MLA In the News and Around Town

MLA In the News and Around Town


Chief Attorney Joe Rohr from the Housing and Consumer unit at Maryland Legal Aid's Baltimore City office commented about its significant Court of Appeals victory in the Chateau Foghorn v. Wesley Hosford case.

Maryland law applies in Section 8 evictions, high court rules (The Daily Record, August 28)


Maryland Legal Aid's Southern Maryland office was mentioned in a Maryland Courts news release about Charles County's Family Recovery Court. (The Prince George's Post, August 2)



Visit from the Thai Delegation


On August 11, Maryland Legal Aid welcomed delegates from Thailand to its Baltimore City office. The delegates participated in a discussion with Maryland Legal Aid staff about human trafficking, income security and labor laws, and family law.

Right: Staff Attorney Ernie Dominguez led the discussion between Maryland Legal Aid staff and the Thai delegation during the delegation's visit on August 11.

Outreach on the Eastern Shore

On August 4, Chief Attorney Bill Leahy and Paralegal Lou Dorsey from Maryland Legal Aid's Upper Eastern Shore office participated in the back to school community resource event in Denton, MD. Sponsored by the Caroline County Department of Social Services, the event provided vendors and organizations the opportunity to distribute information about their programs and services as well as school supplies for children returning to school. Approximately 800 children and families attended the event. 

Paralegal Lou Dorsey behind Maryland Legal Aid's table at the back to school community event on August 4 where he and Chief Attorney Bill Leahy participated.