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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
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
012129 Other Employment294 Workers' CompensationNASSAUClient is seeking advice on whether client still has time to purse a workers' compensation claim. Client was injured on the job but is no longer working with the company.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
892129 Other Employment295 Expunge Criminal RecordDUVALClient is seeking assistance in expunging a record. Client seems to be eligible to do so since this would be the first time going through this process.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
050732 Divorce/Sep./Annul.322 Domestic ViolenceDUVALClient is seeking representation in pending DOM. Client has been separated from estranged spouse due to DV. There is one minor involved. Both client and minor suffered physical and emotional abuse by Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
887032 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. Client was married for over 10 years and has minor children born in the marriage. Spouse moved out of home and took the children without client's coClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
769633 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient seeks assistance in establishing a guardianship over sibling who born with a developmental disability. Client's parent was caring for sibling until parent passed a couple of years ago. Since thClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
864033 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over child. Child was born with a severe disability and is unable to care for self.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
051633 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over disabled child. The child was born with a disability and is unable to care for oneself without the client's assistance.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
713039 Other Family394 Other EnforcementDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a QDRO to obtain client's distributed portion of ex-spouses military benefits.Click 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
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
002295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouses estate. Spouse died intestate. Client would like to have the title of homestead property transferred to client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
969495 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in creating a Will. Client wants to make sure that all affairs are taken care of through the estate.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
 
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