Dade Legal Aid (DLA)

Provides a critical safety net of legal services for the indigent of Miami-Dade County since 1939.
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Primary geographic focus: Florida
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: DLA

Last year, Dade Legal Aid served over 6,000 clients utilizing a strategic mix of 20 staff attorneys, 1000’s of pro bono attorneys,  225 law firm partnerships, four law school stakeholders and dozens of collaborations with diverse organizations with the common goal of assisting vulnerable populations and families living in poverty without means to hire an attorney.

Dade Legal Aid’s team is dedicated to its clients and their well-being, especially in the most difficult and trying circumstances, both in terms of clients’ needs and the complexity and difficulty of the legal issues we handle. The importance of access to justice to those in greatest need is our priority and to improve our delivery system we use sophisticated monitoring techniques to fine tune our result-oriented services.


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