For many private attorneys, making time for pro bono work can be a challenge for a variety of reasons, from being too busy to not having the training or resources to take on the extra caseload.Read More »
Sharon Goldsmith has served as the executive director of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland — the pro bono arm of the Maryland State Bar Association — since the organization was established in 1990. Goldsmith recently shared her thoughts ...Read More »
As part of a national project under the umbrella of the American Bar Association, the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland will launch a website Oct. 6 where attorneys will be able to give pro bono, limited scope legal help ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
After months of recruiting volunteer attorneys, networking with advocacy groups and preparing scripts, the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau is on the verge of launching a legal hotline geared to low-income veterans. The goal is to have the hotline up and ...Read More »
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.Read More »
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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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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