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There are up to fifty cases listed here. Cases can be sorted by column headings. If you would like to assist a client but don't see a case with which you can assist, please send an email to Kathy Para, kathy.para@jaxlegalaid.org, indicating your case preferences and areas of interest. Cases listed may have been referred for placement with a pro bono attorney via the Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership (NFMLP), Three Rivers Legal Services (TRLS), or via applications for service at Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA). Remember that we support our pro bono attorneys with: free CLE webinars in most of the substantive areas represented below (see full list of CLE webinars at "Training and Support for Pro Bono Attorneys"); access to our offices for client meetings, if helpful; professional liability coverage; access to Westlaw for research on JALA pro bono case matters, and pairing with an expert resource person for guidance.

Pro Bono Cases Awaiting Placement

Case ID Legal Problem Code Legal Problem Description County Redacted Summary Yes, I’d like to review this case further
942201 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief012 Bankruptcy: ForeclosureDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client would like to keep the homestead property and mainly eliminate all unsecured debts and judgments.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
797401 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief010 Bankruptcy: Unsecured DebDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to eliminate all unsecured debts. Client has pending lawsuits/judgments and wishes a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
066301 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief014 Bankruptcy: GarnishmentDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to eliminate all unsecured debts and get a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
854201 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy in order to discharge a judgment that is preventing client from obtaining a driver's license. Client hardship is preventing the gain of employmentClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
376701 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client has a judgment that stemmed from an automobile accident is now the drivers license is suspended. Client is unable to continue paying the jClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
499901 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief012 Bankruptcy: ForeclosureDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing chapter 7 bankruptcy. Client is in a financial hardship and is going through foreclosure. Client would like a fresh start and discharge all unsecured debts and jClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
442501 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief010 Bankruptcy: Unsecured DebDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client is a veteran and lost a business which incurred a lot of debts. Client would like a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
398701 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's License000OUT-OF-STATE/OTHERClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to obtain drivers license. The client was unaware of a out-of-state judgment that stemmed from an automobile accident. Client has dependents and iClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
934303 Contract/Warranties031 Contract:Home ImprovementNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in enforcing a verbal contract. A contractor removed an excess amount sand from client's property which altered the appearance. The client is now at risk of losing a grantClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
660103 Contract/Warranties033 Loan ContractsNASSAUClient is elderly and seeking assistance in enforcing two promissory notes against a relative. Client not sure when the last payment was made and needs advise as to what options client may or may not Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
867822 Wage Claims and other FSLA Issues220 Wage ClaimsDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining back pay from former employer.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
855931 Custody/Visitation312 Temp. Relative CustodyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a relative temporary custody for minor. Client has been caring for minor since 1 month old and the parent has a developmental disability and unable to care foClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
788931 Custody/Visitation310 Custody ModificationDUVALClient is seeking legal advise as to what options client may or may not have pertaining to the custody of minor child. The child is suffering from a developmental disability and needs constant care.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
489533 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining guardianship over an elder. Elder is currently in a nursing home. Client has cared and advocated for the elder for several years and is concerned about the caClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
839833 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over adult child who suffers from mental and physical disabilities.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
501133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking a guardian advocacy over minor child who was born with a severe developmental disability. Client wants to start the process to ensure that the medical services are not interrupted whClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
792733 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocate for developmentally disabled sibling.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
908967 Mortgage Foreclosures (Not Predatory Lending/Practices)670 Foreclosure/DelinquencyDUVALClient is elderly and on a fixed income. Client is seeking assistance in saving the homestead property by filing chapter 13 bankruptcy. Client received the property through DOM and ex-spouse quit claiClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
586967 Mortgage Foreclosures (Not Predatory Lending/Practices)670 Foreclosure/DelinquencyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in defending a foreclosure action against homestead property. Client is disabled and wants to save property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
628775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in appealing an social security decision. Client believes there is a disability issue that is impacting client's inability to maintain employment.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
845775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in appealing an SSI decision. Client is under doctor care and unable to work.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
814775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is disabled and is seeking representation on a disability hearing for Social Security.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
667581 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationNASSAUClient needs assistance in obtaining US Citizenship. Client might need a medical waiver due to memory problems stemmed from a stroke.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
005695 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient and spouse are seeking assistance in creating a Will and Advanced Directives.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
669295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late partner's estate. Decedent passed testate leaving everything to client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
571995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent left a Will and there are no disputes regarding the properties.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
911096 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in getting Advanced Directives. Client would like to give the proper authority to an acquaintance who is already assisting client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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