Orlando, Fla. - June 19, 2014 - Michael L. Smith, an attorney with The Health Law Firm, was recently named a 2013 Pro Bono Champion by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). This is the second consecutive year Mr. Smith has received this recognition.Mr. Smith received the Pro Bono Champion award for all of the health law/health care related pro bono services he provided in 2013. Throughout the year, he has represented several veterans and their families through The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program, a project he has devoted himself to since 2005. Mr. Smith also performed legal services for individuals through the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association - AIDS Special Will Project.Attorneys honored with the Pro Bono Champion title are chosen for the impact their work has on improving the lives of those who are least able to afford necessary legal services, but who need it the most. Mr. Smith, along with 22 other attorneys, are acknowledged in the June 2014, issue of AHLA Connections. Click here to read Mr. Smith’s story.In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Smith is also a registered respiratory therapist. He is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar. Mr. Smith is a member of the AHLA, The Florida Bar, The Orange County Bar Association, The Seminole County Bar Association, The American Bar Association, The Mental Health Association of Central Florida, Inc., and The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA). Mr. Smith practices health law at The Health Law Firm's main office at 1101 Douglas Avenue, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714. The firm has offices around Central Florida and in Colorado. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.For downloadable, printable photographs of Mr. Smith, click here.
About The Health Law FirmThe Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com. For additional information contact:
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