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Florida Bar Launches Pro Bono Online

The American Bar Association has made it a lot easier for lawyers to provide pro bono services in Florida. Working through the Florida Bar Association, the ABA has launched a free legal service online in the Sunshine State. ABA Free Legal Answers is a website that provides legal answers......
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