Why does Karen Walker of Holland & Knight volunteer?

Volunteer lawyers are the heroes in civil legal aid, donating their own time, knowledge, and professional resources to citizens facing desperate circumstances.

When you take a case, you make an impact far beyond the case itself. You make Leon County a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

To help, please take these simple steps:

1.  Learn more about how case requests to LAF are vetted and triaged.

2.  Review current clients seeking a volunteer lawyer (see below).

3.  Email LAF Volunteer Coordinator Ronnie Barker to learn more and either call a client or offer full representation.

Case #1-Client is seeking representation to file for bankruptcy.  He is unable to pay his outstanding medical bills and remaining balance on a car loan.  Intake date: 10/21/2016 

Case #2-Client is seeking representation to file for bankruptcy.  She is unable to pay her outstanding bills and her house is currently in foreclosure status.  Intake date: 10/21/2016

Case #3- Client is seeking representation to contest being removed from a shelter due to an alleged policy violation.  Intake date: 11/08/2016

Case #4– Client is seeking representation to contest the court appointed guardian for his father.  Client wants to be able to visit his father and obtain a power of attorney to address health & legal matters.  Intake date:  11/14/2016

Case #5- Client is seeking representation to request the return of her rental fees & deposit in a landlord-tenant dispute.  Intake date: 11/10/2016

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