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WE CAN DREAM PRO BONO CELEBRATION 3-2-17

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Presents

WE CAN DREAM PRO BONO CELEBRATION

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Put Something Back Pro Bono Project
Cuban American Bar Association Pro Bono Project &
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. 

Remarks by:

Honorable Ursula Ungaro
Southern District of Florida
Honorable Edwin Scales, III
Third District Court of Appeal
Honorable Rodolfo Ruiz 
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court
Honorable Samantha Ruiz-Cohen
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court
Honorable Gina Beovides
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court
Alvin F. Lindsay, Esq.
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Deborah Baker-Egozi, Esq.
Greenspoon Marder
Lara Bueso Bach, Esq.
Weil Gotshal Manges
Pro Bono Honorees  
Brett Barfield - Dave Manz
 & Nominees
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Back by popular demand, this unique event features distinguished members of the Bench and Bar along with a showcase of Pro Bono opportunities of Put Something Back, CABA Pro Bono Project and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.  Make a difference today and purchase your tickets for We Can Dream Pro Bono Celebration.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Cocktails begin at 6 PM
Dinner and Program to follow 
The Rusty Pelican 
3201 Rickenbacker Causeway 

Key Biscayne, FL 33149

For more information contact ecoto@dadelegalaid.org

Don't Delay, Reserve Your Table and Tickets Today

If you have a disability and may require an accommodation to participate in this event please call Eileen Coto at (305) 579-5733 ext. 2240 or at ecoto@DadeLegalAid.org

BANKRUPTCY CLINICS FOR THE SELF REPRESENTED

Bankruptcy Clinics for the Self Represented

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The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the South District of Florida offer free clinics pro se clinics consisting of a 45 minute video presentation outlining procedures for filing bankruptcy and consumer law topics, followed by a question and answer session. Afterwards, participants meet with volunteer attorneys from local law firms for general bankruptcy or consumer credit advice about chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy.  Please note that the volunteer attorneys do not fill out or review forms and do not represent participants in any further proceedings. WALK INS WELCOME.

NOTE NEW MIAMI DATES AND LOCATION:  301 N. MIAMI AVENUE, TRAINING ROOM

2017 MIAMI BANKRUPTCY CLINIC DATES:

Friday, January 13,                12 p,m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, February 10,             12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

Friday, March 10,                 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, April 21,                   12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, May 12,                    12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, June 9,                     12 p.m. -2 p.m.

Friday, July 14                     12 p,m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, August 11,               12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

Friday, September 8,           12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, October 13,             12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, November 17,        12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, December 8,           12 p.m. -2 p.m.

*You may NOT bring cell phones or electronic devices into the courthouse or you will be
denied entry. Cell phones and electronic devices will not be stored for you.

“If you have a disability and may require accommodation to fully participate in this activity, please call Eileen Coto to request an accommodation at (305) 579-5733 ext. 2240.

                                                               

SMALL CLAIMS COURT CLINICS

Pro Se Small Claims Clinics for the Self Represented ("Pro Se")   

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At each Small Claims Clinic, "pro se" litigants, or those representing themselves on their own in court proceedings, meet with volunteer attorneys who discuss their case and review various self-help materials.  Pro bono attorneys do NOT represent the litigants in their cases or beyond the clinics which teach the litigants how to handle their cases on their own.  For more information on how to sign up, email info@dadecountyprobono.org or http://vols.pt/du9ikW

You will receive 3+ hours of pro bono credit for participating at each clinic and reporting your hours to The Florida Bar. For more information on pro se clinics and how to receive pro bono credit, please  call 305-579-5733 ext. 2249.

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR UPCOMING 2017 CLINIC DATES:

January 26

February 9 & 23

March 9 & 23

April 27

May 11 & 25

Small Claims Court Clinic Forms:

Information Sheet for Attorneys

Orientation Packet for Attorneys

Small Claims Court Case Summary and Forms

“If you have a disability and may require accommodation to fully participate in this activity, please call Eileen Coto to request an accommodation at (305) 579-5733 ext. 2240