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An Opportunity to Serve Those Who Served Our Country
Co-Sponsored by Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), Tahirih Justice Center and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC)
Thursday, June 20, 2013
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maryland Bar Center
520 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Faculty: Liz Shields, Esq.
Supervising Attorney, KIND
Deepa Bijpuria, Esq.
Immigration Staff Attorney, Tahirih Justice Center
• Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
• Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Free Training Opportunity for Pro Bono Attorneys: VETERANS' BENEFITS
Co-Sponsored by Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC)
Monday, October 22, 2012
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
MARYLAND BAR CENTER – 3rd Floor Conference Room
520 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
- Working with homeless clients
- Taking a pro bono case with HPRP
- Representing veterans in obtaining service-related disability benefits
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: Thursday, September 20, 2012
COLLATERAL CHALLENGES AND IMMIGRATION RELIEF: FILING AND LITIGATING CORAM NOBIS AND POST-CONVICTION PETITIONS
Co-Sponsored by Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Maryland Immigration Rights Coalition and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Thursday, July 26, 2012
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY PROJECT
Attorneys and paralegals can receive the Consumer Bankruptcy training via webcast or at the next live training on:
Friday, March 23, 2012
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Immigration Relief for Abused, Abandoned & Neglected Children in Maryland
SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS: Immigration Relief for Abused, Abandoned & Neglected Children in Maryland
Co-Sponsored by Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) and Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), a non-profit organization dedicated to the pro bono representation of unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings, is partnering with the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) and the law firm of DLA Piper, LLP
Join us for a pro bono attorney training on how to create a nonprofit in Maryland! Community Law Center Staff Attorney Robin Jacobs will teach attendees how to help clients create a 501(c)(3) organization, from drafting atricles of incorporation to reviewing an application for tax-exempt status.
THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
If you would like to be informed when this training is rescheduled, please contact Kiah Elmore at Pro Bono Resource Center at 410-837-9379 x3053 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Violence against women and girls is still a cruel global reality. Right now, one out of every three women in the world is a survivor of gender-based violence or abuse.
This advanced training class for existing Veterans’ Benefits Project volunteers covers:
· a review of the types and reasons for military discharges
· a brief overview of the Uniform Code of Military Justice
· information regarding the in-service mechanisms for review of discharges
· strategies for assisting veterans in obtaining re-characterization of previously issued discharges
· understanding VA benefits and eligibility
· the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities
· how to read the 38 C.F.R.