Expungements

Feb. 1 – Expungement Training Webinar

Join MVLS for an online expungement training. The training is free and there is no requirement to take any expungement cases. The training will be taught by Matthew Stubenberg and will go over the fundamentals of expungement law and how to use MDExpungement.com. February 1, 2017 1:00 p.m. Register online for the training.  

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Feb. 6 – Expungement Clinic

MVLS will host an Expungement Clinic on February 6, 2017 from 5-8 pm at Bon Secours. This event is open to the public, and if you can volunteer at this clinic please reach out to Matthew Stubenberg. MVLS will need 6 volunteers for this clinic, online training is available to attorneys new to expungements or [Read more.]

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MVLS & University of Baltimore Law School Partnership

Article Written by Nasim Chatha, MVLS Communications and Community Relations Officer Human trafficking is the act of moving people by threat, coercion, violence or deception in order to exploit them. According to the United Nations, people are trafficked for prostitution, forced labor, slavery and removal of organs. Hundreds of victims of trafficking are identified in...

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New MVLS Clinic – Wicomico County Remote Clinic

When the Wicomico Public Library contacted MVLS asking to set up legal advice clinics in the Salisbury area, MVLS staff knew this was both a challenge and an opportunity. The lower eastern shore is more than two hours away from the highly populated Baltimore-D.C. metropolitan corridor where attorneys and service providers tend to cluster. This...

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Nov. 4 – New Chrome Extension for MDExpungement

MDExpungement.com, a website designed by MVLS staff attorney and Director of IT Matthew Stubenberg is growing!  A Google Chrome extension will launch soon and allow users to expunge records while remaining on the Maryland Judiciary’s case search website. The extension will make it easier for attorneys to use the website but enabling them to see which...

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Oct. 31 – MVLS’s Matthew Stubenberg Named This Week’s Legal Innovator by Medium

The work of MVLS Director of IT and staff attorney Matthew Stubenberg to close the justice gap with technology was highlighted by Medium, an online publishing platform. If you want to learn how Matthew got interested in “doing law differently” and what he would do with $5 million, check out the article here.

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June 8 – Pew Charitable Trusts Highlights MVLS’ Expungement Work

Last year, MVLS’ Matthew Stubenberg found that Baltimore City had petitioned to clear their records in less than a third of eligible cases — leaving thousands at risk of carrying a criminal rap sheet that could stand in the way of employment, housing, student loans or a professional license. He decided to do something about...

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