Expungements

Dec. 8 – Expungement Clinic

On December 8th, MVLS will host an expungement clinic open to the public from 12 – 4 p.m. Meet with a lawyer to identify and expunge eligible criminal charges.  Once a criminal record is expunged, you can legally answer “no” to the question “have you ever been charged with or convicted of a crime?”  Please note that [Read more.]

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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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