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Ocala attorney Richard Perry to be recognized for pro bono work

This Ocala Star Banner article reports on the achievement of attorney Richard Perry who will be recognized for the pro bono work he does through the CLSMF’s Volunteer Lawyers Project:

He has done pro bono work for clients with mental illness, hearing impairment problems, limited education, and drug and alcohol addictions. Perry said some clients have been professionals, such as an engineer or accountant, who was suffering under a tremendous debt load and he stepped in and sorted out their taxes.

“Not only are we grateful to the work that Rick Perry has done, but to the countless other Marion County attorneys who participate in our volunteer program and provide free legal services,” said Lena Smith, pro bono manager with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida…

“The idea is to give these people some type of fresh start,” said Perry of his pro bono clients.

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