Welcome to the website of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. The Legal Aid Society was founded in 1949 with a mission of providing equal access to our judicial system to the disadvantaged living in Palm Beach County.

To learn about our services:
Call (561) 655-8944
Toll Free (800) 403-9353

News & Events


Upcoming Events

March 29, 2019
Pankauski Pour

June 8, 2019
Legal Aid Society’s 31st Annual Recognition Evening

Recent News

January 13, 2019
Bresky Bash at Mizner Park Amphitheater

October 8, 2018
18th Annual Cup of Justice Golf Classic

May 12, 2018
30th Annual Pro Bono Recognition Evening: A Retrospective

>More News


To download Legal Aid Society
brochures, click here.

To view Legal Aid Society
annual reports, click here.


To view Legal Aid Society
newsletters, click here.


To view Legal Aid Society
event photos, click here.

2019 Pankauski Pour, wine and craft beer tasting. Benefiting the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. March 29th 2019 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, on the 300 block of Evernia Street at the West Palm Beach Brewery and Wine Vault.  Tickets 40 dollars in advance, or 45 dollars the day of the event.

Join us for the Pankauski Pour - Premium Pankauski Wine & Craft Beer Tasting! Entrance includes a custom Pankauski Pour Charity Event wine glass, FOUR 5 ounce pours of either wine or beer, culinary delights, and additional Pankauski Wine tastings. $5 raffle tickets will also be sold for a chance to win a John Pankauski autographed wine rack, 4 glasses with logos and two bottles of Pankauski Cellars wine. All to benefit Legal Aid.

Legal Aid Society’s 31st Annual Recognition Evening
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Palm Beach County Convention Center

For information on upcoming Gift Gathering Galas, click here.

For the 2019 Gift Gathering Gala Online Registry Page, click here.

View the 2019 Sponsorship Form

View the 2019 Area Sponsor/Underwriting Form

Arrange Sponsorship Online

Arrange Area Sponsor/Underwriting Online

20 for 20 Corporate Challange Logo

20 for 20 Corporate Challenge

This project is meant to help the Legal Aid Society in providing valuable pro bono services to residents of Palm Beach County.

More information and a list of our current participants can be found on our 20 for 20 Corporate Challenge page.

2018-2019 Campaign for Equal Justice

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County announces its 2018-2019 Campaign for Equal Justice. This special campaign allows attorneys to make a tax deductible contribution to the Legal Aid Society in order to fulfill the Florida Supreme Court’s standard of participation in pro bono services.

To read this year’s campaign letter from Executive Director Bob Bertisch, click here.

To download the participation form, click here.

To make your contribution online, click here.

The Legal Aid Society’s Executive Director Bob Bertisch was recently featured on CBS12 News’ “Spotlight on Business with Emily Pantelides” sponsored by the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County.

To view the interview, click here.

Special Programs

Do you have a wage dispute with your employer?

If so, click here.

Consumer Advocacy

Do you need assistance with a consumer-related legal matter? For more information, click here.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Do you have a disagreement with the IRS? For more information, click here.

Have you been discriminated against while trying to rent or purchase a home?

For more information about exercising your rights under the housing discrimination laws,
click here.

The One Campaign was created to engage more attorneys in providing pro bono legal services through their local legal aid programs by taking on ONE case.

To learn more, click here.

To learn more about the Legal Aid Society’s
"It’s All Relative" DVD, click here.