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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  • 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 »

  • Self-Help Bankruptcy Class Offered by Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

    On Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) will be conducting a self-help seminar on How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.  This class is being offered to people of low- or moderate-income who have a high school diploma and are not in a foreclosure proceeding.  The … 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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