Kimberly Sanchez

Kimberly Sanchez

Kimberly Sanchez is the executive director of Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF). Kimberly is the former advocacy and deputy director of CLSMF, managing litigation and working to create organization-wide litigation goals and vision.

After graduating from the University of Miami School of Law in 2005, Kimberly began her legal career in the public interest with Legal Services of Greater Miami, where she worked on housing cases. After a stint in private practice representing Central Florida consumers, she then came to CLSMF where she led CLSMF’s Housing and Fair Housing Units until her promotion to Advocacy/Deputy Director.

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Recent Episodes
January 29, 2019

ABA Midyear Meeting 2019: Maybe There’s an App for That

Rebecca Sandefur discusses her research into digital access to justice tools and how they seek to innovate these tools in order to empower people to understand and act on their legal problems....

January 28, 2019

ABA Midyear Meeting 2019: ABA Blueprint

Chad Burton talks about ABA Blueprint and how lawyers can utilize it to enter information about their firms and get valuable recommendations on practice management.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: The Criminalization of Poverty

Samantha Howell and Tristia Bauman discuss what lawyers can do to help, from recognizing and respecting homeless people they see to providing pro bono services.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: ABA Retirees Discuss Access to Justice

ABA legends talk about their time at the ABA including their successes and the impact they’ve seen the ABA have on the expansion of access to legal services for all.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Storytelling Through Digital Media

How to leverage digital media as a tool to guide conversation towards legal services for low income clients.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Civil Right to Counsel in the Trump Era

Kimberly Sanchez talks to John Pollock and Andrew Sherer about how the Trump administration’s attitude towards immigration is affecting change and the local-level governmental response.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Anti-Human Trafficking Litigation

Kimberly Sanchez talks to Patrick Arenz, Faith Morse, Vincent Nappo, and Martina Vandenberg about what makes taking on human trafficking cases as a pro bono attorney worthwhile.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Developing Partnership for Legal Field Research

Kimberly Sanchez interviews Ellen Lawton, April Faith-Slaker, and Amy Johnson about research in legal innovation, why it’s important for access to justice, and current research methodologies they’re using.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Pro Bono Legal Services in Disaster Relief

Michael Hofrichter, Pablo Almaguer, and Jeff Baker discuss the importance of pro bono lawyers in disaster relief and how lawyers (and other legal professionals) can get involved.

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Educating Legislators About Legal Aid 2.0

Government funding is one of the principle sources of funding for legal aid programs but convincing politicians to fund these programs can seem like a huge obstacle. Experts discuss the complex issue...

June 12, 2018

2018 Equal Justice Conference: Ethics in the Age of Innovation

We talk about establishing guiding principles of ethics in legal technology in order to close the communication gap between tech companies and the justice system.

September 25, 2017

Clio Cloud 2017: Takeaways from Clio’s 2017 Legal Trends Report

George Psiharis and Steven Silberbach discuss how Clio gathered their data, how it benefits Clio clients, and actionable data from the report that can improve a lawyer’s practice.

September 20, 2016

Clio Cloud 2016: Exploring Clio’s New Law Firm Index Report

Steven Silberbach and George Psiharis discuss the law firm index report and what this data reveals about the legal marketplace.

June 21, 2016

2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Providing Legal Aid and Pro Bono Services

“Our country is a democracy because of the rule of law. When we don’t have justice for everybody, we don’t have justice for anyone.” – Bruce Blackwell At the 2016 Annual Florida...