Tallahassee Democrat


Primary geographic focus: Florida
Organization type(s): Media



Florida’s foster children deserve legal representation

Christina Spudeas
Tallahassee Democrat
February 1, 2018
The Constitution Revision Commission should place Proposal 40 on the ballot to make Florida the national model for protecting foster children by giving them both a lawyer and a volunteer Guardian ad Litem.

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App offers help to Floridians who can’t afford a lawyer in family court

James Call
Tallahassee Democrat
December 15, 2017
Other democracies spend up to 10 times more on civil legal aid than the United States. A Florida Commission looks to close the Justice Gap without money.

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Tallahassee Dancing with the Stars event to benefit legal aid

Nada Hassanein
Tallahassee Democrat
December 4, 2017
Funds from Legal Services of North Florida's Dancing with the Stars dance contest will benefit legal aid for residents across 16 counties in Florida who can't afford a lawyer.


Schifino: Make pro bono count for those who need it most

William J. Schifino, Jr.
Tallahassee Democrat
November 16, 2016
Pro bono service is part of the very DNA of our justice system, because accessing it shouldn’t have a price tag or be limited only to those who can afford it.


Legal Services meets vital needs for low-income clients

Ellen Piekalkiewicz
Tallahassee Democrat
November 14, 2016
While those facing criminal charges are, by law, provided an attorney when they cannot afford it; those with cases in civil court regularly go without representation and without access to courts and justice, absent help from organizations like LSNF.

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