2nd Annual PRO BONO CONNECTION - A Day of Free Trainings, Pro Bono Fair and Reception for Maryland Attorneys and Law Students

Date: 
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Pro Bono Connection: A Day of Free Trainings, Pro Bono Fair and Reception for Maryland Attorneys and Law Students

Co-Sponsored by University of Baltimore School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland 

 

When:             Wednesday, October 23, 2012

 Where:            University of Baltimore School of Law

1401 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

Trainings: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Open to law students and Maryland attorneys in exchange for a volunteer commitment. 

 

Session A:              Defending Debt Buyer Lawsuits in State Court  

Faculty:                  Peter Holland, Esq.

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Topics:                 

  • Introduction to the debt buyer industry
  • Common claims & defenses
  • Standards of evidence & large v. small claims
  • Sample pleadings & motions

 

Session B:               Special Topics in LGBT Law

Faculty:                   Aaron Merki, Esq. – FreeState Legal Project

Jessie Weber, Esq. – Brown, Goldstein & Levy

Anne Blackfield, Esq. – FreeState Legal Project

 Topics:

  • LGBT 101: Working with LGBT clients
  • The state of LGBT discrimination protections in MD
  • Special topics in transgender law

 

Pro Bono Fair & Reception: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

  • Visit tables staffed by Maryland legal services providers!
  • Learn about available pro bono opportunities!
  • Accept pro bono cases on-site!
  • Visit mentoring table with experienced attorneys!
  • Lite fare, beer and wine!

 

For more information and to register, visit www.probonomd.org (look for the link under “Highlights & Upcoming Events”).

 

Questions?  Contact Kiah Pierre of Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland at 443-837-9379 ext. 3046 or kpierre@probonomd.org

Location
Location Name: 
University of Baltimore School of Law
Address1: 
1401 N. Charles Street
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
MD
Zip: 
21201
Contact
Name: 
Kiah Pierre
Phone: 
443-703-3046
Sponsor: 
niversity of Baltimore School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
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