Maryland Courts

Committees

Access & Delivery of Legal Services Committee

Chair:
Susan Erlichman
Executive Director
Maryland Legal Services Corporation

The Access & Delivery of Legal Services Committee will identify and implement changes to support and expand legal services in Maryland.

Critical Barriers Committee

Chair:
Hon. Cathy Hollenberg Serrette
Circuit Court for Prince George's County

The Critical Barriers Committee will identify and implement changes to address the specific needs of court users who face specialized barriers to accessing the justice system.

Definitions & Standards Committee

Chair:
Kathy Howard
Immediate Past President
Maryland State Bar Association

The Definitions & Standards Committee will articulate what access to justice for all should mean in Maryland and identify ways to measure the impact of the Commission’s work.

Public Education Committee

Chair:
Herbert S. Garten
Attorney
Fedder and Garten

The Public Education Committee will identify and implement changes to promote enhanced public awareness of the civil justice system, the needs of those who use the civil justice system, and the critical role access to the civil justice system plays in preserving a just and civil society.

Self-Represented Litigant Committee

Chair:
Michael Millemann
Professor
University of Maryland School of Law

The Self-Represented Litigant Committee will identify and implement changes to ensure that Maryland courts are accessible for use by self-represented litigants.