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Feb 13, 2012

Spare some time outside of the office

I attended the Baltimore County Bar Association’s Bowling Bash at Hillendale Bowling Center over the weekend. The event featured duckpin bowling, beer and food. Participants included judges, assistant state’s attorneys, lawyers in private practice, court reporters and family and friends of the legal community. Laughter and excited shouts echoed throughout the lanes;  it was a welco[...]

Jan 13, 2012

Washington County agency provides volunteer recruitment

HAGERSTOWN — With budgets still tight, one Washington County agency has decided not to compete for dwindling nonprofit dollars but to support the area’s approximately 500 not-for-profit groups with precious human capital instead. Known as Volunteer Washington County, the nonprofit agency provides volunteer recruitment for organizations by connecting those wanting to serve with those in [&h[...]

Nov 24, 2011

Post-Thanksgiving dinner food for thought

Last Saturday, a group of young lawyers volunteered at the Maryland Food Bank to help sort donated food for distribution to families in need. Organized by the MSBA Young Lawyers Section’s Public Awareness Committee as part of the One Bar|One Community Public Service Project, this would have been the third consecutive year of volunteering. Further, […]

Nov 22, 2011

On Leadership in Law

Last Friday I found myself in a room full of very distinguished lawyers and jurists at the sleek new Hotel at Arundel Preserve. All it took was asking where the honorees for the Leadership in Law awards were hiding. The room was abuzz and filled with current and past winners. While many in the room […]

Oct 30, 2011

Joe Surkiewicz: CLC celebrates 25 years of helping neighborhoods

After a quarter-century of service to nonprofits and neighborhoods around the state, the Community Law Center is throwing a party. The guest of honor at next week’s event is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, who will be inducted onto the center’s honorary board of directors. Back up a minute: What is the Community Law […]

Oct 21, 2011

Photo of the Day – Day of Action

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Oct 4, 2011

Washington County may seek firefighter funding oversight

HAGERSTOWN — Washington County officials are proposing a county takeover of a program that provides millions of dollars to volunteer fire companies. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown newspaper reported Tuesday on the proposal that involves funds the fire companies are supposed to get from legal gambling in Washington County. The newspaper reported earlier this week that […]

Sep 27, 2011

The Daily Record honors 50 ‘Very Important Professionals’

The Daily Record hosted its VIP List award ceremony at the Tremont Grand in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2011. In its second year, 50 professionals from various industries were honored for their contributions to both their fields and the community through volunteer work.

Aug 16, 2011

Get active in the bar

As we approach the end of summer, so begins the bar year. State and local bar associations are gearing up for the upcoming season of activities, including networking events, CLEs and pro bono activities. As a young lawyer fresh out of law school, I didn’t know where or how to begin getting active in the […]

Jul 13, 2011

Changing your life with pro bono work

I have been suffering through an identity/lifestyle crisis as of late. As I make my declaration in this overly dramatic fashion, I am completely aware that there are so many people out there in the world who have really important things to worry about compared to me. I have a good job, good home, great […]

Jun 27, 2011

Baltimore gets ready for 4th of July, starting with the harbor

Volunteers from Morgan Stanley’s Baltimore office took part in a clean-up effort last week to help get a head start on making the Inner Harbor healthier by 2020. Volunteers worked with Waterfront Partnership staff to prepare for Baltimore’s Fourth of July celebration, which is always a big treat at the harbor. Baltimore Office of Promotion […]

Apr 14, 2011

Singer leaving Health Care for the Homeless

Health Care for the Homeless President and CEO Jeff Singer will retire this fall after 40 years of working with the city’s homeless. Singer has been with the nonprofit for nearly 25 years, and spent the last 13 as its CEO. The agency’s board of directors has established a search committee to ensure a smooth […]

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