Deerfield Beach, FL, March 14, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Staci L. Burton, an attorney in the Deerfield Beach office of ROIG Lawyers will be receiving an award at the 28th Annual Pro Bono Recognition Evening and Auction from the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County in the area of Family Law for providing over 100 pro bono hours. The gala will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Palm Beach Convention Center.
“I am honored to receive this award on behalf of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County and to be a part of an organization that does so much for its community,” said Burton.
The Legal Aid Society was founded in 1949 with a mission of providing equal access to our judicial system to the disadvantaged children, families and individuals living in Palm Beach County.
Each year through its in-house staff and Pro Bono Project, Legal Aid provides more than 7,000 disadvantaged residents with no-cost legal assistance as well as a variety of community education and outreach programs. Legal Aid's advocacy has improved the lives and living conditions of victims of domestic violence, abused, neglected and orphaned children, frail and exploited elders, the physically challenged, HIV-infected individuals, new immigrants and entire communities.
Burton concentrates her practice in Personal Injury Protection (PIP)/No-Fault litigation. Prior to joining ROIG Lawyers, she practiced family law in West Palm Beach, representing clients in a wide-range of complex marital and family law matters. Burton has been actively involved in the legal community, serving on numerous committees and holding positions of leadership within both the state and local bar organizations. She was also a founding member of the Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches.
Burton is currently a board member at the Ann Storck Center in Fort Lauderdale, which is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.