On the Radio

Activist Demetrius Jifunza Will Discuss Amendment 4, Voting Rights With Legal Aid of Manasota

Jifunza was instrumental in the passage of Amendment 4, which restores voting rights to more than 1 million people in Florida previously convicted of felonies.

12/19/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Grant Supports 'Legal Lifeline for Youth' Program

Plus, Forty Carrots receives a $50,000 donation for its mental health program and more.

08/15/2022 By Staff

The Courts

Legal Aid of Manasota Starts New Program to Help Transgender People Change Their Names

The free program helps transgender adults and youth change their name and gender marker on important documents.

03/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Hot Topic

Sarasota Magazine Writer to Discuss 'Who Owns Florida's Beaches?' on WSLR

Isaac Eger will discuss his award-winning 2021 story about the privatization of Florida's beaches with 12th Judicial Circuit attorney Gabriele Plendl.

02/16/2022 By Staff

The law

New Radio Show Will Answer Legal Questions and Cover the Justice System

Legal Aid of Manasota, a nonprofit that provides legal services at no cost to those in need, is starting a new monthly radio segment on WSLR 96.5.

08/13/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

City of Sarasota, Legal Aid of Manasota to Host Title Assistance Webinar for Homeowners

The free event will take place online on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m.

02/11/2021 By Staff


Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

The Seen

Legal Aid Manasota 25th Anniversary

Author and human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson headlined Legal Aid Manasota's event at Michael's on East.

11/17/2016 Photography by Lori Sax


Human Rights Lawyer Speaks in Sarasota Oct. 27

Bryan Stevenson—human rights lawyer, author and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative—will serve as the keynote speaker at Legal Aid of Manasota’s 25th Anniversary dinner.

10/13/2016 Research by staff

Redemption Man

Bryan Stevenson Fights for Condemned Prisoners

Stevenson—lawyer, author, TED Talk speaker, MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant recipient and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative—will be in Sarasota on Oct. 27 for Legal Aid of Manasota's 25th anniversary.

09/28/2016 By Kay Kipling


Legal Aid of Manasota Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Nonprofit civil law firm brings in national speaker Bryan Stevenson.

09/14/2016 By staff


Legal Aid of Manasota Offers Help and Hope

When much is at stake, Legal Aid of Manasota fights for those in need.

09/01/2015 By Tony D'Souza