About Us

MVLS provides free (and in some cases low cost) legal representation to Marylanders with limited income. We also provide free legal help for community-based nonprofits that are working to strengthen low-income communities in Maryland.

Each eligible individual client is matched with a volunteer lawyer who has the appropriate skills and expertise to provide quality representation. With a volunteer pool of 3,000 lawyers, MVLS provides services in every jurisdiction in the state.

Intake: (410) 547-6537 or (800) 510-0050- Mon-Thurs 9 am to 1 pm

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  • August E-Newsletter

    You can view our most recent e-newsletter here. Don’t forget to join our e-mail list!

  • MVLS Hires Managing Attorney for Foreclosure Prevention and Consumer Law Project

    Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) is pleased to announce that Lonni Summers has joined its staff as the Managing Attorney for Foreclosure Prevention and Consumer Law.  Lonni will lead MVLS’ efforts in the areas of foreclosure, tax sales, debt buyer defense, bankruptcy and other related consumer law matters.  She will mentor volunteer attorneys, provide direct … Read More »

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  • Celebrate Pro Bono

    Save the date for our annual Celebrate Pro Bono Awards Reception.  Click the event title for more information!

    Westminster Hall

    October 15, 2014
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Tax Controversy Training for Attorneys

    Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service invites interested attorneys to attend a free training session on handling IRS and Maryland tax controversy cases for low-income taxpayers.  The course will be taught by experienced tax attorneys, Gerald Kelly and Caroline Ciraolo; James Leith, the IRS Local Taxpayer Advocate; and Jay Maschas, Assistant Manager- Hearings and Appeals, Comptroller of Maryland. Register Online or contact Cheri Wendt-Taczak at 443-451-4061 or cheri@mvlslaw.org for more information. ​

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg

    October 2, 2014
    09:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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