News & Updates

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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

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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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Importance of Medical Legal Partnerships

A medical legal partnership (MLP) has the potential to tackle systemic health problems that plague the most vulnerable residents of our communities. Specifically, MLP’s present the opportunity to integrate the experience and expertise of legal and healthcare professionals in an effort to identify and combat health-harming social and legal agents (poor living conditions, threats of … Read More

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VA DELAYS HAVE DEVASTATING IMPACT

CLSMF’s Executive director, William Abbuehl, responds to the VA healthcare scandal and points out that this is only the tip of the ice berg. “Recent reports of death, due to the delays in health care attention and outrageous waits at Department of Veterans Affairs’ hospitals, are shocking and unacceptable. Unfortunately, it is just one dimension … Read More

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15th

From the Office on Violence Against Women Blog Every year on June 15, communities around the world come together on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) to promote understanding and increase awareness about the abuse and neglect experienced by millions of older adults each year. Commemorating WEAAD is an opportunity for those of us working … Read More

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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. Keynote speaker The Florida Bar President Gregory Coleman and members of … Read More

Jimmy Davis
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Jimmy Davis


The Law Offices of Jimmy Allen Davis

Volunteer attorney Jimmy Davis was admitted to the Florida Bar in October, 2012. He began volunteering with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) in January, 2013. Since his involvement with CLSMF’s Volunteer Lawyers Project he has provided legal advice, pro se assistance and full representation to 122 clients with housing and other issues. In 2013 Jimmy received … Read More

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Sanford/Seminole County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program accepting Pre-Applications Online

The Housing Authority of the City of Orlando, Florida (OHA) will accept pre-applications on-line for the Sanford/Seminole County Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program Waiting List. These Section 8 vouchers will provide housing assistance in Sanford/Seminole County, Florida. Beginning Monday, May 5, 2014 at 12:00 mid-night and ending Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. … Read More

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Celebrating Fair Housing Month

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” famous words by the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that still resonate in our society today. King’s ideals inspired our nation to take action, move forward and to promote equality in all aspects of life for all Americans. His legacy has become the foundation in which … Read More

Tanner Andrews
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Tanner Andrews


Tanner Andrews, P.A.

Tanner Andrews started his professional career as a self-proclaimed “computer guy”. He worked for many years in the field of technology until a slump in the industry inspired him to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an attorney. Andrews was admitted to the Bar on April 25, 2006 and accepted his first pro bono case … Read More

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