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Brian L. Moffet

Brian L. Moffet

Miller, Miller & Canby, Chartered, announces the election of Michael G. Campbell and Robert E. Gough as shareholders of the firm.

Vasilios Peros has been added as the head of the Technology & Intellectual Property Group at Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz, P.A. Peros has 16 years of experience as an engineer and manager of a Fortune 100 company.

Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger and Hollander, LLC, announce that a member of their firm, Brian L. Moffet, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

Royal W. Craig

Royal W. Craig

Shaw & Rosenthal LLP announces that five of the firm's Partners - Stephen Shawe, Bruce Harrison, Michael McGuire, Gary Simpler and Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella - have been named "Leaders in Employment Law" by Chambers USA 2006.

Anne T. Brennan, Natalie C. Magdeburger and Elise Davison Morris - all Partners with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP - have been named to The Daily Record's list of Maryland's Top 100 Women for 2006.

The law firm Ober Kaler has added former nuclear instrumentation engineer and highly-regarded patent lawyer Royal W. Craig as a principal.

Laura L. Katz

Laura L. Katz

Laura L. Katz, a Partner in the Health Law Group of Saul Ewing LLP, has been appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Maryland to Patient Car Ombudsman in a bankruptcy case involving a health business. This type of acknowledgement is the first of its kind for any Maryland Lawyer.

The Board of Directors of the Live Baltimore Home Center, a non-profit organization which promotes the benefits of Baltimore City living, has elected Jon Laria, a Partner for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, as their president.

The Honorable Pamila J. Brown of the Howard County District Court has been awarded the Bar Association of Baltimore City's Margaret Brent/Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award, which recognizes women who have achieved a high degree of success in the field of law and paved the way for other women in law.

Thomas E. Mulinazzi

Thomas E. Mulinazzi

Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC, has added Thomas E. Mulinazzi to their family law firm as a litigation associate.

The law firm Allen, Karpinski, Bryant & Karp has changed to Bryant, Karpinski, Colaresi & Karp, and is now located at 120 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 1850, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.

John J. Murphy has formed Walker & Murphy, LLP, a civil litigation firm, with D. Elizabeth Walker. Their office is located at 1700 Rockville Pike, Suite 400, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Murray I. Resnick and Robert M. Schwartzman have created Resnick & Schwartzman, LLC, a firm concentrating in, among others, the areas of commercial law, family law, real estate law, and estates & trusts. They are located at One East Franklin Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.

Bobbie G. Steyer

Bobbie G. Steyer

Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP, has brought recent law-school graduate Heather K. Evler on as an associate in their Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights Department.

Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC, as been renamed Weinberg Schwartz & Steyer, in accordance with Bobbie G. Steyer being promoted to partner.

Venable LLP has been presented with the Law Firm Diversity Trailblazer Award by The President's Roundtable, Inc. and the Black CEO Summit, for their commitment to diversity in both their staffs and client base.

Michael C. Hodes

Michael C. Hodes

Michael C. Hodes, Managing Director of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz, P.A., has been honored by his alma mater, Penn State University, with the Service to Society Award, an award that recognizes a Liberal Arts alumnus whose volunteer time has benefited the quality of life at a local, state, national or international level.

Bowie & Jensen, LLC, raised $6,000 in a Ski4Life fundraiser at Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania, for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The firm fielded two teams for the 24-hour ski marathon.

Thanks to funding from OberKaler, Patapsco Middle School has opened its brand-new "Ben Carson Reading Room", designed to encourage young people to discover the joy of independent reading in an inviting atmosphere.

Maryland Lawyers for the Arts, a non-profit organization that provides lawyer-referral services and pro bono legal assistance to income-eligible artists and arts organizations, announces the addition of its first official sponsor, Art Miller Associates.

MSBA extends its sympathy
to the family and friends of the following members who have passed away:

Linda Jane Springrose
John P. White
Hon. Frederick W. Invernizzi
Daniel I. Sherry
Joseph C. Roesser
Charles F. Stein III
Morris M. Pallozzi

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