PRO BONO ATTORNEY OPPORTUNITIES
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
In 2022, the Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office was appointed to and represented more than 36,000 children under the jurisdiction of Florida’s juvenile dependency courts. High-quality, independent, effective legal advocacy is crucial to ensure that children in foster care reach permanency quickly, get the services they need and have a voice in court.
ALL IN FOR KIDS
Defending Best Interests
With the support of the Guardian ad Litem Appellate Team, pro bono attorneys defend the child’s best interests during the appeals process by writing briefs.
FAWL in Love with GAL
Pro bono attorneys mentor youth as they transition to independence as part of this pro bono partnership with Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Free CLE training provided to all participants.
INDEPENDENT LIVING ATTORNEY
Pro bono attorneys work with children representing them in various proceedings, such as dependency, immigration, and trust. The Office also accepts law students as interns.