Anyone applying for (free) legal help at Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service will have to pay a $25 fee, starting today. The nonprofit, which connects those in need of legal services with volunteer attorneys, announced the application fee in an email ...Read More »
After three decades representing developers in deals as a partner at DLA Piper, veteran real estate lawyer John P. “Jack” Machen will be switching sides later this year as he joins Piper alum and City Solicitor George A. Nilson in ...
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The leading organizations that provide free legal aid to indigent Marylanders gathered in Baltimore last week to discuss the travails of zealous representation amid talk of a “doomsday” budget. Timothy F. Maloney kicked off the 14th Annual Maryland Partners for ...Read More »
An organization that provides legal assistance for low-income children in special education will need as much resilience as its young clients as it, like other nonprofits in the state, prepares for a 5 percent cut in grant money from the ...Read More »
Two private attorneys — M. Natalie McSherry of Kramon & Graham and Mitchell Y. Mirviss of Venable — lead the list of honorees at next month’s Maryland Legal Services Corp. annual awards reception. The lawyers will share the Arthur W. ...
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Susan M. Erlichman, executive director of the Maryland Legal Services Corp., has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts Commission. The commission collects, maintains, analyzes and disseminates information on programs involving IOLTA revenue, a major ...Read More »
Gifts are out. Donations are in. That was the message the Maryland State Bar Association gave its members as they arrived at the registration desk for the organization’s annual convention in Ocean City last week. Instead of being welcomed with ...Read More »
When guilt trips and plucking heartstrings fail to persuade private lawyers to take a pro bono case, volunteer their expertise to a nonprofit or write a check, then it’s time to roll out the heavy artillery. Go shopping. Or, to ...Read More »
To close out a tumultuous year for civil legal services programs — including unprecedented demand for legal help and the General Assembly stepping up to the plate to fill a funding gap caused by the near-collapse of IOLTA — the ...Read More »