ABOUT US

Members of The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section

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

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Krista Dolan

Treasurer

Southern Poverty Law Center

PO Box 10788
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2788

850-521-3000

EMAIL

Martha Pardo is chair of The Florida Bar Public Interest Section

Martha Angela Pardo

Immediate Past Chair

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

407-710-0834

EMAIL

Ashley Kogan Weed

Chair-Elect

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

Office: 239-533-2911 x1833

EMAIL

Jayme Cassidy

Vice Chair

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

4343 W Flagler St Ste 100
Miami, FL 33134-1585

305-438-2482

EMAIL

Diana Santa Maria

Board of Governors Liaison

Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria, P.A.

5220 S. University Drive, Ste. 205C

Davie, FL 33328-5308

EMAIL

Anne Marie "Amy" McBride

Secretary

Crim Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel

1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Ste. 202

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1285

EMAIL

Laura Boeckman

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

904-255-5054

EMAIL

Alison DeBelder

4853 Ballygar Dr

Tallahassee, FL 32309-2437

904-472-8219

EMAIL

Melissa Green

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

491 N State Road 7

Plantation, FL 33317-2833

954-372-0154

EMAIL

Jamos "Jay" Mobley

Legal Aid Society of the OCBA

100 E Robinson St

Orlando, FL 32801-1602

407-841-8310

EMAIL

Christie Bhageloe

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

407-801-4350

EMAIL

Leah Dual

PO Box 471133

Lake Monroe, FL 32747-1133

407-808-5151

EMAIL

Simone Chriss

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

Jeffrey Fromknecht

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

423 Fern St Ste 200

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5839

561-655-8944

EMAIL

Candice Brower

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

352-377-0567

EMAIL

Laura Pichardo-Cruz

Hope Community Center

1016 N. Park Ave.

Apopka, FL 32712-2720

407-880-4673

EMAIL

Sally McCarthur is the chair-elect of The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section

Sally L. McArthur 

Chair

1721 Lakeside Dr
Orlando, FL 32803-1509

321-204-4469

EMAIL

Ashley Kogan Weed
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Walter Honaman

Legal Aid Service of Broward County

PO Box 120910

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-0016

954-736-2404

EMAIL

Jennifer Gordon

Nova Southeastern University Shepard College of Law

3305 College Ave

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7721

954-262-6126

EMAIL

Margaret Julien

Office of the Regional Council

401 NW 2nd Ave., Ste. 326

Miami, FL 33128-1740

305-679-6550

EMAIL

Tom Kay

Alachua Conservation Trust

7204 SE County Road 234

Gainesville, FL 32641-1608

352-373-1078

EMAIL

Sabarish Neelakanta

SPN Law, LLC

The Harvey Building

224 Datura St Ste 904

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5637

561-350-0369

EMAIL

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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