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MLSC executive director Q&A: ‘How do we make sure that we are leveling the playing field?’

Deb Seltzer hopes to guide Maryland Legal Services Corporation through the remainder of the pandemic and to focus on whether the legal aid industry is effectively addressing the most pressing needs of clients.

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Md. Legal Services reports nearly $7M drop, cites pandemic

Maryland’s chief provider of grants to groups offering free legal aid to low-income residents faces a nearly $7 million pandemic-driven shortfall, the executive director of the Maryland Legal Services Corp. said Thursday. To recover the losses, MLSC will try to ...

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Maryland Legal Aid receives $50K grant from Anne Arundel Co.

Anne Arundel County has awarded a $50,000 grant to Maryland Legal Aid to help provide civil legal services to indigent individuals in the county. In 2018, Maryland Legal Aid served more than 120,000 people statewide. Of those, nearly 20,000 were ...

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New partnership to offer legal aid at Health Care for the Homeless

Homeless people who need legal help to obtain disability benefits and other social services will soon be able to consult with a lawyer at Health Care for the Homeless’ headquarters in downtown Baltimore. Attorney Gabriela Sevilla recently began a two-year ...

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Legal aid groups, Hogan spar over funding protective order, custody cases

Groups providing free legal aid to indigent Marylanders battled the Hogan administration Thursday over legislation to provide state-paid lawyers to low-income litigants in protective order proceedings and to parents in contested custody and visitation litigation.

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