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MDEC and Your MVLS Client

Are you an MVLS volunteer attorney helping a client in Anne Arundel County or the Eastern Shore? As Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) is rolled out county by county, we want to make sure all MVLS volunteer attorneys are up to speed on how to use MDEC to electronically submit filing fee waivers. From the courts website:…

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Mar. 28 – 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. March 28, 2017 1:00 p.m – 2:20 p.m.  Register online for the training.

MVLS Helps Yoga Instructor File for Bankruptcy

MVLS was recently contacted by Jane, a self-employed yoga instructor, writer, and editor. She unexpectedly lost most of her clients and faced long periods of unemployment. She lived with her fiancé, who was struggling financially, and his teenage son. By the time Jane contacted us, she was facing more than $14,000 in credit card and medical…

Nov. 1 – September & October Volunteer Highlights

Thank you to all of our volunteers that took a case in September & October!

July 10 – MVLS Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun on 1B4J Program

Learn about MVLS’ role in One Baltimore for Jobs (1B4J), a jobs initiative that aims to enroll residents citywide and strengthen partnerships to create a pathway to hiring at least 80 percent of workforce training graduates at an average hourly wage of at least $11. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-1b4j-20160710-story.html

Consumer E-News – Nov. 11

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MVLS Hires Matthew Stubenberg, Director of IT and Staff Attorney

MVLS is excited to welcome Matthew Stubenberg, Director of IT and a Staff Attorney, who will assist clients with legal services focused on the area of expungement. Please click title to read more. MVLS – Matthew Stubenberg Press Release

MD Legal Services Groups Receive Grant to Keep Low-Income Older Adults in Their Home

“Project Household” Designed to Preserve Homeownership in Baltimore City – The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation awarded Maryland Legal Aid, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) and the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s Senior Legal Services program (SLS) grants totaling $1,377,111 over three years. These grants will…

CONSUMER E-NEWS – SEPT. 15

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