Joining is Simple: Don't know how or where to get a pro bono case? If you are a member of The Florida Bar in good standing, you may simply begin volunteering by completing and submitting the form below. Don't know what type of matter you want to handle? Don't worry, once we confirm you are a Florida Bar Licensed attorney you may start gaining access to pro bono matters, CLE seminars, training materials, mentors and much more simply by joining. Once approved, you will receive notification and additional information about available cases on issues such as child advocacy, family law, housing, probate and consumer pro bono matters and opportunities to assist those who are self-represented, to provide limited-scope representation or direct legal representation. In some cases, it may even be possible to provide meaningful pro bono assistance remotely without ever leaving your office or ever meeting a client face to face through the use of technology. DadeCountyProBono.org offers a full range of opportunities and options from staffing clinics and hotlines to serving as mentors to providing full representation including appeals. Please explore the cases below and see how you can help the leaders in the pro bono community protect and promote access to justice.
**CASES IN NEED OF ATTORNEYS**
FAMILY & DOMESTIC RELATIONS
*Judge requests GAL attorney for minor(s) in contested family law matter*
*Client needs attorney for simple divorce - no children, no assets, no property*
*Judge requests GAL attorney for child who is a witness to sexual assault of parent*
*Pro bono attorney needed for transgender name change*
*Pro bono attorney needed for older foster teen victim of human sex trafficking*
PROBATE & GUARDIANSHIP
*Pro bono attorney needed for resident of Habitat for Humanity to probate estate*
*Pro bono attorney needed to assist client of limited means whose husband died unexpectedly without a will and needs to claim homestead exemption*
*Pro bono attorney needed to advocate on behalf of Creole-speaking elderly woman with Alzheimer's*
*Pro bono Spanish speaking attorney needed to file Chapter 7 due to debts incurred while hospitalized for long term cancer treatment*
*Pro bono attorney needed to file bankruptcy in order to reinstate driver's license *
*Pro bono attorney needed to serve on board of emerging nonprofit*
These are just a few of the available PSB pro bono cases. If you do not find what you are looking for,or have comments or questions, please contact us at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call 305-579-5733 ext. 2249. Lawyers are always needed for family law cases. Please save the date MAY 12 for the next Family Law Training, The 32 Annual View from the Bench Family Law seminar for lawyers interested in learning about family law. Seminar features a distinguished faculty of family judges and experts in the field. FREE cle and training in exchange for accepting at least one pro bono family case from Put Something Back.
If you perform pro bono legal work on your own or for another agency, please let us know so we can count you among thousands of lawyers providing pro bono services in Miami. Thanks to all who have taken pro bono cases. You are doing your part to improve our community and counterbalance negative perceptions about the legal profession. We appreciate your support and commitment to providing equal access to civil justice for the economically disadvantaged of Miami-Dade County. If you would like to make a contribution to support this website please click here. We appreciate your suppport!