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Out of disaster comes opportunity. That is what the corporate legal community of Puerto Rico found after Hurricane Maria. But for many attorneys, the recovery is personal, too.
ace.jpg As Puerto Rico Recovers, Courts Heed Lessons Of Disaster

By Sindhu Sundar and Carolina Bolado

When Puerto Rico plunged into darkness in September 2017, the island's courts rallied to reopen and re-establish a pillar of the community. More than a year later, judicial officials are still surveying the damage.

sjn104.jpg Looking To Start Over, Storm-Tossed Lawyers Land In Fla.

By Carolina Bolado

Lawyers forced to flee Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria found that despite their education and experience, picking up careers on the mainland was no simple task.

GettyImages-684203448.jpg The $1B Question: Can Puerto Rico Afford Its Bankruptcy Bills?

By Sindhu Sundar

Law firms and other professional service providers are seeking more than $300 million in bills for Puerto Rico’s unprecedented restructuring — a figure that is eventually expected to surpass $1 billion. Some local attorneys are questioning the costs.

Justice_9_info_blurred.jpg ‘Now Is The Real Crisis’: Puerto Ricans Struggle For Disaster Aid

By Carolina Bolado and Natalie Rodriguez

In order to receive federal funding, residents whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Maria must show they hold title to their properties. But in Puerto Rico, that’s easier said than done.

Millie.jpg One Woman's Attempt To Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

By Annie Pancak

Carmen Milagros Chévere Ortiz couldn't get disaster aid after Hurricane Maria because she didn't have flood insurance. But to get insurance, she needed something even more elusive — a deed to her property.