The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. (PBRC) is seeking a bright, highly organized, and self-motivated individual to join the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP) which provides free legal help to unrepresented tenants and consumers who have been sued in District Court. The Courtroom Advocate is responsible for setting up daily courtroom clinics and is the front-line liaison for client intake and flow during the clinics. They also support staff and volunteer attorneys at clinics for tenants and consumers, including eviction defense work, debt collection defense and rent escrow cases. Outside of court, the Courtroom Advocate may conduct follow up communication with clients, support the CAP team and contribute to the overall mission of the CAP team.
Under PBRC’s COVID-19 safety protocols, social distancing must be adhered to during in-person interactions whenever possible, all staff and volunteers must be vaccinated unless subject to an exemption, and wearing an N95 mask provided by PBRC is currently required while indoors. This position currently involves a combination of in-person and remote work. The position is full-time and includes excellent benefits.
PBRC is a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and support the Maryland legal community in meaningful and impactful volunteer service to ensure equal access to justice for those in need. The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. We encourage all interested persons to apply including applicants of color, people with disabilities, and others historically underrepresented in the legal field.
The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. (PBRC) is seeking a bright, highly organized, and self-motivated individual to join the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP) which provides free legal help to unrepresented tenants and consumers who…
Interested candidates should include 1) a cover letter describing interest and qualifications for the position, 2) a resume, 3) the names and contact information for three professional references