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 2015-2016 CLE Series on Family Law

LAF is excited to open the family law education of Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 2 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 family-style casual meal will be provided to those who RSVP.

Basics of Family Law Institute

Friday, September 11, 2015
RSVP by Wednesday, September 9, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include JoLen Wolf, Ruth Stone, Kristin Adamson, Chris DelMarco, Linda Ann Bailey, Judge Jonathan Sjostrom and others

Approved for 8.5 CLE Hours (General)
$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

Continuation of Family Law Process: Ethical Mandatory Disclosure & Financial Affadavit; Running Support Guidelines
Monday, September 28, 2015
RSVP by Thursday, September 24
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Sonia Garcia-Solis, and others

Shared Parental Responsibility, Timesharing and Parenting Plans, Paternity
Monday, October 26, 2015
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Linda Ann Bailey and others

Childrens’ Issues, Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
Monday, November 23, 2015
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Arnell Bryant-Willis, Magistrate Ace Pedroso, and Magistrate Amanda Wall

Post Dissolution Judgements/Modification (includes Unified Family Court)
Monday, January 25, 2016
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 22, 2016
5:30-7:30 pm, FSU Law, BK Roberts Building 310
Speakers include Kristin Adamson and Sean Desmond

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