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  • Hurricane Michael Civil Legal Storm Aid Response

    The Florida Bar Foundation has updated our Civil Legal Storm Aid Response page. Donate to the Florida Hurricane Legal Aid Fund.  For the public: Pose a legal question to a panel of volunteer lawyers: Florida Free Civil Legal Answers Disaster Relief Hotline: 1-866-550-2929 Five Common FEMA Mistakes to Avoid: For lawyers: To volunteer

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  • What is civil legal aid? An animated explainer.

    Civil Legal Aid Animated Video Explainer from Voices for Civil Justice on Vimeo.

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  • Florida Justice Institute case forces change in prison health care policy

    When the pain began, Archie Green knew he needed to see a medical professional. Though the 40-year-old man was a prisoner of the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC), he still expected to receive some kind of treatment for increasingly distressing symptoms. Feeling a knot bulging from his groin, Green asked

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  • Goldstein award winners recognized at annual dinner

    The Steven M. Goldstein Award for Excellence was created to honor a former member of the Foundation board who, as a legal services attorney and Florida State University College of Law professor, was devoted to defending the rights of the downtrodden, the unpopular and the disadvantaged. The Goldstein Award, given

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  • Two long-time attorneys receive Curran Distinguished Service Award

    Two lawyers received The Florida Bar Foundation’s Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award June 14 at the Foundation’s annual reception and dinner. The award, named for the Foundation’s first executive director, recognizes individuals who, over their careers, have achieved meaningful, effective and lasting increases in access to civil justice for

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