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Maine Justice Foundation Seeks Applications for the Access to Justice Tax Credit Program
The Maine Justice Foundation announced the rollout of the Access to Justice Tax Credit Program today. The program will authorize five lawyers per year who practice in underserved areas and maintain eligibility to claim a $6,000 state income tax credit. To be eligible, attorneys must commit to practicing law in an underserved area for at least five years, must be rostered by the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services to accept court appointments to represent clients in an underserved area, and must agree to perform pro bono legal services in an underserved area. The Foundation will accept applications from June 1- July 5, 2022.
For more information, please see the Maine Justice Foundation's program announcement.