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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.
Join us on Thursday, April 23 for A Taste for Pro Bono
Food, drinks, and fun to help raise funds to provide justice for all. $100 tickets are on sale now. A limited number of complimentary tickets for clients are also available.
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See if you qualify for services based on your income and case type.Check Eligibility
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Phone and online intake are available.Start Intake
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Asistencia legal civil a los residentes de Maryland de bajos ingresos sin costo.Obtener Ayuda
Volunteer Your Time
Providing pro bono representation can make all the difference for someone who would otherwise face their legal issue alone.Learn More
Attorneys and tax professionals can complete a short application to join our panel of volunteers.Next Steps
Pro Bono Portal
Search available cases by legal issue and location. Take a case by contacting us directly through the Pro Bono Portal.View Cases
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Make A Gift
You can support free legal help with a tax deductible donation to MVLS today.Donate
Recurring gifts help MVLS plan for the future, and we recognize monthly donors as our Champions for Justice.Give Monthly
More Ways to Give
Support MVLS through a sponsorship, donor advised fund, IRA, gift of appreciated stock, private grant, or other ways that align with your philanthropic goals.Learn More
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.Learn More
Join us on Thursday, April 23 for A Taste for Pro Bono. Food, drinks, and fun to help raise funds to provide justice for all. $100 tickets are on sale now.
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
What Happened Next – The Impact of MVLS Volunteers
"...it wouldn’t be possible for us to accomplish all that we do without the combined efforts of our volunteers, community Read More
A Taste for Pro Bono
Join us on Thursday, April 27 for our signature event. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available now.View Event Details