You Can Help

Volunteer With Us

If you are an attorney, CPA or enrolled agent, you can volunteer with MVLS to provide pro bono representation to Marylanders in need on a wide variety of civil legal matters, including:

  • Consumer
  • Criminal Record Relief
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Family
  • Housing
  • Income Tax Controversy
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Current Volunteers

Take a Case

Get matched with a client in need. Start by reviewing available cases in real time on our Pro Bono Portal.

View Pro Bono Portal

Update / Close Your Case

Keep us posted on the status of your MVLS case.

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Tools for Volunteers

Find important resources including free trainings, policies, forms, sample documents and more.

Volunteer Resources
Use Your Skills to Make a Difference

Why Volunteer with MVLS

Attorneys, CPAs and Enrolled Agents have the unique skills needed to address inequities in our justice system. MVLS volunteers make a direct impact on the lives of our clients by helping them resolve their case and move forward with their life.

Volunteers also benefit professionally by:

  • Learning new areas of the law
  • Gaining valuable experience in your practice area and in court
  • Fulfilling your pro bono reporting goals
  • Recognition through MVLS facebook page, annual reports, award nominations

MVLS has been matching volunteer attorneys and tax professionals with clients in need since 1981. We support our volunteers with:

  • Malpractice insurance
  • Mentors
  • Free training
  • Use of our offices to meet with clients

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Volunteer, Network, Build Your Skills

Community Action Network (CAN)

Do you want to:

  • Fill your resume with practical experience?
  • Stand out at your firm?
  • Obtain the skills that you need to succeed as a new attorney or tax professional?
  • Have a positive impact on your community?

Then MVLS Community Action Network (CAN) is for you.

What is MVLS CAN?

We rely on  volunteers to ensure Marylanders have civil legal representation when it matters the most.  CAN was created to connect new attorneys, CPAs, enrolled agents and law students with a desire to help people through pro bono to engage in meaningful volunteering, networking opportunities, and professional development.

What are the benefits of joining MVLS CAN?

CAN members receive immediate access to professional development, relationship and network building, mentors and support, as well as the path to provide life-changing legal services to low-income Maryland residents.

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Get Involved

Take a Case

Get matched with a client in need. Start by reviewing available cases in real time on our Pro Bono Portal.

View Pro Bono Portal
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