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 […]

Infamous Information Return Penalties – how to spot, mitigate, and resolve potential issues

This course provides an in-depth look at common information returns and associated penalties. Attendees will gain an understanding of the various information reporting requirements and develop skills in proactively addressing filing obligations. Through issue spotting techniques, participants will learn to anticipate and address filing requirements at different stages of tax controversy. The course examines options […]

Exploiting Exploitation: How Improper Use of the Trafficking Narrative Can Endanger Survivors and Increase Trafficking Risk

Despite having a legal definition that is over two decades old, startling misperceptions about human trafficking persist. Popular television and media, governmental bodies, and even anti-trafficking organizations themselves commonly traffic in misinformation that perpetuates racialized, gendered, and class-based myths about who is being victimized as well as who is doing the victimizing. As a result, trafficking, particularly […]

Communication Strategies for Small Firms, Solo Practitioners, and Community Partners

Explore the transformative power of digital media in our upcoming webinar! Whether you're unfamiliar with the concept or eager to enhance your current strategy, this session is designed for everyone. Join us to discover how a robust digital media presence can revolutionize your recruitment efforts, expand your client base, and elevate brand visibility. Led by […]