Our 2023 Impact

Thanks to the support of our donors, volunteers, and community partners, in 2023 we helped:

2023 Impact Report Numbers
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We Help Under-Served People in the Tampa Bay Area and Statewide with Civil Legal Issues

Statewide: 

We staff three statewide legal helplines in Florida for seniors, veterans, and victims of disaster. 

Locally:

We have offices, on-site legal clinics and partnerships in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. 

Our Senior Advocacy Unit extends to Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties.


In 2023, we received 105,586 calls through our statewide & local helplines:

  • FL Disaster Legal Aid Helpline
  • FL Senior Legal Helpline
  • FL Veterans Legal Helpline
  • Legal Aid Line
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Veteran Client
Client and Family
Attorney and client

What We Did in 2023 for...

Veterans:

We expanded our onsite Veterans Medical-Legal Partnership with local VA hospitals into Pasco county. 

The Florida Veterans Legal Helpline, managed by Bay Area Legal Services, hired three new attorneys.

Victims of Disaster: 

We established a Disaster Relief team to manage the Florida Disaster Legal Aid Helpline and to focus on community outreach and training for improved disaster education and resilience.

Youth in Foster Care:

We launched FosterPower, an app and website designed to enhance the lives of youth in Florida's foster care system by offering accessible information on their benefits, protections, and legal rights. 

Small Businesses & Nonprofits:

We bolstered local small businesses and nonprofits with the assistance of the Truist Foundation. 

The foundation granted $45,000 to our Judge Don Castor Community Law Center, which provides free transactional legal assistance to eligible small businesses and nonprofits. 


The amount of stress that’s been lifted off of me because I’m able to get the care I need is unbelievable, and I wouldn’t have been able to do it without you guys.”

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Robert Martuszewski

Veteran Client Served Last Year


2023 Cases by Area of Law

Bay Area Legal Services provides free civil legal help to eligible residents of our five-county service area and to seniors, veterans and victims of disaster across the state of Florida.

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Thaddeus Bullard and Former Client at the Finale Event

We Raised $1.9 Million Through the Justice Works! Campaign

After three remarkable years, we bid farewell to the Justice Works! Campaign with heartfelt appreciation for the overwhelming support we received to aid low-income individuals and families in our community. 

This milestone was honored at the Justice Works! Finale event, hosted by Thaddeus Bullard aka WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil. Bullard helped launch the campaign in 2020 and facilitated a new partnership with the Bullard Family Foundation.

We Introduced the Richard C. Woltmann Endowment Fund

To honor Richard ‘Dick’ C. Woltmann’s 43-year tenure as president & CEO after his retirement at the end of 2023, Bay Area Legal is establishing The Richard C. Woltmann Endowment at The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. An anonymous donor made a historic commitment to establish the fund, offering to match up to $500,000 toward the endowment until December 31, 2024. The fund will honor Dick by safeguarding the future of our service to those in need.

Dick Woltmann

Funds and Time Donated in 2023

Our Supporters Made a Difference

Bay Area Legal Services relies on the generous annual support of our donors and volunteers to make this aid possible.

Last year, 91% of our expenses were program-related (16% more than the American Institute of Philanthropy’s ideal standard). That means our supporters made a maximum community impact.


Special Thanks to Our 2023 Leadership

Board of Directors
  • Tori C. Simmons, Chairperson
  • Sarah Lahlou-Amine, Chairperson-Elect
  • Vivian Cortes Hodz, Treasurer
  • Jeffrey E. Cox, Secretary
  • Michael A. Bedke
  • Rebecca C. Bell
  • Caroleen B. Brej
  • Cynthia Davis-Gryce
  • Christine L. Derr
  • Valorie Hoppenworth
  • Adriana Huapilla
  • Yolanda V. Lee
  • Evan M. Malloy
  • Paul Martinez
  • Andrew M. O'Malley, Chairman Emeritus
  • Craig E. Rothburd
  • Alex M. Sarsfield
  • Linda L. Anderson Stanley
  • James D. Thaler, Jr.
  • Victor Van Pelt
  • Barbara Williams
Development Council
  • Sara L. Alpert Lawson, Co-Chairperson
  • Jacqueline A. Simms-Petredis, Co-Chairperson
  • Karen E. Cole, Vice Chair
  • Sharon Conklin Perez
  • Alexis M. Cotten
  • R. Thomas Elligett, Jr.
  • Charles F. Ketchey, Jr.
  • John F. Kynes
  • Lauren T. Mehta
  • Lisa Montero
  • Craig E. Rothburd
  • Edward M. Waller, Jr.
Executive Leadership
  • Richard C. Woltmann, President/CEO
  • Joan C. Boles, Deputy Director
  • J.P. LaCasse, Chief Operations Officer

2023 Awards Recipients

Annual Champions for Justice Donor Appreciation Event
Our annual donor appreciation event celebrates the impact of legal aid in Tampa Bay and the donors that champion our mission. The 2023 event was held in memory of long-time friend and supporter, David T. Knight.
  • General James B. Peake Award: Traci L. Koster
  • Judge Don Castor Justice Award: Harley E. Riedel II
  • Achievement Award: Richard C. Woltmann
Annual Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Awards Ceremony
This awards ceremony recognizes individuals, law firms, and organizations with outstanding contributions of pro bono legal services to the community.
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association's Jimmy Kynes Pro Bono Service Award: Gilbert M. Singer
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Lawyer: Michelle D. Lambo
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Young Lawyer: Melanie C. Kalmanson
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Paralegal: Donna Smith
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization: The North Tampa Bar Association
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm: Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Special Thanks to Our Donors

Donors with asterisks* were in-kind or event sponsors in 2023.

Major Funders, $100K+
Click here to view a list of all major funders.
Listed in order by largest grant funding:
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • Hillsborough County
  • Office of Victims of Crime
  • Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Children's Board of Hillsborough County
  • Senior Connection Center
  • Florida Bar Foundation
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs
  • United Way Suncoast
  • Office on Violence Against Women
  • Pasco County
  • Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas
  • Bob Woodruff Foundation
$10K+ Contributors
  • Banker Lopez Gassler, P.A.
  • Carlton Fields
  • Citi
  • City of St. Petersburg
  • Community Foundation Tampa Bay
  • Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg
  • Gunster
  • Hillsborough County Bar Foundation
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Pinellas County
  • Harley E. Riedel II
  • Rissman
  • Rywant, Alvarez, Jones, Russo & Guyton, P.A.
  • Shutts & Bowen, LLP
  • The Spurlino Foundation
  • Ellen S. Stichter
  • Tampa Electric
  • Kenneth E. Thornton
  • Truist Foundation
  • UniCourt Inc.*
  • United Way of Pasco County
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
$5K+ Contributors
  • Hon. Chris W. Altenbernd
  • Bullard Family Foundation
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • Stephen R. Burtt
  • Carey, O'Malley, Whitaker, Mueller, Roberts & Smith P.A.
  • Ford Harrison LLP
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • La Cava Jacobson & Goodis
  • J. Andrew Meyer
  • Paskert Divers Thompson
  • L. Casey Shear
  • Stearns Weaver Miller
  • Gwynne A. Young
Justice Works! Campaign Donors
Supporters who have made a 3-year commitment through the Justice Works! Campaign.
  • Akerman LLP
  • Hon. Chris W. Altenbernd
  • Charbel J. Barakat
  • Stephen M. Barbas
  • Irene Bassel Frick
  • Michael A. Bedke and Rachelle D. Bedke
  • Townsend J. Belt
  • John C. Bierley
  • Joan C. Boles
  • Linda I. Braithwaite
  • Lisa L. Brody
  • Mark A. Brown
  • Angela P. Bryant
  • Karen M. Buesing and Robert H. Buesing
  • Bullard Family Foundation
  • Luis A. Cabassa
  • Betsy & Steve Chambers Family Foundation
  • Citi
  • The J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court
  • David P. Clark
  • J. Daniel Clark
  • Karen Cole and Truist's Legal Specialty Group
  • C. Timothy Corcoran III
  • Jeffrey E. Cox
  • Heather A. DeGrave
  • Christine L. Derr and Richard P. Moore
  • R. Thomas Elligett, Jr. and Cheryl Elligett
  • JT Garabrant
  • Hon. James S. Giardina
  • Michael D. Ginsberg
  • George F. Gramling III
  • Paige A. Greenlee
  • Elizabeth L. Hapner
  • Barbara A. Hart
  • J. Fraser Himes
  • Patricia A. Huie
  • Joseph J. Kadow and Teresa A. Kadow
  • Kathleen Kloiber Koch
  • J.P. LaCasse
  • Sarah Lahlou-Amine
  • Sara L. Alpert Lawson
  • Britt R. Massing and S. Kathleen Massing
  • Gene McNichols
  • Carol S. Moody
  • Hon. Richard A. Nielsen and Linda R. Nielsen
  • Roxanne M. Null
  • Andrew M. O'Malley
  • Yohance A. Pettis
  • Justin B. Petredis
  • Woodrow H. Pollack
  • Eliane I. Probasco
  • Hon. Peggy A. Quince
  • Mark P. Rankin
  • D. Lawrence Rayburn
  • Paula M. Rhodes
  • Ronald L. Roodhouse
  • Craig E. Rothburd
  • Joseph W.N. Rugg and Elizabeth M. Rugg
  • Susan Steinberg Sandler
  • Frederick S. Schrils
  • Jacqueline A. Simms-Petredis
  • The Honorable Robert J. Simms Memorial Fund
  • Tori C. Simmons
  • A. Alex Sink
  • The Spurlino Foundation
  • Scott A. Stichter
  • Tampa Electric
  • J. Thomas Touchton
  • Amanda M. Uliano
  • Sylvia H. Walbolt
  • Edward H. Ward
  • Mark H. Wright
  • Richard C. Woltmann and Katherine H. Woltmann
  • Katherine E. Yanes
  • Gwynne A. Young
Cy Pres Award Facilitators
The following individuals helped to facilitate cy pres distributions from class action law suits to Bay Area Legal in 2023.
  • Luis A. Cabassa
  • Brandon J. Hill
  • Jesse S. Johnson
  • Craig E. Rothburd
Justice Lovers
Those who provided both pro bono service and monetary support in 2023. 
  • Brian T. Allen
  • Banker Lopez Gassler, P.A.
  • Justin B. Bell
  • Carolina Y. Blanco
  • Melinda L. Budzynski
  • Tirso M. Carreja
  • Citi's Legal Department
  • Lauren M. Cleveland
  • Wanda J. Davis
  • Ryan A. Doddridge
  • Janice N. Donica
  • Amy L. Drushal
  • Brendan B. Fletcher
  • Daniel R. Fogarty
  • Laura M. Gallo
  • Julie A. Girard
  • Christian M. Givens
  • Andrew M. Goring
  • Elizabeth L. Hapner
  • Susan G. Haubenstock
  • Sami J. Hijab
  • Sarah E. Kay
  • Melodie Khosrovani
  • Kathleen Kloiber Koch
  • Samantha R. Koko
  • Sarah Lahlou-Amine
  • Angelina E. Lim
  • Katherine Logue
  • Kimberly M. Murray
  • Mark H. Osborne
  • Sara K. Peacock Bartos
  • Raymond James Financial's Legal Department
  • Andrew D. Reder
  • Angelica D. Roselló
  • Craig E. Rothburd
  • David W. Schell
  • Tori C. Simmons
  • Amy D. Singer
  • Lorien Smith Johnson
  • Scott A. Stichter
Legacy for Justice Society
Supporters who have made a planned gift to Bay Area Legal Services such as a bequest in their will. 
  • Michael A. Bedke and Rachelle D. Bedke
  • Joan C. Boles
  • Robert H. Buesing and Karen M. Buesing
  • Victoria A. Dowdle
  • R. Thomas Elligett, Jr.
  • Bethany Eppley and Charles Eppley
  • Richard A. Gilbert
  • George F. Gramling III
  • Hon. Richard L. Greco, Jr. and Carol Greco
  • John A. Guyton III
  • Elizabeth L. Hapner
  • Russell A. Harrison
  • Linda D. Hartley
  • Amy K. Jones
  • Carla C. Knight
  • Kathleen Kloiber Koch
  • J.P. LaCasse and Lynda LaCasse
  • Cynthia J. Liles
  • Kathleen S. McLeroy
  • Carol Still Moody
  • Hon. Richard A. Nielsen and Linda R. Nielsen
  • Alexandra E. Pullara
  • Daniel C. Reigle
  • Craig E. Rothburd and Diane M. Rothburd
  • Alyssa A. Ruge
  • Sheila L. Seig
  • L. Casey Shear
  • Scott A. Stichter and Sarah B. Stichter
  • Sylvia H. Walbolt
  • Gary Walker
  • Edward M. Waller, Jr.
  • Rosemary E. Armstrong and Morris Weinberg, Jr.
  • Richard C. Woltmann and Katherine H. Woltmann
  • Gwynne A. Young
  • William K. Zewadski

Honor Roll

  • The Late Hon. Don Castor
  • The Late Hon. Paul W. Danahy, Jr.
  • The Late William C. Frye
  • The Late Margaret D. Mathews
  • The Late L. David Shear
  • The Late Don M. Stichter
Judges Joining Forces
Judges who donated to our mission in 2023.
  • Hon. Kelly A. Ayers
  • Hon. Herbert M. Berkowitz
  • Hon. Marva L. Crenshaw
  • Hon. Marion Lucas Fleming
  • Hon. James S. Giardina
  • Hon. H. Clyde Hobby
  • Hon. Michael J. Hooi
  • Hon. Claudia R. Isom
  • Hon. Edward C. LaRose
  • Hon. Catherine Peek McEwen
  • Hon. Manuel Menendez Jr.
  • Hon. James S. Moody, Jr.
  • Hon. Richard A. Nielsen
  • Hon. Frederick L. Pollack
  • Hon. Anthony E. Porcelli
  • Hon. Peggy A. Quince
  • Hon. Amanda Arnold Sansone
  • Hon. Susan G. Sexton
  • Hon. Bernard C. Silver
  • Hon. Julie S. Sneed
  • Hon. Ralph C. Stoddard
Sustaining Law Firms
Sustaining Law Firms donate $350 per attorney at their firm.
  • Gail Martin Abercrombie, P.A.
  • Abraham & Sweeney, PLLC
  • Law Office of Christopher T. Abrunzo PLLC
  • Akel Law
  • Anton Garcia Law
  • Anton Legal Group
  • Armando Personal Injury Law
  • Banker Lopez Gassler, P.A.
  • Bates | Wallach
  • BaumannKangas Estate Law
  • Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Berger, P.A.
  • Betras, Kopp & Markota, LLC
  • Betts Mediation
  • Frank P. Bianco, P.A.
  • Black Swan Legal Counsel, PLLC
  • Richard A. Bokor, P.A.
  • Eric Boles Law Firm
  • Brandon Family Law Center LLC
  • Brannock Berman & Seider
  • Tae Kelley Bronner, P.L.
  • Buell & Elligett, P.A.
  • The Law Office of Walter G. Bullington, Jr.
  • Burnett Law, P.A.
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • Byrd & Gonzalez, P.A.
  • Carey, O'Malley, Whitaker, Mueller, Roberts & Smith, P.A.
  • Carney Law Firm, P.A.
  • Charles N. Castagna Mediation
  • Richard P. Caton, P.A.
  • The Law Offices of Julia Best Chase, P.A.
  • Stephen C. Cheeseman, P.A.
  • Preston O. Cockey, P.A.
  • Thomas E. Cone Jr., P.A.
  • Conwell Business Law, LLLP
  • Cooper Estate Law, PLLC
  • Law Office of Thaxter A. Cooper, P.A.
  • Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A.
  • Danahy & Dunnavant, P.A.
  • Da Silva Law Firm, P.A.
  • Sharon Docherty Danco, PLLC
  • R. Michael DeLoach, P.A.
  • de la Parte, Gilbert, McNamara & Caldevilla, P.A.
  • Delzer, Coulter & Bell, P.A.
  • Dickstein Law, P.A.
  • The Diamond Law Firm, P.A.
  • DiPierro Law Firm
  • DPW Legal
  • Richard W. Driscoll, P.A.
  • Law Office of William T. Driscoll
  • Greg W. Dworzanowski, P.A.
  • Eaton Law
  • Empath Law
  • Epperson & Rich, PLLC
  • The Family Law Source, P.A.
  • The Fernandez Firm
  • Paul Figueroa Law
  • Ford Harrison LLP
  • Germain Law Group
  • Bruce S. Goldstein, P.A.
  • Leo D. Gomez, P.A.
  • Rebecca A. Graham, P.A.
  • Greco & Wozniak, P.A.
  • Melvia B. Green, P.A.
  • Dana L. Greenbaum, P.A.
  • Greenlee Law, PLLC
  • Guerra & Partners, P.A.
  • Gunn Appellate Practice, P.A.
  • Gunn Law Group, P.A.
  • Gunster
  • S. Haas Law
  • William E. Hahn, P.A.
  • Andrew Hamilton, P.A.
  • Linda C. Hanna, P.A.
  • Law Offices of Han-Ralston, PLLC
  • Hapner Law
  • Jennifer C. Harrington, P.A.
  • Harris, Hunt & Derr, P.A.
  • The Law Office of Timothy T. Harris
  • The Haston Law Firm
  • Law Office of Susan G. Haubenstock
  • Hilary High, P.A.
  • Hill Ward Henderson
  • Fraser Himes, P.A.
  • Hobbs and Hobbs, P.L.
  • Holcomb Law, PLLC
  • Eric A. Houghton, Attorney At Law
  • Patricia A. Huie, PLLC
  • Law Offices of George Hunter, P.A.
  • Cady L. Huss, P.A.
  • Imler Law
  • Woodson Isom Jr., P.A.
  • Cole Jeffries, P.A.
  • Joyce & Reyes Law Firm
  • Karatinos Law, PLLC
  • Kay Family Law PLLC
  • Kennedy Law Group
  • Kirkner Family Law Group
  • Kynes Markman & Felman, P.A.
  • La Cava Jacobson & Goodis
  • LaVoie & Kaizer, P.A.
  • Law Office of R. Michael Larrinaga, P.A.
  • Lauro & Singer
  • Leon & Berg, P.A.
  • Vincent A. Leto, P.A.
  • Lieberman PLLC
  • Mark A. Linsky, P.A.
  • Ray C. Lopez, P.A.
  • Law Office Of Ricardeau Lucceus, PLLC
  • The Law Office of Kari L. MacDonald, P.A.
  • Michael P. Maddux, P.A.
  • Magaziner Law, P.A.
  • Martinez-Monfort, P.A.
  • McKnight Law Group
  • Sheldon D. McMullen, P.A.
  • Melnik Legal PLLC
  • Mendes, Reins & Wilander, PLLC
  • Mark E. Miller, P.A.
  • Lawrence E. Miccolis, P.A.
  • H. Lee Moffitt, P.A.
  • Denny Morgenstern, PLLC
  • Jeff Murphy Law
  • Murray Law Group
  • The Law Office of John C. Murrow, P.A.
  • Angela S. Oehler, P.A.
  • Oliveros Law
  • Clifford R. Opp Jr., P.A.
  • Paskert Divers Thompson
  • Law Office of Justin Petredis
  • Alice M. Porch, P.A.
  • Potter Bayern Law PLLC
  • Lizbeth Potts, P.A.
  • Probasco Singer Bayne, PLLC
  • Jaime R. Quezon, P.A.
  • John H. Rains III, P.A.
  • Law Offices of David P. Rankin, P.A.
  • Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A.
  • RealAdvice
  • Reed & Reed Law, PLLC
  • Rinaldo Law Group
  • Rissman
  • Kathryn L. Ritchie, P.A.
  • Rocke, McLean & Sbar, P.A.
  • Irene M. Rodriguez, P.A.
  • Roman & Roman
  • Craig E. Rothburd, P.A.
  • Law Firm of Deborah Lancia Ruiz LLC
  • Rumberger | Kirk 
  • Rywant, Alvarez, Jones, Russo & Guyton, P.A.
  • Joseph C. Russo, P.A.
  • Tamlyn S. Sbar, P.A.
  • Gordon J. Schiff, P.A.
  • Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC
  • Sessums Black Family Law
  • Jeffrey C. Shannon, P.A.
  • Mark Shelton, P.A.
  • Shulman ADR Law, P.A.
  • Shullman Fugate PLLC
  • Shutts & Bowen, LLP
  • Sibley, PL
  • Slutzky Law Firm
  • Christopher J. Smith, P.A.
  • Malcolm R. Smith, P.A.
  • Special Education Law and Advocacy
  • Sperry Law Firm
  • Bryan J. Stanley, P.A.
  • Stearns Weaver Miller
  • David W. Steen, P. A.
  • Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
  • Stuart & Strickland, P.A.
  • R. Jeffrey Stull, P.A.
  • The C. Suszko Law Firm
  • John E. Sullivan, P.A.
  • Jeanne T. Tate, P.A.
  • Thacker and Mulvihill, PLLC
  • Thaler Law Firm
  • Thurber Law Firm
  • Tischhauser Law Group
  • Tison Law Group
  • Law Offices of Jack L. Townsend Sr., P.A.
  • Law Office of Amanda M. Uliano, P.A.
  • Law Offices of Joseph Vecchioli, P.A.
  • Richard A Venditti, P.A.
  • Wagner, McLaughlin & Whittemore, P.A.
  • Law Office of Edward H. Ward
  • Watkins Law Firm, P.A.
  • Rory B. Weiner, P.A.
  • Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A.
  • Deborah Larned Werner, P.A.
  • Charles S. White, P.A.
  • Barbara L. Wilhite, P.A.
  • Wilkes & Associates, P.A.
  • Williams & Doddridge, P.A.
  • Teresa P. Williams, P.A.
  • Winters & Yonker, P.A.
  • Mark H. Wright, PLLC
  • Tom Young, Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Magistrate
  • Young & Partners, LLP
  • Young | Scanlan, LLC
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
The Collective
Supporters in our monthly giving group.
  • Alejandro J. Aguilar
  • Kimberly Aguilar
  • Linda L. Anderson Stanley
  • Laura M. Ankenbruck
  • Donna Austin
  • Michael Austin
  • Kiara Bailey
  • Cathy J. Beveridge
  • Joan C. Boles
  • Thomas A. Burns
  • Luis A. Cabassa
  • David T. Cellitti
  • Ellen L. Cheek
  • Kathryn J. Copeland
  • Jeffrey E. Cox
  • Christine L. Derr
  • Janice N. Donica
  • R. Thomas Elligett
  • Amy S. Farrior
  • Ronda B. Fuqua
  • JT Garabrant
  • Nikole D. Garcia Graham
  • Michelle B. Goldstein
  • Sam J. Hijab
  • Jena D. Hudson
  • William Hussey
  • Aaron M. Jacobs
  • Lorien Smith Johnson
  • J.P. LaCasse
  • Sarah Lahlou-Amine
  • John M. Lawless
  • Stuart C. Markman
  • Jason P. Mehta
  • Lisa Montero
  • Roxanne M. Null
  • Andrew M. O’Malley
  • Yohance A. Pettis
  • Jeffrey B. Reese
  • Katherine H. Rorer
  • Craig E. Rothburd
  • Alan R. Sandler
  • Susan Steinberg Sandler
  • Hala A. Sandridge
  • Alex M. Sarsfield
  • Tori C. Simmons
  • J. Coy Stull
  • Michael A. Suarez
  • Jason K. Susalla
  • Sunjay D. Trehan
  • Gary Walker
  • Richard C. Woltmann
  • Jared M. Wrage
  • Avila S. Zepp

2023 Event Sponsors

  • Jeeves Law Group + Craig E. Rothburd, P.A.
  • Rywant, Alvarez, Jones, Russo & Guyton, P.A.
  • BayFirst Financial
  • Carey, O'Malley, Whitaker, Mueller, Roberts & Smith, P.A.
  • Truist’s Legal Specialty Group
  • Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
Inns of Court
Local Inns of Court that support our mission with annual volunteer and fundraising efforts.
  • Bruce Jacob-Chris Altenbernd Criminal Appellate Inn of Court
  • The J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court
  • C.H. Ferguson- M.E. White American Inn of Court
  • The Stann Givens Family Law American Inn of Court
Remaining Donors, $350+
  • Natalie H. Adams
  • Erin A. Aebel
  • C. Victoria K. Alaee
  • Britton Alexander Grimes
  • Matthew R. Allen
  • C. Todd Alley
  • Jessica E. Alley
  • Ryan M. Angel
  • Elijah D. Armstrong III
  • Association of Corporate Counsel - Tampa Bay
  • Lauren S. Ayers
  • B. Michael Bachman
  • Radha V. Bachman
  • Gary E. Baker
  • Anderson L. Baldy
  • David C. Banker
  • Thomas J. Banks
  • Benjamin W. Bard
  • Bernard A. Barton
  • BayFirst Financial
  • Richard T. Becker
  • Jill K. Bell
  • Townsend J. Belt
  • Elise J. Berry
  • David A. Beyer
  • Michael C. Bird
  • Russell M. Blain
  • Stacy D. Blank
  • Christina E. Blood
  • T. Lee Bodie
  • Robert S. Bolt
  • Marie A. Borland
  • Boyd Richards Parker & Colonnelli, P.L.
  • Naomi D. Bradford
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • Christopher S. Branton
  • Jarod A. Brazel
  • Cathleen Bell Bremmer
  • K. Clayton Bricklemyer
  • David S. Bromley
  • Gregory P. Brown
  • Allison P. Burd
  • Chad E. Burgess
  • David P. Burke
  • Paula J. Burnett
  • James J. Burns
  • Jennifer A. Burns
  • D. Steven Burwell
  • Bush Ross, P.A.
  • Rocco Cafaro
  • David M. Caldevilla
  • Stephanie A. Caldwell
  • Charles W. Callahan III
  • Amelia M. Campbell
  • Dawn A. Carapella
  • Christa M. Carpenter
  • Claire B. Carraway
  • J. Frazier Carraway
  • Keith M. Carter
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Legal Legends
In memory of those who have taken great strides on behalf of our mission, we recognize the following Legal Legends.
  • Timothy G. Anderson Sr.
  • Honorable Donald "Don" F. Castor
  • David T. Knight
  • Margaret D. Mathews
  • Honorable Thomas "Tom" B. McCoun III
  • L. David Shear
  • Honorable Robert J. Simms
  • W. Reece Smith Jr. 
  • C. Lawrence "Larry" Stagg
  • Don M. Stichter
  • Honorable Michael G. Williamson

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