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Vets helping Vets
South Florida PBS (November 8, 2021)

Vets helping Vets Townhall (November 8, 2021)

Broward Legal Aid Programs to Host 19th Annual for The Public Good Fundraiser December 1 (October 25, 2021)

Supreme Court Blocks Federal Eviction Ban, South Florida Renters Impacted (August 27, 2021)

Jeff Hittleman interviewed by NPR/WLRN about evictions
NPR/WLRN (July 30, 2021)

As the eviction moratorium expires, South Florida renters are left vulnerable
SunSentinel Via Yahoo (July 19, 2021)

May 2021 Legal Industry News Highlights
National Law Review (May 28, 2021)

Reaching SRLs During COVID
Self-Represented Litigation Network (04-30-2021)

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Appoints Lisa G. Goldberg, Interim Executive Director (March 10, 2021)

6 Things to Know: COVID Relief Bill Delay Concerns Floridians
NBC 6 South Florida (December 24, 2020)

Mobile Justice Squad Legal Aid Coming To Deerfield Beach
Deerfield News (December 11, 2020)

Thousands Of South Floridians On Brink Of Eviction As Protections Near End (December 11, 2020)

14 million American Households At Risk of Eviction as Protections Expire
CNN (December 11, 2020)

6 Things to Know: Evictions Rise After Moratorium’s End (November 25, 2020)

Eviction Spikes Report on NBC News at 6
WTVJ-NBC News at 6 (November 25, 2020)

With State Moratorium Lifted, Evictions Spike in South Florida (November 24, 2020)

‘Escuadrón de Justicia Móvil’: Ayuda legal sobre ruedas para mayores de 60 años gratis y en español

The pandemic is pushing people to financial ruin. And the worst hardships lie ahead. 
Sun Sentinel (October 11, 2020)

Eviction cases pile up in the courts while tenants wait to see whether DeSantis extends moratorium
Sun Sentinel (August 28, 2020)

Legal Eagles: Broward attorneys honored for public service
South Florida Business & Wealth (August 26, 2020)

A growing sense of panic’ with no fresh federal relief in sight
CNN (August 20, 2020)

Some phone carriers are flagging Florida contact tracing efforts as spam
Sun Sentinel (July 13, 2020)

A double whammy for Florida’s unemployed: Limited jobs and dwindling help
Sun Sentinel (July 6, 2020)

NY Time quotes CCLA’s Laurie Yadoff: Fraudulent Jobless Claims Slow Relief to the Truly Desperate
The New York Times (July 2, 2020)

NBC Miami News at 4 PM interviews CCLA Executive Director Patrice Paldino on eviction advice
WTVJ-NBC (Jun 23, 2020) *Link not available

Some states have accidentally overpaid people who filed for unemployment.
Business Insider (Jun 9, 2020)

I was furloughed and got too many unemployment payments. Here’s how I sent the money back.
The Edinburg Review (Jun 8, 2020)

‘Still Catching Up’: Jobless Numbers May Not Tell Full Story, NY Times (May 29, 2020) 

2.1 million new unemployment claims filed last week, as workers still struggle to get benefits, Politico, (May 28, 2020)

Renters across South Florida facing potential evictions beginning in June. WSVN (May 20, 2020)

Still Awaiting Jobless Claims (Sun-Sentinel, May 14, 2020)

Florida, Kentucky are slowest states in handling jobless claims (CQ News, May 13, 2020)

Staying Safe From Online Scammers During Pandemic (The CW/South Florida, May 12, 2020)

Florida unemployment pay drama rages on as residents face evictions (CNBC, May 12, 2020)

In South Florida, Mortgage Companies Kept Foreclosing During Federal Moratorium (Miami New Times, May 1, 2020)

CBS-Miami Interview with Laurie Yadoff (CCLA) about Unemployment (April 26, 2020)

South Florida Renters and Landlords Seek Federal Help (Sun-Sentinel, April 11, 2020)

Miami Diario / CBS story about housing and unemployment (April 9, 2020)

CBS-Miami Interview with Alisha Hurwood (CCLA) about COVID-19 Response (April 8, 2020)

Society Scene & Heard, Gold Coast Magazine, March 2020

Rodney Baltimore/Hot 105.1 FM
Interviews CCLA Executive Director Patrice Paldino To Learn About Organizations Response to COVID-19, March 25, 2020

Partnering to prevent senior homelessness, Giving Back, 2019

Legal Aid Programs of Broward County raise more than $88,000 at 18th Annual For the Public Good annual fundraiserFlorida Bar News, Dec 6, 2019

Help Me Howard’s Howard Finkelstein honored at fundraiser for tenure in public service, WSVN 7, Nov 14, 2019

We need more pro-bono lawyers in Broward. High demand for legal representation outweighs supply of attorneys. | Opinion

Broward Legal Aid Organizations Recognized as Sun Sentinel Top Workplaces for Fourth Year in a Row

Broward Circuit Just Made It Easier for Litigants to Represent Themselves

Legal Aid’s 8th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast featured in today’s Sun Sentinel’s Society Scene section

Sometimes, the best legal work is free. These attorneys are getting love for that

5 South Florida Judges, Lawyers Recognized for Pro Bono Service

Legal Aid Service of Broward County mentioned in the current issue of the Florida Bar News, in an article about the “No Place Like Home” pro bono project

Children’s Services Council awards $250,000 for legal representation of youth in the Child Welfare System to Legal Aid Service of Broward County (January 26, 2017)  

NBC News featured a story about Legal Aid complete with an interview of our Mission United Pro Bono Project attorney, James Heaton and clients (Veterans).

Check out the February Barrister, published by the Broward County Bar Association

The February 1, 2016 edition of The Florida Bar News has a story about attorneys volunteering for Legal Aid Advice & Counsel Hotline

Broward Legal Aid wins $15,00 Grant!

A former Marine going through a divorce and living in a rat-infested apartment turned to Legal Aid for help.

Florida Tenants at Risk of Losing Important Protections if Florida Lawmakers Pass Proposed Legislation

Supreme Court Refuses to Close Courthouse Doors on the Poor

Legal Aid Organizations Hard Hit by Budget Cuts in 2012

Gov. Rick Scott’s Veto Kills Access to Courts for 3,800 Needy

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida’s “NEXT” group adds 3 to Steering Committee

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid Announce Attorney of the Year and Law Firm of the Year

Fort Lauderdale accused of targeting blacks in land grab

Daily Business Review: Attorneys settle $2.9 million negligence case for abused infant.

Legal Aid Regional Affordable Housing Attorney, Janet Reilly Quoted in Daily Business Review Article.

Congratulations to Broward Lawyers Care Attorney Lawrence G. Marin, One of the 2011 Recipients of The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award!

2010 Holiday Adopters Put Smiles on More Than 300 Children’s Faces

Daily Business Review Article “Broward Legal Aid Making Drastic Cuts to Stay Alive”

Regional Director of Development, Kathy Thomsen quoted in today’s Sun Sentinel. “Legal Aid: Filling a Community Need in a Down Economy”

Belinda Keiser, Vice Chancellor, Keiser University to Receive Legal Aid Service’s 13th Annual Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award

Got A Will? Get It Free – Special Interest Article; Ryan White Program Consumer News

Broward Human Rights Initiative and Stonewall Library Museum Archive Host Forum to Discuss New Hospital Visitation Policies and its Affect on Non-Discrimination and Patient Visitation Rights

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Welcome Two New Members to its Executive Council

Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Patrice Paldino Chosen as Fellow for the Center for Legal Aid Education Leadership Institute

Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Anthony Karrat and Walter Honaman to Receive Prestigious Awards from Broward County Bar Association

Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s 9th Annual FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD Raises More than $120k for the Underprivileged

Call to order: Legal Aid Service of Broward County to host 9th annual fundraiser May 14

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Host NEXT “Happy April Fool’s Day Party”

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Host more than 80 Guests at NEXT Event

Sun-Sentinel: Lauderhill Eviction Put off Again

Tamara Pluviose Named Head of Social Media for Legal Aid Service of Broward County

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