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									  LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC.
                      &
COAST TO COAST LEGAL AID OF SOUTH FLORIDA, INC.
Purpose:      Promote self-sufficiency and independence by providing free civil legal
              advice, representation and education to economically disadvantaged people
              living in Broward County.

Created by:   Pursuant to Title 45, Chapter XVI, Part 1607.3, Federal Regulations.

              Legal Aid Service of Broward County was established as a non-profit law
              firm in 1974.

              Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida was established as a non-profit
              law firm in 2003.

              Effective January 1, 2004, Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. split
              off and formed a second corporation called Coast to Coast Legal Aid of
              South Florida, Inc. This was done in order to provide more services to
              Broward residents based upon Federal funding restrictions. The members
              of both boards are exactly the same.

              Amended by Resolution #2005-22, adopted January 11, 2005, changing the
              way by which the two Broward County Commission appointments are
              made, from an at-large rotation procedure, to a full board vote on each
              prospective appointee.

Membership:   The members of this corporation, no less than fifteen (15) and no more than
              twenty-one (21), shall be the Board of Directors.

              The Broward County Commission shall appoint two (2) members, an
              attorney and an eligible client, as described below:

              (1)   A majority of the Board shall be attorneys who are supportive and
                    have interest in and knowledge of the delivery of quality legal
                    services to the poor.

              (2)   One-third (1/3) shall be eligible clients selected one each by: the
                    Haitian Outreach Partnership for Empowerment; the Urban League
                    of Broward County; the Broward Homebound Program; the Broward
                    House; the NAACP; and the Broward County Commission.

              (3)   One (1) member shall be a CPA designated by the Broward County
                    Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

              (4)   One (1) member shall be an at-large member chosen by the Board
                    of Directors.


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Terms:              Three (3) years. Vacancies shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired
                    portion of the term.

                    No director shall serve more than two (2) successive terms but may
                    thereafter be re-appointed after an absence of not less than three (3)
                    years.

                    If a board member is absent from three (3) regular meetings during a twelve
                    (12) month period, the member shall be automatically removed as a
                    member. The removed board member may be re-installed, for good cause
                    shown, at the next regularly scheduled board meeting.

Quorum:             Eight (8) members.

Coordinator:        Anthony J. Karrat, Esq., Executive Director
                    Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.
                    491 N. State Road 7
                    Plantation, FL 33317
                    954-736-2400

                    Barbara J. Prager, Esq., Executive Director
                    Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.
                    491 N. State Road 7
                    Plantation, FL 33317
                    954-736-2400

Meetings:           Monthly, third Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
                    Legal Aid Building

Financial Disclosure not required.

LAC 3/08




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