ABOUT US

Mission

The Public Interest Law Section of the Florida Bar's mission is to provide an organization open to all who have a common interest in advocacy and enhancement of constitutional, statutory or other rights that protect the dignity, security, justice, liberty, or freedom of the individual or public, and a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas leading to increased knowledge and understanding of the areas of public interest law.

Membership

Florida Bar Membership

Dues: $35 annually

 

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Law Student and Affiliate Membership

Dues: $20 annually

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Public Interest Law Section Executive Council

Martha Angela Pardo

Chair

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
122 E Colonial Dr Ste 200
Orlando, FL 32801-1219

407-710-0834

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Krista Dolan

Treasurer

Florida House of Representatives

316 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6526

850-717-5618

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Sally L. McArthur 

Chair-Elect

1721 Lakeside Dr
Orlando, FL 32803-1509

321-204-4469

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Ericka Garcia
Immediate Past Chair

PO Box 570237
Orlando, FL 32857-0237

407-443-4920

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Ashley Kogan Weed

Vice Chair

Florida Public Defenders Office
PO Box 1980
Fort Myers, FL 33902-1980

Office: 239-533-2911 x1833

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Jayme Cassidy

Secretary

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
4343 W Flagler St Ste 100
Miami, FL 33134-1585

305-438-2482

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Laura Boeckman

Office of General Counsel
117 W. Duval Street, Ste. 480
Jacksonville, FL 32202-5721

904-255-5054

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Alison DeBelder

4853 Ballygar Dr

Tallahassee, FL 32309-2437

904-472-8219

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Richard F. Joyce

Law Office of Richard F. Joyce, P.A.
PO Box 430991
Miami, FL 33243-0991

305-665-5555

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Claud B. Nelson, III

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.

122 E. Colonial Drive, Ste. 200

Orlando, FL 32801-1219

407-706-5647

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Christie Bhageloe

Florida Legal Services
PO Box 533986
Orlando, FL 32853-3986

407-801-4350

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Leah Dual

Legal Aid Society of the OCBA/GAL Program

100 E. Robinson Street

Orlando, FL 32801-1602

407-841-8310

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Amy McBride

Crim Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel

1804 Lewis Turner Blvd Ste 202

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1285

850-586-7360

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Jamos "Jay" Mobley

Legal Aid Society of the OCBA

100 E Robinson St

Orlando, FL 32801-1602

407-841-8310

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Simone Chriss

Southern Legal Counsel
1229 NW 12th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601-4113
352-271-8890
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Walter Honaman

Legal Aid Service of Broward County

PO Box 120910

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-0016

954-736-2404

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Sabarish Neelakanta

SPN Law, LLC

The Harvey Building

224 Datura St Ste 904

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5637

561-350-0369

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Melissa Duncan

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

423 Fern St Ste 200

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5839

561-655-8944

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Jeffrey Fromknecht

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

423 Fern St Ste 200

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5839

561-655-8944

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Gerry Glynn

Embrace Families

503 Florida St

Orlando, FL 32806-1329

321-441-2060

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Jennifer Gordon

Nova Southeastern University Shepard College of Law

3305 College Ave

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7721

954-262-6126

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Melissa Green

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

491 N State Road 7

Plantation, FL 33317-2833

954-372-0154

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Candice Brower

Candice K. Brower, Regional Counsel, 1st
235 S Main St Ste 205
Gainesville, FL 32601-6585

352-377-0567

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Amy Stuart Farrior
Board of Governors Liaison

Buell & Elligett, P.A.
3003 W Azeele St Ste 100
Tampa, FL 33609-3147

813-874-2600

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Laura Pichardo-Cruz

 

Hope Community Center

1016 N. Park Ave.

Apopka, FL 32712-2720

407-880-4673

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The Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar

 

651 E. Jefferson St. | Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300

850-561-5623

Section Administrator: Calbrail L. Banner