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News and Events2018-10-26T16:59:57+00:00

2018 Adult Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

Ron Kilgard is the Florence Project's 2018 Adult Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Each day this week, we will feature one of the pro bono professionals who will be honored at our Annual Pro Bono Appreciate Event on October 25, 2018. Ron Kilgard, Keller Rohrback Ron Kilgard became involved with [...]

Our New Hires

We are excited to announce that we have hired two attorneys who will work exclusively on cases of family separation, representing both detained parents and their children with the goal of reunification, not detention. This is only possible with your support, thank you! Maite Garcia is a longtime advocate for [...]

Social Services Team Helps Clients Navigate Complicated Processes

For many of our clients, winning their immigration case is just the beginning of a long and complicated process to integrate into life in the United States. Getting settled can be complicated and full of processes that are difficult to navigate, particularly when language barriers and lack of transportation are [...]

BUILDING A COMMUNITY: CHILDREN’S TEAM SECURES REPRESENTATION

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 [...]

PRO BONO PROJECT PAVES THE WAY FOR SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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 [...]

Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony 2016

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 [...]

Celebrate with us!

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.)