Clients in the News

Relatable Communications Group has led highly successful media relations efforts for its clients, garnering extensive local, statewide and national media coverage through well-crafted and carefully targeted press releases and pitches. If you need help designing and implementing a proactive media relations strategy for your organization, contact our CEO, Nancy Kinnally, at nancy@therelatablegroup.com.

A former journalist with more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, she knows how to tell your story and get it in front of your target audiences.

Jacksonville Daily Record
October 20, 2019
Small firm team forming for Freed to Run marathon

October 11, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Central Florida firm using UCF sensor tech finishes $2M investment round

October 10, 2019
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando accelerator reaches $225,000 max investment in startup for 1st time

Sept. 26, 2019
The Florida Bar News
Low-Income Florida veterans now have access to statewide legal helpline

Sept. 24, 2019
Fox 35 Orlando
Groups challenge how Ocala treating homeless population

Sept. 23, 2019
WUFT
Advocacy Groups Sue City Of Ocala Over Homeless Arrests

Sept. 23, 2019
Creative Loafing
City of Ocala faces class-action lawsuit after arresting hundreds of homeless people for sleeping outside

Sept. 20, 2019
Spectrum News 13
Suit: Ocala’s Homeless Illegally Hit by “Open-Lodging” Ban

Sept. 20, 2019
WFTV Ch. 9 Orlando
Homeless group files lawsuit against City of Ocala, alleging unconstitutional arrests, fines

Sept. 20, 2019
WCJB ABC News 20 Gainesville
ACLU files lawsuit in Ocala in response to ordinances affecting the homeless

Sept. 19, 2019
10News Tampa
Federal lawsuit claims city of Ocala criminalizes homelessness

Sept. 19, 2019
WMFE-FM
City of Ocala sued by ACLU and Southern Legal Counsel over ordinance used to police homeless

Sept. 19, 2019
Florida Phoenix
ACLU sues city of Ocala over policies that criminalize the homeless

Sept. 19, 2019
Ocala Post
Federal lawsuit filed against the City of Ocala, criminalizing homelessness

Sept. 19, 2019
Ocala Star-Banner
Homeless advocates sue Ocala in federal court

Sept. 10, 2019
StarterStudio
Planes, trolleys and automobiles

Aug. 27, 2019
StarterStudio
StarterStudio Introduces CO.STARTERS Programming to Its Ideation-Stage Accelerator Class

August 15, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
New co-chairs for Freed to Run 3.0

August 14, 2019
Myrtle Beach News
Banning homeless from public places: How Myrtle Beach is using this ordinance

August 12, 2019
Circles Social Datebook & Charity Register
Freed to Run Adds Powerhouse Proponents, Community Co-chairs

August 10, 2019
Daily Business Review
Legal Aid Groups Bring Class Action Against Florida Agencies Over Medicaid Terminations

August 9, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
Lawsuit: Florida is illegally kicking Medicaid-eligible people off health insurance

Aug. 7, 2019
StarterStudio
Mexico’s Second-Largest Media Network Signs Deal with Orlando-Based HotSwitch for Interactive TV Apps

August 1, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Downtown Orlando’s tech accelerators face big-name competition

July 2019
i4Business
Incubation Innovation

July 2019
i4Business
Rise of the Rest

July 2019
Orlando Magazine
50 Most Powerful People (Kelly Cohen)

July 31, 2019
Ocala Star-Banner
Ocala judges: Homeless nabbed for ‘open lodging’ shouldn’t lose license

July 29, 2019
WCJB ABC 20
Homeless Ocala man challenges illegal sentencing for violating city ordinance

July 26, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid to honor retired Judge Hugh Carithers

July 11, 2019
Ponte Vedra Recorder
One of Us: Megan Wall

July 10, 2019
StarterStudio
Payment Processor Fattmerchant Founder Suneera Madhani Celebrates Five Years of Rapid Growth Begun at StarterStudio

July 8, 2019
News4Jax
Apartment complex fixes elevator that caused problems for disabled woman

July 8, 2019
I Want a Buzz
BUZZ TV – “Ask The Attorney” with Missy Davenport from Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

June 26, 2019
StarterStudio
StarterStudio Helps Launch Cluster of Stored-Energy Startups

June 13, 2019
USA TODAY
Six steps advocates say would curb reverse mortgage foreclosure

June 13, 2019
USA TODAY
Seniors were sold a risk-free retirement with reverse mortgages. Now they face foreclosure

June 3, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
Monday Editorial: Recognition for a top local advocate for kids

May 2019
The POST, UF Health
Partners in Care: Medical, legal teams combine to improve key areas of a patient’s life

May 31, 2019
Florida Record
Homeless St. Augustine man wins injunction against St. Johns County sheriff

May 31, 2019
StarterStudio
CenterState Bank Partners with StarterStudio through $50K Sponsorship

May 15, 2019
Orlando Sentinel
WeWork to join downtown Orlando coworking trend with 3-floor, 70,000-square-foot site

May 9, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Rise of the Rest aftermath: Tech leaders say Orlando has the right ingredients, but needs more support

May 8
WMFE-FM
Central Florida’s Startup Economy

May 8, 2019
StarterStudio
StarterStudio Welcomes Eight Startups to its Fourth Seed Stage Accelerator Class

May 3, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
AOL founder Steve Case: Orlando ‘is on the rise,’ but still needs work

May 2, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Law Day 2019: Kathy Para named Lawyer of the Year

May 1, 2019
Orlando Sentinel
Terrance Berland appointed chair of StarterStudio board

April 29, 2019
The Bungalower
AireHealth wins Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund competition

April 18, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Annual Pajcic & Pajcic yard golf is April 27

April 17, 2019
Orlando Sentinel
8 Orlando startups begin 12-week business education journey downtown

April 8, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
See inside downtown Orlando’s latest co-working space

April 8, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
In the Law: Crystal Freed, 2019 recipient of The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award

April 4, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Annual “Presentation of the Pins” ceremony is named in honor of the late Judge William Van Nortwick

April 2, 2019
The Bungalower
Rise of the Rest announces Orlando finalists

March 29, 2019
Attorney at Law Magazine
JALA’s Missy Davenport Wants to Maximize the Collective Impact of First Coast Lawyers

March 28, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville partnership helps families navigate legal issues complicating children’s medical care

March 7, 2019
Daily Record
Family law case brings resolution, support

March 2, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Housing Authority grapples with sexual misconduct allegations

February 21, 2019
Florida Record
Southern Legal Counsel claims panhandling is constitutionally protected, ‘is speech protected by the First Amendment’

February 20, 2019
News4Jax
2 law firms pay nearly $4M in sanctions to Florida Bar Foundation

February 19, 2019
Redding Record Searchlight/USA Today Network
Redding starts enforcing new rules to stop homeless camping. But will it work?

February 18, 2019
WLRN-FM
South Florida Leads State In Arrests For Panhandling, New Lawsuit Alleges

February 16, 2019
Action News Jax, WOKV 104.5
Homeless man sues St. Johns County sheriff, FHP director over arrests

February 15, 2019
St. Augustine Record, The Florida Times-Union
Federal suit targets Shoar in arrests of panhandler

February 13, 2019
Southern Legal Counsel press release
Advocacy Groups Take Legal Action on Florida panhandling bans

February 8, 2019
Attorney at Law Magazine, First Coast Edition
Freed To Run 2.0 Raises $400K For Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

Jan. 26, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
New website offers help to parents of adult children with disabilities

January 11, 2019
Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Florida Supreme Court kills best hope for saving public schools

January 10, 2019
Daily Record
Davenport JALA’s new pro bono director

January 7, 2019
Florida Record
More older residents on Medicaid wait list in Florida that any other state, attorney says

January 7, 2019
Education Dive
Florida Supreme Court rules state’s ed system constitutional

January 5, 2019
The Ledger
Polk County panhandling ordinance may be repealed

January 4, 2019
News Service of Florida
Florida Supreme Court rejects challenge to state’s system of public education

January 4, 2019
The Palm Beach Post
Guardianship? Website launched for parents of disabled children headed for adulthood

January 2, 2019
WJCT
Florida Faces ADA Lawsuit Over Medicaid Wait List

Jan. 1, 2019
The Florida Bar News
Freed to Run Teams

December 20, 2018
Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Freed to Run campaign raises more than $300,000

December 18, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Gunster shareholder leads community-wide fundraising effort for JALA

Dec. 17, 2018
Florida Politics
Aging advocates sue Florida over Medicaid waitlists

December 15, 2018
The Florida Bar News
Guidance offered for parents of teens with special needs

December 13, 2018
Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Federal bench and Bar celebrate ‘Spirit of Giving’

Dec. 12, 2018
Southern Legal Counsel/Justice in Aging press release by Relatable Communications Group
Advocacy Groups Sue State of Florida for Violating the Americans with Disabilities Act

December 11, 2018
News4Jax
Families: Complaints about piled-high garbage, raw sewage ignored

December 10, 2018
Daily Record
Program brings legal, medical professions together

Dec. 7, 2018
Daily Record
Abel Bean hits the road for Freed to Run

December 7, 2018
News4Jax
Jacksonville attorney runs 6 marathons in 6 days for good cause

December 5, 2018
The Florida Times Union
Attorney running six marathons to raise money for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

November 29, 2018
Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Freed to Run 2.0 begins Sunday in Tallahassee

November 29, 2018
WJCT-FM  First Coast Connect
Live interview with Mike Freed, et al.

November 27, 2018
St. Augustine Record
Following legal battle, Hastings resident thankful for apartment she gets to keep

November 27, 2018
News Service of Florida
Supreme Court adds judge for ‘high quality’ education case

November 25, 2018
Law 360
A blank check for legal aid gets harder to cash

Nov. 9, 2018
News Service of Florida
Florida Supreme Court takes up battle over public schools
Supreme Court takes up battle over public education

November 8, 2018
Jacksonville Business Journal
Q&A: Why pro bono work matters in Jacksonville

November 8, 2018
Orlando Sentinel
Florida Supreme Court hears arguments in nearly decade-old education lawsuit

November 8, 2018
Tampa Bay Times
Florida Supreme Court considers education funding challenge

November 8, 2018
WFSU/Florida Public Radio
State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Long-Standing Legal Battle Over Public Education Standards

November 8, 2018
The Florida Channel
TFC News Brief (covered Citizens oral argument)

November 7, 2018
WJCT-FM
Fla. Supreme Court Considers Education Case That Includes Jacksonville Woman

October 22, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Teams go the distance to raise funds for medical-legal partnership benefiting area children

October 16, 2018
Attorney at Law Magazine – First Coast Edition
JALA Attorney Katy DeBriere Leads Partnership Benefiting Children With Medical And Legal Needs

October 4, 2018
Daily Record
Pro bono champions honored by JALA

October 4, 2018
Daily Record
Celebrate Pro Bono Week: You can make a difference

September 27, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section golf tournament to benefit Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership

September 5, 2018
Miami Herald
Miami Beach law limits panhandling; Civil rights groups say that violates free speech

November 5, 2018
Resident Community News
Courthouse run goes big in Freed to Run 2.0

September 24, 2018
Daily Record (mention)
In the Law: Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association communications director Kimberly Woods

September 18, 2018
Daily Record
In the Law, Jacksonville Bar Association Appellate Law Committee chair Bill Graessle

September 15, 2018
Mortgage Professional America
New CFPB consumer advisory board lacks diversity, disbanded members say

September 13, 2018
Daily Record
JALA Equal Justice Awards Sept. 20

September 12, 2018
The Florida Times-Union
Guest Column: Consumer bureau turns its back on consumers

September 6, 2018
Daily Record
Pro Bono……The need has never been greater

September 6, 2018
Clay Today
Orange is the New Black author comes to Jax

September 4, 2018
The Palm Beach Post (Nancy Kinnally/Relatable Communications Group)
I bought a homeless stranger dinner — and he changed my life

September 2018
ABA Journal
Showrunners: Couple’s friendly fundraising competition launches marathon event to benefit legal aid

August 30, 2018
Southern Legal Counsel Press release by Relatable Communications Group
Campaign Calls for End to Unconstitutional Ban on Asking for Donations in Florida

August 30, 2018
Broward/Palm Beach New Times
ACLU to Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood: Stop Enforcing Panhandling Bans

August 30, 2018
Miami New Times
Civil Rights Groups Demand South Florida Cities End Bans on Homeless Panhandling

August 30, 2018
Tampa Bay Times, AP
Civil liberties group challenges anti-panhandling ordinances

August 31, 2018
WCJB, ABC 20
ACLU Challenges NCFL Panhandling Ordinances

August 21, 2018
Southern Legal Counsel press release by Relatable Communications Group
Florida Supreme Court schedules oral argument in Citizens for Strong Schools v. Florida State Board of Education

August 23, 2018
Tampa Bay Times
Gradebook podcast: Can Florida’s education quality be judged? (In court, that is)

Southern Legal Counsel press release by Relatable Communications Group
Appeals court issues groundbreaking ruling that outdoor food sharing by Food Not Bombs is protected by the First Amendment

August 27, 2018
Upworthy
A court just said it’s legal to share food with homeless people. But why was it even an issue?

August 27, 2018
Forbes
Federal Court: First Amendment Protects Sharing Food With Homeless People

August 27, 2018
ABA Journal
Outdoor food sharing is expressive conduct and ‘more than a picnic in the park,’ appeals court says

August 26, 2018
Route Fifty
Court Rules First Amendment Could Protect Food Sharing

August 24, 2018
Courthouse News Service
Court Sides With Activists on Food-Sharing Crackdown

August 24, 2018
Defending Rights & Dissent Blog
Federal Appeals Court Cites Bible, Shakespeare, and Boston Tea Party. Says Food Not Bombs Food Sharing is “an act of political solidarity.” 

August 23, 2018
WPLG Local 10 News (ABC)
Appellate court rules group’s activity helping feed homeless protected under First Amendment

August 22, 2018
WLRN, Daniel Rivero
Appeals Court Rules Against Fort Lauderdale’s Food Sharing Ban

August 22, 2018
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Federal court backs activists who feed homeless in Fort Lauderdale

August 22, 2018
News Service of Florida
Ruling goes against city on ‘food sharing’

August 20, 2018
The Florida Times-Union
Monday Editorial: Schulz richly deserves prestigious legal award

August 20, 2018
The Coastal
Teams Forming for “Freed to Run 2.0” Point-to-Point Jax-to-Tallahassee Marathon

August 15, 2018
I Want a Buzz
Calendar Item – Equal Justice Awards

August 8, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman to headline Jacksonville Area Legal Aid event honoring attorney Buddy Schulz of Holland & Knight’s Jacksonville office

August 14, 2018
I Want a Buzz
Buzz TV – “Making a Difference” with Mike Freed, Gunster

August 13, 2018
Daily Record
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid’s 19th annual presentation is Sept. 20 at the Omni

August 9, 2018
I Want a Buzz
Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman to headline Jacksonville Area Legal Aid event honoring attorney Buddy Schulz of Holland & Knight’s Jacksonville office

August 6, 2018
Daily Record
Tom Harper and Taylor King provide bankruptcy and employment expertise to give their clients a fresh start

July 23, 2018
Daily Record
Freed to Run 2.0 is Dec. 2-7

July 17, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Point-to-point relay teams forming for Tallahassee-to-Jacksonville Freed to Run 2.0

July 17, 2018
First Coast News
Couples consider divorce to pay medical bills 

July 9, 2018
Daily Record
JALA seeking volunteers Saturday

July 2, 2018
Daily Record
Leadership Florida honors ‘Freed to Run’

June 13, 2018
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid press release by Relatable Communications Group
Medical-legal partnership for children kicks off endowment campaign

June  25, 2018
Daily Record
Holland & Knight Veteran Takes Charge of Florida Bar Foundation

June 25, 2018
Daily Record
JALA fund drive starts Thursday

June 18, 2018
Daily Record
Freed honored for humanitarian work by The Florida Bar YLD

June 17, 2018
The Florida Times Union, Guest column
Legal Aid official describes firing of advisers to federal consumer board

June 15, 2018
The Florida Bar News
Medical-legal partnership for kids kicks off 

June 14, 2018
Duval County Medical Society, Community News
Medical-legal partnership for children kicks off endowment campaign

June 4, 2018
The Intercept
Mick Mulvaney is required by law to meet with his Consumer Advisory Baord. But he’s refusing, board members say

June 1, 2018
Resident Community News
Pajcic’s hole-in-one adds dollars to JALA coffers

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