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My First Summer Internship Working with Lawyers to the Rescue

The first day interning for Lawyers to the Rescue was, to say the least, an amazing experience. Being 14 years old and having a summer internship like this, I feel very fortunate, and I’ve just started. Today, I got to know my boss, Spencer M. Aronfeld, and other co-workers. I felt welcomed, and they are a great group of people. Today I attended my first-ever lunch meeting, during which we discussed some of the upcoming Lawyers to the Rescue functions, including...

Lawyers to the Rescue HEART (Homeless Education Advocacy Resource Training)

On Thursday evening, April 18, 2013, Lawyers to the Rescue hosted its second HEART (Homeless Education Advocacy Resource Training) seminar at Camillus House, featuring topics in Family Law. Every other month, Lawyers to the Rescue features free educational seminars given by South Florida attorneys, who volunteer their time in an effort to raise awareness and educate the indigent community about our laws and the legal system. Previously, Miami Criminal Attorney Scott Kotler held a seminar on Sealing and Expunging Criminal Records....

January 19, 2013 Legal Clinic

Last week I was speaking with a family friend about my desire to attend law school. She mentioned to me an organization called “Lawyers to the Rescue”. Interested, I did a quick Google search, found the website, and called Dina Aronfeld. She called me back and informed me of a legal clinic taking place on Saturday at Camillus House. I arrived at Camillus House at 10:00 A.M. The situation was a bit chaotic until all of the legal clinic participants arrived....

EXPUNGING & SEALING YOUR RECORD

It is no surprise that it has increasingly become more difficult to get a job. Whether you have impressive credentials or if you are the average Joe trying to make ends meet. Yet, what happens to those people who are of the less fortunate bunch? I am mainly talking about men and women who, unfortunately, have criminal records following their best efforts to seek employment. Although, this may still remain an issue for some, there may be a way for...

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