Welcome!

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

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Upcoming Events

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





Recent News

October 9, 2017
17th Annual Cup of Justice Golf Classic

June 3, 2017
29th Annual Pro Bono Recognition Evening

December 10, 2016
13th Annual Holiday Bookfest

November 15, 2016
Brooks Brothers Gardens Mall

October 10, 2016
16th Annual Cup of Justice Golf Classic

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Resources

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.

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.


30th Annual Pro Bono Recognition Evening & Auction
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Palm Beach County Convention Center

For more information, click here.

For information on upcoming Gift Gathering Galas, click here.

For the 2018 Gift Gathering Gala Online Registry Page, click here.




2016-2017 Campaign for Equal Justice

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County announces its 2016-2017 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
Unit

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.


We are looking for testers!

For more information,
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.