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BlueBird Educational Foundation Donates Instruments to Kids

On Tuesday April 11th, the Bluebird Educational Foundation gave away approximately $5000.00 worth of musical instruments to local St. Lucie Public School students. The giveaway occurred at the monthly St. Lucie County School Board meeting. Investing in our children’s creativity and their ability to express themselves is one of the greatest gifts we can provide,” stated T. Charles Shafer, Treasurer of the Bluebird Educational Foundation. “Music has been proven to ignite child development, intellect, social growth, fine motor skills and confidence, and these instruments can be lifechanging.” Bluebird Educational Foundation is a non-profit 501c-3 corporation dedicated to enriching the cultural… Read More →

T. Charles Shafer honored by The American Registry

T. Charles Shafer was recognized and awarded for continuous professional recognition. This accomplishment is only realized by the top 1 percent of American Professionals!. As one of America’s Most Honored Lawyers, all qualifying public recognitions of excellence are certified by The American Registry and include significant mentions in the press, honors by recongized trade groups, and acclaimed recognitions by peers and clients.

BlueBird Educational Foundation Presents Oriente

The BlueBird Educational Foundation, a local non-profit in Fort Pierce, is thrilled to present Oriente at the Sunrise Theatre on October 20th at 7:30pm. Based in Miami but launched in New Orleans, Eddy Balzola and his band Oriente stand out with an exciting original sound featuring a powerful fusion of Cuban roots and rhythms influenced by blues, jazz, Brazil and Caribbean flavors. BlueBird Educational Foundation is a smaller non-profit in Ft. Pierce that has served the Treasure Coast community for almost fifteen years. T. Charles Shafer, a local attorney, has served on the Board of Directors of BlueBird Educational Foundation.… Read More →

14th Annual “Swinging Fore the ARC” Golf Tournament

ARC of the Treasure Coast is holding the 14th Annual “Swinging Fore the ARC” Golf Tournament at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club on Saturday, September 24th. Proceeds from this year’s golf tournament will be used by the ARC to provide support and funds for the organization to fulfill its mission, assisting children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential. This year’s Golf Tournament will feature the 2004 Senior British Open Championship winner, Pete Oakley. Join us Friday, September 23rd at 6pm for a Cocktail Par-tee at the Harbour Ridge Clubhouse. The Par-tee will feature hors… Read More →

ACLU Member – T. Charles Shafer

T. Charles Shafer, Esquire, proudly announces that he has become a member of the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU was founded in 1920 and is our nation’s guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. GUIDING PRINCIPLES AND VALUES We value justice, where all people are treated fairly, with dignity, and have equality under the law. We value liberty, where all people have self-autonomy, freedom from suppression, and freedom to… Read More →

Expungement/Sealing of a Criminal Record in Florida

What is the difference between expungement and sealing a record? Sealing a criminal history record prevents the public from having access to it.  However, certain governmental or related entities, especially those listed in S. 943.059(4)(a), Florida Statutes, have full access to sealed records in their entirety. An expunged record allows entities that would otherwise have access to a sealed record to be informed that the subject of the record has had the record expunged.  However, an inquiring entity is not allowed access to the record itself without a court order.  They will receive a caveat statement indicating that, “ CRIMINAL… Read More →


ARC of St. Lucie County is holding their 2021 Gene Lofton Walk-A-Thon on September 25th at Lawnwood Stadium in Ft. Pierce. The organization is looking for sponsors and teams. All funds raised during the event will benefit the disabled people in St. Lucie County, and sponsorships are tax deductible. The walkathon is close to the hearts of many in the Arc organization, as it honors a man named Gene Lofton, who spent many years raising awareness and funds for Arc of St. Lucie County. Gene Lofton was not just a man who raised money for Arc, but one who himself… Read More →

T. Charles Shafer recognized by Who’s Who of America

Fort Pierce, Florida attorney, T. Charles Shafer, has been nominated and approved to represent Criminal Defense Attorneys in the upcoming edition of the Marquis Who’s Who of America. Since 1898, Marquis Who’s Who has been the world’s preeminent biographer. Marquis Who’s Who registry lists over 1.5 million accomplished individuals from all areas of life. Inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who is an endorsement of the credentials of that individual. Mr. Shafer is a former President of the St. Lucie County Bar Association. He has been recognized throughout his career for excellent work in both criminal defense and family law. “Being recognized… Read More →

Local Attorney Here to Help

T. Charles Shafer, a local attorney based in downtown Ft. Pierce has been committed to helping Ft. Pierce, St. Lucie County and the entire Treasure Coast be the best it can be, since he arrived in community. His law practice is focused on criminal defense, family law and DUI, but that only tells part of the story. Shafer has served as past President of the St. Lucie County Bar Association, served as a Board Member with the BlueBird Educational Foundation, he actively supports the Special Olympics and Exchange Club and he currently serves as a Board Member with St. Lucie… Read More →

Florida BAR President visits Treasure Coast

Florida BAR President John M. Stewart recently attended the St. Lucie County BAR Association’s monthly meeting. He spoke to the group of attorneys about the state of the bar, their outreach programs for Florida residents, and their disaster relief and community service efforts. Stewart was elected as President-elect in June 2018 and sworn in during a ceremony in West Palm Beach in June 2019. Stewart earned a B.A. in public policy from the College of William and Mary in 1992. He is a Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, attained his J.D. in 1997. A third-generation Florida lawyer, Stewart… Read More →