Free Legal Consultations & Advice for Nonprofits – Saturday, 10/3/15

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW’S
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CLINIC
& COMMUNITY LAW CENTER PRESENT:

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Free Legal Consultations & Advice for Nonprofits!

FREE LEGAL HELP FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS & NONPROFITS

Saturday, October 3, 2015
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Angelos Law Center
1401 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Call or email to schedule a 45-minute appointment.
Phone:410-837-5653

Email:communitylaw@ubalt.edu

  Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guaran tee assistance without an appointment.

 Available Services

  • Opportunity to speak with an attorney about nonprofit’s legal issues
  • Free review of governing documents
  • Guidance on applying for 501(c)(3) tax exemption
  • Advice on how to keep an organization in good legal standing

Community Law Center will waive one (1) application fee for qualified organizations needing legal services beyond the event. Organizations must submit their applications no later than November 3, 2015 to qualify for the fee waiver.

Please bring the following, if available:

  • Any documents related to your legal issues or questions
  • Names and addresses of board of directors
  • Articles of incorporation, bylaws
  • IRS applications and/or determination letters
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Contracts, correspondence, or notices related to legal issue(s)

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Article details Jess Emerson’s anti-trafficking work in clinic

UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

The work of Jessica Emerson, J.D. ’13, clinical teaching fellow in the Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic, is the focus of a Sept. 23 Daily Record article, “Law students join anti-trafficking efforts at UB Law clinic.”

Emerson has worked for more than two years to help survivors of the commercial sex trade vacate their prostitution convictions. She also helps train other lawyers to take on the cases pro bono and advises advocates in other states.

The Maryland legislature passed a law in 2011 that allows survivors of sex trafficking to have their prostitution convictions voided.

Emerson began the project as an Equal Justice Works fellow at the Women’s Law Center and moved the project to the law school last month.

She emphasized that she and the clinic’s student-attorneys must take a holistic view of their clients’ situations.

“Because of the criminalization of prostitution and the criminalization of homelessness and…

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