• Florida Advocates Serving Those Who Served Conference

    The 2017 Veterans Conference, held in Orlando, was the first of its kind and brought together legal aid attorneys who represent veterans as well as those affiliated with Florida law school legal clinics and MLPs.  The conference was conceived of as part of the launch of FLAdvocate.org’s newest practice area devoted to those who work with vulnerable veterans […]

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  • Inaugural MLP-Health Law Conference

    On November 3rd and 4th FJTC sponsored Florida’s first Medical-Legal Partnership and Health Law Conference in partnership with the Project Director’s Training Initiative.  The first day was focused on Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) topics and featured an inter-professional healthcare provider panel and a scintillating presentation and discussion led by national expert Mallory Curran.  The second day […]

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  • Strategic Planning Retreat and Launch of FLAG!

    FJTC has had a busy and exciting week! Last week, FJTC’s Board, Staff, and our partners held a strategic board meeting and held a launch part for the pilot Florida Legal Access Gateway (FLAG) portal.  Both events provided an opportunity to reflect on all that we have accomplished in FJTC’s short history as well as […]

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  • Daily Business Review article about the Florida Access Gateway

    Waving the FLAG for Access to Justice Celia Ampel, Daily Business Review October 25, 2016 If you’re going through a legal problem and don’t know where to turn for help, Google is likely to overwhelm you. “You have no idea what information is good information,” said Joyce Raby, executive director of the Florida Justice Technology […]

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  • Assistance Animals Training in Tallahassee

    I visited a training event on Fair Housing laws focused on assistance animals in Tallahassee today.  The event was presented by HOPE, Disability Independence Group, The Florida Commission on Human Relations, and Legal Services of North Florida.  I had the opportunity to share the exciting collaborations that are taking place on FLAdvocate.org and say hello […]

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  • August FCTC Meeting

    I attended the August meeting of the Florida Courts Technology Commission (FCTC) meeting in West Palm Beach on behalf of FJTC.  Rule of Judicial Administration 2.236, sets forth the responsibilities of the Commission, which include overseeing, managing, and directing the development and use of technology within the judicial branch under the direction of the supreme […]

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  • Access to Civil Justice Commission Mentions FJTC’s Triage Work

    See full report here: http://bit.ly/29aKeAY Access to Civil Justice Commission Submits Report to Supreme Court TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice has submitted its final report, summarizing its work for the last year and a half and making just one recommendation to the Florida Supreme Court: Don’t stop us now.   The […]

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  • Pro Bono Outreach Intern Opportunity

    This summer, FJTC in collaboration with the Florida Bar Foundation, is tackling the task of updating the listings of all of our Legal Aid partners and their pro bono opportunities for attorneys and volunteers on FloridaProBono.org. We would love to have the help of one or two enthusiastic interns, with a passion for access to justice in Florida and experience with […]

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  • West Palm Beach attorney and FJTC Board Member, Gregory W. Coleman apppointed to Florida Bar Foundation Board

    * Reprinted with permission from the Florida Bar Foundation* MAITLAND, Fla. – West Palm Beach attorney Gregory W. Coleman has been appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Coleman practices in the areas of commercial […]

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  • Tampa attorney and FJTC Board Member, Kathleen Schin McLeroy receives The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2016 Medal of Honor Award

    *Reposted with permission from the the Florida Bar Foundation* MAITLAND, Fla. – Tampa attorney Kathleen Schin McLeroy has received The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2016 Medal of Honor Award, the Foundation’s highest honor. A shareholder with Carlton Fields and a member of the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, McLeroy was honored for her innovative […]

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