Thanks to a $20,000 grant provided by Pinellas Community Foundation’s Senior Citizen Service Funds, CLP will re-launch its Landlord-Tenant Program for Seniors. At Community Law Program, Inc. (CLP), we are driven by a profound sense of purpose —...Learn more
Rewarding Excellence X 3: Community Law Program and Executive Director Kimberly Rodgers Honored with Three Prestigious Awards!
Under the exceptional leadership of Executive Director Kimberly Rodgers, the Community Law Program (CLP) in Pinellas County has been making a remarkable difference in the lives of individuals and families in need for a long time. With a steadfast...Learn more
Guardian Advocacy for People with a Developmental Disability – What you Need to Know Becoming a Guardian Advocate is a legal process that allows an individual to make decisions for someone with a developmental disability. It is a valuable...Learn more
On June 23, 2022, at the Florida Bar Annual Convention in Orlando, the Community Law Program, in collaboration with Bay Area Legal Services, was awarded the prestigious Florida Bar Foundation’s 2022 Goldstein-Van Nortwick Award for Excellence...Learn more
Housing Update Series Part II: Fair Housing & Discrimination By: Anne Bailey, Stetson Law Volunteer This blog post is an installment in a series of housing updates applicable to both landlords and tenants. It provides an overview of the...Learn more
By: Anne Bailey, Stetson Law Volunteer This blog post is an installment in a series of housing updates applicable to both landlords and tenants. It provides an overview of the expanded reach of protected classes from the Tenant Bill of Rights...Learn more
Top 3 Reasons Every Law Student Should Work at a Legal Aid Organization at Some Point During their Law School Career
My name is Diana Estrada, and I am currently a last semester 3L at Stetson Law. I work as an Intake Specialist at Community Law Program, a non-profit that provides free legal services to low-income residents of Pinellas County. Specifically, I...Learn more
Community Law Program Staff Attorney Named as a 2022 Lightning Foundation Community Hero and the Organization Receives a $50,000 Grant!
Community Law Program, Staff Attorney, Tom McGowan, was recently honored as a Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero for 2022. During an at-home hockey game, he and the organization was awarded a $50,000 grant, presented by Elizabeth Frazier with...Learn more
You may have noticed that the CLP’s Pinellas Eviction Diversion Program (PEDP) has been receiving a lot of media attention throughout 2021. It’s no wonder, given the powerful resources, program and dedicated team put in place to help families in...Learn more