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Wilhelm Joseph, executive director of Maryland Legal Aid, speaks at the Equal Justice Council awards on Tuesday. (Patrick Tandy / Maryland State Bar Association submitted photo)
Wilhelm Joseph, executive director of Maryland Legal Aid, speaks at the Equal Justice Council awards on Tuesday. (Patrick Tandy / Maryland State Bar Association submitted photo)

Md. Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council honorees named

Maryland Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council held its 18th annual awards breakfast earlier this week, during which the council honored private attorneys and law firms for their contributions in support of greater access to civil legal assistance.

Andrew Jay Graham of Kramon & Graham P.A. and Benjamin Rosenberg of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP are stepping down as co-chairs of the Equal Justice Council. They will be replaced by Martin S. Himeles Jr. of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP and Lee H. Ogburn of Kramon & Graham P.A., according to Legal Aid.

Here are this year’s honorees:

Exemplars of Equal Justice: Andrew Jay Graham and Benjamin Rosenberg

Champion of Justice: Paul M. Nussbaum of Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP

Pacesetters: Goodell DeVries Leech & Dann LLP and Saul Ewing LLP

Trailblazers: DLA Piper and Venable LLP

Executive Director’s Award: Sayra Meyerhoff

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