100% Law Firm Projects

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Providing pro bono legal services as a firm is easy.  Let our team do the work – we arrange CLE credit, speakers and mentors for you.  Trainings can be held remotely and coveniently.  Our team of experts are here to help you and your firm achieve your pro bono aspirational goals.  Whether you accept cases children’s cases directly from Put Something Back or handle a combination of civil and consumer matters, our agency is here to assist you in fulfilling your pro bono aspirational goals. To schedule a customized law firm presentation, please email psb@dadelegalaid.org. No matter how big or small your firm there are pro bono projects and cases that fit each firm’s priorities.  We recognize that everyone has a busy schedule and are here to help streamline the referral and reporting process.  We have many pro bono opportunities which involve only a few hours of your time but make a tremendous difference in someone’s life.  For example, could you find time for a limited representation foreclosure case, or a simple no assets, no children uncontested divorce? Most bankruptcy and probate cases are relatively straightforward and uncomplicated, and we have numerous clients in need of a standard will.  For those with a corporate practice, we often have clients attempting to establish a 501(c)(3). We offer programs for corporate, litigation and government attorneys.   For the 100% Law Firm Registration Form click here.

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For descriptions of some of the many clinics for law firms, see below:

Covid-19, Consumer, and Housing Clinics
Attorneys interview prospective clients in English, Spanish & Creole Speakers.
Contact housing@dadelegalaid.org to assist with the Helpline or case acceptance.
 
Homeless Clinics
Legal clinics at local shelters in South Dade and Downtown. The majority of clients need help with public assistance benefits (SNAP, WIC, TANF), Veterans Benefits, Social Secuirty (SSDI, SSI), Unemployment, Eviction, Identification and licensing documents and Immigration. 
 

Small Claims “How To” Workshops– Workshops presented every other month by Miami-Dade Consumer Services Department to educate pro se litigants with claims in Landlord Tenant and other matters under $8,000.  Litigants watch a presentation on line and learn about the small claims court process. Click here for more information.

 
Bankruptcy Clinics– Bankruptcy attorneys staff a Legal Helpline and free pro se clinics sponsored by American College of Bankruptcy. Pro se debtors watch a 45 minute video designed to help pro se individuals. Those in need of assistance with Chapter 7 & 13 cases are referred to pro bono attorneys and law firms.
 
Immigration Clinics– Pro bono attorneys and firms conduct community outreach or may appear as a Friend of Court in Immigration proceedings on behalf of unaccompanied minors.  Volunteers receive remote training, mentors and extensive materials to guide you through this process.
 
Artists, Non Profit, Patent & Venture Law Clinics– Assist struggling artists, emerging arts groups, entrepreneurs, creative collaborations and start ups at remote workshops and via a Legal Helpline.  The majority have questions on topics such as Taxation, Employment, Formation and By Laws.  Law firms are able aid those in need of free business tune ups.
 
Leave a Legacy Housing & Taxation Clinics- Information Sessions in partnership with Miami-Dade Housing Authority designed to help elderly homeowners who want to learn about estate planning and have questions regarding taxes, wills, insurance and reverse mortgages.