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The Beginning ...
In the spring of 2010, Ruth Tick, responded to a craigslist ad. The owner of a popular legal document site, needed someone to do research and write content for his site.
Ruth Tick went to work answering inquiries as they came in, sometimes as many as 30 a day. One day, Ruth emailed the site owner, Ken, and told him she had an idea. Later that day, when they spoke on the phone they discovered that they had both come up with the identical idea. FALDP was born!
The rest is history ...
The site went live in May 2010. Ken as the webmaster, Ruth as the writer and recruiter. They started with only an idea, and themselves as members. Over the course of the next year they produced publications, offered webinars, and hosted the First Annual FALDP Conference.
Ken left the partnership in June 2011 to pursue other business interests.
In June 2011, Ken resigned as Co-Director of FALDP to pursue other business interests. Ruth took over Ken's duties in addition to her own, and continues to direct FALDP and grow the site. Since January of 2011, FALDP has:
On August 17th, 2012 FALDP Director, Ruth Tick, gave an interview to Global Talk Radio. She spoke about the mission of the association, how they began, and the upcoming conference in St. Augustine.
Ruth Tick, Director of the Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers, tell us how their association helps self-represented consumers access their legal system.
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