generosity and willingness to serve the community. He has handled twenty-three pro bono cases to date,...
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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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Stories of Justice: Nicole

Nicole* is 31 years old, a veteran and a mother of seven children. On top of all of this, she works full time. She has spent the last six years of her life trying to build a better life for herself and her family. She works hard and attends school so that her children will...
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