Neil E. Duke, an associate at Ober Kaler and a member
of the firm’s Employment & Labor practice, has been sworn in as President
of the Monumental City Bar Association, one of the oldest minority bar associations
in the country.
Andrew E. Greenwald of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake,
P.A., was elected co-chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the Association
of Trial Lawyers in America at its recent convention in Boston.
Michael Conron, a partner in the law firm of Venable
LLP, has been elected a member of the American Law Institute (ALI) by the organization’s
Executive Board. The ALI membership consists of judges, practicing lawyers
and legal scholars selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated
interest in the improvement of the law.
James C. Howard
Chesapeake Meridian announces that James C. Howard has
become a member of the firm. Howard was previously an Assistant U.S. Attorney
in the District of Maryland and a Senior Trial Attorney in the Environmental
Crimes Section at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Edward O. Wayson, Jr., of the Annapolis law firm of
Cooter, Mangold, Tompert & Wayson, LLC, was recently elected to the Board
of Directors of the State Capital Global Law Firm Group, an association of
nearly 120 independent law firm groups located in capital cities and major
commercial centers around the world.
The law firm of Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander,
LLC, announces that Barry F. Rosen has been re-elected to serve a fourth
five-year term as the firm’s Chairman and CEO.
Cheryl Lynn Hepfer
Adele L. Abrams has been admitted to practice before
the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the president of the Law Office
of Adele L. Abrams, a five-attorney firm in Beltsville, Maryland.
Cheryl Lynn Hepfer, an attorney with offices in Rockville
and Upper Marlboro, has been installed as President-Elect of the American Academy
of Matrimonial Lawyers.
The Rotary Club of Woodlawn-Westview honored Pastor Michael
E. Marr as a recipient of its “2004 Service Above Self Award” during
the club’s annual awards dinner.
Timothy Mitchell has been elected President of the
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association. He will serve as President
during the 2004-2005 term. Mitchell is a solo practitioner in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Piper Rudnick LLP attorney Kelly Tubman Hardy has
been named one of Baltimore’s “40 Under 40” by The Baltimore
Business Journal. The list recognizes up and coming business leaders in
the Baltimore region.
Whiteford, Tayor & Preston L.L.P. announces that Richard
F. Waddington has joined the firm as Counsel in the firm’s Real
Estate Group. Waddington’s practice will focus on environmental law
with an emphasis on transactional and regulatory matters.
Richard F. Waddington
Katherine B. Eller has become an associate of the
law firm of Beveridge &
Diamond. She will be based in the firm’s Baltimore office. Also, fellow
associate Laura K. McAfee has returned to the Baltimore office following
a stint of working for the firm in Colorado.
Susan Zuhowski, of the Annapolis law firm of Cooter,
Mangold, Tompert &
Wayson, LLC, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Manufactured
Housing Institute of Maryland, an association which represents manufactured
housing community owners, manufacturers, insurers, realtors, financiers and
suppliers throughout Maryland.
David G. Ross
The Thatcher Law Firm announces that David G. Ross has
joined the firm as its senior associate. Ross will pratice in the areas of
employment and commercial litigation.
Timothy C. Lynch and Timothy M. Monahan have
become partners in the Baltimore law firm of Offit Kurman Yumkas & Denick,
Michael C. Hodes, Managing Director at Hodes, Ulman,
Pessin & Katz, P.A., has been named as a 2004 Leadership in Law Award winner
by The Daily Record.
Ava E. Lias-Booker has joined the law firm of McGuireWoods
LLP as a Partner and as the Head of the firm’s Commercial Litigation
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