The Florida Bar News – On your own but not alone
August 15, 2011 Ft. Lauderdale lawyer’s pro bono effort helps former foster child recover $400k. “They took his money; they put it in CDs, then they transferred it to pay off some of their mortgages. They abandoned him. They just moved to Florida and left him with nothing.” Even now, with the pro bono case of Markus Kim months behind him, Ft. Lauderdale’s Howard Talenfeld, a member of the Bar’s Legal Needs of Children Committee, can’t get over the deplorable nature of the crime.