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June 14, 2024

Shore Legal Access says goodbye to Winter 2024 Sandy Brown Public Interest Interns

Shore Legal Access recently bid goodbye to its Winter 2024 Sandy Brown Public Interest Interns, Daisy Holder, of California, Maryland, and Lydia Shreves, of Easton,...
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May 16, 2024

Shore Legal Access connecting Counsel and Communities

Dear friends, The way we talk about debt says a lot about how we experience it. We don’t just have debt: we carry it,...
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December 6, 2023

Shore Legal Access announces new staff at Salisbury office

Shore Legal Access (formerly Mid-Shore Pro Bono) continues to grow to meet the civil legal needs of the eight counties it serves on Maryland’s...
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November 20, 2023

Shore Legal Access recognizes volunteer attorneys with annual awards

Shore Legal Access recognized the incredible contributions of the nonprofit’s volunteer attorneys with an annual awards ceremony and reception held on October 26 at...
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November 15, 2023

Shore Legal Access announces Sandy Brown Public Interest Interns for Fall 2023

Shore Legal Access (formerly Mid-Shore Pro Bono) has named the Fall 2023 recipients of its Sandy Brown Public Interest Internship. Cody Pfieffer, of Centreville,...
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November 14, 2023

Shore Gives More

The countdown begins! #GivingTuesday is November 28! Did you know that we depend on the hard work and dedication of a network of volunteer...
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New Educational Videos on Bankruptcy

Click here for English version: Bankruptcy video-English Click here for Spanish version: Bankruptcy video-Spanish
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October 18, 2023

Shore Legal Access hosts grand reopening and ribbon cutting in Easton

Shore Legal Access recently unveiled its new Easton location and name with a grand reopening reception and a Talbot County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting...
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August 16, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Announces Salisbury and Easton Grand Reopening Events to Launch New Brand

Mid Shore Pro Bono Rebranded to Shore Legal Access to Build Engagement Across Maryland’s Eastern Shore EASTON, MD – August 15, 2023 – Mid-Shore...
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Mid-Shore Pro Bono Announces Salisbury and Easton Grand Reopening Events to Launch New Brand

Shore Legal Access Rebrand Press Release
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August 11, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is now Shore Legal Access!

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July 25, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono earns 2023 Platinum Seal of Transparency

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has recently earned a Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency on GuideStar by showcasing the nonprofit’s mission-driven goals and measured impacts of...
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July 12, 2023

2023 Mid-Shore Pro Bono Committee Annual Report 

2023 Mid-Shore Pro Bono Committee Annual Report from the Annual Mid-Shore Regional Pro Bono Committee Meeting, May 3, 2023.
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July 10, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces summer interns

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has named Clay Benedict of Baltimore, Maryland, James Parkinson of Oxford, Maryland, and Gabrielle Shlikas of Wye Mills, Maryland as the...
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June 14, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono welcomes new board officers, members

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has announced its newly elected directors and members to its Board while recognizing the service of two departing Board members.  Newly...
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May 25, 2023

Nina Crist, Esq. recognized with Judge Robert M. Bell Maryland Pro Bono Service Award

Mid-Shore Pro Bono volunteer family law attorney Nina Crist, Esq. of Royal Oak, Md. has been recognized for exemplary pro bono service as the...
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April 26, 2023

Advance Medical Directives honor May 1 Senior Law Day

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is offering free advance medical directives by appointment on Monday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kramer...
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April 24, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Receives Cannabis Expungement Grant Funding

Mid-Shore Pro Bono recently received funding from a Maryland Legal Services Corporation (MLSC) grant to provide legal services for cannabis-related criminal record expungement. Funding...
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February 28, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces Sandy Brown Public Interest Spring Interns

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has named Marris Hoffee of Millersburg, Ohio, and Jamnesha ‘Jamie’ Ferguson of Aberdeen, Md. as the nonprofit’s 2023 Sandy Brown Public...
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January 9, 2023

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Easton Office Expands, Relocates

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Easton office moved to a larger location on December 22, 2022. The new offices are located at 499 Idlewild Ave. and...
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December 5, 2022

Tenants Rights Resource Fair is Dec. 15

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is hosting a Tenant Rights Resource Fair on Thurs., Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Easton branch...
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November 21, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces Sandy Brown Public Interest fall interns

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has named Katrina Hibdon of Dunkirk, Md., and Emily Marshall of East New Market, Md. as the nonprofit’s 2022 Sandy Brown...
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November 17, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Salisbury Office Expands, Relocates

Recent expansions of services and staff have Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Salisbury office moving to a larger location beginning Nov. 1. The new offices are...
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Emily Jenkins Joins Mid-Shore Pro Bono as Housing Fellow

Emily Jenkins of Chester, Md. has recently been named a Maryland Legal Services Corporation Housing Fellow at Mid-Shore Pro Bono, where the third-year University...
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November 14, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Recognizes Top Volunteer Attorneys

Mid-Shore Pro Bono joined the Oct. 23-29 National Celebration of Pro Bono by recognizing its volunteer attorneys for their work providing access to legal...
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September 12, 2022

ShiAnn Steele joins Mid-Shore Pro Bono

ShiAnn Steele of Smyrna, Del. has recently joined the Salisbury office of the non-profit Mid-Shore Pro Bono as the Lower Shore Intake and Outreach...
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August 31, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono offers new tenant counsel services

Mid-Shore Pro Bono recently received funding from two grants to help provide access to pro-bono legal services for tenants facing eviction. The program enhances...
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August 2, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces Sandy Brown Public Interest summer interns

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has named Brandon Ewing of Worton, Md., Joshua Goslee of Salisbury, Md., Naiset Perez of Easton, Md., and Megan Rayfield of...
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June 27, 2022

Edith Ramirez joins Mid-Shore Pro Bono as Community Outreach and Communication Coordinator

Edith Ramirez of Greensboro, Md. has recently joined the Easton office of Mid-Shore Pro Bono as the Community Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Her responsibilities...
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June 6, 2022

Geoffrey Cooke, Esq. Joins Mid-Shore Pro Bono as Staff Attorney

Geoffrey L. Cooke, Esq. of Easton, Md. has recently joined the Easton and Salisbury offices of the non-profit Mid-Shore Pro Bono as a staff...
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June 1, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Welcomes New Board Members

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has announced its new Board of Directors members while recognizing the service of a departing Board member. Newly elected are Directors...
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May 2, 2022

Advance Directives Workshops Held May 2 Across Mid-Shore

Mid-Shore Pro Bono and the Maryland State Bar Association are hosting free informational sessions for seniors on advance medical directives beginning at 10:00 a.m....
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April 6, 2022

Meet Austin Graham, Esq., Mid-Shore Pro Bono Intern Alumnus

Austin Graham, Esq. of Easton Md. and now Alexandria, Va. interned with Mid-Shore Pro Bono in 2013 when he was between his first and...
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April 1, 2022

Laura L. Chafey named Mid-Shore Pro Bono Legal Director

Mid-Shore Pro Bono recently named Laura L. Chafey, Esq. as the non-profit’s Legal Director. Chafey most recently served as Dorchester County’s Assistant State's Attorney,...
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March 21, 2022

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces promotion, new Administrative Director

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has recently announced Alicia Myers of Queen Anne, Md. has been promoted from Community Outreach Coordinator to Elder Law Case Manager,...
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March 3, 2022

Elliett Earhart named first Sandy Brown Public Interest Intern

Elliett Earhart of Westover, Md. has been named Mid-Shore Pro Bono's first Sandy Brown Public Interest Intern. The paid internship program was established in...
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January 24, 2022

Meet Laura L. Chafey, Esq.

Laura L. Chafey, Esq. of St. Michaels, Md. includes her Mid-Shore Pro Bono internship as part of the preparation she received to serve in...
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December 17, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announces new internship program

Mid-Shore Pro Bono announced a new Sandy Brown Public Interest Internship at a Dec. 2 reception to honor Brown, who is stepping down at...
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November 8, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Executive Director Sandy Brown to step down

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Board of Directors has recently announced Sandy Brown is stepping down after serving as the nonprofit legal assistance organization’s longest-standing Executive...
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Meredith Girard named Mid-Shore Pro Bono Executive Director

Meredith Girard named Mid-Shore Pro Bono Executive DirectorMid-Shore Pro Bono’s Board of Directors recently announced Meredith Lathbury Girard will serve as the non-profit’s Executive...
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Mid-Shore Pro Bono recognizes top volunteer attorneys

Mid-Shore Pro Bono joined the Oct. 24-30 National Celebration of Pro Bono by recognizing its volunteer attorneys for their work providing access to legal...
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August 6, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono looking for help providing equal access to civil justice for all

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is launching a call to action to help with the influx of civil legal needs. The nonprofit offers free legal services...
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July 13, 2021

The Daily Record – MD Lawyers anticipate eviction surge but uncertainties remain

Attorneys who represent tenants across Maryland are bracing for a surge of evictions in the coming weeks, saying it’s unclear whether rental assistance programs...
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June 30, 2021

MSPB Participates in Pro Bono Call to Action

COVID-19 created a health, economic and civil justice crisis. As attorneys, YOU can help abate that crisis. The Maryland Attorney General, Maryland Judiciary, Maryland...
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June 16, 2021

Derek Hills of Easton receives 2021 Maryland Pro Bono Service Award Lee A. Caplan Award

EASTON — Local attorney, Derek Hills received the Lee A. Caplan Award this month at the MSBA Legal Summit. Nominated by Mid-Shore Pro Bono,...
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June 1, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Elects New Officers and Welcomes New 2021 Board Members

EASTON, MD – June 2021 – Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB), a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free or reduced fee legal services...
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April 1, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Recruiting New Board Members to Make a Difference in the Community

EASTON, MD – April 2021 – Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB), a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to...
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February 22, 2021

The Talbot Spy – Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All Initiative Video

Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB) launched today ‘Life Planning For All,’ an initiative to assist local families with legal, financial and health care directives, at...
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February 1, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All Initiative to Assist Families with Financial & Health Care Documentation

‘Take Care of Tomorrow Today’ – Delivers Peace of Mind Through Education and Action Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB), a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern...
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January 8, 2021

MSPB Relieves Family of Hardship Facing Eviction Video


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Information for Renters Video


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Things You Should Know About Maryland’s Eviction Moratorium Video

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October 28, 2020

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Awarded Grant from the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, today announced...
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October 14, 2020

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches New Website in Celebration of Pro Bono Month

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, is inviting...
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September 28, 2020

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Relocates Its Chestertown Office to a More Accessible Downtown Space

  Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, today...
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August 14, 2020

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Receives $15,000 Grant from Qlarant Foundation to Support Child Advocacy Program

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, today announced...
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July 31, 2020

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Offers Walk-in Services throughout the Eastern Shore

You can now access Mid-Shore Pro Bono in your own county! In order to better serve our community, MSPB has several satellite offices where ...
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July 30, 2020

MID-SHORE PRO BONO COVID-19 UPDATE

Mid-Shore Pro Bono values the health of our staff, clients and volunteers. To protect our community, we are suspending WALK-IN's to our 3 offices...
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August 15, 2019

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Welcomes Meredith Girard as New Managing Attorney

Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB) is proud to announce Meredith Lathbury Girard, Esq. has joined their team as the organization’s first-ever Managing Attorney.   In...
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May 3, 2019

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s “Global Embrace” Event Raises $9,000 to Support Vulnerable Populations Assistance Project

On Sunday, April 28th, Mid-Shore Pro Bono welcomed more than 150 guests to its “Global Embrace” event hosted by Ms. Leslie Raimond at the...
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December 18, 2018

Mid-Shore Pro Bono receives $5,000 grant to support economic stability on the Eastern Shore

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is pleased to announce the award of a $5,000 grant from the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation to support their Economic...
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November 7, 2018

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Teams-Up with the BBQ Joint to Host “BBQ for a Cause” Fundraiser

Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB) is teaming-up with the BBQ Joint to host a fundraiser on Tuesday, November 13th from 11:00am – 8:00pm to support...
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April 8, 2018

Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Vulnerable Populations Assistance Project Receives Accreditations and Funding

To further their efforts to provide legal services to low-income members of the Eastern Shore community, Mid-Shore Pro Bono is pleased to announce that...
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March 18, 2018

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Helps Those Struggling with Legal Issues

Mid-Shore Pro Bono has identified the top three civil legal issues facing young people and families of the Eastern Shore based on their work...
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February 2, 2018

Mid-Shore Pro Bono to Open Salisbury Location

Mid-Shore Pro Bono is opening an office in Salisbury to expand its elder law programs and services to the citizens of Wicomico County. The...
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