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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Steven Linde

Steven Linde, Esq. Steven Linde, Esq. is a new member of the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Panel. Steven joined Broward Lawyers Care to give back to his community during the ongoing pandemic. He volunteered to complete healthcare surrogate designation documents for Legal Aid clients who are worried about falling ill or being unable to...
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Story of Justice: Joseph*

Joseph is a seven-year-old boy in foster care. He had severe behavioral problems in school and was put on RTI Tier 1 Intervention. Last year, the school attempted to cease RTI intervention and it became uncertain whether Joseph was going to begin first grade. The Education Legal Rights Program (ELRP) team at Legal Aid put...
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Story of Justice: Kayla*

Working a job at minimum wage is not easy, especially when you have children. Sometimes there are bills to pay that will not wait for your pay day. They are due when they are due, no ifs, and, or buts about it. This was the case for Kayla. She worked as a laundry attendant at...
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Story of Justice: Myra*

Myra, an 86-year-old senior, migrated from Jamaica with a ninth grade high school education to create a better life for herself. She lived a tough life and as a senior citizen her only source of income was her social security benefits. As though life wasn’t hard enough, in 2018 Myra was served with a Complaint...
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Story of Justice: Jessica*

Your home is not only an investment but your humble abode. It is your sanctuary and place where you can be your natural self and distress. Jessica, a senior citizen, lived with her husband for many years in the house they chose to spend forever in. Forever was cut short when her husband unexpectedly passed...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Jorge Hurtado

Jorge Hurtado has been an active volunteer with Broward Lawyers Care and Legal Aid for the past 25 years. During that time, he has consistently accepted new pro bono cases demonstrating his generosity and will to assist low income clients in Broward County. He has handled well over 75 pro bono cases, aiding survivors of...
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Board Member Spotlight: Rebecca Rodriguez

Rebecca A. Rodriguez is of counsel in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices. Her practice focuses on state and federal litigation, appeals, and general compliance matters for corporate clients, financial institutions, and government entities.  Rebecca currently serves as special counsel to the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority. She joined the joint Board of Directors for...
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Profile in Good: Katharine Huddlestun

Katy Huddleston is a Legal Aid attorney working on the Medical Legal Project in collaboration with Memorial Health Systems. Through the project, Katy works closely with healthcare providers at Memorial to identify patients with health-harming legal needs ranging from foreclosure to accessing public benefits. She seeks to remedy legal issues through advocacy and representation. Prior...
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Thank you for Cycling with Legal Aid Programs in Broward

HistoryIn 2019, CCLA began a fitness initiative in the hopes of promoting healthy lifestyles within the office, reducing workplace burnout and increasing employee retention.  Our employee-driven committee aims to build and sustain a wellness culture within the firm. CCLA’s first step towards this goal was the purchase and installation of a treadmill.  The purchase of...
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Holiday Adopt-a-Family- Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who participated in making this holiday season just a little brighter for someone else. Every family greatly appreciated your generosity and kindness this year. Without you, many of these families wouldn’t have had a joyful holiday season.               We were able to help 30 families and...
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