The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc.., (PBRC) is the statewide coordinator of volunteer legal services. Our mission is to promote equal access to justice in Maryland by coordinating and supporting volunteer civil legal services, providing resources and support for legal advocates for the poor, and promoting cooperation within the legal community.

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MARYLAND PARTNERS FOR JUSTICE CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, May 14, 2015

at the
Baltimore Convention Center, Camden Lobby
1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

More details coming soon.  Here’s what we did last year…

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

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8:15 AM to 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Registration

 

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Morning Plenary by Timothy Maloney, Esq., Principal,Joseph, Greenwald & Laake

 

9:45 AM to 11:00 AM

Rm. 345

Cultivating Pro Bono Leaders

Rm. 346

Community Engagement and the Web

Rm. 347

Language Access:  Back to Basics & Visioning for the Future

Rm. 348

Serving our Servicemembers

Rm. 349

Trauma-Informed Services and Holistic Legal Remedies for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Rm. 350

Learning the Nuts and Bolts of Maryland’s New Lien for Unpaid Wages

11:15 AM to 12:30 PM

Rm. 345

Conflict-Free Pro Bono, or The Art of Producing Clear Legal Writing for a Public Audience

Rm. 346

Legal Strategies to Keep the Elderly in Their Homes

Rm. 347

Making the Affordable Care Act Work for Low-Income Marylanders

Rm. 348

Unwanted, Unaccompanied, and Unrepresented – How State & Federal Laws Provide Hope for Noncitizen Children in the United States

Rm. 349

Promoting Professionalism Throughout Your Organization

Rm. 350

The Rising Tide: Efforts in Maryland And Elsewhere to Advance the Civil Right to Counsel

 

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Lunch & Keynote Speech by Martina E. Vandenberg

 

2:15 PM to 3:30 PM

Rm. 345

Expungements – It Makes All the Difference

Rm. 346

The Role of Legal Advocates in Addressing Baltimore’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Rm. 347

Without a Home but No Longer Alone: Advocacy Strategies to Support Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

Rm. 348

The Changing Landscape of LGBT Family Law

Rm. 349

Increasing Access to Justice Through a Community Mediation and Family Court Partnership

Rm. 350

How Tax Sale Foreclosures Undermine Community Stability and Threaten At Risk Populations
 

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