2022 Partners for Justice 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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Representing Asylum-Seekers – 2021 Update

Asylum-seekers are 14 times more likely to be able to stay in the U.S. when they have a lawyer representing them. Learn how you can represent a family seeking safety from an all-star cast. This training will cover the nuts and bolts of representing someone seeking asylum before Maryland’s immigration court, including changes to the asylum process of the Biden administration.

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Volunteering in Rent Court: Baltimore City and Baltimore County

Lawyers will learn how to represent tenants in rent court in both Baltimore City and Baltimore County, gaining the skills necessary to help stem the tide of evictions that is becoming an epidemic due in part to COVID-19 and the recent removal of tenant protections. With this training, lawyers will be qualified to participate in TVLD clinics, representing tenants in Failure to Pay Rent Actions, advising them about available defenses and helping to ensure that they stay housed.

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