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Welcome to Maryland Legal Aid


Maryland Legal Aid provides a full range of FREE civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders and people over 60 from 12 offices and 3 District Court Self-Help Centers around the state.

Maryland Legal Aid handles civil, not criminal, cases. Areas of general civil legal services include:

Statewide/Regional Services

For more information on Statewide/Regional Services click here. For more details about who is eligible for services, click here. For those who qualify, there is NO FEE for Maryland Legal Aid's services.

Upcoming Events

Baltimore City Pro Bono Day - Saturday, April 1: Baltimore, MD

Date: April 01, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:
Maryland Legal Aid
500 E. Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21215

FREE LEGAL CLINIC. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Discuss your civil legal problems one-on-one with volunteer attorneys. Types of issues include:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Child custody
  • Divorce
  • Expungement
  • Foreclosure
  • Government benefits
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Wills/Tenants
Please bring any relevant documents with you. This event is FREE. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Amy Petkovsek, email hidden; JavaScript is required 443-451-2805.

Northwest Career Center: Expungement Clinic

Date: April 03, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Northwest Career Center at Mondawmin Mall
2401 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice.

Date: April 04, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

The Men and Families Center Expungement Clinic

Date: April 06, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
The Men and Families Center
2222 Jefferson St
Baltimore, MD 21205

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library – Baltimore City: Expungement Clinic (Appointment Only)

Date: April 08, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Attendees are helped with their record expungements by appointment only. Please call (443) 451-2805 to schedule an appointment.

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: April 11, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Woodlawn: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: April 12, 2017

Time: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Location:
Woodlawn Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library
1811 Woodlawn Drive
Woodlawn, MD 21207

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Waverly: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: April 13, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Location:
Waverly Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Essex: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: April 17, 2017

Time: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Location:
Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library
1110 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, MD 21221

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: April 18, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Center for Learning and Health at Johns Hopkins: Expungement Clinic

Date: April 19, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:
Johns Hopkins
5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 142 West
Baltimore, MD 21224

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Time Organization: Expungement Clinic

Date: April 20, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Location:
Time Organization
7310 Ritchie Hwy 100
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Frederick County Workforce Services (Registration Required)

Date: April 21, 2017

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:
Frederick County
5340 Spectrum Drive Suite A
Frederick, MD 21703

Free to attend. Registration required. To register, call 301-694-7414 or 800-679-8813. Please bring all relevant documents with you.

Goodwill Industries: Expungement Clinic

Date: April 24, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Goodwill Industries
22 E. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice.

Date: April 25, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you.

The Frederick Rescue Mission: Expungement Clinic

Date: April 26, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Frederick County
419 W. South street
Frederick, MD 21701

Free to attend. Registration required. To register, call 301-694-7414 or 800-679-8813. Please bring all relevant documents with you.

Baltimore County Pro Bono Day - Saturday, April 29: Baltimore, MD

Date: April 29, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:
Owings Mills Library
10302 Grand Central Avenue
Owings Mills, MD 21117

FREE LEGAL CLINIC. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Discuss your civil legal problems one-on-one with volunteer attorneys. Types of issues include:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child custody
  • Divorce
  • Expungement
  • Foreclosure
  • Government benefits
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Wills/Tenants
Please bring any relevant documents with you. This event is FREE. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Amy Petkovsek, email hidden; JavaScript is required 443-451-2805.

Northwest Career Center: Expungement Clinic

Date: May 01, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Northwest Career Center at Mondawmin Mall
2401 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: May 02, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

The Men and Families Center: Expungement Clinic

Date: May 04, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
The Men and Families Center
2222 Jefferson St
Baltimore, MD 21205

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you.