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It’s almost November…do you know where your pro bono hours are?

Those annual pro bono legal service reports will be showing up in your mailbox soon, and as December quickly approaches, now is a good time to evaluate the number of pro bono hours you’ve completed this year. As a Maryland ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: MVLS, law school to ‘Celebrate Pro Bono’

This year’s Celebrate Pro Bono recognition reception on Oct. 19 is a twofer: In addition to the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service honoring its top volunteers, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Leadership in Public Service and ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: With a pro bono boost, Project HEAL expands

Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia feature more than 225 medical-legal partnerships that help low-income patients and families with a wide array of legal services, such as assistance with special education, public benefits, landlord/tenant problems, advanced medical directives, medical ...

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The Daily Record News Quiz: May 9-13

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this new interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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On the Move, 3/28: Westerman joins Ascend One as chief marketing officer

Mark Westerman has joined Ascend One Corp., a debt-management company based in Columbia, as chief marketing officer. He previously worked at West33 Consulting Group after serving as vice president/global marketing communications at FILA (Cerberus Capital Management). He began his career ...

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Towson law firm encourages pro bono work

Erika Alsid Short has volunteered hundreds of hours in the last six years on a death penalty case that has wound its way through the state and federal courts. So when she interviewed three years ago at newly formed Chason, ...

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For Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, pro bono work gives hope

When the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service signed Juan Williams as the keynote speaker for its Pro Bono Week reception, it wasn’t looking for controversy. Williams, whose remarks during a Fox News debate cost him his job at National Public Radio ...

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