Category Archives: News

  1. Speaking of Justice

    We are honored to be featured in this edition of the Florida Bar Foundation newsletter Speaking of Justice for our staff attorney’s incredible work in stopping a single mother and her two daughters from being evicted from their home during COVID after she lost her source of income in 2020. To read the full story,…

  2. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax preparation service run by IRS-certified volunteers for families and individuals across the Greater Orlando area. VITA offers this free tax help to those who make less than $73,000, and the volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing. They will…

  3. Bankruptcy Court Launches Virtual Pro-Se Clinic

    The Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Pro Se Assistance Clinic launched on September 1, 2022, to provide virtual pro bono consultations to individuals throughout the Middle District of Florida, from Jacksonville to Fort Myers. It needs volunteers. The clinic offers debtors and creditors with an opportunity to meet, virtually or by telephone, with a bankruptcy attorney…

  4. Radio Interview with “Public Affairs” producer Beth Perrell

    Volunteer Attorney, Andrew J. Chmelir and Pro-Bono Coordinator, Camryn Williams were invited to speak with Beth Perrell, producer of CMG Radio’s “Public Affairs” about our various legal advice clinics and workshops. They discuss what a legal aid is and the services that this organization provides as well as a discussion of the many ways residents…

  5. Additional Hurricane Ian Assistance Resources

    Disability Rights Florida Disability Rights Florida is a nonprofit organization that provides legal advocacy and rights protection for adults and children with a wide range of disabilities. Disability Rights Florida is prepared to provide legal support for individuals with disabilities that are experiencing hardship following Hurricane Ian. To get assistance call (800) 342-0823 or click…