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Bankruptcy – Chapter 7

By Dave Pantzer | February 4, 2015

Senior Legal Services has an urgent need to locate volunteers to file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petitions: Senior Legal Services has several low income senior clients that require legal assistance to file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition. Interested attorneys can contact: Jacqueline Jones, 410-396-5605, jjones@baltimorebar.org or rromig@baltimorebar.org.

Maryland Legal Community Looks For Attorneys For Undocumented Immigrant Children

By Dave Pantzer | November 3, 2014

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Baltimore’s Draconian Tax Foreclosures Exposed by Local Foundation

By Dave Pantzer | October 29, 2014

Nonprofit advocates have been laser-focused on preventing bank and mortgage company foreclosures, but homeowners can lose their homes to municipal government authorities due to unpaid taxes just as easily. The Baltimore-based Abell Foundation recently issued a report revealing that Baltimore homeowners can lose their homes for as little as $250 in unpaid property taxes. In…

City homeowners lose property for just $250 in unpaid taxes

By Dave Pantzer | October 27, 2014

Homeowners in Baltimore can lose their houses for as little as $250 in unpaid taxes — a threshold far lower than in other cities — according to a new Abell Foundation report that urges a change in the practice. The report calls on Baltimore officials and the Maryland General Assembly to add protections for owner-occupied…

Representing Unaccompanied Minors – WYPR’s Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

By Dave Pantzer | October 27, 2014

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Help ahead for unaccompanied minors

By Dave Pantzer | October 23, 2014

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Social Security in search of volunteer lawyers

By Dave Pantzer | October 16, 2014

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State says young immigrants have been placed with families

By Dave Pantzer | September 17, 2014

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Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland Honors Attorneys with Maryland Pro Bono Service Awards

By Dave Pantzer | June 9, 2014

Baltimore, Maryland – June 9, 2014 – The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland proudly announces the 2014 recipients of the Maryland Pro Bono Service Awards. These statewide awards honor outstanding attorneys, non-attorneys, and programs that have made significant contributions to the delivery of pro bono civil legal services to Maryland’s low-income citizens.   Recipients…

Human Trafficking Expert to Keynote 2014 MD Partners for Justice Conference Addressing Legal Issues Facing Maryland’s Poor

By Dave Pantzer | May 12, 2014

Human trafficking legal expert, Martina E. Vandenberg, will deliver the keynote address to several hundred participants at the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland’s 2014 Maryland Partners for Justice Conference, an event dedicated to the examination of critical legal issues facing poor and underrepresented Marylanders now in its 16th year. The conference will take place…