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MARYLAND

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Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Click here for Military-Specific Programs
These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Andrews AFB
316 WG/JA
1535 Command Dr. Suite AA210 [Bldg 1535]
Camp Springs, MD 20762
Phone: 301-981-2042, 858-2042
http://www.andrews.af.mil/units/legaloffice.asp

Fort Meade
70 ISRW/JA
9804 Love Road, Suite 307
Fort Meade, MD 20755
Phone: 301-677-0658, 622-0658

Aberdeen Proving Ground
Client Services Division
Aberdeen PG MD
Aberdeen, MD 21005
Phone: 410-278-1583, DSN 298-1583
https://www.jagcnet.army.mil/8525761700412C32

Fort Detrick
521 Fraim St.
Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 301-619-2221
http://www.detrick.army.mil/detrick/usag/sps/sja/assistance.cfm

Fort Meade
Fort Meade SJA Office
22257 Huber Road
Washington-Baltimore, MD 20755
Phone: 301-677-9536, 677-9536
http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/SJA/legal_assistance.htm

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland
2219 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-5806
Phone: 410-889-8555
Fax: 410-366-7838
http://www.aclu-md.org

aclu@aclu-md.org
Intake:
410-889-8555
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Housing, civil rights

Associated Catholic Charities Of Baltimore - Immigration, Legal Services
430 South Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: 410-534-8015

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
Counties Served:
Baltimore City
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Housing, Health, Domestic Violence

Charles County Bar Association
PO Box 699
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 410 685-7878
Fax: 410-685-1016
Counties Served:
Charles
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Charles County Volunteer Legal Service Program C/o Legal Services Program
PO Box 249
Hughesville, MD 20637
Phone: 301-932-6661

Community Law Center --The Pro Bono Project
2500 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21218-4510
Phone: 410-366-0922
Fax: 410-366-7763
http://www.communitylaw.org
Intake: 410-366-0922
Counties Served: Baltimore City
Type of Cases Accepted: Employment Law, Real Estate, CED. The Community Law Center serves community organizations and small businesses (rather than individuals) in an effort to improve the safety, quality of life and economic vitality in Baltimore neighborhoods.

Community Legal Services Of Prince George's County, Inc.
P.O. Box 374
Riverdale, MD 20738-0374
Phone: 301-864-8353
Fax: 301-864-8352
http://www.clspgc.org

Intake:
301-864-8353
Counties Served:
Prince George's
Type of Cases Accepted:
Employment Law, Housing, Tenant RightsDomestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Contested Custody, Project--YWCA Of Annapolis And Anne Arundel County Legal Services
1517 Ritchie Highway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-626-7800
Fax: 410-626-7815
http://www.ywcaaaac.org

Intake:
410-626-7800 x300
Counties Served:
Anne Arundel
Type of Cases Accepted:
Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Harford County Bar Foundation, Inc.
5 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: 410-836-0123
Fax: 410-836-7117
harfordcountybarfoundation@verizon.net
Intake:
410-836-0123
Counties Served:
Harford
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Health, Education, Resource Organization (HERO)
1734 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-685-1180 ext. 261
Fax: 410-752-3353
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Standby Guardianship, AIDS/HIV

Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc.
300 Cathedral Street, 204
Baltimore, MD 21201-4407
Phone: 410-685-6589 ext. 114
Fax: 410-625-0361
http://www.hprplaw.org

Intake:
800-773-4340
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Immigration, Dissolution, Custody

House of Ruth Domestic Violence, Legal Clinic
2201 Argonne Dr
Baltimore, MD 21218-1627
Phone: 410-554-8463
Fax: 410-243-3014
Intake:
410-554-8463
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Jewish Legal Services Clinic
5750 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 410-542-6300

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
500 E Lexington St
Baltimore, MD 21202-3559
Phone: 410-951-7777
Fax: 410-951-7769
http://www.mdlab.org

Intake:
410-951-7777
Counties Served:
Statewide
Baltimore City and Maryland's 23 counties from 12 office locations
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

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
http://www.mdcrimevictims.org

mail@mdcrimevictims.org
Intake:
301-952-0063
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Maryland Disability Law Center
1800 N Charles St
Ste 400
Baltimore, MD 21201-5907
Phone: 410-727-6352
Fax: 410-727-6389
http://www.mdlcbalto.org

Intake:
410-727.6352
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Special Education

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Inc.
One North Charles Street, 222
Baltimore, MD 21201-3701
Phone: 410-547-6537
Fax: 410-837-0431
http://www.mvls.org

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
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Contract/Warranty, Deed Changes, Expungement, Guardianship, IRS Tax Disputes, Name Changes, Power of Attorney, Regular School Suspension, Uninsured Motorists and Small Estate Probate, Torts, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

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
Intake:
301-424-7651
Counties Served:
Montgomery
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Wills, Torts, Juvenile, Immigration, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Mid-Shore Council On Family Violence
PO Box 5
Denton, MD 21629
Phone: 410-479-1149

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
520 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD 21201-1781
Phone: 410-837-9379
Fax: 410-385-2616
http://www.probonomd.org

pbrc@probonomd.org
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Pro Bono Support

Public Justice Center
500 E Lexington St
Fl 2
Baltimore, MD 21202-3559
Phone: 410-625-9409
Fax: 410-625-9423
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Employment Law, Housing, Civil rights and childrens rightsTorts, Juvenile, Immigration

Saint Ambrose Legal Services
321 E 25th Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-5303
Phone: 410-366-8537
Fax: 410-235-7180
Counties Served:
Baltimore City
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Consumer, Housing, Finance, Mortgage Loans and Foreclosures, other cases where homeowner faces loss of home and home improvement contracts. Cases limited to homeowners in danger of losing their homes.

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
http://www.acy.org

Intake:
410-547-9200
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, School Discipline, Youth Development, Juvenile

The Lawyers Clearinghouse
190 West Ostend Street, 201
Baltimore, MD 21230-3797
Phone: 410-837-0755
Fax: 410-727-1914
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Employment Law, Wills, Provide legal services to nonprofit organizations, Real Estate, CED

The Sourthern Maryland Center For Family Advocacy
23918 Mervell Dean Road
Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: 301-373-4141

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
Intake:
301-862-3636
Counties Served:
Calvert, Charles, Saint Marys
Type of Cases Accepted:
Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc.
305 W Chesapeake Ave, 201
Towson, MD 21204-4447
Phone: 410-321-8761
Fax: 410-321-0462
http://www.wlcmd.org

Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

YWCA Of Annapolis And Anne Arundel County Legal Services
1517 Ritchie Highway
Arnold, MD 21012
Phone: 410-626-7800

Lawyer Referral Programs:

Bar Association Of Baltimore City
111 N. Calvert St. Courthouse
East, Suite 629
General Phone No: 410-539-3112
Baltimore, MD 21202-1917
http://www.baltimorebar.org/referral/

Counties Served:
Statewide
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law. Also offers an elderly services panel.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

Anne Arundel Bar Association LRS
PO Box 161
General Phone No: 410-280-6961
Annapolis, MD 21404-0161
Languages: Spanish
http://www.aabar.org/find.html

Counties Served:
Anne Arundel
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel

Baltimore County LRS
100 County Courts Bldg.
401 Bosley Avenue
General Phone No: 410-337-9100
Towson, MD 21204
Languages: Arabic, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Greek, Hebrew, Igbo, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Yoruba
http://www.bcba.org/
Counties Served:
Baltimore, Frederick, Carroll
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

Howard County Bar Association LRS
3451 Courthouse Drive
General Phone No: 410-313-2035
Ellicott City, MD 21043
http://www.howardcountybar.org/lawyer_referral.htm

Counties Served:
Howard
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: Administration
Special Panels:
Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

Bar Association Of Montgomery County LRS
27 W. Jefferson St.
General Phone No: 301-279-9100
Rockville, MD 20850-4200
Languages: Spanish
http://www.montbar.org/

Counties Served:
Montgomery, also serves the state of DC and VA
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel

Prince George's County Bar Association LRS
14330 Old Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2840
General Phone No: 301-952-1440 & 301-952-1441
http://www.pgcba.com/
Counties Served: Prince George's, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's
Types of cases referred: Refers to all areas of the law. 
Special Panels: Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

Military-Specific Programs:

Maryland Bar Association Special Committee on Veterans' Affairs and Military Law
http://www.msba.org/sec_comm/committees/military/

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