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He served on the LSGMI board from 1984 through 1990, including the last two years as president, and he continues to help out when he can.
He wound up being appointed to the nominating committee that helped select LSGMI's officers, until one day he discovered that then-LSGMI President Rene V.
"I am proud that now, instead of turning away those who do not meet their income threshold or fall within their case priorities, the North Dade Bar Association can help LSGMI connect them to quality attorneys."
The application can be found on the LSGMI website at www.
The Campaign for Justice, co-chaired by Raoul Cantero, Tracy Nichols, and Bob Parks, was created to raise community awareness about and support for LSGMI to ensure that access to the nation's system of justice does not become a luxury.
LSGMI attorney Monica Vigues-Pitan worked on the federal case with lead attorney Miriam Harmatz in the FLS Miami office and private attorney Neil Kodsi, whose trial expertise was critical.
The event was intended to provide critical financial support to LSGMI, which annually provides services benefitting more than 30,0000 vulnerable clients, including women, children, seniors, veterans returning from combat, domestic violence victims, people with disabilities, and individuals undergoing foreclosures or other loss of housing.
The Cypen Fellows Program will fund paid law student internships at LSGMI, giving fellows the opportunity to become immersed in public interest law while assisting low-income individuals and families in MiamiDade County.
Cypen, LSGMI executive director, was thrilled to have Feinstein support LSGMI's mission through his performance.
Salter also was acknowledged for almost two decades of volunteer service on the board prior to being appointed to the bench, and for creating a permanent home for LSGMI.
At the event, LSGMI's first executive director, Howard W.
"As we approach our 40th anniversary and the final payment on our mortgage in July 2006, we turn to the private bar for renewed support," said LSGMI Board President Darrell Payne.