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2022 Employee of The Year Award Presented to Laurie Yadoff

2022 Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow Employee of The Year Award Presented to Laurie Yadoff April 29 at 10 am via Facebook Live Make a donation in honor of Laurie Yadoff! Laurie Yadoff is the recipient of the 2022 Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow Employee of The Year Award. Laurie has been an attorney for more than four...
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2022 Commitment to Justice Award Presented to Kathleen Pugh

2022 Commitment to Justice Award Presented to Kathleen Pugh May 5 at 11am via Facebook Live Make a donation in honor of Kathleen Pugh! Kathleen Pugh is the recipient of the 2022 Commitment to Justice Award. The Commitment to Justice Award was established by Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) in 2011....
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Story of Justice: Sandra Social Security is Affected by Her Ex-Husband

Story of Justice: Sandra Social Security is Affected by Her Ex-Husband Background Sandra*, a 75-year-old senior, noticed an envelope from Social Security in her mail. She was surprised to see that this was a notice of overpayment, stating she had been overpaid $16,000 in social security benefits. Sandra contacted Social Security, which claimed this was...
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Profile in Good: Cindy Woodward

Profile in Good: Cindy Woodward Cindy Woodward is a Senior Attorney at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). Cindy joined CCLA in 1990 and has since devoted her entire career to helping those in the community who are less fortunate. As a Family Law Attorney in CCLA’s Family Law Unit, Cindy assists...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Hilary Creary, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Hilary Creary Hilary Creary has been volunteering with Legal Aid Programs in Broward since 1998. During this time, she has assisted over 75 clients, mostly helping survivors of domestic violence to resolve their family law issues. Hilary has also volunteered with the Legal Aid Telephone Advice and Counsel Hotline since 2017....
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Story of Justice: Alex and Sofia Fight for Their Social Security Benefits

Story of Justice: Alex and Sofia Fight for Their Social Security Benefits Background Alex* and Sofia*, a husband and wife in their 90s, had recently moved to Florida from NJ. They lived in a home owned by their son, where they paid 750 dollars in rent monthly. When the couple recertified for their SSI benefits,...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Natalie Guerra-Valdes, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Natalie Guerra-Valdes, Esq. Attorney Natalie Guerra-Valdes has been volunteering with Legal Aid’s Broward Lawyers Care for close to 10 years primarily representing survivors of domestic violence in family law issues. Natalie has been practicing law since 2008. She started her career working at AmLaw 100 firms and then went on to...
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Story of Justice: Prudence gets an overpayment notice from Social Security

Prudence gets an overpayment notice from Social Security Background *Prudence, a 75-year-old senior, went to pick up the mail in the morning when she noticed an envelope from Social Security. When she opened the envelope, she was surprised to see that this was actually a notice informing her that she had been overpaid $7000 in...
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Justice Department Awards Nearly $350k to Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida

Justice Department Awards Nearly $350k to Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida for Victims of Human Trafficking On February 17, 2022 Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) announced it has received a grant from The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) in the amount of $349,995. With only four of...
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Justice Department Awards Nearly $350k to Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida

Justice Department Awards Nearly $350k to Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida for Victims of Human Trafficking Plantation, Florida (February 17, 2022) – Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is excited to announce it has received a grant from The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) in the amount...
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