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CLSMF Receives Grant From HUD to Fight Housing Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it has awarded $38.3 million to 95 fair housing organizations and other non-profit agencies in 38 states and the District of Columbia in an effort to reduce housing discrimination. Funded through HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP), these grants will help enforce the Fair Housing … Read More

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Panel Brings Together Orlando Leaders

On September 18th, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) hosted a panel presentation featuring community leaders who explored how to incorporate pro bono into a law firm business model. The event was a great success and an inspiration for attorneys looking for ways to use their legal skills to help the community. Special thanks to … Read More

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Baker Donelson Partners with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida to Provide Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

Baker Donelson, one of the region’s largest and most respected law firms, and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF), Central Florida’s largest provider of free legal services to the poor, are teaming up to help veterans prepare wills and advance directives for free.This free Veterans Wills Clinic will be held on October 30, 2013 from … Read More

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And the Winners are . . .

Community Legal Services of Mid Florida is pleased to announce the 2013 Pro Bono Award Recipients for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties. The following is a list of outstanding attorneys who have dedicated their time and energy by providing free legal assistant to individuals in Central Florida. The winners were determined based on hours of service … Read More

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Legal Aid Launches New Free Online Legal Resource to Help Children

Pilot Project First in Series to Expand Legal Help for Low Income Families (Orlando) Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF), the largest provider of free legal aid for low and moderate income residents in Central Florida, has launched a new tool that will provide critical legal resources to Florida residents who cannot afford an attorney. … Read More

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Regional Fair Housing Summit to be Held in Orlando

Annual Event to Focus on Regional Approaches to Creating Inclusive Communities (Orlando) Civil rights, nonprofit and government agencies have come together to sponsor the Second Annual Regional Fair Housing Summit in Orlando on April 30, 2013. The all-day event will be held at The Florida Hotel and ConferenceCenter, 1500 Sand Lake Road, OrlandoFlorida. The Summit … Read More

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Community Legal Education Forum to be Held Saturday April 13, 2013

Local Residents can Receive Free Legal Advice from Experienced Attorneys (DAYTONA BEACH) Central Florida residents needing help on a range of issues including foreclosure, divorce, barriers to re-employment, evictions, and criminal matters can speak to experienced attorneys for free at an upcoming community forum. Attorneys from private law firms and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida … Read More

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Lawyers across Florida Join Forces to Tackle Increasing Tide of Foreclosures

Hotlines Available Statewide to Help Florida Homeowners Stay in their Homes (ORLANDO) Florida residents facing foreclosure may get some relief as the state’s most experienced housing attorneys are banding together to address increasing foreclosure rates. Legal aid and legal services organizations have established hotlines statewide dedicated to providing free legal advice to homeowners who are … Read More

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