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Md. Legal Aid’s union files NLRB complaint over firings

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Maryland Legal Aid’s employees’ union is urging the National Labor Relations Board to order four fired supervisory attorneys to be reinstated, saying they were illegally terminated for having raised concerns about MLA’s back-to-the-office order amid the pandemic. MLA’s senior leadership ...

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Md. Legal Aid’s Joseph vows to stay on amid sharp criticism

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Maryland Legal Aid’s longtime executive director said Monday he has no plans to quit amid sharp criticism from more than 130 former staffers who call the recent firing of four managerial attorneys, allegedly for questioning back-to-work orders, symptomatic of senior ...

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

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

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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Maryland Legal Aid gets $268K grant for project in city schools

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Maryland Legal Aid has received a $268,280 grant to support legal advice clinics in Baltimore City schools. The grant, which was announced Thursday, came from the Legal Services Corp., an independent nonprofit established by the U.S. Congress to provide financial support for ...

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Boosted by high court ruling, advocates seek justice for tenants

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

Months after a landmark Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that landlords cannot file suit against tenants for back rent beyond the three-year statute of limitations, lawyers are still working to ensure that tenants are treated fairly in rent court. The ...

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Md. Legal Aid expanding ‘Lawyer in the Library’ program to Prince George’s Co.

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Prince George’s County residents looking for legal advice will be able to get it from a local library next week with the arrival of Maryland Legal Aid’s “Lawyer in the Library” program. Created in response to civil unrest in Baltimore after Freddie ...

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Md. Legal Aid to expand ‘Lawyer in the Library’ program with Abell Foundation grant

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Maryland Legal Aid is using a $90,000 grant from the Abell Foundation to expand its “Lawyer in the Library” program in Baltimore. The “Lawyer in the Library” program puts Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, pro bono attorneys, law students and ...

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