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MVLS receives $200K for low-income homeowners’ program

Attorney Timothy Chance xxxx (Submitted photo)

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service has received $200,000 from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development for its low-income homeowners’ program. The grant, which was nearly $45,000 more than what MVLS received last year for the program, allowed the ...

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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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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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Compton honored by MSBA for tax law work

Gary Compton, a Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service tax volunteer, will be awarded the Maryland State Bar Association Tax Section’s J. Ronald Shiff Pro Bono Award at its annual Irving Shulbank Memorial Dinner and Program on May 17. Compton is a ...

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