Melissa Chiasera joined PBRC in 2020 and serves as the Staff Attorney for the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP). Melissa is responsible for coordinating PBRC’s limited-scope courthouse-based pro bono clinics for consumers and tenants in addition to recruiting and mentoring CAP volunteers. Melissa is a graduate of the Chicago-Kent School of Law, and prior to moving to…

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Lidija Jurovich joined PBRC in 2020 as the Marketing and Communications Associate. Lidija handles all marketing efforts at PBRC including promoting events, managing external communications, and other press outreach. She designs the social media, digital, and print collateral as well as manages the Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Lidija is also the site administrator…

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        Marc Schultz joined PBRC in 2019 as a Baltimore Corps Fellow, and serves as a Project Coordinator for the Home Preservation Project.  Where did you grow up?I grew up here in Maryland! Mostly in Columbia. Where did you go to school and what was your major/focus?I graduated from the University of…

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  Emily Poor joined PBRC in 2019 and serves as Staff Attorney for the Home Preservation Project. Emily is responsible for coordinating community outreach for clinics in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County. She assists with recruiting, training, and mentoring volunteer attorneys who participate in estate planning, tax sale prevention, and utility bill clinics.  …

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  MatZyonna Howard joined PBRC in 2019 and serves as Project Coordinator for the Home Preservation Project. Matte is the point of contact for clients interested in attending legal advice clinics or seeking other legal resources. She also assists with managing and tracking Home Preservation Project trainings offered to volunteer attorneys.     Where did…

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  Linda Ham joined PBRC in 2019 and serves as the Staff Attorney for the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP). Linda is responsible for coordinating PBRC’s limited-scope courthouse-based pro bono clinics for consumers and tenants in addition to recruiting and mentoring CAP volunteers.      Where did you grow up?I was born and raised in Baltimore,…

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Catherine “Cate” Scenna joined PBRC in 2015 and serves as the Maryland Immigrant Legal Assistance Project Manager. Cate is responsible for recruiting, training, and mentoring volunteer attorneys for the statewide Maryland Immigrant Legal Assistance Project. Cate is also responsible for coordinating the Project’s courthouse clinics where volunteer attorneys meet with immigrants to identify legal arguments…

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  Margaret Henn, Esq. is the Director of PBRC’s Home Preservation Project.     Where did you grow up?I grew up right here in Baltimore, moved away for about 10 years, and came back when I got the opportunity to work at PBRC. What brought you to Maryland/Baltimore?They say when you grow up in Baltimore,…

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Sydney Dunning, Esq. is the Consumer Protection Project Manager. Sydney originally joined PBRC in 2016 as a Home Preservation Project Attorney and, in her current role, coordinates brief advice clinics in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County for low-income Marylanders in court, providing brief advice for a variety of consumer issues. Read on to learn more…

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