A documentary on Baltimore reminded me I have agency and a professional responsibility to address the needs of people of limited means and opportunity.
Engaging in volunteer opportunities and pro bono activities has really helped shape my career.
A lot of times young attorneys ask about how to develop important career skills, and time and again I encourage volunteering.
The Baltimore program's success is clear: 87 percent of students who have been involved for six years graduate high school and 84 percent who have been involved for five years are accepted to college.
There are trial programs around Maryland and the nation that are always looking for young lawyers to inspire future lawyers.
Andrew Slutkin, Barbara Young, M.D. and Walt Williams were honored for by The League for People with Disabilities for their work on behalf of people with disabilities during a the organization's annual dinner May 4.
Several local lawyers are receiving high honors these days.
Linda B. Rowe, administrator at Stoy, Malone & Company P.C., was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by the Rotary Club of Towson in recognition of her volunteer service to the club.
Patricia J. Ellis has received the 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Maryland & District of Columbia Credit Union Association for her work with HEW Federal Credit Union. MDDCCUA’s Volunteer of the Year Award, the Janet C. Glomp Memorial, is presented annually to a credit union volunteer who exemplifies a dedication to serving […]
Clarence “Tiger” Davis is the new state president of AARP Maryland, after serving one year as interim president. Davis will serve as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state and will chair the state executive council. Davis was elected to the General Assembly in 1982 and retired in 2007 after holding key leadership positions […]
In Baltimore, 16 percent of adults lack basic literacy skills, according to the most recent estimate from the National Center for Education Statistics. For the last 21 years, Shelly Abrams has volunteered at the South Baltimore Learning Center in hopes of lowering that percentage. Abrams began as a volunteer tutor at the center in 1991. […]
Oren D. Saltzman, a member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler LLC in Baltimore, has been named the 2012 Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year by the Baltimore district of the Small Business Administration. The award recognizes an attorney who “volunteers time and energy outside of business duties to assist small firms; advocates on behalf […]