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7 Keys to Hosting Your First Fundraiser

Anyone can hold a successful fundraising event- ranging from formal black tie affair to a lemonade stand, provided that your heart is in the right place and you really want to help those in need. As a Miami personal injury lawyer, I have over 25 years of experience in asking juries for money on behalf of injured people and their families. I have learned to use my experience and apply my skills as a lawyer to help those in...

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4 Pro Bono Opportunities

There are numerous pro bono opportunities available for volunteer counsel. A brief case description and copies of the CMECF docket are available for review on the Court’s website found at www.flsd.uscourts.gov under Volunteer Opportunities located on the right side of the webpage. If you are interested in volunteering, contact information for each case is listed.FIRST PRO BONO OPPORTUNITY Pronmon et al v. Styles et al (12-80674-CIV-MARRA) Pro se Plaintiff, the owner of an international company that purchases, restores and sells classic automobiles,...

Internship and Giving Back to the Community

Today, two new interns came into our office, Craig Moncreif and Jeremy Dover. They are both attending college at the University of Miami. Craig Moncreif is in his second year, and Jeremy Dover, his third. They will part of the Lawyers to the Rescue team and will be attending some of the events at the Camillus House. Along with them, I am one of the youngest people taking part in Lawyers to the Rescue. I am looking forward to attending the...

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...

How to handle post-divorce relationships with your children

A divorce is usually a tough moment to go through as a kid and as a parent. As a part when you’ve managed to recover from it you’ll be naturally looking into other people to start a new relationship. Of course when your kid will come to meet your new friend of partner it might remind him of previous emotions. The way a child will react when presenting him your new partner can be very random. In some cases your child...

Here is how you can make a difference in your community as a lawyer

  If you want to make a difference in your community, then the best action for lawyers to take is doing community service or pro bono legal work. Lawyers to the Rescue caters to exactly the action of lawyers coming to the rescue and engaging in pro bono legal services as well as doing community service. The website is www.lawyerstotherescue.org In this day and age, it is of utmost importance for all of us to do what we can to make our community...