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Looking for Attorney Volunteers for Homeless Resource Day!

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Here are some of the volunteers from last year’s Homeless Resource Day!

Attorney volunteers are still needed for the 8th Annual Anne Arundel County Homeless Resource Day, which will be held this Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Annapolis High School from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Volunteer attorneys are among the many service providers available on this day to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness. During this “one-day, one-stop” program, volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice on a wide range of topics, including expungement, family law, benefits, debt, housing and foreclosure. Homeless Resource Day provides individuals and families experiencing homelessness with invaluable services and benefits that can assist them on the path to housing and self-sufficiency.

Volunteers are needed throughout the day, which is divided into two shifts. The morning shift is from 8:30am to 12:30pm, and the afternoon shift is from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Volunteers can sign up for one or both shifts or specify a different time-range that works best for the attorney. Based on past experience, the morning hours are the busiest hours. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here or contact us!

For more information about Homeless Resource Day, check out this sites.

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Looking for Attorney Volunteers for Homeless Resource Day!

The 8th Annual Anne Arundel County Homeless Resource Day will be held on March 28, 2015 at Annapolis High School from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Volunteer attorneys are among the many service providers available on this day to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness. During this “one-day, one-stop” program, volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice on a wide range of topics, including expungement (the most asked about issue), family law, benefits, debt, housing and foreclosure. Homeless Resource Day provides individuals and families experiencing homelessness with invaluable services and benefits that can assist them on the path to housing and self-sufficiency.

Volunteers are needed throughout the day, which is divided into two shifts. The morning shift is from 8:30am to 12:30pm, and the afternoon shift is from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Volunteers can sign up for one or both shifts or specify a different time-range that works best for the attorney. Based on past experience, the morning hours are the busiest hours. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here or contact us!

HPRP (Homeless Persons Representation Project) will provide attorney volunteers with a lunchtime training on expungement prior to Homeless Resource Day on March 19, 2015 at the Law Library.

For more information about Homeless Resource Day, check out this sites.

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Attorney Training Opportunity!

The Maryland People’s Law Library (www.peoples-law.org) is a great legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library. This centralized website provides users with access to summaries of the law organized by subject matter, links to primary and secondary resources, referrals for legal services, and overviews of the legal process and legal research process. Written in plain English, it is an approachable resource for non-attorneys and attorneys alike and invaluable to many self-represented litigants.

Dave Pantzer, Esq., the Web Content Coordinator of the Maryland People’s Law Library, will be offering a training session on Legal Writing in Plain English. This training and pro bono opportunity will assist participants with improving their writing skills and discovering pro bono opportunities with the People’s Law Library.

Here are the details.

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Place: Miles & Stockbridge P.C., 100 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Sponsors: Maryland State Law Library, Miles & Stockbridge P.C., and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Cost: FREE to attorneys who commit to review one article on the People’s Law Library website by April 30, 2015
RSVP:  Dina Billian (dbillian@milesstockbridge.com), Pro Bono Coordinator, Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

 

Don’t forget to bring your lunch! Refreshments and dessert will be provided by Miles & Stockbridge P.C.