Veterans Legal Assistance Conference & Training

Designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policymakers and other service professionals, this annual conference provides a forum for discussion of critical legal issues facing our veterans. It features substantive panels on hot topics in veterans law and also offers training to volunteer lawyers who commit to provide pro bono assistance to veterans in need.

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Veterans Legal Assistance Conference & Training

Designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policymakers and other service professionals, this annual conference provides a forum for discussion of critical legal issues facing our veterans. It features substantive panels on hot topics in veterans law and also offers training to volunteer lawyers who commit to provide pro bono assistance to veterans in need.

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2021 Partners for Justice Virtual Conference

Five stylized people holding hands, with the words "Partners for Justice"

The Partners for Justice Conference takes place annually, and presents a unique opportunity for legal services program staff, the public and private bar, members of the judiciary, human services agencies, elected officials, and others to discuss critical issues facing the poor and underrepresented across the mid-Atlantic region and how we can improve access to justice.

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Impact Speaker Series: Unaccompanied Children

The Impact Speaker Series is a monthly 1-hour virtual lunch discussion with community organization members, volunteers, and PBRC’s project staff to discuss current events/issues and the importance of clinic projects. Each live event is recorded and later linked on this webpage for continued viewing. The series is free to all advocates and community members.

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Impact Speaker Series: Tax Sale

The Impact Speaker Series is a monthly 1-hour virtual lunch discussion with community organization members, volunteers, and PBRC’s project staff to discuss current events/issues and the importance of clinic projects. Each live event is recorded and later linked on this our training page for continued viewing. The series is free to all advocates and community members.

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Impact Speaker Series: Eviction Prevention

The Impact Speaker Series is a monthly 1-hour virtual lunch discussion with community organization members, volunteers, and PBRC’s project staff to discuss current events/issues and the importance of clinic projects. Each live event is recorded and later linked on this webpage for continued viewing. The series is free to all advocates and community members.

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Impact Speaker Series: Why Pro Bono Service Matters – Utility Bills

Issues with utility bills are a constant problem for Baltimore City’s low-income residents. Through our utility bill clinics, PBRC and our partner Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service advocate for low-income residents with utility bill issues, helping to stabilize their finances and preserve home ownership. With temperatures dropping and homeowners and tenants facing energy bill shutoffs, learn about some of the issues our clients face in our utility bill clinics and ways that our community partners try to prevent these shutoffs by helping them apply for financial assistance and other benefits to supplement their income. Advocates and community members are welcome to join the discussion.

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Demystifying Pro Bono

In celebration of pro bono week, join PBRC and the MSBA Young Lawyers Section for a frank discussion of common questions and fears that newer lawyers may have about pro bono service, and for a variety of resources that will be useful as you fulfill the professional privilege and obligation of pro bono service. All advocates are welcome.

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Understanding Water Bills in Baltimore City

Volunteer attorneys will learn the basics of Baltimore City water bills and how to assist customers with delinquent or inaccurate bills to determine the causes of the elevated bills, to access assistance programs, and to dispute billing errors. This training will also touch on issues particular to tenants, and on additional assistance programs available to low-income homeowners.

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