If you are an attorney or paralegal doing pro bono work, and are interested exploring the resources of this website not available to the general public, please complete the application you will find at: http://www.mdjustice.org/application. The Website Administration Committee will review your application. You will hear from us when we have completed our review.
As required by 8 C.F.R. § 1003.61, the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge (OCIJ) maintains a list of organizations and attorneys qualified under the regulations who provide free legal services. The information posted on this list is provided to OCIJ by the Free Legal Services Providers. The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) does not endorse any of these organizations or attorneys.
Free State Legal Project is the only pro bono legal resource in Maryland to exclusively serve the low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Cases are opened after an intake process. Phone intake hours are on Mondays (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Wednesdays (5 - 7 p.m.) and Thursdays (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.).
On Thursday, January 6 at 9:30 am, we will be having our next Public Benefits Task Force meeting in the second floor conference room in the Baltimore City office and via Go To Meeting. Please let me know by close of business tomorrow, Tuesday, January 4 if you have any agenda items you’d like to add. I'll circulate the agenda on Wednesday in advance of Thursday's meeting.
Refers veterans and survivors to attorneys who will represent them before the Court of Veterans Appeals. There are various fee structures and some representation is pro bono (free). Will assist with veterans and veteran's survivor's benefits.
Cooperative effort by four national veterans service organizations to provide volunteer attorneys to veterans and qualifying family members with an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Must have filed an appeal and been unable to obtain an attorney after 30 days. (No advice or representation at any other level of appeal. Website has an "Appeals Booklet." Screened for financial eligibility and merit.