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Managing Partner, Baltimore Office; Diversity & Inclusion Partner
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

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It is not about whether you personally benefit every week, it's about the benefit to your law practice and the bar overall - the ability to tap into the broad range of information and resources the organization is able to assemble when needed. On any given day, I might not access that resource, but other members will. Our collective participation allows the organization to meet those demands.
Anthony Gorski, Esq.
It is important for Paley Rothman to step up, set an example, and complete all of our annual membership renewals immediately. My partners and I were in agreement that it is important to support the MSBA right now, just as the MSBA has supported lawyers throughout Maryland during these challenging times. My partners and I are most appreciative of the tremendous efforts of the MSBA team, now more than ever.
David Shapiro, Esq.
MSBA, thank you, keep it up, you are doing a tremendous service to your members and the public at large. You are looking beyond how to maintain business as usual, because business as usual doesn’t exist. Thank you for being nimble and responding so proactively to this crisis.
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