The Hillsborough County Bar Foundation began hosting the Law & Liberty Dinner in 2005. Since then, proceeds from this annual signature event have helped the Bar Foundation provide local legal-related charities with more than $1 million in support and grants. Past beneficiaries include:
- Bay Area Legal Services L. David Shear Children’s Law Center and the Judge Don Castor Community Law Center
- Voices for Children Guardian ad Litem Program
- The Spring of Tampa Bay’s After-Hours Personal Protection Injunction Program
- Mary Lee's House
- Gift of Adoption - Florida Chapter
- Connected by 25
The Law & Liberty Dinner has featured prominent guest speakers and this year's speaker is world champion quarterback, broadcaster, and entrepreneur Joe Theismannworld champion quarterback, broadcaster and entrepreneur Joe Theismann.