NEW Public Defender Law

As of October 1, 2017, a new Maryland law requires defendants to see a District Court Commissioner to apply for Public Defender representation in certain types of cases. These cases include: A pending criminal or traffic charge (that is punishable by incarceration)...

2017 Volunteer Thank You

2017 Volunteers We greatly appreciate the dedication of the following volunteers. Thank you for providing advice and assistance to those in need. Consumer Protection Project Valerie Adeyeye Dana-Marie Akpan Maryan Alexander Roberto Baez David Cahn Scott Chambers...

BOARD PULSE FEBRUARY 2018 – Joe Dyer

Board Pulse – Joe Dyer In 2010, Joe Dyer was reading the MSBA Bar Bulletin when he came across an advertisement seeking board members for the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland. To some, he may have seemed an unlikely candidate, having mostly practiced in the...

From the Executive Director February 2018

From the Executive Director: Welcome to the second issue of Pro Bono Pulse, where we bring you the latest insights into the world of pro bono and share how your support and commitment make a difference for those in need. On January 16 we celebrated our birthday—28...