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Plaintiff Rodney Thomas seeks representation in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 lawsuit against two corrections officers at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, Miami-Dade Departments of Corrections. Plaintiff asserts three deliberate indifference to serious medical needs claims based on defendants’ alleged response to his broken hand, broken catheter clamp, and need for a medically-prescribed kidney dialysis diet. The Complaint has survived screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. The case is not set for trial at this time. The discovery deadline is September 17, 2024, the mediation deadline is October 15, 2024, and the dispositive motion deadline is November 12, 2024. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro se Plaintiff, Joshua Andre Pee, filed this Section 1983 action alleging violations of his Constitutional rights during multiple traffic stops and subsequent reporting of police misconduct. Fact discovery closes on July 2, 2024, and may be extended by agreement of the Parties pursuant to Judge Rosenberg’s Trial Order. The deadline for dispositive motions is September 2, 2024. If interested, please email reinhart@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro se Plaintiff Deshommes is an IRS employee who brings Title VII employment discrimination claims against the Treasury Department for disability discrimination and retaliation. Plaintiff claims he was denied reasonable accommodations after various injuries. The Complaint was filed on February 20, 2024. Defendants’ response or answer is due May 13, 2024. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

The Plaintiff, Zachary Prince, has filed a civil rights complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against four employees of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Plaintiff alleges that Defendants have been deliberately indifferent to his medical needs by refusing to provide him with effective treatment for his opioid-use disorder while incarcerated. Discovery is currently ongoing. Mediation is set before Magistrate Judge Bruce E. Reinhart for late October 2024. Dispositive motions are due November 26, 2024. Trial is currently scheduled for the two-week period beginning on March 10, 2025. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff Webby Saintcy seeks representation in connection with a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Revenue, Child Support Program and various employees of this department alleging that Defendants deprived Plaintiff of constitutional rights under the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the US Constitution in relation to the allegedly unlawful issuance of an order for child support and associated actions.If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Defendant/Claimant Barbara Van Wart seeks representation in this interpleader action determining several claimants’ rights to a $1 million death benefit. Ms. Van Wart, the decedent’s mother, had previously been listed as a beneficiary. She argues that her omission as a beneficiary in the most recent death benefit is due to fraud. She also contends that the electronic signature used to change the death benefit was not valid as a written signature under Florida law. Ms. Van Wart has most recently filed a Motion to Strike. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff Rodolfo Valdez seeks representation in his Fair Housing Act and Florida Civil Rights Act suit against the owner of his leased residence, Lloyd Jones LLC. Plaintiff alleges that the owner engaged in a pattern and practice of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation against him on the basis of his disability, race, and national origin when he filed complaints about disrepair in his rented residence. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro se Plaintiff, Jessica Ilene Roberts, filed this action seeking review of an unfavorable decision by the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration on Plaintiff’s claim for disability insurance benefits. Plaintiff contends that she is entitled to disability benefits because she has several severe medical impairments that prevent her from working. The complaint was filed on January 17, 2024, and the briefing schedule for summary judgment motions has yet to be set. If interested, please email reinhart@flsd.uscourts.gov

On March 9, 2020, Plaintiff was restrained in the back of a police car when an officer grabbed his genitalia multiple times. Additionally, when en route to the Broward County Jail, the same officer drove fast and hit the brakes causing plaintiff to slam his head and face multiple times on the window and glass. The Complaint has survived screened and an Order setting trial and pretrial deadlines has been entered. Trial is scheduled to begin during the two-week period commencing January 13, 2025. If interested, please email williams@flsd.uscourts.gov

Mark Stinson sued Wayne Haddix, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., and Shelby County Board of Education, on December 13, 2023. He is proceeding pro se and alleges, among other things, that the Defendants violated the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act by failing to help him find solutions to grow his business and failed to represent Mr. Stinson’s fiduciary interests as his financial and investment advisor. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

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