Staff Profile: Jennifer Mercer, Esq.

Jennifer came to PBRC in 2021. As a Staff Attorney with the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP) team, she staffs PBRC’s limited scope courthouse-based pro bono clinics for consumers and tenants in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. She also recruits and mentors CAP volunteer attorneys. Born and raised in Maryland, Jennifer has a demonstrated passion for…

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Volunteer Profile: David Dirks, Esq.

What brought you to begin and continue to build your legal career in Maryland? Which of PBRC’s projects do you volunteer with, and how did you get involved? After graduating from law school some time ago, I decided to take the Maryland bar exam in February 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and we were on…

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Staff Profile: Thomas Azari

  Thomas came to PBRC in 2021. As a paralegal with the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP) team, he assists in the courtroom clinics for the Consumer Protection Project and the Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program. Within his role, Thomas aids with case files, client data, and legal proceedings. Originally from Rockville, Maryland, Thomas…

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Volunteer Profile: Nancy Hudes, Esq.

Can you tell me a little about your private practice? ESG Legal Solutions, LLC is a majority woman-owned firm that is owned and operated by attorneys providing experienced law and non-law professional advice in the emergent and all but exploding space of Environmental Social Governance (ESG). How has the pandemic impacted your own practice? I…

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Volunteer Profile: Fina Santa-Maria

Can you tell me a little about yourself? I am originally Cuban. My parents took us out of Cuba in 1960, fleeing from the Cuban Revolution and the lack of freedom that resulted from it. I grew up in Puerto Rico, so my first language is Spanish, but I learned English from about the fourth…

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Press Release: Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Among Nine Recipients of Johns Hopkins University Innovation Award to Stabilize Communities in Baltimore

CONTACT: Sharon Goldsmith, Executive Director sgoldsmith@probonomd.org | 443.703.3048        Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Among Nine Recipients of Johns Hopkins University Innovation Award to Stabilize Communities in Baltimore  BALTIMORE, MD – Last week, the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland was one of nine recipients of the Johns Hopkins University’s Innovation Fund for…

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The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland’s 22nd Annual Partners for Justice Conference Prioritizes Confronting Barriers to Justice Head On

Entrepreneur, artist, and social justice advocate Chris Wilson provides his Keynote address. In an unprecedented year, the barriers confronting low-income and marginalized Marylanders have been laid bare. The long-felt ramifications of the COVID-19 health crisis and the protests for racial justice in the wake of George Floyd’s murder have exposed faults in our justice system and left many questioning where…

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Staff Profile: Ky Qureshi

  Ky came to PBRC in 2021. As a paralegal with the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP) team, she assists in the courtroom clinics for the Consumer Protection Project and the Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program. Within her role, Ky aids with case files, client data, and legal proceedings. Originally from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Ky…

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Staff Profile: Nataly Karimi

Nataly Karimi, PBRC Marketing and Development Associate Nataly came to PBRC in 2021. She handles all marketing efforts at PBRC including promoting events, managing external communications, and other press outreach. She also assists with the planning and implementation of PBRC’s fundraising efforts. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Nataly has lived in Baltimore for the past two…

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