Tag Archives: Access to Justice Commission

Conference explores opportunities in limited scope representation

Attorneys have historically been hesitant to engage in limited scope representation — pay-for-service work in which an attorney assists with a particular aspect of a case, such as drafting a complaint, rather than taking on comprehensive representation of the client ...

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Renewed, independent Access to Justice Commission to advocate for legal aid

‘A lack of representation can lead directly to triggering the cycle of poverty and reinforcing it,’ Ward B. Coe III, chairman of the Access to Justice Commission, said during the group’s kickoff event Monday. ‘These are very critical times, and now is the time to take action.’
(Lauren Kirkwood)

The need for improving access to legal aid has not diminished since the Maryland Judiciary’s Access to Justice Commission disbanded just over a year ago, advocates and legislators said at the launch of a new, independent Access to Justice Commission ...

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