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Pro Bono Opportunities for AACo Attorneys

Page history last edited by Joan Bellistri 2 years, 10 months ago

Ask a Lawyer in the Library Program 

 

sponsored by the AABA and MVLS

 

CONTACT: Joan Bellistri

410-222-1387

joan.bellistri@aacounty.org

 

Circuit Court in Annapolis - Anne Arundel County Public Law Library

 

Every Wednesday

Lottery for time slots begins 10:45 a.m.

11:00 to 1:00

 

Anne Arundel County Public Law Library

Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Suite 303         

 Church Circle

Annapolis, MD 21401

 

Glen Burnie Regional Library (Anne Arundel County Public Library)

 

3rd Wednesday of the month

(August through June)

Lottery for time slots begins at 4:15

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

 

North County Area Library

1010 Eastway

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

 

 Eastport Annapolis-Neck Community Library

 

Last Tuesday of the month

Lottery for time slots begins at 4:15

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

 

 Eastport Annapolis-Neck Community  Library

 269 Hillsmere Dr.,

 Annapolis, MD 21403

 

 YWCA Legal Services -  intimate partner peace and protective order petition cases

To register send an email to apotthast@ywcaaac.org

Attention: Ann Potthast

Subject: pro bono peace and protective order representation

In the body of the email include your interest/experience etc., as well as your business number, or the phone number where you wish to be contacted.

 

 

Anne Arundel County Annual Homeless Resource Day

2016

 

To volunteer for homeless day or for any questions about pro bono, contact the Anne Arundel County Pro Bono Committee, Joan Bellistri in the law library @ joan.bellistri@aacounty.org or call 410-222-1387

 

 

Legal Aid Bureau for Anne Arundel County

 

229 Hanover St.

Annapolis, MD 21401

 

(410) 972-2700 (Annapolis)

 

"Maryland Legal Aid offers a full range of free civil legal services to financially qualified low-income Marylanders."

Contact Anita Bailey for information on volunteer opportunities with Legal Aid in Anne Arundel County.  "Legal Aid handles civil, not criminal, cases. Priorities for general civil legal services are family/domestic, housing, income maintenance (public benefits), and consumer/finance."  

 

Family Law Self Help Center in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court  (Self Help Center)

 

The Center is located in the Law Library in room 303.

 

Contact Anita Bailey of Legal Aid for information on volunteer opportunities with the center.

(410) 972-2700 (Annapolis)

 

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)   

 

201 North Charles Street

Suite 1400

Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 539-6800 (admin)

(443) 451-4081 (fax)

 

CLIENT INTAKE

In Baltimore: (410) 547-6537

Outside Baltimore: (800) 510-0050

(toll free)

Monday through Thursday:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

opportunities include monthly Foreclosure Clinic in the Law Library 

     sign-up here to volunteer: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f49aca72da3f85-anne 

 

"Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that connects low-income Marylanders in need of civil legal assistance with pro bono attorneys.  Individuals can call during intake hours, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to explain their civil legal problems to our intake paralegals.  If the caller qualifies for our free or reduced fee services, we will match the client with an attorney who has expertise in the areas of need.  MVLS also provides free legal assistance to nonprofits working to strengthen low-income communities in Maryland."

 

Attorneys can register at the MVLS website to volunteer for Anne Arundel County cases.  

 

 

Pro Bono Resource Center for Maryland, Inc.

 

Sharon E. Goldsmith, Executive Director

520 West Fayette Street

Baltimore, MD  21201

 

410-837-9379

800-396-1274

prbc@probonomd.org

 

"The Pro Bono Resource Center for Maryland, Inc. is the statewide coordinator of volunteer legal services ... "  The PRBC matches attorneys with volunteer opportunities and has information on training programs.

 

 

NEW: Maryland Free Legal Answers – (Pro Bono in your PJs)

 

Provide legal advice via email to low income Marylanders.

Sign-up here: https://maryland.freelegalanswers.org/ 

More information here:

https://maryland.freelegalanswers.org/Attorneys/Account/Agreement

 

 

 

THE CHESAPEAKE LEGAL ALLIANCE

 

The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) is the only organization of its kind dedicated solely to connecting those working to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and who cannot afford an attorney, with legal professionals willing to donate their time and skills to Bay-related matters.  The mission of CLA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Annapolis, MD, is to use the law to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. 

 

Our volunteer attorneys work on a wide variety of matters including:

 

Litigation Regulation Development Strategic Planning Legislation Enforcement

Corporate Advocacy Contracts Nonprofit Organization Zoning, Permitting, Land Use

 

Our clients include:

 

Citizens Community Groups Civic Associations Land Conservation Groups

Homeowner Associations Municipalities Environmental Organizations Waterkeepers

 

CLA also offers training courses and a summer legal intern program.  For more information on our services, volunteer opportunities and internships, visit www.chesapeakelegal.org.

 

67 Franklin Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: (410) 216-9441

Email: info@chesapeakelegal.org

 

 

 

 

Comments (1)

dandrews@oah.state.md.us said

at 3:12 pm on Apr 21, 2009

I like this alot.

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