PBRC connects lawyers to meaningful pro bono opportunities based on their substantive interests and geographical preferences. Lawyers can volunteer in many ways across Maryland – from direct representation and giving brief advice at legal clinics to answering calls on a hotline, serving as a volunteer mediator, or assisting with research and writing projects.
Hurricane Harvey Legal Services
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) is helping efforts in Texas during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Please view the documents below, explaining how volunteer attorneys may get involved with helping survivors with legal services. The Texas Supreme Court has passed an order allowing out-of-state attorneys to help Texas clients for free online.
Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) is now recruiting volunteer attorneys to provide limited scope, day-of-court pro bono representation to Baltimore City tenants being sued for nonpayment of rent. CLICK HERE for more information or register for the online volunteer attorney training HERE or on the Training Page to get involved!
Available Pro Bono Cases
PBRC polls Maryland pro bono programs to connect volunteers to available cases across the state. SIGN UP to receive the E-Bulletin, a bi-weekly email containing these cases as well as other pro bono opportunities.
Looking for Immigration Pro Bono Opportunities?
Not sure where to start? CLICK HERE to find out how you can get involved! Includes opportunities appropriate for attorneys, non-attorneys, and other advocates.
Other Pro Bono Opportunities
Below you can learn about PBRC’s pro bono projects, submit a volunteer lawyer registration form so PBRC can connect you to pro bono work, connect with pro bono trainings, or review answers to frequently asked questions about volunteering.
Volunteer in the areas of consumer protection, family mediation, foreclosure prevention, tax sale prevention, relief for unaccompanied immigrant children, or veterans’ assistance.
Receive individualized recommendations from PBRC about pro bono opportunities in Maryland that match your interests.
PBRC coordinates live and webcast training programs for volunteer lawyers in a variety of substantive areas in exchange for a pro bono commitment.
Questions about volunteering or pro bono? Review the FAQs for more information.