Excluded Services include but are not limited to the following examples:
GLAO does not provide representation and is unable to provide legal advice in specialized areas of law. If you have a legal issue in a specialized area of law, we can attempt to help you evaluate your situation and find UMD or external resources that may be able to provide further assistance.
GLAO does not represent students against the university.
GLAO cannot advise one student directly against another student as this is a conflict of interest; however, we do offer mediation services for all involved parties.
Campus Grievance Procedures - visit the Ombuds Office for assistance
Claims against or adverse to the University of Maryland - visit the Ombuds Office for assistance
Credit Counseling & Bankruptcy
Representation in negotiations, arbitration, or court
Felony Criminal Charges
Income-Producing Activities - this includes graduate students who are landlords
Cases outside the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia: The GLAO attorney is barred in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. For out-of-state cases, general information will be provided if possible.