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Staff Profile: Hamidah Famuditimi

By Lidija Jurovich | January 4, 2021

Hamidah Famuditimi came to PBRC in the summer of 2020. She works on the Courtroom Advocacy Project, PBRC’s limited-scope courthouse-based pro bono clinics for consumers and tenants in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County. Before joining PBRC, Hamidah was a Sr. Legal Analyst at T. Rowe Price where she supported e-discovery and compliance projects.   Where…

Volunteer Profile: William Meyer

By Lidija Jurovich | December 29, 2020

Can you tell me a little about yourself? I was a lawyer and business owner before retiring from the practice of law in 2018. I was a litigator at two Baltimore firms, and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Maryland in the early 90’s. Toward the end of my active law practice, I did…

>> In the News: PBRC Volunteer Highlighted in The Daily Record

By Lidija Jurovich | December 2, 2020

>> In the News: PBRC Volunteer Highlighted in The Daily Record “Chelsea Ortega has become one of the most respected consumer protection and class action attorneys in Maryland in less than seven years of practice while raising three young boys all under the age of six. She is a fearless, first-chair jury trial practitioner who…

Staff Profile: Jade McDuffie McClary

By Lidija Jurovich | December 1, 2020

Jade McDuffie McClary came to PBRC in 2020. She works on the Home Preservation Project which recruits and trains pro bono attorneys to provide legal representation to low-income Marylanders at risk of losing their homes. Where did you grow up? Charleston, SC Where did you go to school and what was your major/focus? For undergrad, I went to…

PBRC Volunteer Profile: Cameron Williams

By Lidija Jurovich | November 30, 2020

Can you tell me a little about your private practice? I am a federal employee, and my legal career centers around transactional matters, primarily contract drafting and procurement. In my spare time, I tend to pursue pro bono opportunities that allow me to engage directly with clients and develop litigation-related skills. Admittedly, as someone whose…

>> In the News: Maryland Courts revert to Phase III

By Dave Pantzer | November 12, 2020

Due to the unfolding nature of the pandemic, Maryland’s state courts are reverting to Phase III. Read the order.

PBRC Volunteer Profile: Chelsea Ortega

By Lidija Jurovich | November 12, 2020

Can you tell me a little about your private practice? We primarily represent consumers, including tenants’ rights cases. We also represent people who are being sued by debt collectors. We represent people both in individual cases and class actions, and we also do personal injury. What is your favorite kind of case? My favorite is…

>> In the News: This Ellicott City attorney has provided 1,000 hours of free legal assistance to those who needed help

By Dave Pantzer | November 12, 2020

“Seeing people go to court without a lawyer for some of life’s messiest, most consequential matters, such as whether they have rights to see their children, is what drives Ellicott City attorney Walter Ty to take on their cases — for free.” Read full article here.

>> In the News: Are legal services a basic human need?

By Kiah Pierre | November 12, 2020

“Anyone involved with a legal aid provider will tell you that our services could not be more ‘basic’ or more relatable to ‘human need.'” — The Indiana Lawyer
Read full article here.

Staff Profile: Linzey Powers

By Lidija Jurovich | October 26, 2020

Linzey Powers joined PBRC in 2017 and serves as our Development Director. Linzey oversees PBRC’s fundraising efforts, building relationships with individuals, corporations, and foundations who share our vision of access to justice for all. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the small town…