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CABA’s Pro Bono Project’s (CabaProBonoProject.com) mission is to assist the poor and indigent community in Miami-Dade County Florida by serving as a nexus and providing a referral source between needy clients and pro bono attorneys who can provide direct legal services to them. To that end CABA’s Pro Bono Project assists in providing well-trained attorney volunteers to help meet the legal needs of our indigent community regardless of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation or national origin. The Project further strives to support its volunteer attorneys with access to training, CLE education and mentoring.
CABA members are encouraged to participate in the Project by accepting a case. The cases are generally in the area of family law and immigration, but there are also needs in the following areas: adoption, bankruptcy, consumer issues, disability, foreclosure, probate and guardianship, insurance, landlord/tenant, and other civil matters. The success of CABA’s Pro Bono Project is reflected in the strength of our referral attorneys, members, friends, law firms, institutions, and organizations who have demonstrated their commitment to our future by volunteering of their time, efforts and monetary donations.
The following levels of needed donations have been established for your participation that will heavily contribute to the Project’s success. We welcome your assistance in any manner you can modestly provide.
HONOR ROLL OF DONORS
Pro Bono Inner Circle (Gifts of 1,001 and above)
Pro Bono Partner (Gifts up to $1000)
Pro Bono Of Counsel (Gifts up to $500)
Pro Bono Fellow (Gifts up to $250)
Pro Bono Associate (Gifts up to $100.00)
Pro Bono Friend (Gifts up to $50.00)
Pro Bono Advocate (have contributed of their time by taking on more than five (5) Pro Bono cases
Pro Bono Supporter (have contributed of their time by taking on more than one (1) Pro Bono case
To make a donation or sign up as a volunteer lawyer, please contact the Pro Bono Project at 305-646-0046, via e-mail at email@example.com or visit us at CabaProBonoProject.com. After a prospective client's initial intake is performed and eligibility is determined individual casesare referred to the volunteer attorneys. The volunteer attorneys arrange to meet and interview the prospective client and determine whether or not to accept the case. Volunteer attorneys are not obligated to accept a referred case. Clients are responsible for all costs associated with the case, if any.
The Project was established in 1984 in response to the needs of indigent Spanish speaking people who did not have access to Spanish speaking lawyers and the courts. In furtherance of that void CABA sought to increase the quantity and quality of the services the legal profession renders to the Cuban-American indigent community. The Project was nationally recognized as a Point of Light by President George Bush in 1992.
Funded in part by:
Executive Director: Lesley Mendoza
1779 NW 28th Street, Miami, Florida 33142
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