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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

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Workers May Qualify for Federal Tax Credit

With tax season quickly approaching, it is the ideal time to explore whether you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit or “EITC.” The EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low to moderate income working individuals and families. Congress originally approved the tax credit legislation in 1975 in part to offset the … Read More

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Fair Housing Summit Set for April 29th – Mark Your Calendar!

April is Fair Housing Month, and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) will commemorate the 1968 passage of the federal Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination in housing, by co-hosting the Fair Housing Summit. The Summit will be held at Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 on April 29th. Each year, CLSMF teams … Read More

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Day With Santa a Hit with the Kids!

Throughout December, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) conducted a toy drive for the The Farmworker Association of Florida (FMAF) in Pierson, Florida. Pierson is a fern and citrus farming community with a large population of low-income immigrant workers that are also supporting their families. These families utilize the FWAF to meet basic needs such … Read More

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Inaugural Jazz for Justice Marks a New Tradition for Central Florida

On October 29th, 2013, over 150 attorneys, judges, representatives of local businesses and others gathered at Leu Gardens for the Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida’s (CLSMF) inaugural Jazz for Justice event. The event was held to raise funds for CLSMF and to honor local attorneys who have provided outstanding pro bono legal services to the … Read More

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Free Mortgage Assistance Event for Struggling Homeowners

Legal Aid Lawyers, Fannie Mae Representatives, HUD Housing Counselors, Bank Representatives and Florida HHF Advisors Team Up to Help Those Hardest Hit by Mortgage Crisis (Deltona, FL) Community Legal Services of Mid Florida (CLSMF) is working with Fannie Mae and the City of Deltona, to provide Florida homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments an opportunity … Read More

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David Rodziewicz named Volusia County Bono Attorney of the Year

On October 11, 2013, attorney David Rodziewicz was named Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida Pro Bono Attorney of the year during the Volusia County Bar Association Annual meeting. His award was presented by Chief Judge Terrence Perkins and Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis. From July1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, Mr. Rodziewicz provided more … Read More

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