Training: Representing Tenants in Prince George’s County Rent Court

CLS is co-hosting this training with PBRC to prepare attorneys to provide limited-scope representation to tenants in Prince George’s County Failure to Pay Rent hearings. The training will take place on Thursday, November 8, 2018, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Prince George’s County District Court House, 4990 Rhode Island Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781. Topics covered will include Landlord/Tenant rules, issue spotting in Failure to Pay Rent cases and practical advice for case representation. Participating attorneys must commit to volunteer to staff 2 clinics or take 2 landlord/tenant cases within one year of completing the training. Out-state attorneys must become authorized to practice pro bono in Maryland. Malpractice insurance coverage, mentoring and case support are provided to all volunteers.