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21st Annual For The Public Good Gala


“Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida”

Master of Cermonies
Nathalie Rodriguez from iHeartMedia

Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 6-9PM
Signature Grand • Davie FL (6900 W State Rd 84)
6 PM • Cocktail Reception | 7 PM • Program & Seated Dinner

All Proceeds Benefit The Broward County Legal Aid Programs & the Thousands of Clients
They Assist Each Year, for Free, with Essential Civil Legal Services.

Thank You to Our Title Sponsors

2023 For The Public Good Honorees

The Attorney of the Year Award
Patricia Preciado, Esq.

Presented to an attorney who has gone above and beyond to support our mission and those we serve.

The Law Firm of the Year Award
Shmucher Law, PL

Presented annually to a firm that has shown its overall commitment to the work Legal Aid Programs in Broward do and the clients we serve.

The Spirit of Justice Award
Bob and Grace Manne

Created in 2014 to recognize those who embody the “spirit” of the work done by CCLA and LAS and to commemorate the 20th and 49th anniversaries of each respectively.

The Hon. Thomas Lynch Excellence in Justice Award
Broward County Bar Association

Created to celebrate those who have demonstrated a life-long dedication to ensuring access to justice for all.

The Commitment to Justice Award
Delanor Ulysse

Established by CCLA in 2011. The award honors members of the community whose work reflects and embodies the mission of CCLA to improve the lives of low-income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation, and empowerment.

The 2023 Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow Employee of The Year Award
Colette Kienle, Esq.

This award seeks to recognize the amazing work and efforts made by notable staff members of Legal Aid Programs in Broward (LASBC or CCLA).

The Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award
Hon. Stacy M. Ross

Given annually to an advocate whose actions exemplify a personal and professional commitment to making justice available to the poor and disadvantaged. The Award was named after its first (1998) recipient, Mr. Carlisle himself. He was the first chairperson of the LAS Board of Directors in 1974.

The Tony Karrat Excellence in Community Service Award
Broward County and the Broward County Commission

Created to honor those who have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to serving the community and making the Broward County area a better, and more just, place to live, for all.

For the Public Good Sponsorship

To purchase a Sponsorship Level online click one of the buttons below, to download a PDF to fill out and send a check, click the sponsorship images, or link below. 

Special offer – Select 2023 Gala sponsors at the Patron ($1,500) Level through the Gold Level ($10,000) who pledge sponsorship of
the Gala by September 20, 2023 will automatically receive Annual Sponsorship recognition by both LASBC and CCLA at no extra cost  
– including on websites, social media and more! Click here for more details.

Click Here to Download Sponsorship Information Package

Sponsorship information package includes benefits by level.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities contact Jeff Ahren at

Meet our 2022 Top Sponsors

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Kelley Kronenberg & Justice for Kids


JM Family Enterprises, Inc. | Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow | Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk | Shutts |
Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman


FPL | Tripp Scott | Valley National Bank


Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC | Glantzlaw | Gray Robinson, P.A. | Greenberg Traurig P.A. | Keiser University | Quarles & Brady


Birnbaum, Lippman & Gregoire, PLLC | Boardroom Communications | Broward County Bar Association
Cohen, Blostein & Ayala, P.A. | CohnReznick | Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP
Law Office of Diana Santa Maria, P.A. | Law Office of Kim L. Picazio, P.A. | Moore Rabinowitz Law
St. Thomas University College of Law | The Quackenbush Law Firm


Aleida Ors Waldman, P.A. | Associated Financial Consultants | Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm | Hon. Stacy M. Ross | Keller Landsberg, PA | Patricia Preciado Law, LLC

Media & In-Kind

Daily Business Review | Encore | iHeartMedia | Lane Photography | Signature Grand

(As of September 28, 2023)


Signature Grand

6900 W State Rd 84
Davie, FL 33317

Legal Aid Service of Broward County is a not-for-profit law firm established in 1973. The mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation and education to the poor of Broward County so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low-income community and to encourage self-sufficiency.

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida is a not-for-profit law firm established in 2003 and funded, in part, by the Legal Services Corporation. The mission is to improve the lives of low income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation and empowerment.

LAS (#SC-02337) and CCLA (#CH19226) are 501(c)(3) corporations registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer services. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state or visiting Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State. CCLA is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) grantee. CCLA is required to notify donors that our funds may not be used in any manner inconsistent with the Legal Services Corporation Act or Section 504 of Public Law 104-134. The LSC Act and regulations may be viewed at All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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