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Story of Justice: Mike* Gets an Eviction Notice

Story of Justice: Mike* Gets an Eviction Notice Background Mike*, a disabled senior citizen, had never been late with his rent at the apartment complex he lived at for twelve years. One day Mike got a call from his landlord letting him know that he had decided to move back into the unit Mike was...
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Board Member Profile: Anthony Quackenbush

Board Member Profile: Anthony Quackenbush Anthony Quackenbush is proud to serve as a Board Member of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). Tony’s extensive background as a personal injury attorney handling injury cases makes him a valuable asset to CCLA’s Board of Directors. Tony has tried more than seventy jury trials and...
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Story of Justice: Lauren Must Prove her Disability to Social Security

Story of Justice: Lauren Must Prove her Disability to Social Security Background Lauren* was getting Social Security disability benefits for mental health conditions and significant physical pain from injuries she endured from a car accident. After a few years, Social Security reviewed Lauren’s case and decided she was no longer disabled and was ready to...
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Board Member Profile: Berbeth Foster

Board Member Profile: Berbeth Foster In January of 2022, Berbeth Foster was appointed to the Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) Board by the Broward County Commission. Ms. Foster is the Senior Staff Attorney at Community Justice Project. She previously served as the Lead Consumer Rights Attorney in the Senior Citizen Law...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: James Bishop

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: James Bishop James Bishop has been an active volunteer attorney with Legal Aid’s Broward Lawyers Care (BLC) for the past two years, during which he has handled seven pro bono cases. His pro bono work has benefitted individuals in need, primarily in the area of housing. He recently resolved a lien...
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Story of Justice: Marla’s Ex-Boyfriend is Stalking Her

Story of Justice: Marla’s Ex-Boyfriend is Stalking Her Background Marla* is a waitress in her 20’s trying to move ahead in life. She had a relationship with David* for about a year, but after noticing increasingly abusive behaviors from him, she decided to end the relationship. From there, David started stalking Marla and threatening to...
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Profile in Good: Courtney Magnus

Profile in Good: Courtney Magnus Courtney Magnus is the Supervising Attorney for the Economic Advocacy and Community Health (EACH) Unit at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). At CCLA Courtney represents clients in Social Security disability cases and supervises staff in public benefits cases including, SNAP, Reemployment Assistance, and access to healthcare....
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Manju Kalidindi

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Manju Kalidindi Manju Kalidindi has been an active volunteer attorney with Legal Aid’s Broward Lawyers Care (BLC) for the past fourteen years, during which she has handled thirteen pro bono cases. Her pro bono work has benefitted survivors of domestic violence and other crimes in their immigration matters, enabling survivors of...
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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County Held Their 10th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast

 Legal Aid Programs in Broward County Held Their 10th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast Legal Aid Programs in Broward County (Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida) jointly held their annual Bridge to Justice breakfast fundraiser on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Signature Grand in Davie, FL.  More...
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John Offerdahl To Be Honored at Legal Aid Programs in Broward’s Bridge to Justice Breakfast

John Offerdahl To Be Honored at Legal Aid Programs in Broward’s Bridge to Justice Breakfast Legal Aid programs in Broward County, Legal Aid Service of Broward and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida will jointly hold the 10th Annual Bridge to Justice breakfast fundraiser on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Signature Grand (6900...
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