Training for Volunteer Lawyers

PBRC coordinates live and webcast training programs for volunteer lawyers in a variety of substantive law areas in exchange for a pro bono commitment.  Most courses are suitable for beginners.  Free and discounted slots for a selection of MSBA CLE courses are also available through PBRC.

LIVE TRAININGS

Veterans Benefits 101
November 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
University of Baltimore School of Law
Volunteering at Criminal Record Expungement & Veterans Legal Clinics
November 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 pm
Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel

WEBCAST TRAININGS

PBRC records live trainings and offers them to volunteer lawyers as on-demand webcast trainings in exchange for a pro bono commitment. Courses are currently available in the subject areas listed below. In some subject areas, courses are available in basic and advanced levels or multiple courses exist. Click on a course title to register for or learn more about the course.

Copyrights
Criminal Record Expungement
Immigration

How to Interview Undocumented Immigrants & Identify Immigration Defenses
Prepares attorneys barred in any state to volunteer at Project clinics.

Custody, Guardianship, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Prepares Maryland-barred attorneys for the family court portion of a Special Immigrant Juvenile Status case.

Asylum Approved! How to Represent Asylum-Seekers
Prepares attorneys barred in any state to take an Asylum case.

Immigration Relief for Vulnerable Populations (VAWA)
Prepares attorneys barred in any state to take a VAWA case.

Interpret for Pro Bono Legal Services
Teaches non-attorney Spanish-speakers to interpret for legal services.

Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program
Special Education Law
Tax Sale Prevention

BALTIMORE CITY:

Helping Homeowners Avoid Tax Sale and Tax Foreclosure in Baltimore City
Attorney Registration
Housing Counselor Registration

OTHER MARYLAND COUNTIES:

Helping Homeowners Avoid Tax Sale and Tax Foreclosure (Other Counties in Maryland)
Attorney Registration
Housing Counselor Registration