Out of State Attorneys Eligible to Take Pro Bono Cases Without Joining MD Bar

MVLS Deputy Director Susan Francis recently spoke to The Daily Record about a recent law change that allows attorneys barred in other states to support pro bono cases in Maryland.

“This is brand new and uncharted territory, but we’re optimistic, and I think Maryland is uniquely well suited to benefit from a program like this,” particularly because of its proximity to federal agencies in Washington, D.C., Francis said. “So many of those folks live in Maryland, folks who are working in the D.C. market and wanting to give something back to their home state.”

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