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  • Equal Justice: The Indispensable Role of Legal Services

    Speakers include Legal Services Corporation President James J. Sandman, Director of the Michigan Legal Help Program Angela Tripp and Florida Justice Technology Center Executive Director Joyce Raby. Moderated by Florida Bar Foundation President Juliette E. Lippman, BA ’90, George Washington University. Please RSVP to   There is a crisis in

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  • Retired lawyers, law professors now eligible to take pro bono cases

    Understanding the importance of helping those who cannot afford a lawyer, Lawrence “Larry” Moncrief began pro bono work when he was a corporate lawyer in the ‘80s. Though he retired in 1991, Moncrief’s legal career was far from over. In fact, he still had decades of pro bono work left

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  • Message from the President – Winter 2019

    As I write this, I am halfway through my term as the Foundation’s president. The past six months have passed quickly, and I’ve had the pleasure of working with our illustrious board and dedicated staff diligently on several matters. This has been an exciting time, and I am pleased to

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  • Innocence Project of Florida sees three men freed in one year

    After spending a combined 76 years incarcerated, three Florida men regained their freedom with the help of Innocence Project of Florida (IPF). Dean McKee, Dwight Dubose and Jules Letemps were released recently. IPF receives the majority of its funding from The Florida Bar Foundation, which awarded it $380,000 through an

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  • Lawyers travel to Florida Keys on Justice Bus for hurricane clinic

    More than a year after Hurricane Irma ravaged the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm, many low-income Keys residents continue to struggle with hurricane-related and other legal issues that have impacted their economic stability. In December, pro bono volunteers from Akerman LLP and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

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