"Ask a Lawyer in the Library" is held every Wednesday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (except for the last two weeks in December)

Talk with a volunteer lawyer for up to 20 minutes about your civil, non-family legal problem for free! 

Civil Non-Family Law Self-Help Program - is now virtual!

Lawyer in the Library is offered on the following schedule:

Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Register here or call the law library.

Once you have signed up, you will be sent a link to an intake sheet and instructions for meeting with the attorney.

Contact the library if you have questions: (phone) 410-222-1387 or (email) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In-person programs will not be offered until further notice.

Issues that may be addressed include:

  • Debt and bankruptcy
  • Landlord/Tenant questions
  • Real estate
  • Employment and wage claim issues
  • Contracts, warranties and/or consumer disputes
  • Wills, estate planning, probate, living wills

The attorney you meet with may not have expertise in the area of law you need. They will make every effort, through the resources in the library, to answer your questions correctly.

Family law issues are best addressed by the Family Law Help Center

The Lawyer in the Law Library Program is a limited legal advice service and should not be considered a substitute for representation. If you would like to hire an attorney to represent you contact the Anne Arundel Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service or call 410-222-6859. 

Preparation for your session:

  • Write a list of specific questions for the attorney.
  • Bring any paperwork and information related to the case.
  • Organize any paperwork from most recent on the top to oldest at the bottom.
  • Identify all deadlines.
  • Prepare a timeline of the legal issue.

In-person programs will not be offered until further notice.


Sponsored by
Anne Arundel County Local Pro Bono Committee
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
The Anne Arundel Bar Association

Hosted by the Anne Arundel County Public Library