Venture Law Project


To apply for services, please email the project coordinator to request an application or free consultation with one of our pro bono attorneys CLICK HERE or you may apply in person at 123 NW 1 Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 or call 305-579-5733 ext. 2247 or 2249. Please submit a budget and attach financial documents to verify the financial affidavit (latest bank statement of startup’s bank account, individual bank account, or latest income tax filing). Each application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis by a review committee to determine income eligibility, merit of case, and potential to proceed to accomplish your goals. We cannot guarantee that we can accept every case.  If you misrepresent yourself you will be rejected by the project. You represent yourself until or unless a volunteer lawyer with the project agrees to represent you.



January 24, 2018 -Mark E. Stein, Esquire, along with Ashley Juchawski Rich, Esquire, will lead our first Lunch & Learn in 2018 at The LAB Miami. 

January 30, 2018 – Dade County Bar Association Monthly Luncheon at Hyatt Regency highlighting pro bono opportunities. Stay tuned for more information.

February 20, 2018 – Jessica Shraybman, Esquire, will answer your questions from 12 noon – 2 pm at The LAB Miami

Want to volunteer? Corporate and intellectual property pro bono attorneys who are licensed in Florida may donate their time to the project in areas such as incorporation, intellectual business formation, filing requirements, drafting and negotiating contract and lease agreements, licensing, tax advice, registering copyrights, trademarks, patents a legal hotline and clinics. Florida Patent attorneys participate by helping clients protect proprietary aspects of their inventions  Participating pro bono attorneys receive credit via Put Something Back  Pro Bono Project.

Retired and want to Mentor? Let us know if you have time to share your expertise.  We are in search of seasoned business attorneys who are no longer practicing but want to help with client screening and mentoring newer attorneys.  Dade Legal Aid is supported by Florida Bar Foundation, Miami Foundation, Knight Foundation, American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, Gurney Foundation, Arts Business Council and many generous individuals, law firms and philanthropists. To support Dade Legal Aid and Put Something Back CLICK HERE.

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