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Pro Bono Challenge

Pro Bono Challenge Partners:

  • Bar Association of Baltimore City Legal Services to the Elderly Program
  • CASA de Maryland
  • Community Law Center, Inc.
  • Esperanza Center, Catholic Charities of Baltimore
  • Homeless Persons Representation Project
  • House of Ruth
  • Immigration Legal Services, Catholic Charities of Washington, D.C.
  • The Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education Inc. Maryland Crime Victim's Resource Center
  • Maryland Disability Law Center
  • Maryland Legal Aid Bureau
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
  • Mid Shore Pro Bono
  • Montgomery County Bar Foundation
  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
  • Tahirih Justice Center
  • Women's Law Center of Marylan

University of Baltimore School of Law's Pro Bono Challenge is a partnership between the Law Career Development Center, the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, and other members of the public interest community to offer students pro bono service opportunities.

Participating students will receive a certificate recognizing their service based on hours contributed, an achievement that can be noted on a resume. The minimum commitment is 20 hours.

Pro Bono Challenge Certificate Levels:

Platinum - 70+ hours
Gold - 60-69 hours
Silver -   40-59 hours
Bronze - 20-39 hours

To qualify for the challenge, the hours of service must be:

  1. for the benefit of persons of limited means, or for organizations that are non-profit and charitable, religious, civic, community, governmental, international or educational in nature;
  2. law-related and performed under the supervision of a licensed attorney or law faculty member; and
  3. without benefit to the student, i.e., academic credit or compensation.