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Foster Child Advocacy Attorney Profiled in South Florida ‘Giving Guide’

November 28th, 2012   No Comments   Advocacy

From caring as a youth for his special needs sister, Bess, to championing the rights of Florida’s at-risk populations facing physical abuse, sexual abuse, personal injury and wrongful death claims, Howard Talenfeld has made helping those in need his passion and professional practice.

His work was profiled recently in ‘Personal Experience Drives People to Pursue Philanthropy,’ an article in the South Florida Business Journal’s annual Giving Guide.

“Growing up, working very closely with Bess from when she was a child, I later discovered I had the opportunity to work with and fight for the lives of those in need,” said Talenfeld, president and chairman of Florida’s Children First and a shareholder with Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb, in Fort Lauderdale.

“What drove me was knowing there are so many people in Florida who are like Bess,” he told the Business Journal. “Our lives can be so much more useful fighting for these folks than just fighting about money.”

Read the entire story here.

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