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.

September 14, 2021
Ocala Gazette
Ocala repeals panhandling ordinances challenged by lawsuit

September 13, 2021
WJCT
Vaccine Mandate; JALA & Intuition; Coal Ash; ‘Seen’; Sports

September 12, 2021
Raleigh News & Observer
Attorney seeks help dealing with COVID evictions

September 11, 2021
Orlando Sentinel
Jacksonville attorney seeks help dealing with COVID evictions

September 11, 2021
Albany Times-Union
Attorney seeks help dealing with COVID evictions

September 11, 2021
Stamford Advocate
Attorney seeks help dealing with COVID evictions

September 9, 2021
First Coast News
Intuition beer helps provide free legal assistance to people on the First Coast

September 7, 2021
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville attorney: Volunteer lawyers needed nationwide to help COVID eviction tsunami

September 1, 2021
South Florida Sun Sentinel
Court sides with homeless food program in Fort Lauderdale parks

August 31, 2021
Courthouse News Service
11th Circuit finds Fort Lauderdale limits on food sharing in parks unconstitutional

August 31, 2021
Bloomberg Law
Florida City’s Restriction on Meals for the Homeless Struck Down

August 30, 2021
The Florida Bar News
Intuition Ale Works and the Sing Out Loud Festival support Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

August 26, 2021
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville evictions displace many as renters, landlords face problems during pandemic

August 14, 2021
Ocala News
Ocala to repeal panhandling, begging ordinances that are ‘contradictory’ to state, federal law

August 13, 2021
Fort Myers News-Press
Local anti-panhandling laws may stick despite court ruling in Fort Myers case

August 12, 2021
Florida Phoenix
FL Appeal Court declares Fort Myers’ anti-panhandling ordinance unconstitutional

August 12, 2021
WGCU
Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Deemed Unconstitutional on Appeal

August 11, 2021
WJCT
Jax-Area Families Say Florida Medicaid Is Improperly Denying Their Kids Care

August 5, 2021
Jacksonville Daily Record
In-person pro se bankruptcy clinic resumes service

August 4, 2021
A Mick A Mook and a Mic
Mike Freed – Attorney, Stand Up Comic, Philanthropist and Marathon Runner

August 2, 2021
The New York Times
Administration Seeks to Blunt Effects From End of Eviction Moratorium

August 2, 2021
First Coast News
Moratorium ends, tenants must now negotiate their stay

July 30, 2021
News4Jax
Expiring eviction ban leaves renters in limbo

July 28, 2021
I Want a Buzz
“Your Legal Buzz” with Missy Davenport from Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

July 26, 2021
The West Augustine News Connection
St. Johns County Legal Aid Prioritizes Evictions as the National Eviction Ban Is Set to Expire on July 31st

July 22, 2021
The Florida Times-Union
Nate Monroe: Florida abandoned legal aid for the poor. Jacksonville can fix that

July 16, 2021
State of Reform
Florida requests $1.1 billion to boost HCBS funding

July 16, 2021
News4Jax
Do you know your rights as a tenant? Attorney answers common questions

July 16, 2021
St. Augustine Record
As end of eviction moratorium nears, St. Johns County announces more rental help

July 16, 2021
American Bar Association
Driver’s License Restoration Project Helps Many Access Justice and Take Back Their Lives

July 15, 2021
News4Jax
Do you know your rights as a tenant?

July 15, 2021
News4Jax
State requests $1.1 billion for home and community-based Medicaid services

July 14, 2021
The Center Square
Florida seeks $1.1B in federal funding to expand Medicaid home-based services

July 13, 2021
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Florida applies for $1.1 billion in additional Medicaid funds

July 13, 2021
Florida Politics
Medicaid advocates urge Florida federal delegation to support $400B for home-based care

July 6, 2021
Jacksonville Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Freed to Run 5th edition is Nov. 15-20

June 28, 2021
Miami New Times
Judge Says Fort Lauderdale’s Anti-Panhandling Law Treads on First Amendment

June 18, 2021
The Independent Florida Alligator
Future uncertain for Gainesville’s South Main Street homeless encampment

June 17, 2021
The Ocala News
Assistant City Attorney: Ocala is under assault by ACLU, Southern Legal Counsel

June 7, 2021
News4Jax
Rodent-plagued residents take their fight to court

June 3, 2021
The Jacksonville Daily Record
Pro Bono: Family helped to resolve conditions in their rental home

May 13, 2021
Ocala Gazette
A place to lay their head

May 3, 2021
Law360
Fla. Legal Aid Orgs Confront Sweeping Proposed Changes

April 29, 2021
News4Jax
Answers to 3 commonly asked questions about tenants’ legal rights

April 26, 2021
Jacksonville Daily Record
Parra Harris Law to mark 5 years in practice

April 22, 2020
Creative Loafing
Federal lawsuit filed against City of Ocala for arresting homeless people that request help

April 21, 2021
WMFE-FM
Lawsuit Claims Ocala Panhandling Ordinances Violate Right To Free Speech

April 20, 2021
Ocala Star-Banner
‘We value free speech’: Legal groups sue City of Ocala over anti-panhandling ordinance

April 20, 2021
WCJB
Southern Legal Counsel, ACLU file suit against city of Ocala

April 2, 2021
WUSF-FM
Student Athlete Bills Are Latest In Anti-Trans Attacks, Critics Say

March 31, 2021
The Miami Herald
State backs off policy that removed more than 1,700 ex-foster kids from Medicaid

March 30, 2021
News4Jax
How to apply for Jacksonville’s COVID-19 mortgage relief program

March 29, 2021
News4Jax
The federal eviction moratorium has been extended. What’s that mean to you?

March 24, 2021
Courthouse News Service
Florida Activists Argue for Second Chance to Fight Ban on Food Sharing in Parks

March 24, 2021
WUFT-FM
Homeless People In Gainesville Can Receive Their Stimulus Payments: Here’s How

March 24, 2021
Tampa Bay Times
Medicaid boost would give a year of postpartum care to Florida moms

March 24, 2021
Tampa Bay Times
A bipartisan step toward healthier Florida families | Editorial

March 22, 2021
The New York Times
Harris Visits Florida to Sell Stimulus Package in a Republican-Led State

March 20, 2021
WUSF Public Media
As DeSantis Lowers Florida Vaccine Age Cap, Health Care Advocates Urge Him To Include Frontline Work

March 19, 2021
WLRN-FM
As DeSantis Lowers Florida Vaccine Age Cap, Health Care Advocates Urge Him To Include Frontline Workers

March 18, 2021
WLRN-FM
Why Expanding Medicaid Eligibility Could Help Florida Insure More People And Boost COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

March 17, 2021
The Washington Examiner
Florida likely won’t expand Medicaid for 800,000 residents

March 17, 2021
The Miami Herald
With Florida requiring doctor’s note for many, pace of COVID vaccination slows in Miami

March 9, 2021
Bay News 9
Florida Legislators Look at Addressing Issue of Court Fines and Fees

February 26, 2021
The Florida Times-Union
Nate Monroe: Jacksonville’s shameful neglect of legal aid, and the ‘slow hurricane’ it’s hastening

February 18, 2021
WUFT-FM
Ocala Proposes Amendment To City Ordinance Following Decision In Homelessness Lawsuit

February 16, 2021
WMFE-FM
Ocala Set To Revise Open Lodging Ordinance After Anti-Homeless Provision Found Unconstitutional

February 15, 2021
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Port Orange panhandlers face fines and jail now for soliciting; ACLU raises concerns

February 11, 2021
WCJB
Judge strikes down City of Ocala’s open lodging ordinance

February 10, 2021
Ocala Star-Banner
Court slams Ocala’s ‘Open Lodging’ ordinance

February 3, 2021
WJCT-FM – First Coast Connect
Controversy Over Publix’s COVID-19 Vaccinations; PPP; What’s Good Wednesdays

January 26, 2021
First Coast News
COVID-19 eviction complaints up, CDC moratorium offers some protection

Jan. 20, 2021
Law360
No Opinion On Nonattorney Reps In Fla. Medicaid Appeals

January 12, 2021
Jacksonville Daily Record
Jacksonville attorney Carrington Mead recognized for volunteer work

January 7, 2021
Jacksonville Daily Record
D.W. Perkins Bar Association leads Ask-A-Lawyer event

Jan. 5, 2021
WUSF/Health News Florida
Advocates Sue AHCA Over Medicaid Records

December 19, 2020
The Palm Beach Post
A great tool or a bad look? Proposed West Palm law would cite homeless for ‘aesthetics’

December 14, 2020
The Florida Times Union
Editorial: Lawyers help level the playing field

December 10, 2020
Buzz TV
“Making a Difference” with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

December 8, 2020
WECT
Traffic fines wiped for thousands of Cape Fear residents unable to pay

December 7, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Freed to Run raises $1.44 million; The Florida Bar Foundation seeks award nominations

December 3, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Pro Bono: Annual Presentation of the Pins goes virtual

December 3, 2020
First Coast News
Duval County residents can apply for up to $5,000 to pay for rent, mortgage

December 3, 2020
Law360
Judge Trims Fla. Trans Workers’ Suit Over Health Coverage

Dec. 2, 2020
WUFT-FM
State of Florida Faces Lawsuit Over Medicaid Records

December 1, 2020
Chapelboro.com
COVID-19: Need Help? Here’s Where To Start

Dec. 1, 2020
News Service of Florida/CBS Miami
Florida Faces Lawsuit Over Medicaid Records

December 1, 2020
The Florida Times-Union
Good News: Restaurant, baseball players team up for Meals for Medical Workers delivery

November 18, 2020
NC Lawyers Weekly
Pro bono initiative aims to keep businesses open

Nov. 17, 2020
WCJB 20 News
Attorney runs 160 miles across Florida to raise money for legal aid

Nov. 17, 2020
WTXL TV
Florida lawyer runs from Capital to Jacksonville for sick children

November 16, 2020
News4Jax/Capitol News Service
Jacksonville attorney running 6 marathons in 6 days

November 12, 2020
Orlando Sentinel
Advocates question homeless arrests as pandemic drags on

November 5, 2020
WJCT-FM
Blueval; Six-Day Marathon Fundraiser; Cowford Chop Shop

November 5, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Volunteer attorney helps a family facing dangerous conditions

October 30, 2020
First Coast News
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid helping people fight evictions and stay in housing

October 29, 2020
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Some motorists with suspended licenses say the system targeted them

October 29, 2020
Daytona Beach News-Journal
With the eviction moratorium expiring and foreclosures looming, expect a housing crisis

October 26, 2020
Yes! Weekly
Partnership with NC Equal Access to Justice Commission and Equal Justice Alliance

October 24, 2020
Historic City News
District Court opens the door to solicitors on Florida roadways

October 22, 2020
Ponte Vedra Recorder
U.S. District Court sides with St. Augustine panhandler

October 21, 2020
American Bar Association
Jacksonville’s pro bono volunteers fight evictions

October 21, 2020
The Florida Times-Union
Editorial: Federal and state help needed to avoid a housing crash

October 20, 2020
The Fayetteville Observer
As NC chief justice, I believe in accessible courts, fairness

October 19, 2020
The Florida Bar News
Access Commission hears of rising demand for eviction services

October 18, 2020
The Florida Bar-News
Editorial: Legal support helps build bridges to justice

October 15, 2020
St. Augustine Record
Federal judge declares statutes unconstitutional in county case

October 15, 2020
ABA Law Practice Today
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Helps Floridians Fight Evictions

October 1, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
New format for the Freed to Run fundraiser

October 1, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Pro Bono: A year like no other

October 1, 2020
News4Jax
CDC order protects Floridians as state’s eviction moratorium expires

October 20, 2020
The Fayetteville Observer
As NC chief justice, I believe in accessible courts, fairness

September 30, 2020
NC Lawyers Weekly
Study: License suspensions 4x more likely for Black drivers

September 29, 2020
EIN Presswire
Mapping Reveals Extreme Racial Disparities in North Carolina Driver’s License Suspensions, New Website Offers Help

September 25, 2020
The Florida Bar News
Changes in store for Freed to Run 4.0 Nov. 16-21

September 18, 2020
Bloomberg/The Washington Post
‘The Hardest Thing in the World:’ A Copy Shop Struggles Make Rent

September 10, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Bridges to Justice for Children’s Health is Sept. 15

September 9, 2020
News4Jax
Records: More Jacksonville evictions filed in last 2 weeks than past 4 months

The Palm Beach Post
September 3, 2020
One year after Dorian: Restoring hope to the Bahamas

September 2, 2020
News4Jax
CDC issues halt on evictions nationwide through December

September 1, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Medical, legal and business leaders co-chair Freed to Run 4.0

September 1, 2020
Next City
How Legal Aid Lawyers Have Been Preparing for More Evictions

September 1, 2020
WJCT
Eviction Crisis; Author Thomas Hischak; CarePath Respiratory Pathway

August 31, 2020
Bay News 9
Trump Orders Ban on Evictions Nationwide Through 2020

August 28, 2020
NC Lawyers Weekly
Pender, New Hanover Co. restore 1000s of drivers’ licenses

August 31, 2020
Bay News 9
Trump Orders Ban on Evictions Nationwide Through 2020

August 31, 2020
WTXL
New online tool helps Floridians respond to eviction lawsuit

August 31, 2020
First Coast News
800 eviction notices filed in August across Duval County

August 31, 2020
News4Jax
Not all tenants protected under Florida governor’s eviction order

August 28, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Online legal aid available for renters affected by COVID-19

August 26, 2020
WJCT-FM
Public Health Cuts; Eviction Worries; Local Landmarks; What’s Good Wednesdays

August 26, 2020
First Coast News
History of redlining in Jacksonville leaves long-term impacts on wealth

August 21, 2020
Aljazeera
‘Scarlet E’: An eviction in the US can become a life sentence

August 19, 2020
Florida Phoenix
With no moratorium in place for FL renters, ‘We expect a tsunami of evictions

August 12, 2020
Orlando Weekly
Rep. Anna Eskamani and Florida Bar Foundation to hold virtual workshop on evictions on Friday

August 12, 2020
Orlando Tech News
Daytona Beach medical firm lands Orlando fund’s first investment

August 11, 2020
Talk Poverty
Florida Police Are Still Clearing Homeless Camps Despite CDC Guidance

August 10, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Online legal aid available for renters affected by COVID-19

August 10, 2020
First Coast News
Eviction filings jump by hundreds in Duval County after weakening of statewide moratorium

August 7, 2020
WJCT
Jax Area Legal Aid Creates Tool For Renters To Respond To Eviction Notices

August 6, 2020
ActionNewsJax
Local legal aid group creates tool for tenants facing eviction

August 6, 2020
First Coast News
Jacksonville legal aid group creates online tool to help Floridians respond to eviction lawsuits

August 6, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Pro Bono: Guardian Advocacy Project offers help for families

July 17, 2020
WNCT 9, Greenville
NC lawyers seek to provide free Hurricane Florence, natural disaster legal information

July 17, 2020
WNCT 9, Greenville
Legal clinic looks to support small businesses, non-profits during pandemic

July 14, 2020
WNCT 9, Greenville
New project could restore up to 3,200 driver’s licenses in Pitt County

July 16, 2020
Miami New Times
Attorneys Say Miami Beach’s Panhandling Ban Was Unconstitutional

July 11, 2020
U.S. News & World Report
Ocala Homeless Fined, Jailed: Nowhere to Sleep Legally

July 11, 2020
The Hour
Ocala homeless fined, jailed: nowhere to sleep legally

July 7, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Hancock Whitney bank donates $10,000 to legal aid

July 7, 2020
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville-based businesses kept 127,000 people employed with $1 billion in PPP loans

July 6, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Leaders in the Law: Jamie Ibrahim

July 2, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Attorney helps client obtain safe and secure housing

July 1, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Attorney recommends communicating with your landlord if you can’t pay your rent

June 30, 2020
Florida Phoenix
Conference of Mayors joins fight to implement Equal Rights Amendment

June 30, 2020
Law.com
How Women in Big Law Are Stepping Into the Court Fight Over the Equal Rights Amendment

Orland Business Journal
June 8, 2020
Opportunity zone fund makes 1st investment. Here’s what’s next.

June 29, 2020
Capital News Service, University of Maryland
In Ocala, strict policing pushes the homeless out of sight

June 25, 2020
NC Lawyers Weekly
Pro bono attorneys offering audience amid COVID-19 drama

June 24, 22020
Attorney at Law Magazine
Michelle Broyles Leads JALA’s Family Law and Victim Advocacy Unit

June 22, 2020
The Florida Bar News
Legal aid working on pandemic, racial equality issues

Hometown News
June 11, 2020
Business Briefs, June 12, 2020

Orland Business Journal
June 8, 2020
Opportunity zone fund makes 1st investment. Here’s what’s next.

June 8, 2020
UNF Spinnaker
Jax Democratic Socialists take on tenants rights and fair housing

June 4, 2020
EIN Presswire
North Carolina Faith and Justice Alliance Steering Committee to Convene

June 4, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Work continues during COVID-19 pandemic

June 3, 2020
The Salisbury Post
Number of currently positive cases decreases by two dozen

June 2, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Evictions, foreclosures suspended until July 2 in Florida

June 2, 2020
News4Jax
Here are some resources if you’re looking for rent assistance, legal aid

May 28, 2020
The New York Times/The Markup
How Automated Background Checks Freeze Out Renters
Access Denied: Faulty Automated Background Checks Freeze

May 26, 2020
Chapelboro.com
COVID-19: Need Help? Here’s Where To Start

May 21, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Eviction suspensions to expire soon

May 20, 2020
The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights
279 Groups Call for Health Care Access to Protect All

May 19, 2020
The Independent Florida Alligator
Homeless encampment broken up by Florida Department of Corrections

May 13, 2020
The Miami Herald
‘This is wicked’: Miami clears out Overtown homeless encampment despite CDC guidance

May 12, 2020
Wilmington Business
From Coaching To Cash, Options Available To Small Businesses In Midst Of COVID-19

May 7, 2020
The First Coast Leadership Foundation, Florida Star, AM 1360
Impact Radio Show

May 6, 2020
WTVD ABC 11
Free legal clinic aids NC small businesses, nonprofits affected by COVID-19

May 6, 2020
Foxy NC
Are You A Small Business Owner Looking For Legal Help?

May 5, 2020
The Pilot, Southern Pines
Free Legal Clinic Helps Small Businesses and Nonprofits Navigate PPP

April 27, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Volunteers needed for appointments; Freed to Run date set

April 22, 2020
WJCT-FM
A Look At First Coast Renters’ Rights During COVID-19

April 7, 2020
South Florida Sun Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale putting brakes on homeless crackdown

April 6, 2020
News4Jax
Executive order prohibits evictions during Coronavirus outbreak

April 2, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Students help seniors during spring break

March 28, 2020
Wall Street Journal
Coronavirus Forces Courts to Experiment

March 27, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
Startup accelerators shift strategies as investment dries up

February 2020
Resident Community News, Riverside
Freed sets pace in JALA fundraiser (page 30)

Feb. 25, 2020
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Don’t let fear turn back the clock on children with disabilities | Opinion

Feb. 14, 2020
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Arrested panhandler fights city’s law, saying it violated his free speech right

Washington Examiner
Feb. 13
Florida taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to pay for transgender surgeries

Feb. 12, 2020
The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach County workers interview homeless living in Tent City

Feb. 10, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
How a global biz accelerator will ramp up this local tech firm

Feb. 10, 2020
WJTC
State Supreme Court Looking to Bridge “Civil Justice Gap”

February 2020
Resident Community News, Riverside
Freed sets pace in JALA fundraiser (page 30)

Jan. 31, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
Here’s how many jobs Fattmerchant plans to add this year

Jan. 30, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
How UCF’s new downtown incubator will help ViewStub and other next-level startups

Jan. 29, 2020
The Florida Times-Union
Marathons help Jacksonville nonprofit build endowment to help ill children with legal issues

Jan. 27, 2020
Gloucester City News
Transgender State Workers Sue Florida Demanding Support for Sex-Change Surgeries

Jan. 27, 2020
The Florida Bar News
More than $1 million raised for medical-legal partnership through Freed to Run marathon series

Jan. 24, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record
Freed to Run passes $1 million mark

Jan. 24, 2020
HR Dive
Florida state employees claim gender-affirming care denials violated Title VII

Jan. 22, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
Here’s what UCF’s new business incubator brings to downtown startup scene

Jan. 20, 2020
Truthout
Florida Won’t Cover Transgender Health Care. Two Trans Women Are Suing.

Jan. 20, 2020
Orlando Business Journal
UCF Downtown Innovation District opens new business incubator space

Jan. 20, 2020
Benefits Pro
Florida employees claim sex discrimination for transgender surgery denials

Jan. 15, 2020
SRQ
Connecting Potential Investors with Local Tech Entrepreneurs

Jan. 15, 2020
Them.
Trans Women Sue Florida After Being Denied Insurance for Gender-Affirming Care

Jan. 15, 2020
St. Augustine Record
Flagler College alum honored for pro bono work by Florida Bar

Jan. 14, 2020
Jurist
Florida sued for excluding transgender-related care from state health coverage

Jan 14, 2020
Rewire
Florida Won’t Cover Transgender Health Care. Two Trans Women Are Suing.

Jan. 13, 2020
NBC News
Transgender employees sue Florida over state’s trans health care ban

Jan. 13, 2020
Bloomberg Law
Florida Transgender Employees Sue Over Insurance Exclusion

Jan. 13, 2020
NewNowNext
Trans State Employees Sue Florida for Denying Them Transition-Related Health Care

Jan. 13, 2020
Law 360
Florida Employees Claim Sex Discrimination for Transgender Surgery Denials

Jan 13, 2020
The Hill
Two transgender women sue Florida for denying them health care

Jan. 13, 2020
Tampa Bay Times
Lawsuit: Florida health care discriminates against transgender state employees

Jan. 13, 2020
News Service of Florida
State sued over transgender health benefits (WCTV)
Florida Sued Over Transgender Health Benefits (CBS Miami)
State of Florida sued over transgender health benefits (News4Jax)
State sued over transgender health benefits (CBS West Palm Beach)

Jan. 3, 2020
The Florida Times-Union
19 Edward Waters College students were evicted. Some blame the football coach.

Jan. 2, 2020
Daily Record
Make 2020 your year for pro bono service 

 

Dec. 13, 2019
News4Jax
Runners completing 6 marathons in 6 days for good cause

Dec. 13, 2019
The Florida Times-Union
‘Immense power’ of Freed to Run marathons benefit poor children with medical issues

Dec. 11, 2019
Orlando Weekly/Orlando Sentinel/Creative Loafing
Ocala makes ‘Hall of Shame’ report for arresting homeless people who sleep outside

Dec. 9, 2019
The Florida Bar News
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Launches Veterans Legal Services Unit with Helpline Funded through Department of Veterans Affairs

Dec. 5, 2019
Daily Record
The Marbut Report: Relay team record for 2019 Freed to Run

Dec. 4, 2019
The Florida Bar News
Freed to Run marathon series benefits the Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership

Dec. 4, 2019
First Coast News
Statewide helpline created to serve Florida’s veterans; Jacksonville attorney hired to handle First Coast cases

Dec. 3, 2019
WJCT-FM
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Launches Service For Veterans In Need Of AssistanceDec. 3, 2019

Dec. 3, 2019
JALA Press Release
22 relay teams registered for Dec. 15-20 Freed to Run 3.0 Capitol-to-Coast marathon series

Nov. 28, 2019
The Daily News (New England)
D’Amore’s view: Legal fights establish compassion as legal

Nov. 27, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
New legal aid program for veterans launched

Nov. 25, 2019
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Trauma-informed Care in Juvenile Detention Is Not Enough

Nov. 22, 2019
Route 50
Amid Crackdowns on Homeless People Living Outside, Group Appeals Food Sharing Case

Nov. 14, 2019
Miami Herald/Tampa Bay Times
Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid cost 2,800 deaths, report saysJacksonville Daily Record

Nov. 18, 2019
Leaders in the Law: Kasey Wagner, JBA Mental Health & Wellness Committee chair

Nov. 18, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
New ‘opportunity’ fund created for local real estate investors and startups

Nov. 18, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Here’s what StarterStudio’s new director sees on the horizon for the startup accelerator

Nov. 18, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Leaders in the Law: Kasey Wagner, JBA Mental Health & Wellness Committee chair

Nov. 14, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Fattmerchant to double workforce after office expansion

Nov. 11, 2019
The Palm Beach Post
After Hurricane Dorian: A tale of hope and recovery in Hope Town, Bahamas

Nov. 8, 2019
News4Jax
United Way, partners launch Mission United for veterans, families

Nov. 6, 2019
Bungalower
Starter Studio ED steps down

Nov. 5, 2019
Orlando Business Journal
Donna Mackenzie steps down as StarterStudio executive director

Oct. 28, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Leaders in the Law: John Woodlee, president of the board of directors of Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

Oct. 26, 2019
The Dallas Morning News
The pros and cons of reverse mortgages

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

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

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

Sept. 30, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record
Bar and bench support Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

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-FM
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

Sept. 6, 2019
The Palm Beach Post
How to help Hope Town

Sept. 6, 2019
The Palm Beach Post
The cays of our carefree days

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

August 20, 2019
WUSF-FM
Legal Aid Groups File Lawsuit Against Florida Medicaid

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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