• 1007 Ingleside Avenue Baltimore, MD USA 21228
  • 410.788.1124
  • sfranklin@franklinlaw.us
Be Human


Ensuring that every child's human rights are recognized and protected, We are a U.S. based child advocacy law firm located in Baltimore, Maryland who works to ensure that every child's human rights are recognized and protected - particularly the most marginalized.
Since 2007, we have provided legal representation to over 4,000 abused and neglected children in five counties in the state of Maryland. Our mission is to transform the lives of abused and neglected children by providing innovative, whole-person legal representation and advocacy that supports their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.


  • Respect – Honor each client's intrinsic value
  • Compassion – Connect with the client's emotion
  • Integrity – Truthful, honest and trustworthy character
  • Commitment – Intense dedication to whole-person legal representation and advocacy
  • Excellence – Personal commitment to cultivate unparalleled expertise and skills
  • Innovation – Erect new paradigms


  • Whole-person legal representation and advocacy
  • Commitment to representation integrity
  • Serving the client in the least restrictive environment
  • Collaborative and respectful stakeholder engagement

We Are More Than Just Lawyers In Our Community –

We Are Advocates!

River Floods
Policy Advocacy

We participate in state, national, and global advocacy that supports marginalized communities in the areas of foster care, health, education, juvenile delinquency, and criminal justice.

Prison Programs
Prison Empowerment Program

We facilitate legal custody workshops for women in prison. The goal of these workshops is to empower women with legal knowledge to maintain custody of their children and to advocate for visitation with them, while incarcerated.

Thunder Storms
Building Literacy While Building Identity Program – Expected to begin Spring 2015

BLWBL program is targeted to Black, female youth, ages 14-18, who have involvement in the foster care and juvenile delinquency systems. The purpose of the BLWBL is to strengthen identity and critical literacy skills for these youth.