Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP is pleased to announce that Founding Partner, Manuel L. Dobrinsky, has been installed as Board President of Legal Services of Greater Miami where he previously served as Vice President of the organization’s Board of Directors. The Passing of the Gavel from Outgoing Board President Jordi Guso, Esq. to Incoming Board President Manuel Dobrinsky and the Installation of the 2019-2020 Board Officers and Members was presided over by The Honorable Patricia A. Seitz at a reception sponsored by Grove Bank & Trust on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
Dobrinsky, who is Board Certified in Civil Trial by The Florida Bar, specializes in personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and auto accident matters. He currently serves as an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, was the former president of the Miami-Dade Justice Association, and served on the Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Admissions, Peer Review, and Attorney Grievance for the Southern District of Florida.
For over 50 years, Legal Services of Greater Miami (Legal Services) has been a powerful advocate for equal justice in our community and is the largest provider of legal services for low-income families and individuals throughout the areas of Miami-Dade County and Monroe County, Florida. Legal Services focuses on civil legal matters that affect more than 20,000 families and individuals each year, ranging from issues such as child support cases, disability claims, and eligibility for unemployment and government benefits. The biggest percentage of cases that the organization takes on are housing cases, with the remaining cases focusing on housing, education, and government benefits (19 percent), consumer and unemployment issues (14 percent), and other areas of civil law (five percent). The majority of people helped are Hispanic or African American, and 64 percent of households assisted by the organization are headed by women.