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Young Lawyers Section of the Broward County Bar Association Announces Summer Fellow at Legal Aid Service of Broward County

Nova Southeastern University School of Law student Nabila Rahim selected as the 2019 Fellow

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – (July 25, 2019) –The Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Broward County Bar Association is pleased to announce that Nabila Rahim was selected as their 2019 Summer Fellow. Rahim is spending a six-week fellowship with the Legal Aid Providers in Broward County, Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (LAS).

Rahim is a rising second-year law student at Nova Southeastern University School of Law and plans to pursue a career in public interest law. As a Fellow, Rahim is working directly with Legal Aid clients and attorneys, focusing on U.S. Military Veteran issues in the Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project. She is proud of the work she has done to help Veterans and their families. Rahim says, “I feel privileged to be able to work with Veterans and it is an honor to give back to those who have sacrificed so much for our country.”

Lindsay Massillon, president of YLS stated, “I have participated in this project for the past six year, and continue to be pleased to do so. This is an important and necessary program for both the Fellow and for our legal aid providers here in Broward. We are excited about Nabila’s enthusiasm to serve as the 2019 Summer Fellow and look forward to seeing the great work she does for our community this summer.”

For more information about Summer Fellowships with the Legal Aid Programs in Broward County contact mmalone@legalaid.org. For more information about CCLA and LAS visit www.legalaid.org

Annual sponsors support Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida throughout the year. The 2019 annual sponsors include Birnbaum, Lippman & Gregoire, PLLC; Broward County Bar Association; Florida Power & Light; Gunster; JM Family Enterprises, Inc.; Kelley Kronenberg, Attorneys at Law; Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP; Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow; Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk, Shutts & Bowen LLP; Valley National Bank; Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, PL.

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Legal Aid Service of Broward County is a not-for-profit law firm established in 1973. The mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation and education to the poor of Broward County so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low-income community and to encourage self-sufficiency. 

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida is a not-for-profit law firm established in 2003 and funded, in part, by the Legal Services Corporation. The mission is to improve the lives of low income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation and empowerment. 

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) are 501(c)(3) corporations registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer services (LAS #SC-02337 and CCLA #CH19226).  All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state OR VISITING WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.