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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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Christmas Party - Friday, December 4, 2015

Posted by [email protected] on December 3, 2015 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us for a Christmas Party on Friday, December 4 at Family Meal in downtown Baltimore.




Don't miss this opportunity to join Christian lawyers and students from across the state to celebrate the Christmas season over good food, drinks, and fellowship!

Second Annual Fall General Meeting - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Posted by [email protected] on August 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us for our 2nd annual fall meeting at the Savage Branch of the Howard County Public Library, in Laurel, on Wednesday, October 7 @ 6:30pm. This will be our first meeting in Howard County.

 

Our keynote speaker will be Mr. J. Stephen Simms. Mr. Simms is a Principal at Simms Showers LLP, a firm with an international practice in Maritime Law, among other areas. Mr. Simms has enjoyed a fantastic legal career as a trial lawyer, having practiced with the US Department of Justic...

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SAVE THE DATE: Pro Bono Training on Saturday, July 25 w/ Mr. Ken Liu

Posted by [email protected] on June 23, 2015 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Join our Pro Bono Committee on Saturday, July 25th from 8:30-12:00 we have a great opportunity for training from Mr. Ken Liu, the CLS Director of Legal Aid Ministries. The training will be held at Church of the Atonement, located at 10613 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.


This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about ways to equip yourself to (1) be more effective in your pro-bono ministry, or even (2) explore the possibility of creating your own pro-bono legal ...

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June 19 Dinner Banquet at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Posted by [email protected] on May 8, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The June 19, 2015 summer dinner banquet with the national Christian Legal Society Board of Directors will be held at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., located at 301 Light Street - Baltimore, MD 21202 on the western front of the Inner Harbor.


We've secured a private room and a group menu. The price will be $36.00 per person, which includes three-course dinner you can select from our group menu, drinks, tax, and tip. Parking is available at the nearby Royal Sonesta hotel, 550 Light Stre...

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Save the Date: Dinner Banquet on Friday, June 19, 2015 @ 7:00pm

Posted by [email protected] on May 1, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Join us for a dinner banquet with the national Christian Legal Society Board of Directors on Friday, June 19 in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.


As some of you may know, the Maryland CLS is a subsidiary of the national Christian Legal Society, headquartered in Springfield, Virginia. The national CLS Board of Directors holds regular meetings every year in various locales. This year, they’ve chosen Baltimore and they want to dine with our chapter while they’re here....

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We're On Twittter

Posted by [email protected] on May 1, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Last week, we launched a https://twitter.com/MarylandCLS" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">new Twitter account.


That account will contain announcements from our chapter, the Maryland Judiciary, the MSBA, and the national CLS, from time to time.


Our goal is to tweet multiple times per week.


This is a very useful tool for us to communicate messages of interest to a broader audience and minimize the strain we place on e-mail inboxes.

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Helping Up Mission Outreach Dates For May - December 2015

Posted by [email protected] on March 31, 2015 at 6:45 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:

Monday, May 4th, 5-7pm

Tuesday, June 16th , 5-7pm...

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Second Annual Spring Meeting - April 1, 2015

Posted by [email protected] on January 31, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us at our 2nd annual spring meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6:30pm, at the Arbutus Public Library.


Our keynote speaker will be The Honorable William M. Nickerson of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Judge Nickerson was appointed to the federal bench in 1990 after serving as a Circuit Court judge in Baltimore County for five years.


We are privileged to have Judge Nickerson, who has been a leader in the fai...

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