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Joe Surkiewicz: Center focuses on a vulnerable population

  How can pro bono attorneys make a difference in the lives of young patients with neurodevelopmental and other disorders of the brain? For Jennifer Brennan, it was by helping an 11-year-old girl with a major brain injury hospitalized at ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: MLSC honors lawyers for helping low-income Marylanders

On Dec. 7, the Maryland Legal Services Corp. will recognize and honor a group of people (and one private firm) for their above-the-call-of-duty contributions in helping low-income Marylanders with their civil legal problems. The envelopes, please. Lawrence D. Coppel of ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: Project HEAL celebrates 10 years of protecting the rights of children with disabilities

As a clinician working on Kennedy Krieger Institute’s neurobehavioral unit more than a decade ago, Maureen van Stone saw the critical importance of advocating for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and severe problem behaviors. So van Stone, now director ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: Veterans and the law

For the last six years, the Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training has provided a doorway for private attorneys who want to help low-income veterans overcome legal hurdles to obtaining their disability benefits. This year, however, the June 5 conference ...

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