Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) Announces 7 New Staff Members

BALTIMORE, October. 20, 2022 – Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the
largest provider of pro bono legal services to low-income Marylanders, today announce the recent hiring of seven (7) new staff members – Kim Caspari, Esq., Maura Connell, D’Khyra McFadden, George Townsend, Esq., Theo Sullivan, Imani Walton, and Ian Williams.

“MVLS is pleased to welcome these seven talented individuals to our team.” said Susan Francis, Executive Director. “MVLS’ impact is ultimately made meaningful by people, including our volunteers who accept pro bono cases and our staff, who create a supportive environment for our clients and our volunteers. We look forward to having these new staff members join us in our efforts to ensure a fair legal system.” she added.

Kim Caspari

“I am excited to join MVLS because
this organization is a great vehicle for pro bono legal assistance. MVLS is a great model for community service.”

Kim Caspari, Esq., APGRB Staff Attorney
Maura Connell

“I am excited to join MVLS because I want to learn more about the legal issues that Marylanders face.”

Maura Connel, Legal Advocate
D'Khyra McFadden

“I am excited to join MVLS because I am striving to serve a community that is being given little to no resources due to a negligent system.”

D’Khyra McFadden, Intake & LITC Legal Advocate
George Townsend

“I am excited to join MVLS because: I am excited to work with Marylanders in need of legal assistance, to support folks in asserting their legal rights and accessing the resources they need to thrive.”

George Townsend, Esq., Workforce Development Attorney
Theo Sullivan

“I am excited to join MVLS for the chance to meet and help clients from all over Baltimore city and Maryland.”

Theo Sullivan, Workforce Development Paralegal
Ian Williams

“I am excited to join MVLS for the chance to meet and help clients from all over Baltimore city and Maryland.”

Ian Williams, Consumer Protection Project Paralegal
Imani Walton

“I am excited to join MVLS because I align with the mission and vision of this organization and find it rewarding to be able to play an important role in accomplishing the organizational goals.”

Imani Walton, Administrative Assistant

About Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) removes barriers to justice through free civil legal
help, community engagement, and advocacy for equitable laws. The organization matches clients with
volunteer lawyers, tax professionals and staff attorneys who represent them in a wide range of
consumer finance, family and housing situations, including foreclosure, bankruptcy,
divorce/custody, deed changes, as well as income tax disputes, estate planning, and criminal record
relief. MVLS advocates for racial equity in Maryland’s legal system and works in concert with
community partners to move toward a fair legal system that is free of injustice and equitably
serves underrepresented Marylanders. For more information about MVLS, please visit


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Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
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Phone: 443.451.4095