Jan I. Berlage
Jan I. Berlage has been elected to the Board of Directors of Heroes Helping
Heroes, an after-school mentoring program for teenage boys in East Baltimore.
Berlage is also a member of the MSBA Board of Governors.
John H. Denick, former chair of MSBA's Business Law Section, has completed
a course training him to be a mediator; as of now, he is allowed to hear business
and real estate disputes.
E. Scott Johnson, chair of the Intellectual Property Practice at Ober Kaler,
has been named to the
"Who's Who Legal Trademarks USA 2006", published by Law Business Research
Paul S. Sugar, Chair of Ober Kaler's Pro Bono program, has been appointed
to the board of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service through June 2007.
The University Of Maryland School Of Law's Black Law Student Association
has named Craig Thompson
"Alumnus of the Year" for his commitment to black law students through such
activities as mentoring students and speaking at colleges and national conventions.
Baltimore County Fire Department executive officer Janet Thomas Johnson has
been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Community College of Baltimore
County Foundation, which coordinates college-wide fundraising initiatives within
the private sector.
Health Care for the Homeless has named Shirley Bigley LaMotte the recipient
of its President's Award for her exceptional pro bono legal services to the
DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP has named James D. Mathias the new Litigation
Chair in the firm's Baltimore office, where he will oversee the function and
general management of the litigation practice.
Sherry L. Leichman and Keith D. Snyder announce the formation of Leichman & Snyder,
P.C., 51 Monroe Street, Suite 1605, Rockville, Maryland 20850; (301) 545-1840.
The new law firm will maintain Leichman's family law practice while adding
representation of veterans and their survivors under Snyder.
J. Gregory Yawman has joined Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., as a Counsel in their
David Wachtel and Alan Kabat have become partner and senior associate, respectively,
in the Bernabei Law Firm, PLLC, 1773 T Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009;
(202) 745-1942. The newly-founded civil rights firm will focus in the areas
of employment law, civil litigation, sexual harassment law and whistleblower
Wright, Constable &
Skeen, LLP, has promoted Michael A. Stanley, an attorney who concentrates in
Estates and Trusts, Elder Law, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate, to
Partner, while adding Meighan Griffin as an Associate in the Litigation Section.
Daniel A. Katz, a practitioner of employment law at Andalman & Flynn, P.C.,
has been assigned as a Principal after serving as a Senior Associate.
Associate Deputy General Counsel of Computer Science Corporation H. Ward
Classen has authored the American Bar Association's recent book A Practical
Guide to Software Licensing for Licensees and Licensors.
Neil R. Sarin has become an Assistant Attorney General in the Child and Family
Support Division of the Utah Attorney General's Office.
DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP was ranked second nationally among the
100 most frequently hired patient litigation practices in the U.S. by IP
Law360, a publication that ranks law firms based on the number of new patient
litigation cases filed in U.S. District Courts.
The Daily Record has published
"Maryland's Top 100 Women for 2006"; included are Cynthia L. Leppert, a Principal
for Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A., Vicki Margolis, a Partner
for Venable LLP, and Deborah Jennings, Partner at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary
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