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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Ashley Kogan Weed

Chair

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

Office: 239-533-2911 x1833

EMAIL

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Alison DeBelder

Treasurer

Disability Rights Florida

2473 Care Drive, Ste. 200

Tallahassee, FL 32308-9803

850-488-9071

EMAIL

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Krista Dolan

Chair-Elect

Southern Poverty Law Center
PO Box 10788
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2788

Office: 850-521-3000

EMAIL

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Jamos "Jay" Mobley

Vice Chair

Legal Aid Society of the OCBA

100 E Robinson St

Orlando, FL 32801-1602

407-841-8310

EMAIL

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Anne Marie "Amy" McBride

Secretary

Crim Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel

1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Ste. 202

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1285

EMAIL

Alexis Alvarez

Florida Legal Services

PO Box 533986

Orlando, FL 32853-3986

407-553-2075

EMAIL

Simone Chriss

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

EMAIL

Melissa Green

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

491 N State Road 7

Plantation, FL 33317-2833

954-372-0154

EMAIL

Tom Kay

Alachua Conservation Trust

7204 SE County Road 234

Gainesville, FL 32641-1608

352-373-1078

EMAIL

Laura Pichardo-Cruz

Florida Legal Services

PO Box 533986

Orlando, FL 32853-3986

407-553-2665

EMAIL

Janine Louise Rice

Janine Rice Law, PLLC

400 SE 8th Street

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1124

754-444-8764

EMAIL

Candice Brower

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

352-377-0567

EMAIL

Deborah Anne Schroth

Partnership for Strong Families, Inc. 

2068 Plainfield Ave. 

Orange Park, FL 32073-5440

352-363-9511

EMAIL

Martha A. Pardo

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.

122 E. Colonial Drive, Ste. 200

Orlando, FL 32801-1219

407-710-0834

EMAIL

Claud B. Nelson, III

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.

315 Magnolia Ave.

Sanford, FL 32771-1915

407-706-5647

EMAIL

Sabarish Neelakanta

SPN Law, LLC

The Harvey Building

224 Datura St Ste 904

West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5637

561-350-0369

EMAIL

Walter Honaman

Legal Aid Service of Broward County

PO Box 120910

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-0016

954-736-2404

EMAIL

Margaret Julien

Office of the Regional Council

401 NW 2nd Ave., Ste. 326

Miami, FL 33128-1740

305-679-6550

EMAIL

Katherine Hanson

Disability Rights Florida

2473 Care Drive, Ste. 200

Tallahassee, FL 32308-9803

850-488-9071

EMAIL

Jennifer Gordon

Nova Southeastern University Shepard College of Law

3305 College Ave

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7721

954-262-6126

EMAIL

Jeffrey Fromknecht

Lawyers for Nonprofits

2635 Old Okeechobee Rd

West Palm Beach, FL 33409-4146

561-755-7433

EMAIL

Jaime D'Alessandro

South FL Guardianship Program

3601 W. Commercial Blvd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3300

954-572-8305

EMAIL

Laura Boeckman

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

904-255-5054

EMAIL

Danielle M. Barfield

FL Dept. of Children and Families
401 NW 2nd Ave., Ste. S526

Miami, FL 33128-1772

786-831-5962

EMAIL

Nikki Lewis Simon

Board of Governors Liaison

Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

333 SE 2nd Ave, Ste. 4400

Miami, FL 33131-2176

EMAIL

Sally McArthur

Immediate Past Chair

1721 Lakeside Drive

Orlando, FL 32803-1509

321-204-4469

EMAIL