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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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