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Application for Membership to Website

If you are an attorney or paralegal doing pro bono work, and are interested exploring the resources of this website not available to the general public, please complete the application you will find at: http://www.mdjustice.org/application.  The Website Administration Committee will review your application.  You will hear from us when we have completed our review.

2014 GUIDE TO LEGAL SERVICES - Pro Bono Resource Center

The Pro Bono Resource Center presents the newly revised Guide to Legal Services in Maryland.  First published in 2001, the Guide was immediately embraced by the legal services community as a valuable tool and statewide resource in our combined efforts to promote equal access to justice throughout Maryland.  The 2014 edition has been updated and expanded to meet continuing needs, and is now available online.  The links below will take you to electronic versions of the Guide and its Branch Office Supplement, , which can be downloaded for your con

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Name:   Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
     
Address:   One N. Charles St.
    Suite 222
    Baltimore, MD 21201
     
Phone Number:   Intake: 410-547-6537 or 1-800-510-0050
     
Fax Number:   443-451-4081
     
   

Pro bono legal services provided by MVLS volunteers:

Adult Guardianship
Back Taxes / Tax Disputes
Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 only)
Benefit Denials (Food Stamps, Medical Assistance)
Criminal Record Expungement
Deed Changes
Debt Collection
Divorce/Custody
Identity Theft
Foreclosure
Landlord/Tenant Disputes - return of security deposit, unsafe housing conditions
Medical Bill Problems
Name Change
Power of Attorney
Wills

MVLS is a 501(c)(3) legal services organization that matches low- to moderate-income individuals with experienced lawyers w

Your Maryland Scenic Photo Here!

MDJustice needs window dressing!  

I have been rotating photos on the front page, just to keep things interesting, but I live in Frederick, so many of the photos are local scenes.  Lovely, but let's get some representation from across the state.

Family law attorneys needed

The Women’s Law Center is seeking volunteers for shifts on the statewide Family Law Hotline.  If you have 2-3 years of Maryland family law experience and would like to assist in answering calls from pro se litigants from around the state.  The Women's Law Center can arrange for the calls to be routed to a dedicated line for your convenience, or you can come to our office in Towson for your shift. Shifts are for 3 ½ hours, either at 9:30 a.m.

FILING FEE BILL -- SUCCESS!!!!

A compromise was reached on SB 248 And HB 106 during the waning hours of the last day of the legislative session, and by a significant majority in both the Senate and the House the legislature approved a bill to increase the surcharge on civil court filing fees to address the funding crisis caused by historically low interest rates on IOLTA.  Projections indicate that the bill as adopted, which contains a 3-year sunset provision, would generate approximately $6.1 million annually to address the shortfall in IOLTA revenue and help fund civil legal aid to low-inc

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