A Taste for Pro Bono

Baltimore Museum of Industry 1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD, United States

Divorce and Custody Nuts and Bolts

The process of Divorce and Custody can be challenging and complicated for clients and the attorneys who represent them. John Condliffe, Esq., Principal, and Shannon Boisseau, Esq., Associate, Levin Gann P.A., and Editor and Contributor, respectively, for the MSBA publication entitled Maryland Divorce and Separation Law will guide participants through the "nuts and bolts" of […]

Tax Controversy Training for Attorneys, Law Students, CPAs and Enrolled Agents

MVLS is now accepting registration for our 2024 Tax Controversy Training, held in partnership with the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals (MSATP). The training will be held virtually, on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024, 9am to 1pm. This course, presented by experienced attorneys, will address tax controversy issues when dealing with Collection Alternatives, Audits, […]

Deed Drafting, Life Estates, and Recording

Talbot County Free Library 100 W. Dover St, Easton, Maryland, United States

This in-person only training is a collaboration between Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service and Shore Legal Access. Attendees will learn the basics of drafting several types of deeds. There will be discussion of life estates deeds, when to use them and things to watch out for. Last, attendees will learn about the process of recording deeds. […]

The Legal Process for Name Change in Maryland

The process of changing one's name can be challenging and complicated for clients and the attorneys who represent them, particularly if the client has concerns about privacy and safety. Heather Heiman, Esq., MVLS Human Trafficking Prevention Program Manager, and Christopher Rahl, Esq., Member Attorney at Gordon Feinblatt, LLC, will guide participants through the intricacies of […]

Estate Planning Clinic


Please consider volunteering at our upcoming MVLS estate planning clinic. It will be at Collington Square Recreational Center (1409 N Patterson Park Ave. Baltimore, MD 21213) on May 30, 2024. Attorneys arrive at 2 for an orientation and the clinic will be from 3-6pm. We'll draft and execute the will, power of attorney and advance medical directive. We hope […]

The Process for Independent Adoption in Maryland

The process of Adoption in Maryland can be challenging and complicated for clients and the attorneys who represent them. Miriam Sievers, of Amos Perrick Law, LLC will guide participants through the Adoption Process, addressing common challenges while providing practical tips for representing clients. About Miriam Sievers - Amos Perrick Law

Legislative Roundup

Join MVLS Staff Attorneys for a discussion of what passed and what failed in the legislative session this year. We will be covering the following areas: housing, consumer, family, expungement, tax and estate.

Joint My Home My Deed/ Expungement Clinic


MVLS is seeking volunteer attorneys for a clinic on June 22, 2024 (8:30am-12:30 pm) at Open Works (1400 Greenmount Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202). At this clinic, volunteer attorneys will choose to either assist homeowners with identifying basic estate and deed issues to increase their housing stability or assist clients in preparing expungement petitions. MVLS will […]

Navigating Tax Controversies Affecting Human Trafficking Survivors

While often overlooked, resolving tax controversies is a critical step for human trafficking survivors seeking economic stabilization. Survivors often face unexpected tax liabilities as a result of fraudulent actions taken by their traffickers, unpaid taxes, and other complications arising from their trafficking experience - with such issues often taking years to identify and needing expert […]