FREE LEGAL AID MARYLAND
There are many free legal aid Maryland programs and pro bono legal assistance providing legal help and representation for low income residents in many civil cases.
These community programs help socially and economically needy seniors age 60 and over, people with problems related to a disability, immigration law and related issues, people whose constitutional rights have been violated or who have been the victim of illegal discrimination.
These legal help organizations can also refer low-income clients to private attorneys in the State.
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Consumer, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Health, Housing
Bar Association of Baltimore City Legal Services to the Elderly Program 111 N Calvert Street 631 Baltimore, MD 21202-1917 Phone: 410-396-1322 Fax: 410-332-8468
Restrictions: Clients must be 60 or older and live in Baltimore City.
Community Law Center
Case Types: Community Economic Development, Employment, Real Estate
Community Law Center -- The Pro Bono Project 2500 Maryland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21218-4510 Phone: 410-366-0922 Fax: 410-366-7763
Counties Served: Baltimore City
The Community Law Center serves community organizations and small businesses in low to moderate income neighborhoods in an effort to improve the safety, quality of life and economic vitality in Baltimore neighborhoods.
Saint Ambrose Legal Services
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Real Estate, Finance, Mortgage Loans and Foreclosures
Saint Ambrose Legal Services 321 E 25th Street Baltimore, MD 21218-5303 Phone: 410-366-8537 Fax: 410-235-7180
Cases limited to homeowners in danger of losing their homes.
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
Case Types: Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Divorce, Adoption, Termination of Parental Rights, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Juvenile, Torts, Wills, Public Benefits
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. 500 E Lexington St Baltimore, MD 21202-3559 Phone: 410-951-7777 Fax: 410-951-7769
Maryland Disability Law Center
Case Types: Education, Special Education
Maryland Disability Law Center 1800 N Charles St Ste 400 Baltimore, MD 21201-5907 Phone: 410-727-6352 Fax: 410-727-6389
Pro bono referrals for special education cases must meet the Maryland Legal Services income guidelines (ie: 4/$41,440/yr).
American Civil Liberties Union
Case Types: Education, Housing, civil rights, Individual Rights
American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland 3600 Clipper Mill Rd. Ste. 350 Baltimore, MD 21211-1995 Phone: 410-889-8555 Fax: 410-366-7838
Case Types: Individual Rights, AIDS/HIV, Bankruptcy, Standby Guardianship, Consumer, Housing, Public Benefits, Wills
Health Education Resource Organization (HERO) 1734 Maryland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: 410-685-1180 ext. 261 Fax: 410-752-3353
Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc.
Case Types: Divorce, Child Custody, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Public Benefits, Wills
Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc. - Free Legal Aid Maryland 300 Cathedral Street 204 Baltimore, MD 21201-4407 Phone: 410-685-6589 ext. 114 Fax: 410-625-0361
Restrictions: No fee generating or criminal.
House of Ruth
Case Types: Child Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence
House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic 2201 Argonne Dr Baltimore, MD 21218-1627 Phone: 410-554-8463 Fax: 410-243-3014
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Inc.
Case Types: Divorce, Guardianship, Child Custody, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment, Housing, Public Benefits, Contract/Warranty, Deed Changes, Expungement, IRS Tax Disputes, Torts, Wills Name Changes, Power of Attorney, Regular School Suspension, Uninsured Motorists and Small Estate Probate.
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Inc. One North Charles Street 222 Baltimore, MD 21201-3701 Phone: 410-547-6537 Fax: 410-837-0431
Counties Served: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Queen Annes, Saint Marys, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico, Worcester
Public Justice Center
Case Types: Immigration, Education, Employment, Housing, Individual Rights, Civil rights, Juvenile, Torts
Public Justice Center 500 E Lexington St Fl 2 Baltimore, MD 21202-3559 Phone: 410-625-9409 Fax: 410-625-9423
School House Legal Services
Case Types: Youth Development, Education, Juvenile, School Discipline
School House Legal Services - Advocates for Children & Youth 34 Market Pl Ste 500 Baltimore, MD 21202-4099 Phone: 410-547-9200 Fax: 410-547-8690
Case Restrictions: Children who have been suspended or expelled or have truancy problems in school.
The Lawyers Clearinghouse
Case Types: Provide legal services to nonprofit organizations, Employment, Real Estate, Wills, Community Economic Development
The Lawyers Clearinghouse 190 West Ostend Street 201 Baltimore, MD 21230-3797 Phone: 410-837-0755 Fax: 410-727-1914
Case Restrictions: Must be members of Maryland non-profits
Harford County Bar Foundation
CASE TYPES: Divorce, Adoption, Termination of Parental Rights, Child Custody, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Harford County Bar Foundation, Inc. 5 North Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014 Phone: 410-836-0123 Fax: 410-836-7117
Counties Served: Harford
Law Foundation Of Prince George's County
Case Types: Divorce, Child Custody, Termination of Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Bankruptcy, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Wills, Consumer
Law Foundation Of Prince George's County, Inc. -- Pro Bono Project 5303 Baltimore Ave Ste 200 Hyattsville, MD 20781-1952 Phone: 301-864-4907 - 301-864-8353 Fax: 301-864-8352
Counties Served: Prince Georges
Charles County Bar Association
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Torts, Wills, Adoption, Child Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Elder Law
Charles County Bar Association PO Box 3000 La Plata, MD Phone: 301-609-9350
Counties Served: Charles
The Southern Maryland Center
Case Types: Divorce, Child Custody, Domestic Violence
The Southern Maryland Center Or Family Advocacy 20945 Great Mills Rd Ste N Lexington Park, MD 20653-4372 Phone: 301-862-3636 Fax: 301-862-2585
Counties Served: Calvert, Charles, Saint Marys
Montgomery County Pro Bono Program
Case Types: Divorce, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, AIDS/HIV, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Immigration, Juvenile, Torts, Wills
Maryland, Bar Foundation, Inc. Montgomery County Pro Bono Program 27 W Jefferson St Rockville, MD 20850-4200 Phone: 301-424-7651 Fax: 301-424-6724
Counties Served: Montgomery
Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc.
Case Types: Domestic Violence, Divorce, Child Custody, Termination of Parental Rights
Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc. 305 W Chesapeake Ave 201 Towson, MD 21204-4447 Phone: 410-321-8761 Fax: 410-321-0462
Crime Victim Legal Advocacy
Case Types: Divorce, Adoption, Consumer, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Termination of Parental Rights, Torts, Wills, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate
Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc, Crime Victim Legal Advocacy 14750 Main Street 1B Upper Malboro, MD 20772 Phone: 301-952-0063 Fax: 301-952-2319
Restrictions: The Crime Victim Legal Advocacy program follows Maryland Legal Services Corporation income elibility guidelines for placement of pro bono cases. Legal issues must be related to criminal victimization.
Counties Served: Statewide