Michael Bryant, Jr. joined PBRC in 2022. As a project coordinator with the Home Preservation Project (HPP), Michael is the point of contact for clients interested in attending legal advice clinics and/or seeking other legal resources. He also assists with managing and tracking the Home Preservation Project trainings offered to volunteer lawyers who participate in foreclosure and tax sale clinics.

What brought you to Maryland/Baltimore?

I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD.

Where did you go to school and what was your major/focus?

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).

What are your interests/hobbies?

Going to the gym, listening to music, and spending time with family/friends.

What were you doing prior to working at PBRC?

I served as a Collector and interned in the Project Management Office at the Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU) where I ensured sustainable loan collection on accounts.

What do you do at PBRC?

I serve as a Project Coordinator for the Home Preservation Project.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Completing and graduating with a Master of Science in Project Management.

What is a quote that inspires you to do the work you do?

A quote that inspires me is Matthew 17:20:

"And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you."

What has been your most meaningful experience with PBRC?

My most meaningful experience has been meeting the PBRC staff and volunteers.

What do you appreciate about the mission of PBRC?

I appreciate that PBRC is focused on expanding the reach of free legal help in the state by working within their local communities and by partnering with providers to represent the most vulnerable populations in our state such as the disabled, abused, homeless, or working poor.

What message would you give to people thinking about volunteering with PBRC?

The message I would give to people thinking about volunteering with PBRC is to keep in mind that PBRC has evolved from the recruitment arm of the state bar to a comprehensive pro bono clearinghouse for volunteer lawyers, a support center for those seeking legal help, and an innovator in terms of expanding pro bono opportunities for lawyers.

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