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Board Member Spotlight: Arnold E. Nazur, CPA, CFE

Arnold Nazur joined our Board of Directors in 2018. He currently is the president of Nazur & Associates, P.A., a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in the State of Florida. Arnold originally started his public accounting career in 1989 with McClain & Company, LLP, Miami’s oldest local accounting firm.  He became a partner at...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Jason Neufeld

Jason Neufeld, Esq., has volunteered with Legal Aid to assist low-income residents of Broward County since 2016. In addition to advising tenants on their legal rights with the Broward Lawyers Care Telephone Advice and Counsel Hotline, he also represented a survivor of sexual assault in a housing dispute. His assistance enabled her to move into...
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TIPS FOR CLIENTS APPEARING FOR HEARINGS THROUGH ZOOM

The Court, or your attorney, will email you a link to enter the virtual courtroom. The Zoom Courtroom may be accessed by looking up your Judge on http://www.17th.flcourts.org/judiciary-list-and-category/ If you cannot access the link, please contact our office immediately. If you do not have access to a computer or phone with video capabilities, there will...
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Housing Clinic Co-Hosted with TransSocial

Rainbow Justice, a program that trains private attorneys to provide free civil legal services to members of the LGBTQ+ community, was initiated in early 2020 by the Legal Aid Programs in Broward County. The robust legal training curriculum is offered to attorneys in exchange for their commitment to volunteer at any of our upcoming legal...
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Story of Justice: Issac

Issac is a homeless man who visited our Family Court Self-Advocacy Program Office seeking help with his child support case. While living at a shelter, he received a letter from Department of Revenue stating that he owed over $40,000 in arrears. Issac wanted to get a Judge to review his Child Support case. The CCLA...
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Story of Justice: Dorothy

Dorothy is a 63 year old woman who wanted to divorce her husband, who had recently attempted suicide. Dorothy was referred to our office with the Florida Supreme Court divorce packet in hand that she had purchased from the Clerk of Court. Overwhelmed by the sheer number of forms, our Family Court Self Advocacy Center...
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Story of Justice: Chris

Chris is a 64 year old Marine Corps Veteran.  In October 2019, he went to the ER and was diagnosed with cancer. He had to stop working and had no health insurance. He obtained early Social Security retirement but the amount was not enough for him to pay his bills. He came to CCLA for...
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Board Member Spotlight: Carla Roundtree

Carla Roundtree has been an active and engaged member of our Board of Directors since being appointed in June 2018 to represent the Urban League of Broward County. Carla is a community advocate; over the past 30 years, she has been involved in organizations such as the Parent Teacher Association, School Advisory Committee, School Advisory...
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Story of Justice: Carol*

Carol and her late husband purchased a lovely home together. Like many seniors, Carol’s husband passed away before they formalized plans regarding their assets. This left Carol with a problem that had never crossed her mind. The late husband took out a reverse mortgage loan on the property, whereby Carol’s name was removed from the...
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Story of Justice: Peter*

Peter is an 80-year-old Florida native and United States Marine Corps veteran.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17 and never looked back. Tragically, the military discovered that Peter was engaged in a same sex relationship and sought to court martial him for “having engaged in homosexual acts.” In lieu of...
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