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Legal Aid to host Pro Bono Day in Frederick

MDLab_Logo_2Color_CMYKPro Bono Day–a free legal clinic–will be held January 24,  from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Midwestern Maryland office of Legal Aid, 22 S. Market Street in Frederick.

Volunteer attorneys will provide individual  free legal consultations in  the areas of family law, landlord/tenant, wills & advance directives, bankruptcy, workers compensation, foreclosures, business law, employment, real estate, tax law, Social Security disability, consumer, immigration, criminal, expungements, government benefits, and serious traffic and MVA issues.

There is no charge to attend and registration is not required. Bring any relevant documents with you. For more information call 301-694-7414 or email chief attorney Nina Shore at nshore@mdlab.org.

Pro Bono Day is sponsored by the Bar Association of Frederick County in partnership with Maryland Legal Aid. It is funded in part by a grant from the Bar Association of Frederick County Justice for All Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Frederick County.

New grants to fund pro se clinics in Frederick, Carroll counties

Legal Aid’s Midwestern Maryland office (Frederick) received a six-month grant for $8,650 from the Bar Association of Frederick County’s Justice for All Fund (administered by the Community Foundation of Frederick County). The money will reestablish a pro se (self-help) bankruptcy clinic, and develop and conduct pro se unemployment clinics. The first pro se unemployment benefits clinics will be in Frederick and Carroll County. Two pro se bankruptcy clinics are scheduled for January 25 in the morning and in the afternoon.