Third Thursday – Cannabis Expungement Training

Zoom

With last year’s cannabis referendum and this year’s legislative session, Maryland will see the most significant changes to expungement law since 2016’s Justice Reinvestment Act. MVLS staff attorneys Chris Sweeney and George Townsend will give an overview of these changes, which include new avenues for expunging cannabis charges and the highly anticipated REDEEM Act, which […]

Consumer Debt and Credit Repair for Trafficking Survivors

During this free webinar, presenters will discuss strategies and legal options for addressing different kinds of debt, and detail new protections through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that enables trafficking survivors to more easily rebuild their credit.

Best Practices for the IRS Automated Underreporter System

Join MVLS for a virtual presentation on the IRS Automated Underreporter System, presented by 2020 MVLS Young Volunteer of the Year Heather Posey, EA, of Frost Law. Learn how to respond to these notices and to best help clients caught in the AUR web, through discussion with an experienced practitioner in the field.

Expungement Clinic

Bon Secours Community Works 26 N. Fulton Avenue, Baltimore, MD, United States

MVLS will be hosting an expungement clinic on Aug. 26 at Terra Cafe at 101 East 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. This event is free to the public. Online training is available for attorneys new to expungements as well as returning attorneys who feel they need a refresher.

My Home, My Deed, My Legacy Clinic

Virtual

MVLS is seeking volunteer attorneys for its “My Home, My Deed, My Legacy” clinic on September 19, 2023 (3-7 pm) at the Zeta Center for Healthy and Active Aging (4501 Reisterstown Rd., Baltimore MD 21215). Volunteer attorneys assist homeowners with identifying basic estate and deed issues to increase their housing stability. MVLS will provide volunteers […]

2023 Maryland Divorce Law Legislation and Practice Tips

The laws surrounding Divorce in Maryland have significantly changed with the 2023 Legislation on Maryland Divorce Law, which goes into effect on October 1, 2023. Ginina A. Jackson-Stevenson, Family Magistrate for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, will discuss the new divorce changes and discuss some practice tips for representing our clients who are […]

Estate Planning Basics Training

Join us to learn about the basics of drafting a will, advance medical directive, financial power of attorney and life estate deed. This training is available either in person at 201 N. Charles Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore MD or via zoom.This training is also the first in the series of events for our estate cohort. […]

Celebrate Pro Bono 2023

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, United States

Honoring exceptional volunteers and community partners whose commitment to pro bono during the past year has inspired us and changed the lives of Marylanders in need. Sponsorships are now available. Pre-registration is required.

The REDEEM Act – Changes to Expungement Law

The REDEEM Act went into effect October 1. This law significantly lessens the waiting periods for expunging convictions. Many people not previously eligible for expungement may now have the opportunity to file. Join MVLS to learn about the basics of this new law and some possible broader implications.

My Home, My Deed, My Legacy Clinic

Virtual

MVLS is seeking volunteer attorneys for its “My Home, My Deed, My Legacy” clinic on November 2, 2023 (3-7 pm) at the Pascal Senior Center (125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie MD 21061). Volunteer attorneys assist homeowners with identifying basic estate and deed issues to increase their housing stability. MVLS will provide volunteers with instructions at […]