Tallahassee Barristers Newsletter

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Join/Renew Your Membership
Administration Message
Summer Evening of Jazz & Poetry
Legal Aid: Mobile Law for All
Quick Links
2016 - 2017 Officers

Brandi Thomas


Matthew Williams

Haben Abraha
Young Lawyers Chair

C. Erica White

Jasmyne Henderson

Adrian Mood

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The membership application and dues may be mailed to the Tallahassee Barristers Association, Post Office Box 111, Tallahassee, Florida 32302, or delivered to a board member.  The annual membership dues are, as follows: $75 Lawyer Member, $75 Affiliate Member, $50 Young Lawyer, and $15 Law Student Member.

August 3, 2016
2016 Candidate Forum Recap
Thank you to everyone who came out to yesterday's candidate forum. We appreciate your support.

Special thanks to those who helped get the word out in the community this past weekend. We are thankful for your help pounding the pavement!
ForumInvitation: Summer Evening of Jazz & Poetry 
Leon County Democratic Black Caucus
Summer Evening of Jazz & Poetry Fundraiser
Thursday, August 4, 2016
5:30 - 7:30 P.M.
American Legion - Post 13
229 Lake Ella Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32309
Hors d'oeuvres and Cash Bar
Tickets are $25 per person ($15 for students)
Sponsorships Offered
  • Forerunner Signature Sponsor - $500 (includes two podium announcements, sponsor board and 8 tickets)
  •  Gold Caucus Sponsor - $250 (includes one podium announcement, sponsor board and 4 tickets)
  •  Caucus Friend Sponsor - $100 (includes sponsor board and 2 complimentary tickets)
Tickets may be purchased from LCDBC members or
Through PayPal at LCDBC website www.leoncountyDBC.com or
By mailing ticket payment to P.O. Box 173, Tallahassee, FL 32302 

Tallahassee, Fla. - The Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee and volunteer lawyers, many from the Tallahassee Bar Association, are providing free legal consultation to the community for civil law matters.

On Monday, August 15, 2016, beginning at 4:30 p.m., LAF will host the July "Mobile Law for All" at Lincoln Neighborhood Center located at 438 W Brevard St., Tallahassee, FL 32301.

This event is an opportunity for the citizens of Leon County to have a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney regarding civil matters. Volunteer attorneys will be available for free legal advice in matters such as:

* Discrimination
* Employment Issues
* Family Law
* Landlord/Tenant Issues
* Money Disputes Over Purchases
* Property Disputes
* Wills Issues

Interested clients should call the Legal Aid Foundation at 850-222-3292 ext. 2 for an appointment. Lawyers who wish to volunteer for thirty minutes to an hour should contact Promise Zone Staff Attorney Ivory Avant at 850-765-6658 or ivory@tallahasseebar.org. Click Here for more information.