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An update on what is happening at the Maryland CLS

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MD CLS Christmas Party

Posted by [email protected] on October 19, 2017 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Join the Maryland Christian Legal Society

For a holiday celebration!

Games, Christmas Carols, a Holiday Devotional and Free Food!

Wear something festive and bring some Christmas cookies if you would like… Families/Guests are welcome.


Monday, December 4th at 6:30 P.M.


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Fall General Body Meeting

Posted by [email protected] on September 26, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Maryland CLS Fall General Body Meeting

Wednesday, October 4th, 6:30 p.m.

Howard County Library System - Savage Branch

9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, MD 20723


Maryland CLS is excited to announce Erika E. Cole will be speaking at the Fall General Body Meeting. You will not want to miss Erika share about her work with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston where she focuses her practice on churches and faith-based organizations. RSVP by emailing Matt Paavola (...

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End of Summer BBQ

Posted by [email protected] on June 20, 2017 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

End of Summer BBQ

Sunday, August 27th, 6 p.m.

9325 Ravenridge Road

Parkville, MD 21234

RSVP and...

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Volunteer Orientation

Posted by [email protected] on April 17, 2017 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

WHAT: Volunteer Orientation


WHO: MD CLS Lawyers


WHERE: Restore Church – The Living Room

8241 Georgia Ave

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Basement Level




WHEN: Saturday morning, June 3rd



8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 Training

11:00 – 12:00 How to Conduct an Intake



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Helping Up Mission - 2017 Dates

Posted by [email protected] on March 29, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Brent McBurney - Spring General Membership Meeting

Posted by [email protected] on March 29, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Brent McBurney, President & CEO of Advocates International, will be speaking at the Maryland CLS Spring General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, April 11th

6:30 p.m.

Arbutus Branch of the Baltimore Public Library

855 Sulphur Spring Rd.

Arbutus, MD 21227

Please RSVP to Matt Paavola @ [email protected] by April 9th so we can get an idea of how many people are coming, but come anyway if you are able to at the last minute.


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Fall General Meeting - Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Posted by [email protected] on September 12, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us for our fall meeting at the Arbutus Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, in Arbutus, on Tuesday, October 4 @ 6:30pm.

Our speaker will be Tom Gehring, author of Settle It!: and be Blessed!.  He is a trial lawyer, mediator and an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law.

See link for a bio and more info on one of his books:

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Results of Board of Directors Election 2016

Posted by [email protected] on December 23, 2015 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Our Nominating Committee, which oversees and administers the election of our Board of Directors, recently concluded the nomination, election and tallying of votes for the Board of Directors.

The Directors for 2016 are:

Peter Cairns

Kerstin Miller

Matt Paavola

Kimberly Waite


An excerpt of the announcement from the Committee:

"Congratulations Peter, Matt, Kimberly and Kerstin. The task a...

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Helping Up Mission Outreach Winter and Spring Dates

Posted by [email protected] on December 3, 2015 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Our primary outreach ministry is, and has been, the Helping Up MIssion in Baltimore City. The Helping Up Mission is a shelter for homeless men located at 1029 E. Baltimore Street in Baltimore City.


Every month, we send a team of volunteer attorneys and law students to meet with these men about some of the legal challenges they are facing. Our goal is to help them overcome.

Our upcoming dates are:

Wednesday, December 9th, 5-7p...

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