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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
Identity Theft
Landlord/Tenant Disputes - return of security deposit, unsafe housing conditions
Medical Bill Problems
Name Change
Power of Attorney

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

BRIDGE TO JUSTICE: Wage and Hour Connects Workers To New ABA-Approved Attorney Referral System

Today, December 13, 2010, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) and the American Bar Association began an unprecedented collaboration providing for an Attorney Referral System.  When Fair Labor Standards Act or Family and Medical Leave Act complainants are informed that the Wage and Hour Division is declining to pursue their complaints, they may also be given a toll-free number to contact the newly created ABA-Approved Attorney Referral System.

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc.

Name:   Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc.
Address:   1001 Prince George's Boulevard, Suite 750
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Phone Number:   (301) 952-0063; 1-877-VICTIM-1
Fax Number:   (240) 929-0526

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc. is a statewide victims' rights organization, providing information on victims' rights to all Marylanders and specialized legal services to indigent crime victims.

Executive Director: Russell P. Butler, Esq.

Web site:

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

Name:   Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Address:   520 West Fayette Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number:   (410) 837-9379
Fax Number:   (410) 385-2616

PBRC is a statewide pro bono support center that coordinates pro bono training and activities, maximizes volunteer attorney services to low-income Maryland residents and provides support for pro bono programs throughout the state. PBRC also administers a litigation expense fund for other pro bono and reduced-fee programs throughout Maryland.

Executive Director: Sharon Goldsmith, Esq.

Montgomery County Bar Foundation

Name:   Montgomery County Bar Foundation
Address:   27 W. Jefferson Street
    Rockville, MD 20850
Phone Number:   (301) 424-7651 (intake)
Fax Number:   (301) 217-9327

The Montgomery County Bar Foundation operates pro bono and reduced-fee programs in which attorneys are recruited to take pro bono cases in their area of expertise.

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc.

Name:   Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc.
Address:   216 East Dover Street
    Bldg 300
    Easton, MD 21601
Phone Number:   (410) 690-8128
Fax Number:   (443) 385-0210

Mid-Shore Pro Bono provides pro bono and reduced-fee services in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties.

Executive Director: Sandy Brown

Web site:

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