Robert W. "Jay" Smith
Robert W. “Jay” Smith, a partner in the Corporate and Finance Practice at DLA Piper, was appointed Board President at CENTERSTAGE, a performing arts theater in Baltimore.
Lila Shapiro-Cyr, a partner with Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, was elected as secretary of MSBA’s Real Property Section.
Cynthia Blake Sanders was added to the Board of Overseers for the Baltimore School for the Arts, a public, city school focused on careers in the arts. Sanders is a principal in Ober Kaler’s Intellectual Property practice.
United Way of Central Maryland elected Fred Wolf III, a partner with Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, to their Board of Directors.
The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) awarded Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., attorneys Krista A. McGowan and Andrew C. DiPasquale with LEED Accredited Program credentials for new construction.
ADR Maryland, Inc., a panel of attorneys with active litigation practices and are trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques, elected Andrew J. Graham, of Kramon & Graham, P.A., as their new president. While, Gregory K. Wells, of Shadoan, Michael & Wells, LLP, and Neil Dilloff, of DLA Piper, were announced as new members.
Paul S. Lewis was named partner at Gimmel, Weiman, Ersek, Blomberg & Lewis, P.A.
Jeremy T. Garner and Joshua A. Glikin were elected into the membership of Bowie & Jensen. They work in the firm’s Transactional Department and Litigation Department, respectively.
Paley Rothman named David P. Shapiro and Bibi M. Berry as principals in their Washington D.C.-based law firm.
Robert J. Weltchek has opened Weltchek, Mallahan & Weltchek, LLC, in Lutherville, Maryland. The firm also includes Kristopher “Kip” Mallahan and Nolan Weltchek. It will focus in medical malpractice as well as other cases.
Karen D. Amos has opened The Law Offices of Karen D. Amos. She will focus in family law and appellate litigation. The firm is located at 3201 Rogers Avenue, Suite 301, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043; (410) 313-8342.