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Mission & Vision


Mission Statement: MVLS removes barriers to justice through free civil legal help, community engagement, and advocacy for equitable laws.

Vision Statement: Our vision is for a fair legal system that is free of injustice and equitably serves underrepresented Marylanders.

Community

Community Outreach

Community engagement is named in our mission because it is a key element of enacting our mission and vision of a fair legal system that is free of injustice and equitably serves underrepresented Marylanders. Community partners are essential to our ability to connect, listen and offer support to the neighborhoods we serve.

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MVLS News


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MVLS Featured on WYPR, “What will it take to bridge Maryland’s home appraisal gap?”

Senior Consumer Staff Attorney, Aja' Mallory was recently featured on WYPR's, “On the Record” with Sheilah Kast. Learn how the Read More

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MVLS Featured in the Baltimore Banner, “Expungement eligibility change would remove obstacles to jobs, housing”

Read this commentary, published in the Baltimore Banner, and learn how potential changes in expungement legislation could reduce employment barriers Read More

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A Taste for Pro Bono

See photos from our April 16 A Taste for Pro Bono benefit event!

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