Welcome to FLAdvocate.org
This website is a resource for legal aid and legal services attorneys, advocates, and staff from around Florida. Join the area(s) on the left-hand side of the page that are of interest to you! There you will find email groups, resource libraries, and ways to connect with your colleagues from around the state.
We're looking for people that are interested in serving as practice area leaders or content producers! Email: Alison for more info!
Key Civil Justice News:
“The consequences of limited access to justice reverberate far beyond the courtroom. It hampers our ability to do critical work: to prevent domestic violence and human trafficking; to combat homelessness and predatory lending; to help those in need secure health care and other vital government benefits; to keep kids in school; and to help those with criminal records gain a second chance to succeed.” – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch
The White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (WH-LAIR) had its inaugural meeting on March 3, 2016. Find out more at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Blog, or view the talking points from the research presentation by Rebecca Sandefur by clicking here.
The FLAdvocate.org job board is the best place to advertise any open positions within your legal services organization. If you have an opening and want to reach the broader legal aid community in Florida, let us know. Just don't forget to tell us when you've filled the job.
In the News
Check out Tina Rosenberg's interesting article "Legal Aid With A Digital Twist."
We are committed to keeping you up-to-speed. Visit our training calendar to learn about upcoming opportunities both in-person and on-line. Earn CLE credit and connect with others doing similar work.
Locate Florida Attorneys
By clicking here, you can easily find any Florida attorney through the Florida Bar member directory.