Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program

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The Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program shall have the specific purpose to organize, operate, and contribute to programs dedicated to the promotion of social welfare, the elimination of prejudice and discrimination, the protection of human and civil liberties protected by law, and ensure the availability of qualified legal assistance of every kind to the member of the community.

Pro bono opportunities are available for attorneys to take cases and provide other legal support. Available opportunities include:

  • Absolute Divorce (Separated 1 year)
  • Separation Agreements
  • Custody
  • Adoption/Guardianship
  • Simple Name Changes
  • Bankruptcy (Simple Chapter 7)
  • Limited Debt Collection Defense
  • Private Landlord Tenant ( Security Deposits Only/No Hoc)
  • Limited Immigration cases
  • Limited Employment cases (wage claims only)
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney

Please contact the Pro Bono Coordinator for more information about how to volunteer.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Montgomery
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Based on approval
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: Yes
  • Other Case Load Requirements: Contact Program Coordinator for additional information
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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