Jul. 6, 2022

Manooch T. Azizi Appointed Legal Counsel to Hispanic Unity of Florida’s Board of Directors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 1, 2022 – Tripp Scott, P.A. is proud to announce that Manooch T. Azizi, an attorney with the firm, has been appointed legal counsel to Hispanic Unity of  Florida's (HUF) Board of Directors.

For more than 20 years, Tripp Scott attorneys have been the pro bono legal counsel for Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inc., beginning with the firm's COO Paul Lopez. Manooch T. Azizi joins Charles M. Tatelbaum, Director for Tripp Scott, who is a past Board Chair of HUF and currently an emeritus member of the HUF Board and serves on the Board’s finance committee. 

About Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF):

Hispanic Unity was founded more than 40 years ago by community leaders to ease the acculturation transition for newcomers from other nations. Today this nonprofit provides assistance through 12 programs and 30+ services, in four languages, to Broward's diverse community. Hispanic Unity remains the county's largest agency dedicated to the immigrant population, providing them with the tools they need to build a new life. In 2015, the agency served 17,000+ clients, from toddlers to adults. The agency offers assistance at eight Broward County sites in addition to 14 FREE Tax Preparation sites and 9 Citizenship Preparation sites.

In 2015, Hispanic Unity received the Southeast Affiliate of the Year Award from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.

HUF's Mission is: 

Empowering immigrants and others to become self-sufficient, productive, and civically engaged.

For more information visit: www.hispanicunity.org or call 954-964-8884, ext. 216

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