19th Annual For The Public Good Gala

19th Annual For The Public Good Gala


Thursday, October 14, 2021    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Signature Grand
6900 W State Road 84, Davie, FL, 33317

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Please join LAS and CCLA for the 19th Annual For the Public Good Gala fundraiser to honor LAS’s longtime Executive Director, Anthony J. (Tony) Karrat, Esq. who is retiring this year after 46 years with Legal Aid. An endowment fund has been created to honor Tony Karrat’s legacy.

In addition, The Honorable Thomas Lynch, an attorney who previously served Broward County as a judge for more than 30 years, will be honored with an “Excellence in Justice” award created to celebrate his life-long dedication to ensuring access to justice for all.

More than 400 lawyers, judges and members of the business community will enjoy an evening of networking, cocktails, and seated dinner to benefit the more than 20,000 children, seniors, veterans, homeless persons, survivors of domestic violence and other crimes, unaccompanied immigrant minors, and persons living with HIV/AIDS served by LAS and CCLA each year. The event will begin at 6 pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. The evening includes a live auction, seated dinner, two (2) complimentary drink tickets, and a cash bar. This event concludes at 9:00pm.



Ticket Cost $125 until October 1; $175 thereafter

Website Link: www.browardlegalaid.org/events

All proceeds to benefit LAS and CCLA.


Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) is a nonprofit law firm established in 1973. The mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the poor of Broward County so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low income community and to encourage self-sufficiency.

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is a nonprofit law firm established in 2003 and funded, in part, by the Legal Services Corporation. The mission is to improve the lives of low income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation, and empowerment.