Community Legal Services of Mid Florida

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Save the Date – Jazz for Justice 2014

Join us for an evening of music, spirits and camaraderie on October 1st  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Leu Gardens as we honor attorneys from the Volunteer Lawyers Project who have gone the extra mile in bringing justice to Central Florida. Members of the judiciary will be presenting pro bono awards to these attorneys who have given of their … Read More

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When Poverty Makes You Sick, a Lawyer Can Be the Cure

Medical and legal professionals across the country are coming together to provide a full rage of services to patients whose needs go beyond what can be treated in a hospital. Read the article by Tina Rosenberg in the New York Times Opinionator “Fixes” blog from July 17, 2014 that provides clear examples of how these partnerships have … Read More

News Article: Ocala Star Banner

Editorial: Shortchanging legal aid — again

Read the full editorial in the Ocala Star Banner on Governor Scott’s veto of legal aid funding With his fourth veto of state funding for legal aid organizations, Gov. Rick Scott thumbed his nose at the Legislature and low-income Floridians who can’t afford to hire a lawyer in civil cases involving foreclosures, child custody and … Read More

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