The 2014 National Pro Bono Celebration this year is October 19th through October 25th. The Law Library is excited to once again be a Celebration Supporter! In honor of the National Pro Bono Celebration, this blog will be featuring posts focusing on pro bono and other free legal services for the entire month of October.
Here is a very small sampling of some upcoming events in Maryland!
Monday, October 20th: CLS Family Law Clinic for the Self Represented at the Prince George’s County Courthouse. More information about this clinic as well as other ongoing programs is available at http://www.clspgc.org/WhatWeDo/ProgramsClinics.
Tuesday, October 21st: Pro Bono Connection at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The event will provide free expungement training from 2:00 to 5:00 and a Pro Bono Fair and Reception, 5:00 – 7:00, connecting law students and lawyers with pro bono opportunities (includes lite fare, beer and wine). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday October 22nd: Ask a Lawyer in the Law Library Program at the Anne Arundel County Public Law Library from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Information about the Ask a Lawyer in the Law Library program is available at http://circuitcourt.org/legal-help/lawyer-in-the-library. Also, check out our blog posts about this program.
Thursday October 23rd: Pro Bono Family Mediation Project Clinic at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. For more information about the clinic, which is a joint venture among the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, the University of Balitmore School of Law and the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, see http://probonomd.org/about-us/about-family-mediation/ and/or contact Annie Brinkmann at email@example.com.
Friday October 24th:
- Annual Conference and Career Fair sponsored by Equal Justice Works at the Bethesda North Marriott. More information about the event, which connects law students and public interest employers, is available at http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair.
- Mid-Shore Pro Bono and Legal Logs is hosting a Lunch and Learn which will include updates to the MSPB Judicare and Collaborative Law programs, and a demonstration of Legal Logs. The luncheon will be held on Friday, October 24,11:30 am – 1:30 pm, at the Washington Street Pub, 20 N. Washington Street, in Easton. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-690-812
Saturday October 25th: Naturalization Clinic at the Esperanza Center Immigration Legal Services (Baltimore, Maryland). For more information, please see http://www.catholiccharities-md.org/immigrants/immigration-legal-services/immigration-legal-services.html and/or contact Ouranitsa Abbas at email@example.com.
This is only a small sampling of the available services and opportunities to volunteer. More Maryland events are available at http://www.probono.net/celebrateprobono/events/location.2014-10-01.Maryland. Information about nationwide events is available at http://www.probono.net/celebrateprobono/events/.