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Who should apply?

The Legal Aid Foundation seeks 15-20 local attorneys with a drive for social change and community leadership for Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 8. All ages, practice areas, and experience levels are welcome to apply. Participants receive the added benefits of:

  • CLEs in family law

  • Mentoring from some of the best family lawyers in Leon County

  • A lifelong network of friends, community connections, and referral sources

  • Small group interactions with judges, lawyers, and legal professionals

  • Development of client handling and trial skills

  • Personal leadership growth

  • Widespread public recognition

What’s the commitment?

Participants commit to mandatory attendance at:

  • Class orientation

  • Half-day family law institute

  • Monthly class at FSU Law School, for CLE credit, case mentoring/discussion, and leadership development

  • Class dates and time coming soon!

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Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 8 Student Application - Coming Soon

Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 8 Participant Application - Coming Soon

Thunderdome Tallahassee is offered by the Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee, and developed by committee and curriculum partners representing Florida’s Second Judicial Circuit Family Law Judges, FSU Law’s Public Interest Law Center, Leadership Tallahassee, Tallahassee Bar Association & Young Lawyers’ Section, Tallahassee Barristers, Tallahassee Women Lawyers, Virgil Hawkins Bar Association, and Thunderdome programs in Chicago and Connecticut cited as best practices by the ABA.