PLL was founded in 1996 by Richard Granat, as a legal document portal for moderate-income Marylanders.  The site was developed by the Maryland Legal Assistance Network (MLAN), under the direction of Ayn Crawley, with funding from the Open Society Institute, the Maryland Legal Services Corporation, and others.  In 2004, the MLAN project was transferred to Maryland Legal Aid.  In 2007, PLL was transferred to the Maryland State Law Library, which continues to develop the site as part of its educational mission.

It would be impossible to recognize all the volunteers, lawyers, and librarians who have supported and contributed to the site over the years.  But to all of them, the people of Maryland owe a debt of gratitude.

In 2013, PLL partnered with the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, to promote editing and writing content for the site as a meaningful form of reportable pro bono activity.  From that point forward, we are pleased to recognize the following volunteers.  To report an omission on this list, please contact us.

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Contributions this year (new or repeat)

Elizabeth Adams, Esq.
Kun Chen, University of Maryland
Murray A. Duncan III, Esq.
Deena Hausner, Esq.
C. Matthew Hill, Esq., Public Justice Center
Elizabeth Kameen, Esq.
Mollie Kaufer, University of Maryland
Melodie Mabanta, Esq.
Joseph Mack, Esq., Civil Justice, Inc.
Eduardo Pedraza
Eric J. Rollinger, Esq., Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll, PC
Miranda D. Russell, Esq.
Jer Welter, Esq.
Lynette A. Whitfield, Esq.
John Whitty, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law and the Government Accountability Project
 

 

Contributions since 2013

Elizabeth Adams, Esq.
Ogenna D. Agbim, Esq.
Emily Anderson, Towson University (2014 project)
Maya Anderson, Towson University (2016 project)
Briana Andrews, Towson University (2015 project)
Aimy Avila, Towson University (2016 project)
Jon Azrael, Esq.
Jacob Badin, Towson University (2016 project)
Marc Baer, Esq., Waldman Grossfeld Appel & Baer, PA
Brian Bajew, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Hilary A. Baker, Esq.
Paul Ballard, Esq.
Salvador Banda, The Marjorie Cook Foundation Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
Susan Howe Baron, Esq.
Howard J. Barr, Esq.
John Barzal, Towson University (2015 project)
Nicole Belcastro, Towson University (2015 project)
Avonne Bell, Esq., Telecommunications Industry Association
Bibi Berry, Esq.
Becky Bi, Esq.
Mikhael Borgonos, Esq., Esperanza Center, Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Kathryn Bradley, Esq.
Victoria Bragunier, Esq.
Alisa Bralove, Esq.
Brian Brownell, Towson University (2016 project)
Casey Bryant, Esq.
Lauren R. Calia, Esq.
Timothy Canney, Esq.
Jarod Carmichael
Jessica Carter, Esq.
Louise Carwell, Esq.
Caitlin D. Cater, Esq.
David P. Chaisson, Esq.
Kathleen Chapman, Esq.
Nasim Chatha, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Kun Chen, University of Maryland
Jessica Chipoco, Esq.
Peggy Chu, Esq.
Ellen Cohill, Esq.
Brian Connor, The Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
Yelitza Conover, 2016 Maryland Public Interest Law Project Fellow
Ellen Cooper, Esq.
Adam Cornelius, University of Baltimore School of Law
Anne W. Coventry, Esq., Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
Addie Crawford, University of Baltimore School of Law
Stacey Darin, Esq.
Justin DeVault, University of Baltimore School of Law
Van T. Doan, Esq.
Deborah Donohue, Esq.
Murray A. Duncan III, Esq.
William G. Dunlap, Esq.
Sam Durfee
Ron Earnest, Esq.
Colleen Ebacher, Ph.D., Towson University
Rhonda Edwards, Esq.
Nora C. Eidelman, Community Legal Services of Prince George's County
Deborah Thompson Eisenberg, Esq., University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and Center for Dispute Resolution
Julia Espinoza, Towson University (2016 project)
Shawn Estrada, Maryland Office of the Secretary of State
Michelle Ewert, Esq., University of Baltimore School of Law
Feifei Feng, University of Maryland
Gabriela Fernandes, Towson University (2014 project)
Alyssa Fieo, Esq., Maryland Disability Law Center
David Finkler, Esq.
Jasmine M. Fisher, Esq.
Timothy D. Fisher, Esq., Wharton, Levin, Ehrmantraut & Klein, PA
Chris Flohr, Esq., Blackford & Flohr, LLC
Susan Francis, Esq., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Amanda Downs Frizzelle, Esq.
Sarah Frush, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Deniece N. Gardner, Esq.
Sofya Gavashelishvili, Towson University (2014 project)
Amy Gellatly, Esq., Employment Justice Center
Alyssia Gilmore, Towson University (2015 project)
Diane Glauber, Esq., University of Baltimore School of Law
Aaron Glaser, Esq.
Thalia Goddard, Towson University (2016 project)
Luis Gomez, George Washington University
Sandra Gómez, University of Maryland
Jennifer Goldberg, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Jessica Gorsky, University of Baltimore School of Law
Chaitra Gowda, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Kimberly Grant, University of Baltimore School of Law
Angela Grau, Esq.
Brandy J. Gray, Esq.
Valerie Green, Esq.
John R. Greene, Esq., Forman Clothier Law Group
Candace Griffin, Towson University (2014 project)
Kelsey Grose, Towson University (2016 project)
Jordan Halle, University of Baltimore School of Law
Elizabeth Harris, Esq.
Renee Hatcher, Esq., University of Baltimore School of Law
Deena Hausner, Esq.
Amy P. Hennen, Esq., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Emily Higgs, Esq.
C. Matthew Hill, Esq., Public Justice Center
Stuart Hindman, Esq.
Michele Honick, Esq.
Morriah H. Horani, Esq., Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
Melissa Horne, Towson University (2015 project)
Peiqi Huang, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Yiliu Huang, University of Maryland
Patrick Hughes, Esq.
Anne Hurley, Esq.
Dora Jacobs, Esq.
Emily Jaskot, Esq.
Anna Jewell, University of Maryland
Liz Johnson, Esq.
Katherine J. Jones, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Samantha Jones, Esq., 2015 People's Law Library Fellow
Elizabeth Kameen, Esq.
Sarah R. Kaplan, Esq., Department of Family Administration, AOC
Mollie Kaufer, University of Maryland
Humza Kazmi, Esq.
Sybil Viñas Kerner, Towson University (2015 project)
Parag Khandhar, Esq., University of Baltimore School of Law
Christine Kim, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Erick Kim, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Howard Kim, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Margot Kniffin, Esq.
Ari Kodeck, Esq.
Ian Konigsdorffer, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Evan M. Koslow, Esq., Koslow Law Firm, LLC
Colleen Lamont, Esq.
Tess Langrill-Miles, Towson University (2016 project)
Christina Lauderdale, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Rene Lavigne, Villanova University
Deliah Lawrence, Esq.
Mary Jo Lazun, Maryland State Law Library
Amy Beth Leasure, Baltimore City Law Department
Jaime Lee, Esq., University of Baltimore School of Law
Katherine Levy, Esq.
Iliana Lico, Towson University (2016 project)
Rucky Likekele, Towson University (2015 project)
Gerald Loiacono, Esq., Department of Family Administration
Peter Lopez, The Marjorie Cook Foundation Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
Jonathan D. Luckett, Esq.
Kirstin Lustila, Esq.
Devin Luqman, Esq., Office of the Public Defender
Melodie Mabanta, Esq.
Byron E. Macfarlane, Register of Wills for Howard County
Joseph Mack, Esq., Civil Justice, Inc.
Ann MacNeille, Esq.
Michelle Salomon Madaio, Esq., Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc.
Leigh Maddox, Esq., University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
E. Fremont Magee, Esq.
Lisa Magil, Esq.
Yasmin Mahmoud, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Christopher Makowski, Towson University (2014 project)
Karen Malinowski, Esq.
Avy Mallik, Esq., Civil Justice
Bridget Mallory, Towson University (2015 project)
Sharon Martin, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Robert McCaig, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Catherine McGuire, Maryland State Law Library
Lauri McGuire, Esq.
Christina McInnes, US Bankruptcy Court
Robert S. McLaughlin, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Jaquetta McLeod, Towson University (2015 project)
Tatiana Megarry, Towson University (2016 project)
Marianna Milkowski, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Kerstin M. Miller, Esq., Smith & Downey, P.A.
Shelly E. Mintz, Esq.
Jessica Mundy, Maryland State Law Library
J. Kieran Murphy, University of Baltimore School of Law
Jeffrey H. Myers, Esq.
S. Nicole Nardone, Esq.
Sahar Nasserghodsi, Esq.
Matthew C. Nelson, Esq., Pessin Katz Law, P.A.
Richard Neuworth, Esq., Maryland State Bar Association, Section on Elder Law and Disability Rights
Douglas Nivens, II, University of Baltimore School of Law
Sheena Njoroge, The Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
Mary Noor, University of Baltimore School of Law
Jacklyn Northrop, Towson University (2016 project)
Dawn O'Croinin, Esq.
Michael Paddy, University of Baltimore School of Law
Jessica Pak, Esq.
Dave Pantzer, Esq., Maryland State Law Library
Luciene Parsley, Esq., Maryland Disability Law Center
P. Lindsay Parvis, Esq., Dragga, Hannon, Hessler & Wills, LLP
Markendya Patel, University of Baltimore School of Law
Eduardo Pedraza
Samin Peirovi, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Kesley Pena, Towson University (2016 project)
Juan Peña, Towson University (2015 project)
Juli Phillips, Towson University (2015 project)
Blanca Picazo
Lawrencia Pierce, Esq.
Philip Pierson, Esq.
Rachel Plank, Towson University (2014 project)
John Pollock, Esq., National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel
Paul Rakhman, Towson University (2016 project)
Maria Leonor Ramon, Towson University (2015 project)
Jennie Rasmussen, Esq.
Erica Rankin, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Danielle Reeves, Towson University (2015 project)
Russell R. Reno, Jr., Esq., Public Justice Center
Ellyn Riedl, Esq., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Artemio Rivera, Esq.
Karen Robbins, Esq., Maryland State Bar Association, Section on Family and Juvenile Law
Camilla Roberson, Esq., Public Justice Center
Harriet Robinson, Maryland Legal Services Corporation
William Rodowsky, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Elizabeth Rodriguez, Towson University (2015 project)
Danielle Rogowski, Esq.
Eric J. Rollinger, Esq., Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll, PC
Henry Romain, Towson University (2016 project)
Virginia Rosa, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Miranda D. Russell, Esq.
Laure Ruth, Esq.
Lauren Rutkowski, Esq., 2015 People's Law Library Fellow
Joy R. Sakamoto-Wengel, Esq.
Amanda Sands, Towson University (2016 project)
Shannon Sausville, Esq.
Denise Shaffer, Esq.
Palak V. Shah, Esq.
Zafar Shah, Esq., Public Justice Center
Joanna Shapiro, Esq.
Claire Sheldon, University of Baltimore School of Law
Kaitlin Sheridan, Towson University (2014 project)
Anna Sholl, University of Baltimore School of Law
Elizabeth Simmons, Maryland State Law Library
William Snead, Esq.
Chi Song, Anne Arundel County Public Law Library
Mary Jo Broussard Speier, Esq., Maryland State Bar Association, Section on Elder Law and Disability Rights
Ryan Steidl, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Elana Stewart, Towson University (2014 project)
Matthew Stockwell, Esq.
Victor Stone, Esq.
Robert J. Strupp, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.
Matthew Stubenberg, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Nisa Subasinghe, Esq., Department of Family Administration, AOC
Lonni Summers, Esq., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Cathy S. Surace, Esq., Maryland Disability Law Center
Christopher M. Sweeney, Esq., Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Kim Tan, Esq.
Jenny Tang, Esq.
Gwendolyn S. Tate, Esq., Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC)
Karen Thomas, Esq., Access to Justice Department, Maryland Judiciary
Molisa Thomas, 2015 People's Law Library Fellow
Morgan Thomas, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Tanya Thomas, Esq., Maryland State Law Library
Jonathan W. Tippens, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Patrick Toohey, University of Baltimore School of Law
Mayda Tsaknis, Esq.
Bradley Tucker, University of Baltimore School of Law
Michael Udejiofor, Community Legal Services of Prince George's County
Christina Uliano, Esq.
Kavita K. Vaidyanathan, Esq.
Natalia Valencia, University of Maryland
LieAnn T. Van-Tull, Esq.
Dayner Velapatino, Towson University (2014 project)
Danielle Vida, University of Baltimore School of Law
Julia Viets, Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library
Bruce E. Villard, Jr., Esq.
Julia Wagner, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Shelby Walker, Towson University (2016 project)
Susan Walker, Esq.
Peng Wang, University of Maryland
Alicia Ward, Towson University (2014 project)
David L. Weigert, Esq., Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division
Crystal Welsh, Maryland State Law Library
Jer Welter, Esq.
Melissa Wesner, Towson University (2015 project)
Devon White, Towson University (2015 project)
Lynette A. Whitfield, Esq.
John Whitty, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law and the Government Accountability Project
Stephanie Cobb Williams, Esq.
Rachel Wolpert, Esq., Maryland Legal Aid
Meghan Yanacek, Esq.
Timothy Young, Esq.
Josaphine B. Yuzuik, Esq.
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