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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 is Critical to our Mission

Community engagement is identified in our mission because it a key element to our 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


Maryland Bar Foundation in Partnership with the MSBA
The Maryland Bar Foundation and Baltimore Bar Foundation Support MVLS’ Website Redevelopment

This past fall, MVLS had the realization that our website was no longer supported. We know that clients, volunteers, and Read More

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“This is what we want” – The Ripple Effect of Legal Help

Part of our 2022 Annual Report Impact Series Photo Credit: Michael Theis for The Chronicle of Philanthropy By the time Read More

Upcoming Event


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Celebrate Pro Bono 2022

Save the date for Tuesday, October 25 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

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