Bridging the justice gap pays off for Floridians in multiple ways


Faced with problems like foreclosure proceedings, evictions, divorces, probate or consumer disputes, they try to manage on their own. That’s costly, not just for them, but for all of us.
Blog Post (Florida)

Carl Domino
SaintPetersBlog (FL)
February 2, 2017
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Tags: Funding: State & Local, Justice for All

Organizations mentioned/involved: Florida Bar Foundation


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I’m a lifelong Republican who, after a long and rewarding career in finance and politics, decided to seize the challenge of studying law in my late 60s. Since passing the Florida Bar exam, I’ve taken quite a few pro-bono cases, because the need is so great.

These are real people with real problems. They may not be getting alimony payments; their condo association may not be responding to them. Sometimes all I need to do is write a letter, and a situation can be resolved, keeping it out of the courts. Having a lawyer on your side in meritorious cases can really make a difference.