Third Thursday – Cannabis Expungement Training

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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 […]

Top 5 Malpractice Claims- the Most Common Claims Seen

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In this interactive training, attendees will discover the leading causes of malpractice claims and bar complaints for attorneys licensed in Maryland. In addition, you will learn current statistics and steps in attorney discipline cases. There will be a discussion on common scenarios such as dabbling, unauthorized practice of law, and the supervision of attorneys. Rules of Professional Conduct […]

Foreclosure and Family Law

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Family law issues can create a variety of challenges for a homeowner facing foreclosure. Walter Ty of The Law Office of Walter D. Ty, LLC will walk attorneys through major concerns and how to navigate them.

The Cost of Caring and Strategies for Promoting Resilience

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In this webinar, our guest panelist will discuss the emotional, psychological, and physical impacts of working in the caring professions and explore strategies to address compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout. Attendees will learn ways to tap into the power of resilience and how to implement a trauma-informed framework while supporting staff self-care at their […]

Foreclosure and Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy can be a powerful tool when working with clients facing foreclosure, but it has may pitfalls. William Steinwedel of the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project will lead attorneys through the benefits and what to watch out for when using bankruptcy to assist foreclosure clients.

​10 Common Issues When Opening an Estate

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This training, presented by MVLS’ Tangled Title Attorney, Tim Chance will walk through the process of dealing with ten of the most common issues encountered when administering estates including correctly completing required forms, gathering required documents, and specific requirements at local Registers.

Maryland Anti-Trafficking Advocacy in 2023: Legislative Priorities and Preventing Unintended Consequences

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Anti-trafficking legislation often focuses primarily on  increasing penalties for traffickers and those seeking to purchase sexual services, and/or diverting those arrested for selling sex to programs and services. However, this approach often diverts resources from the investigation and prosecution of other forms of exploitation, ignores the roots causes of trafficking crimes, and puts trafficking victims, […]