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Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Need of a Volunteer Attorney: A headline YOU can change!

This article originally appeared in the August 15, 2018 issue of the MSBA Bar Bulletin. Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Need of a Volunteer Attorney A headline YOU can change! By Cate Hulme, Esq. There are more than 31,000 cases currently pending before the...

Home Preservation Project Receives Stulman Grant

Maryland Legal Services Organizations Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Help Keep Low-Income Older Adults in their Homes “Project Household” Designed to Preserve Homeownership in Baltimore City Baltimore, Maryland- August 1, 2018 – Thousands of Baltimore City’s seniors...

Margaret Henn Selected as Visionary Cause Leader

June 20, 2018 Congratulations to PBRC's Margaret Henn for her selection as a Visionary Cause Leader for the 2018-2019 Baltimore Corps Fellowship. Margaret was selected for her ability to mentor others to accelerate social innovation in Baltimore and advance a citywide...

Wills on Wheels: Baltimore estate planning program for low-income seniors expands to Prince George’s County

This article previously appeared in the May 2018 MSBA Bar Bulletin: https://www.msba.org/content/uploads/sites/7/2018/05/May-2018-Bar-Bulletin-MSBA-Final.pdf   Wills on Wheels:  Baltimore estate planning program for low-income seniors expands to Prince George’s...

Daily Record reports on Partners for Justice Panel

April 29, 2018 The Daily Record reported on a panel at PBRC’s Partners for Justice Conference. With representatives from DLA Piper, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Joseph Greenwald & Laake, Trozzo Lowery & Weston, as well as PBRC, the panel focused on building...

PBRC’s On the Record with Sheila Kast

April 23, 2018 Margaret Henn, Director of PBRC's Home Preservation Project sat down with Sheila Kast in the WYPR studio to discuss how outstanding water bills can trigger a tax sale. Listen to the podcast...

A Look Back: 20 Years of Partners for Justice Conferences

20 Years of the Maryland Partners for Justice Conference: Did you know?  The Partners for Justice Conference… … was originally called the “Maryland Legal Services Partnership Conference.” … features a significant keynote speaker and diverse educational panels each...

Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program mentioned in the Baltimore Sun

We are mentioned here:

“That month the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland began training lawyers to provide free legal assistance under the “tenant volunteer lawyer of the day” program financed by a nearly $65,000 Maryland Judiciary grant that ends June 30. Through December, 28 of the 42 lawyers who were trained donated 306 hours to provide brief advice to 613 tenants and to represent 200 tenants in hearings for failure-to-pay-rent actions filed against them.”

From the Executive Director – October 2017

From the Executive Director: Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Pro Bono Resource Center’s e-newsletter, Pro Bono Pulse. Our goal is to bring you the latest insights into the world of pro bono and share how your support and commitment make a difference for those in...

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Please direct media inquiries to Sharon E. Goldsmith, Executive Director of Pro Bono Resource Center, 443-837-9379 ext. 3048

Staff Profile: Margaret Henn

  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...

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Staff Profile: Dave Pantzer

Dave Pantzer, Esq. is PBRC's Director of Education, Outreach, and Technology. Dave leads PBRC's efforts to engage with the bar and the public, develops and supports partnerships with legal and community groups, supervises attorney recruitment and training for the...

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Staff Profile: Shelly Jackson

Where did you grow up?Portsmouth, VA What brought you to Maryland/Baltimore?It was a compromise with my husband after we both retired from the military Where did you go to school and what was your major/focus?About five schools while serving in the Army, my focus was...

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2019 Legislative Update: Housing

PBRC supported the following housing legislation during the 2019 Maryland General Assembly to help meet the needs of low-income Marylanders.Tax SaleHB1209: Homeowner Protections and tax sale. The final, amended legislation creates an Ombudsman in the State...

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