MVLS News

Daily Record Feature: MVLS and UB Law launch the Human Trafficking Prevention Program

MVLS is partnering with University of Baltimore Law to launch the Human Trafficking Prevention Program (HTPP). Learn more about this program through HTPP Project Coordinator Laurie Culkin’s interview with The Daily Record.

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MVLS Research Featured in Baltimore Sun rent court investigation piece

An MVLS database developed by IT Director and Staff Attorney Matthew Stubenberg was utilized by the Baltimore Sun

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MVLS Creates Virtual-Reality Training Videos

After the Young Lawyers Section of the Maryland State Bar Association funded the purchase

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Update on Technology Innovation Award

In November 2016, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service received Tech Impact’s

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MPT Discusses Tax Tips with MVLS Attorney Janice Shih

Maryland Public Television (MPT) featured Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Attorney Janice Shih

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MVLS Spoke to WBAL-TV About Baltimore City Water Affordability Issues

MVLS pro bono attorneys are working hard to help Baltimore City residents avoid tax sale

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MVLS Attorney Provides Valuable Legal Help to a Nonprofit in a Tough Spot

MVLS’s Managing Attorney for Housing and Consumer Law Amy Hennen represented Project PLASE, a nonprofit that administers subsidized rent for people transitioning from shelters. A landlord took PLASE to court over two water bill disputes involving subsidized tenants. He initially filed the cases in rent court, but because of a recent Maryland ruling that addressed...

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MVLS Volunteers Help Children and Families Through Unaccompanied Youth Project

MVLS volunteer attorneys help children fleeing danger in their home countries through our partnership with Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), the Esperanza Center and the University of Maryland Immigration Clinic. These children, known as “Unaccompanied Youth”, are already in the United States living with adult sponsors, usually family members. They seek Special Immigrant Juvenile...

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Baltimore Rowhome Saved from Tax Sale

Marilyn*, age 65, lives in West Baltimore with her daughter. Her neighborhood is near to some of Baltimore’s most cherished landmarks, like the Poe house and Hollins Market. It’s also full of vacants. At one point, somebody gave Marilyn some bad advice. They told her it would be advantageous to create an LLC with herself,...

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Maryland Woman Finds a Home for Her Uncle

David* took it hard when his significant other of 34 years died from lung cancer. He lost 50 pounds, and his finances grew precarious. David suffers from dementia, and since his partner was gone, he needed more care. David ended up in the hospital where his treating physicians concluded he no longer had the ability...

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