Volunteer Resources and Events

Volunteer lawyers for the Legal Aid Foundation are supported by:

  • Lawyer mentors in Legal Aid case practice areas
  • Orientation opportunities
  • Case assistance from FSU law student volunteers
  • CLE opportunities
  • Public recognition and appreciation
  • Meeting space in the Leon County Courthouse
  • Personalized assistance from our Volunteer Coordinator

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Ronnie Barker to learn more and volunteer.

LAF Announces 2016-2017 CLE Series on Family Law

LAF is excited to open the family law education of Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 3 to all interested attorneys. Prepayment by check or credit card required. (Credit card payments may be given by calling 850-222-3292.)

To RSVP, contact Darby Kerrigan Scott at darby@tallahasseebar.org or 850-702-5010. A casual meal will be provided to those who RSVP.

Basics of Family Law Institute

Friday, September 16, 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 331
Speakers include JoLen Wolf, Ruth Stone, Kristin Adamson, Chris DelMarco, Linda Ann Bailey, Judge Jonathan Sjostrom and others

Approved for 9 (8 General, 1 Ethics) Hours
$195 for TBA, TWL, Barristers, and other local bar members
$225 for non-bar members
$10 for law students
Free to Thunderdome Tallahassee participants, mentors, and Alumni Chapter members

Each session listed below approved for 2.0 CLE Hours (General)

$45 for TBA, TWL, Barristers, and other local bar members
$65 for non-bar members
$10 for law students
Free to Thunderdome Tallahassee participants, mentors, and Alumni Chapter members

Children’s Issues, Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
Monday, September 26, 2016
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Magistrate Ace Pedroso and Magistrate Amanda Wall

Continuation of Family Law Process: Ethical Mandatory Disclosure & Financial Affidavit; Running Support Guidelines
Monday, October 24, 2016

5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Jerry Rumph and others

Shared Parental Responsibility, Timesharing and Parenting Plans, Paternity
Monday, November 28, 2016
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Linda Ann Bailey, Thomas Duggar and Tom Powell

Post Dissolution Judgements/Modification (includes Unified Family Court)
Monday, January 23, 2017
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Judges Panel with Moderator Tom Schulte

Equitable Distribution/Alimony; Family Law Case Review
Monday, February 27, 2017
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Kristin Adamson and others

Please visit our Volunteer Resource and Hospitality Center 

Thanks to sponsorship from the Tallahassee Bar, LAF invites volunteers and supporters to join us anytime for a cup of coffee. The Volunteer Resource and Hospitality Center is a great place to relax, meet your colleagues, and see what’s going on with LAF.

Location: Robert M. Ervin Lawyers’ Commons, 301 S. Monroe St., Suite 108, just inside the Monroe St. entrance to the Leon County Courthouse.

January 2014 ribbon cutting for the Volunteer Center with the Chamber of Commerce