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    Recent donations benefit FFLA

    Cy Pres Award FFLA received a cy pres award of $392,549 from a recent class action settlement with unclaimed and residual funds. Plaintiffs’ lawyers John Yanchunis and Ryan McGee of Morgan & Morgan facilitated the cy pres award. 2023 End of Year Giving Campaign More than 161 donors contributed to

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    FFLA provides AI-Assisted Research tool to grantees

    FFLA has added Westlaw Precision with AI-Assisted Research to its statewide subscription that provides legal research tools to its grantees. FFLA’s subscription allows more than 20 Florida legal aid organizations to access Westlaw’s many tools at a reduced rate. Westlaw, an online legal database platform, provides case histories, form builders

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    President’s Message – Winter 2024

    FFLA is off and rolling! In December, we distributed more than $33 million in IOTA funds to 35 legal aid providers. Undoubtedly, this funding gives more low-income Floridians a greater chance to address and resolve their legal needs. Right now, FFLA staff are finalizing an IOTA Distribution final report template.

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    FFLA hosts housewarming, dedicates Legacy Garden

    FFLA held a housewarming event on December 7, 2023, to officially announce its new name, welcome guests to its new office and dedicate its Legacy Garden. During the event, a memorial tree was planted in FFLA’s Legacy Garden in honor of the late Alan B. Bookman, former Florida Bar President

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    Silvina Asurmendi, Director of Finance and Administration

    Silvina Asurmendi, MAcc, MBA, is an executive finance professional with more than 25 years of combined North American and international experience in public and private accounting in a wide range of industries. Her expertise ranges from controllership to auditing and consulting services, including business planning, financial budgets and projections, cash

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