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, helping low-income clients including elderly and military veteran clients. Mr. Adelson primarily assists clients to resolve their housing issues, including landlord-tenant disputes and mortgage foreclosure cases. He also assists clients to clear title to their homes by handling probate cases through the “No Place Like Home” Project. Since 2003, he has volunteered well over 175 pro bono hours. Mr. Adelson has also co-counseled with Legal Aid staff to assist low-income tenants who were displaced in gentrification efforts. Mr. Adelson assisted Legal Aid to bring suit against a city and a real estate developer in order to recover relocation assistance for the displaced tenants.
Mr. Adelson 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. Mr. Adelson was born in Montreal, Canada and raised in South Florida. He attended University of Florida, Florida International University, and Nova Southeastern School of Law. He has been a member in good standing of Florida Bar since 1994, and is a member of Federal Bar for the Southern District of Florida, and admitted to practice in Bankruptcy. Mr. Adelson is a title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, and has been a member of Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, since 1996. Mr. Adelson is the former president of the Hallandale Beach Chamber of Commerce, and currently sits on its executive board as Counsel to the Chamber. He has been an adjunct professor for Miami Dade College’s Legal Studies Program, and has served as lecturer for the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Society of Commercial Realtors, and the Broward County Condo & Coop Association. He also serves as President of the Friends of the Hepburn Center, as a Trustee on the Hallandale Beach Police and Fire Pension Board, as a board member for the Hallandale Beach Scholarship Fund, and as an Assistant Scout Master for Troop 420 in Hollywood.