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Compton honored by MSBA for tax law work

Gary Compton, a Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service tax volunteer, will be awarded the Maryland State Bar Association Tax Section’s J. Ronald Shiff Pro Bono Award at its annual Irving Shulbank Memorial Dinner and Program on May 17. Compton is a ...

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Chambers accepted as Fellow of MSBA Leadership Academy

Richard Chambers, deputy director of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, has been accepted as a Fellow of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Leadership Academy. Richard joins the 15th Anniversary Leadership Academy Fellows class of 2013. Former MSBA President Robert Gonzales lead ...

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Law movers – 1/17/12: Hodes, Pessin elects Petty as member

Hodes, Pessin elects Petty as member Elliott D. Petty has been elected a member of Hodes, Pessin & Katz, of Towson. Petty is part of the firm’s medical malpractice group and has substantial experience representing health care professionals and institutions in ...

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Joe Surkiewicz – MLSC recognizes 2011 justice champions

Two private attorneys — M. Natalie McSherry of Kramon & Graham and Mitchell Y. Mirviss of Venable — lead the list of honorees at next month’s Maryland Legal Services Corp. annual awards reception. The lawyers will share the Arthur W. ...

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It’s almost November…do you know where your pro bono hours are?

Those annual pro bono legal service reports will be showing up in your mailbox soon, and as December quickly approaches, now is a good time to evaluate the number of pro bono hours you’ve completed this year. As a Maryland ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: MVLS, law school to ‘Celebrate Pro Bono’

This year’s Celebrate Pro Bono recognition reception on Oct. 19 is a twofer: In addition to the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service honoring its top volunteers, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Leadership in Public Service and ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: With a pro bono boost, Project HEAL expands

Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia feature more than 225 medical-legal partnerships that help low-income patients and families with a wide array of legal services, such as assistance with special education, public benefits, landlord/tenant problems, advanced medical directives, medical ...

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