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Staff Profile: Bill Mojica

By Nataly Karimi | September 26, 2022

Baltimore, MD I have lived here my entire life. I went to Towson University. My major was Psychology. I have been an assistant football coach at Calvert Hall College HS for over 18 years, and coached recreation sports with my kids for 11 years. I also play drums in a local band, KARMA. I worked…

Intern Profile: Estefani Calle Argueta

By Nataly Karimi | July 25, 2022

I grew up in Guayaquil, one of the biggest cities in Ecuador, and graduated from high school there. I lived there for 15 years, until I came to the U.S. in 2016. I knew I wanted to come to the U.S. to pursue my higher education, and I wanted to stay near my family. My…

Staff Profile: Liz Twigg

By Nataly Karimi | July 14, 2022

In my free time, I enjoy volunteering at Hidden Harvest, an urban farm in Greenmount. It’s a beautiful place to spend time, as well as a great community resource. I also enjoy biking and exploring the city. My role at Hidden Harvest encouraged me to want to learn more about the fight for justice and…

Staff Profile: Liza Woods

By Nataly Karimi | July 14, 2022

Liza Woods joined PBRC in 2022 and serves as the Data Entry Specialist of the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP). Liza is responsible for inputting, organizing, and maintaining the project’s data and client records and helping to ensure grant compliance. She also assists with client intake and rental assistance referrals for at-risk tenants. Where did you…

Staff Profile: Tyler Pollock

By Nataly Karimi | May 19, 2022

Tyler Pollock joined PBRC in December 2021 as a Paralegal for the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP). Tyler helps with the Tenant Volunteer Lawyer of the Day Program as well as the Consumer Protection Program by assisting clients with questions and paperwork, supporting and volunteers, as well as organizing client data. I grew up around the…

Staff Profile: Michael Bryant

By Nataly Karimi | March 23, 2022

I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. I completed by undergraduate degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Industrial Organizational Psychology and completed a Master of Science in Project Management from Morgan State University). Going to the gym, listening to music, and spending time with family/friends. I served as a Collector and interned in the Project…

Staff Profile: Sylvia Davenport

By Nataly Karimi | February 15, 2022

I was born and raised in Delaware. After law school, I was hired as an Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorps VISTA Legal Fellow at Maryland Legal Aid in Baltimore. Prior to law school, I had attended Stevenson University, so I was already familiar with the Maryland and glad to be back. I attended law school at Appalachian…

Volunteer Profile: Diana Morris, Esq.

By Nataly Karimi | February 14, 2022

My first legal position was serving as an Attorney-Advisor in the U.S. Department of State. I was very happy to serve as counsel to the Refugee Bureau. A key component of my responsibilities involved interpreting and implementing the Refugee Act of 1980, bringing the United States into compliance with international law. That job ignited my…

Staff Profile: Alicia Altamirano

By Nataly Karimi | January 19, 2022

My time was spilt between Costa Rica and the United States, mostly in New York. I attended the University of Utah for my undergrad and UDC for law school. I like to play poker and paint. I got involved initially as a volunteering! I have a solo practice in Ellicott City I am an immigration…

Press Release: Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Receives $330K in Emergency Funds from Baltimore County to Expand Eviction Prevention Efforts

By Nataly Karimi | January 19, 2022

CONTACT: Sharon Goldsmith, Executive Director sgoldsmith@probonomd.org | 443.703.3048        Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Receives $330K in Emergency Funds from Baltimore County to Expand Eviction Prevention Efforts In Baltimore County, over 17,000 households are behind on rent and are at risk of being evicted according to U.S. Census Household Data. The pandemic…