Maryland Legal Aid

500 E. Lexington St.,
Baltimore, MD 21202

Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) is a private, statewide nonprofit law firm and the largest provider of free direct civil legal services in Maryland. With a mission to provide equal justice for all, low-income Marylanders are able to receive high-quality, legal assistance to meet their most fundamental needs, including housing, health care, consumer issues, child custody, critical income supports like unemployment, social security and SNAP benefits, as well as criminal record expungements.

MLA is able to do its vital work because of the generosity of its funders and donors. MLA greatly appreciates the many donors who support its mission. Donations make a meaningful impact to bring positive change, improve lives, and create greater opportunities for individuals and communities. Visit

MLA welcomes and relies on its volunteers. Whether you wish to participate in a legal clinic, take a case, or join your firm in assisting our clients, MLA can provide a range of volunteer opportunities. Visit