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Op-Ed

The power of pro bono work by lawyers

Hala Sandridge
Tampa Bay Times
October 19, 2017
This year's week, Oct. 22-28, comes at a time when lawyers are especially vital to helping Floridians recover not just from individual crises — but from a natural disaster that affected millions of us.

Column

Bay Area Legal Services, longtime friend to needy, needs our help

Ernest Hooper
Tampa Bay Times
September 28, 2017
Recognizing the stress-induced issues that can arise at the intersection of healthcare and law, Bay Area Legal Services has entered into a medical-legal partnership.

Editorial

Don’t cut legal aid for the poor

Tampa Bay Times
April 24, 2017
Preserving funding for the Legal Services Corp. should be a priority — and so should securing a more stable source of funding at the state level to help thousands of poor Floridians get through the courthouse door.

News Story

Florida Supreme Court chief justice to attend White House forum

Kristen M. Clark
Tampa Bay Times
April 18, 2016
Jorge Labarga, the chief justice of Florida's Supreme Court, is participating at an event at the White House on Tuesday to promote ways to help low-income Americans seek justice through the court system.

Profile

Bay Area Legal Services offers meaningful work that keeps employees challenged

Tampa Bay Times
April 8, 2016
A culture of empathy helped Bay Area Legal Services rank 16th in the small business category of the Tampa Bay Times annual Top Workplaces survey.

Column

Removing barriers to civil justice

Jorge Labarga
Tampa Bay Times
October 16, 2015
The problem of access to civil justice is not just a matter for the very poor. It is also a problem for America's middle class.

Editorial

Editorial: Fighting wage theft

Tampa Bay Times
October 12, 2015
Hillsborough County commissioners have moved sensibly toward a compromise that should result in the adoption of a wage theft ordinance.

News Story

Former teacher finds calling as Bay Area Legal Services attorney

Erika Vidal Holmes
Tampa Bay Times
July 2, 2015
A handwritten note is her reason for practicing law. Profile about civil legal aid attorney Kristen Lang.

Op-Ed

Maxwell: Congress should not cut legal aid to the poor

Bill Maxwell
Tampa Bay Times
June 5, 2015
Op-ed encouraging Congress not to cut federal funding for civil legal aid.

Editorial

A Good Step to Create Access to Florida Courts

Editorial Board of Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay Times
November 24, 2014
In this editorial, Tampa Bay Times endorses the creation of the new Florida Commission on access to justice that will address that too many cannot afford to hire a lawyer to represent them in civil matters.

Blog Post , News Story

Bousquet: Florida’s Chief Justice: Civil Court Isn’t Just for the Rich

Steve Bousquet
Tampa Bay Times
November 24, 2014
Florida's new Supreme Court chief justice talk access to civil justice and his order creating the new Florida Commission.



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