Equal Justice Council celebrates 14 years of helping the underrepresented

Founded in 1997 as the fundraising arm of Maryland Legal Aid, the Equal Justice Council has raised more than $11 million from the private bar to help balance the scales of justice for disadvantaged Marylanders in family, housing, public benefits and other critical areas of civil law.

Who are these people? And why do they take time to raise money for Legal Aid (which is celebrating its centennial)?

“I view supporting Legal Aid and its efforts as a professional responsibility,” said Andrew Jay Graham, a founding partner of Kramon & Graham and an EJC co-chair.

To read the rest of this “Of Service” column in The Daily Record, click here.

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