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 is Hiring!

    Immediate opening for a Community Outreach Coordinator to work closely with the Deputy Director and program staff to represent MVLS in the communities we serve across Maryland and to expand public awareness of the free legal services our volunteer lawyers provide.  View the job description. 

  • May E-Newsletter

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

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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 20, 2015
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Tax Controversy Training for Attorneys

    This training will be taught by experienced tax attorneys and will cover handling general tax cases. The focus of this session will be on the mechanics of advocating for the taxpayer who is battling with tax collection issues. There is no fee to attend, but each participant will be asked to accept one tax controversy case over the next year. Continental breakfast will be served. Register online.

    Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

    June 5, 2015
    09:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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