Author Archive for Chandler Walters

January 2022 Volunteer of the Month

We’re proud to recognize Krystil E. Smith as the January 2022 Volunteer of the Month. Read on to learn more about Krystil and her experience as an MVLS volunteer.  Why do you choose to volunteer with MVLS?  I chose to volunteer with MVLS after learning of the even greater need for legal representation since the…

Letter to Governor Larry Hogan

We sent a letter to Governor Larry Hogan on December 16, alongside 17 Maryland General Assembly legislators and 35 organizations from across the state calling on him to fund the Access to Counsel program for low-income renters in Maryland. HB18, which was sponsored by Senator Shelly Laskin Hettleman and Delegate Wanika Fisher, passed last year…

UB School of Law and MVLS Receive Department of Justice Grant

                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UB School of Law and MVLS Receive Department of Justice Grant to Significantly Expand…

MVLS Tangled Title Work Featured by WYPR

  MVLS was featured last Monday, December 6, in a piece written by Emily Sullivan for WYPR. In her publication, Sullivan shares her findings on Tangled titles and barriers that families face when estate planning. She explores the loss of generational wealth in Baltimore, and shares the crucial work MVLS is doing in both estate [Read more.]

December 2021 Volunteer of the Month

We’re proud to recognize Jennifer Jones as the December 2021 Volunteer of the Month. Read on to learn more about Jennifer and her experience as an MVLS volunteer.  Why do you choose to volunteer with MVLS? Work for an MVLS client can make a positive difference in someone’s life that otherwise would not have occurred….

MVLS ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERS TO OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest provider of pro bono legal services, today announced the election of seven (7) new board members – attorneys Tyree Ayers, Shereefat Balogun, Brian Gordon, La’Tika Howard, Robin Leone, Marc Shach, and Dr. Ann Irvine. MVLS’ Board of Directors is responsible for governance and directing the organization’s strategic plan…