In March of 2016 I was given the opportunity to attend an on-site training hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice in Washington D.C. It was an incredible opportunity to come together with other representatives from legal service providers, to discuss our struggles, our triumphs, and construct new ways to [...]
Katia, an indigenous woman from Nicaragua, met her husband, Orlin, when she was 18 years old. After just a month together, he became extremely abusive. He would beat Katia and their daughter regularly, nearly killing them on several occasions. He treated herlike a slave, like she was his property. Katia [...]
On September 1, 2016, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP hosted the Florence Project’s Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony. This special event is dedicated to recognizing the importance of the work pro bono attorneys do for our clients every day. “For me it has been an honor to serve with [...]
Join us for an Open House Happy Hour Fundraiser on Thursday, October 13 to celebrate our brand new Phoenix office. Suggested donations $50 or $100, Co-Host $250. Seeking event sponsorships starting at $500. (And don't forget that your donation is eligible for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.)
This is a guest post from Ty Frankel, Esq., an associate at Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman, & Balint, P.C. and a valued member of the Florence Project's Board of Directors. The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is the federal law governing overtime and minimum wage for workers across the United States. If workers have not [...]
Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 PM Generously hosted by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP 201 East Washington Street, Suite 1200 in Phoenix Please join us to celebrate our pro bono attorneys and special awardees! Law Firm Partner of the Year - Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP [...]
Did you know that by giving to the Florence Project you can receive up to a $800* Arizona tax credit? Basically, that means a free donation from you to provide legal and social services to detained immigrants in Arizona! The "Charitable Organization Tax Credit" is offered by the State [...]
"Fighting for immigrant rights with the Florence Project was a very rewarding experience for our pro bono team in 2015." - Perkins Coie LLP Read more in the Perkins Coie Pro Bono Annual Report. We are so grateful to our pro bono partners!