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Joe Surkiewicz: EJC marks Civiletti’s lifetime of achievement

The Equal Justice Council, the fundraising arm of Maryland Legal Aid, awarded former U.S. Attorney General (and retired partner and past chair at Venable) Benjamin R. Civiletti its Lifetime Achievement Award at the EJC’s annual managing partners' breakfast in Baltimore last week.

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Joe Surkiewicz: ACLU, MVLS to honor top volunteers

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service will be honoring volunteers at events this month — including an attorney credited with changing Maryland’s social and political landscape in a career that reached the U.S. Supreme Court three times.

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Joe Surkiewicz: Legal Aid provides full range of help to people facing foreclosure

Thousands of Maryland homeowners find themselves between a rock and a hard place. Saddled with mortgages they can’t afford, they often discover they can’t sell their homes at a price that will cover their note. And foreclosure looms.

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Joe Surkiewicz: UB Family Law Clinic looks at the big picture

At the University of Baltimore’s Family Law Clinic, student attorneys do more than help low-income clients seeking child custody, support, divorce, adoption, and civil remedies for domestic violence. They also look at the big picture. And they get results: Clinic ...

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