Benjamin Rosenberg, a founding partner of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, received the 2008 Champion of Justice Award from the Legal Aid Bureau’s Equal Justice Council.
The Bar Association of Montgomery County installed Paul B. DeWolfe, a district public defender, as President for the 2008-09 term.
Mark T. McDermott, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., was appointed as this year’s legislative chairman for the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a national organization of more than 2,600 lawyers, has elected Pasternak & Fidis, P.C., attorney Nancy G. Fax, to their Board of Regents.
Cheryl L. Slay has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music in Belmont University’s College of Entertainment & Music Business. She will concurrently maintain her Entertainment/IP law firm in Maryland while she teaches and practices in Nashville, TN.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers presented its 2008 Chairman’s Award to Timothy L. Mullin, Jr., the Products Liability Practice Chair at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.
William Boshnick recently lectured before the Japan Trademark Association in Tokyo, Japan on the “likelihood of confusion” standard under U.S. Trademark Law.
Baltimore attorney David L. Cahn, founder of the Franchise & Business Law Group, led the discussion session “Are You Ready to Franchise Your Restaurant Business” at the 89th Annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago, Ill.
Ober Kaler has selected Christopher F. Lonegro for its 2008 Pro Bono Distinguished Service Award.
Mary V. Murphy, a veteran prosecutor, was appointed to the post of Howard County’s Deputy State’s Attorney.
The Gensler law firm appointed Robert Cox as design director for their Washington, D.C., office.
Benjamin B. Fortkamp has joined Foundation Title Agency, Ltd., in Columbus, Ohio as General Counsel. He will focus on strategic title solutions to individual and corporate clients.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, has elected four new members to the firm’s executive committee: Mary Claire Chesshire, Gardner M. Duvall, George S. Lawler and Joseph J. Mezzanotte.
The University of Baltimore School of Law renamed its annual moot court competition to the Byron L. Warnken Moot Court Competition in honor of Warnken, a 31-year faculty member. He participated as a student and coached the team for 17 years.