This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Meaghan McDermott

Maryland Legal Aid
Project Director
Baltimore, Maryland
Meaghan McDermott is the supervising attorney and project director of the Community Lawyering Initiative at Maryland Legal Aid. The Initiative conducts mobile legal clinics in community spaces across the state. Meaghan has been with Legal Aid since February 2017. Prior to Legal Aid, she worked for eight years as an attorney-adviser for disability and health programs in the federal government. She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland College Park. Meaghan lives in Baltimore, where she spends her spare time teaching yoga and volunteering with City Ranch, a nonprofit that introduces children to character-building opportunities through horsemanship.