"Equal Justice Works
supports the 'What You Can Do for Your Country Act of 2019.' Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is a critical program that supports the public health, public safety, and public education of communities across our country.
Mette, a 2018 Wayne State University Law School graduate, is the recipient of an Equal Justice Works
Bozarth also created a fellowship with Equal Justice Works
where she partnered Women in Distress in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with Legal Aid of Broward County to provide holistic advocacy to women and children who were victims of abuse.
The Florida Bar Foundation is using $1.5 million from a national settlement with Bank of America to fund seven legal aid projects around Florida, as well as four Equal Justice Works
fellowships focused on community economic development.
He is a member of the first cohort of Native Nation Rebuilders selected by the Bush Foundation in 2010, and he served as an Equal Justice Works
AmeriCorps Legal Fellow with South Dakota Access to Justice in 2009.
She continued that focus for the past two years as an Equal Justice Works
Fellow at Legal Voice in Seattle.
With financial support from The Florida Bar Foundation, DeBriere worked at Florida Institutional Legal Services in Newberry on the project she imagined initially as a summer fellow during law school, and after graduation, as an Equal Justice Works
"Without alternative means of communication, such as TDD/TTY numbers, the deaf and hearing-impaired are forced to rely on others for critical customer service needs," commented Koert Wehberg, an NYLPI Equal Justice Works
Fellow who was involved with the project.
"These numbers are really troubling," said Amy Reichbach, an Equal Justice Works
fellow with the American Civil Liberties Union.
Many law students who were surveyed by Equal Justice Works
claimed that their need to pay off their law school debts affects their choice of employment options.
Koopersmith also chaired the board of Equal Justice Works
, whose executive director, David Stern, presented her with the award.
Caption: IN OBSERVANCE OF THE ABA'S NATIONAL PRO BONO WEEK, the West Palm Beach office of Greenberg Traurig hosted a 15th Circuit pro bono event to raise awareness of the legal needs of low- and moderate-income residents and honor Equal Justice Works
fellows and Palm Beach Legal Aid Society staff attorneys for their contribution and dedication to equal justice and public service.