Ways to Get Involved

 

Are you ready to join MVLS…

in its mission to provide quality legal services that help low-income Marylanders? There are so many ways you can help.

First I would like to say my volunteer attorney and staff was great! They helped me through the whole process in a very professional manner. I can’t thank the MVLS enough for all you have done to get my life back on track.

Volunteer Attorneys

There are a variety of ways to provide legal services to MVLS clients.

  • Provide full representation in a wide variety of civil legal matters including family, foreclosure, landlord-tenant, consumer, bankruptcy, name change, guardianship, estate planning and administration, wage claims, school suspension, public benefits, expungements, and more.
  • Participate in a variety of brief advice legal clinics MVLS regularly hosts.
  • Serve as a mentor to a new volunteer or an attorney to a particular field in which you have expertise.

Current volunteers: See what cases are available today

New volunteers: Complete a volunteer application. You’ll be able to choose your preferences for legal issue and county.

Law School and Paralegal Students

Apply for an MVLS internship here.

Volunteer Tax Preparer

Apply to join MVLS’ panel of volunteer tax preparers here.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

  • Office Volunteers: MVLS has a need for basic office assistance – data entry, scanning documents, and other administrative tasks. For more information please contact Susan Francis, Deputy Director, at sfrancis@mvlslaw.org or 443-451-4084.
  • Interpreters or Translators: Do you speak a foreign language and are willing to help us translate important legal documents? We can use your talents! For more information please contact Susan Francis, Deputy Director, at sfrancis@mvlslaw.org or 443-451-4084.
  • Special Events Volunteers: MVLS has at least two major events each year – March Madness in the spring and Celebrate Pro Bono in the fall. If you’d like to assist with the planning and day of activities of these events, please contact Kim Lennon at klennon@mvlslaw.org or 443-451-4065.

Donate

MVLS’ life-changing work in our community is only made possible because of our generous donors. There are so many ways to support MVLS – with an annual gift, a monthly donation, a corporate sponsorship of an event, a bequest, and more.