Community Involvement

Latham, Luna, Eden & Beaudine, LLP is dedicated to serving the community and helping those in need. Through its LLEB Lending Hands initiative, the Firm’s attorneys and staff members give back to the community by volunteering in service projects throughout the year.

2018 LathamLuna Lending Hands Projects

November 2020 – Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers’ Angel Tree Project

This holiday season, Latham, Luna, Eden & Beaudine is participating in the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers’ (“CFAWL”) Angel Tree Project.  The Angel Tree Project recruits “angels” to sponsor local elementary school children in need. Each sponsor purchases toys and clothing for their assigned child based on the child’s wish list.  LLEB attorneys and staff are sponsoring fourteen of the one hundred participating children this year, so it won’t be long before a menagerie of skateboards, stuffed animals, scooters, dollhouses, basketballs, board games, and books will take up temporary residence in the office before their delivery to the school for a special holiday party!  The project is a huge bright spot for the children, their parents, and the firm, and the firm is proud to have participated in the Angel Tree Project for over ten years.

Patricia McConnell is serving as Sponsor Chair for the Angel Tree Project Committee, and the following firm members are also participating in the project: Lori Milvain, Jennifer Eden, Dorothy Green, Justin Luna, Jan Carpenter, Marc Levine, Christina Taylor, Jane Corser, Chrislyn Chrisman, Sharon Garcia, and Fran Frederick.

November 2020 – Bar Buddy Project

Several of the attorneys at Latham, Luna, Eden & Beaudine recently took part in the Bar Buddy Project initiated by the Orange County Bar Association for recent law school graduates taking the Florida bar.  The road to this year’s Bar Exam was an uphill battle due to the pandemic, which led to the bar exam being postponed and rescheduled a few times.  Many of the law school grads had employment dates pushed back and there was a lot of uncertainty in these trying times.

Each of our lawyers who volunteered served as a Bar Buddy to a local law student preparing to sit for the exam which was finally administered on October 13, 2020. These supplies and care packages, along with plenty of notes and words of encouragement, helped to serve as the final push for these future members of the Florida Bar as they entered their last weeks of studying, which began in April.  They finally were able to take the first-ever remote Florida bar exam after 6 full months of waiting and studying.

We wish all of the Florida bar takers smooth sailing as they begin their legal careers!

October 20, 2018 – Children’s Advocacy Center, Osceola

Children’s Advocacy Center, Osceola brings child abuse investigative services and family outreach and support services together under one roof in a safe, welcoming environment that is designed to minimize the trauma experienced by victims of child abuse and their non-offending caregivers.  Volunteers put together a beautification project to brighten up the front entrance of the building to make the space more inviting.


July 12, 2018 – Bites, Camera, Action

LSEB Lending Hands volunteered alongside volunteers from Universal at Second Harvest Food Bank to build almost 700 food boxes to be distributed through the Bites, Camera, Action mobile food pantry, a partnership between Universal Orlando Foundation, Universal Orlando Resort, and Second Harvest Food.


May 12, 2018 – Clean the World

Clean the World is an organization headquartered in Orlando whose mission is to collect and recycle hygiene products discarded by the hospitality industry and to distribute these products around the world in order to prevent millions of hygiene-related deaths each year.  Volunteers sorted soap, shampoo, and other donations to be used to build hygiene kits.


March 3, 2018 – Quest, Inc.

Quest, Inc. offers care and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.  Volunteers spent the morning painting the break rooms at the Quest Training Center-Apopka as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to renovate the facility.

January 27, 2018 – Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida works to Feed, Empower, Nourish, and Engage the community as part of its mission to create hope and nourish lives through a powerful hunger relief network, while multiplying the generosity of a caring community.  Volunteers spent the afternoon sorting donations at the food bank