Maine’s Volunteer Lawyers Project Offers Second Legal Information Clinic at Maine Public Libraries
November 16, 2012
Director of Library Development
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Maine’s Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP), with the support of the Maine Regional Library System (MRLS), announces the second workshop in its series of legal information clinics, End of Life Legal Issues: Wills, Directives and Probating a Small Estate with Attorney Jim Morse from Legal Services for the Elderly. This clinic will be held on Tuesday, November 20 from 6 pm – 7 pm.
The presentation will go out live from the Maine State Library in Augusta to participating public libraries with video conferencing units across the state. (See list below.) Library patrons will be able to go to a local participating library, watch the presentation and ask questions to the volunteer lawyer in Augusta.
Cary Library (Houlton)
Cherryfield Public Library
Lewiston Public Library
Norway Memorial Library
Portland Public Library
Skowhegan Free Public Library
York Public Library
Maine State Library in Augusta – Live presentation, video conferencing host
Starting in the spring of 2013, VLP will begin to offer live computer based appointments for people with low incomes in rural Maine who need to consult with a volunteer lawyer.
About Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project:
VLP coordinates the volunteer efforts of Maine attorneys and community members to help low income people navigate the civil justice system. VLP provides free information, brief assistance and pro bono legal representation in civil legal matters to qualifying clients. VLP volunteers give Mainers in need the tools and know-how to be equal participants in our legal system. VLP, P.O. Box 547, Portland ME 04112, (207) 774-4348, http://www.vlp.org
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