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  • New law school challenge platform will match students, lawyers on pro bono cases

    The Florida Bar Foundation’s pro bono program will launch the Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge on Jan. 7, 2019. Using an online platform to match students with alumni mentors, Florida’s 12 law schools will compete to see which can take the most pro bono cases during the spring semester.

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  • Foundation receives $341,897 cy pres award

    The Florida Bar Foundation has received a $341,897 cy pres award from a class action settlement in a case concerning the rights of consumers whose cars were repossessed. Ft. Lauderdale attorney Robert W. Murphy represented the class against TD Bank, N.A. Judge John B. Bowman of the 17th Judicial Circuit in

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  • FAQs: Florida Pro Bono Law School Competition

    What is the Florida Pro Bono Law School Competition? A core part of the Foundation’s mission is to promote public service among lawyers by making it an integral part of the law school experience. The Foundation has launched a statewide pro bono competition among Florida law schools. Our goal is

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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 Renters’ rights Five Common FEMA Mistakes to Avoid: For lawyers:

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  • Your investment makes an impact

    Would you know what to do if the bus that takes your disabled child to school every day suddenly stopped coming, and you had no other means of transportation? Beatrice was born with Down syndrome, a heart defect and is wheelchair-bound. Beatrice’s parents rely on a family member for rides

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