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Tag Archives: Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

Out-of-state attorneys now eligible for pro bono cases without joining Md. Bar

Susan Francis of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. (File photo)

Local legal services organizations that rely on volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono legal help to low-income Maryland residents can now expand their recruiting efforts outside of the state bar. A change to Rule 15 of the Rules Governing Admission ...

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Legal services conference highlights police accountability, racial bias

From left, Sulma Guzman, Casa de Maryland; Anita Earls, Southern Coalition for Social Justice; Camille Homes, National Legal Aid and Defender Association; Camilla Roberson, Public Justice Center; speaking during the Forum: Implicit Bias, Structural Racism & Implications for Legal Services Advocacy, at the Maryland Partners for Justice Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Demands for justice have echoed throughout Baltimore in the weeks since 25-year-old Freddie Gray died in police custody, and issues of police accountability and institutional racism were at the forefront Thursday at a conference hosted by the Pro Bono Resource ...

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Small business ‘boot camp’ to address legal concerns of entrepreneurs

Pro Bono Resource Center executive director Sharon Goldsmith wants to turn the boot camp into an annual event. (File photo)

Pro Bono Resource Center executive director Sharon Goldsmith was talking recently with a woman who was interested in opening a daycare for disabled and elderly people to fill an unmet need she saw in the Baltimore community. Like many who contemplate launching a business, the woman wasn’t sure exactly what this endeavor would entail, Goldsmith said, but she was able to give her a suggested first step: register for a new “Pro Bono Small Business Boot Camp” to be held May 2 at Waverly Elementary School in the city.

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Law movers 7/23/12: Meachum on Pro Bono Board

Thomas M. Meachum, with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP, a general-practice law firm headquartered in Columbia, joined the board of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland ...

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Meachum joins Pro Bono Resource Center’s board

Thomas M. Meachum, of with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP, a general-practice law firm in Columbia, has joined the board of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland ...

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