Ricardo Collier and Michael Bacigalupi
Michael Bacigalupi and Ricardo Collier are the two person Low Income Taxpayer Clinic team. Michael is the Supervising Attorney and Ricardo is the Advocate/Intake Paralegal. Michael, who has been with Legal Aid for over one year, received his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University and his law degree from Florida International University. Prior to working at Legal Aid he was a financial litigation attorney and handled foreclosures.Ricardo has been with Legal Aid for fourteen years. He has worked in the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic since its inception assisting with case handling and education/outreach events. Ricardo is of Guatemalan descent and has strong ties to Palm Beach County’s Hispanic community. Ricardo also works as an Advocate for Legal Aid’s Fair Housing Project.