Monthly Legal Advice Clinics

 

MONTHLY LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC FOR VETERANS

If you are a veteran and need free legal assistance, you can gain help at our legal advice clinic at the Central Branch Library located at 215 N. Oxford Rd., Casselberry, FL 32707. Our experienced staff and volunteer attorneys will be there to assist you with any family law or private landlord tenant matters. Additionally, the office of Marco Rubio will be present again this year to help address federal casework issues that constituents have in the community. This clinic takes place every third Thursday of the month from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

For further information, please contact Denice at deniceg@scbalas.com.


SEALING AND EXPUNGEMENT MONTHLY LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC

Pro Bono and staff attorneys provide a monthly presentation to job seekers in Seminole County concerning the sealing and expungement of an eligible criminal record. Attendees can also be connected with resources for employment such as resume editing, job hunting, and interview practice through our partner Goodwill Industries of Central Florida. Clearing your arrest record can give you a second chance at your dream job. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with a volunteer attorney about specific questions relating to their case.

You may qualify if you had:

1. Adjudication withheld or charges dropped

2. AND never previously sealed or expunged your record

The presentation is held over zoom every third Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm as well as in-person every first Wednesday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm at the Seminole County Library North Branch located at 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford, FL 32771.  Click the Flyer for more information.

Please contact Camryn at camrynw@scbalas.com for more information or click here to view the event page to sign up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


HOUSING EDUCATION WEBINAR

With increases in rent and changes to landlord tenant law, it is important now more than ever to understand your rights as a tenant. The Housing Education Project began in August to meet the needs of the community and teach residents about their rights as tenants. Our office, alongside Goodwill Industries of Central Florida and Advent Health, host this monthly webinar at 5:30pm every last Wednesday of the month covering topics such as eviction actions, non-payment of rent, maintenance issues, best practices when renting, etc. Join us via Zoom to learn from our experienced staff attorneys and get answer to any questions you have about your rights as a tenant. To register, click here.

Please contact Camryn at camrynw@scbalas.com for more information.

 


LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC AT SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE

Calling all Seminole State College students! Do you have a legal matter prohibiting you from focusing on your studies?Are you concerned that a legal matter my inhibit your ability to graduate?  Come meet with our experienced staff attorneys on campus every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 9:00am-12:00pm in the Student Center Building room SC260. You can get advice on various family law and private landlord tenant issues at our clinic.

Please contact Camryn at camrynw@scbalas.com for more information.

 


HEALTHCARE ADVANCE DIRECTIVES FOR LOCAL HEROES

This project will serve citizens of Seminole county that are sworn law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics who have less than 2 years of experience and an annual income of less than $45,000. Our amazing volunteer attorneys will assist qualified applicants with preparing healthcare advance directives, living wills, heath care surrogate forms, and durable power of attorney.

To see if you qualify, please call Pro-Bono Coordinator, Camryn Williams at (407) 834-1660 ext. 114.


RADIO INTERVIEW WITH CMG RADIO’S 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 can get assistance through other programs that the Seminole County Legal Aid offers. The show aired on WDBO 107.3FM and WWKA K92.3FM on November 13, 2022.

Click play below to hear more about all of our outreach projects and monthly workshops such as the Legal Advice Clinic at Seminole State College, the Veterans Legal Advice Clinic, and Sealing and Expungement.