In the past year, 188 lawyers provided free or reduced-fee legal services to low-income Baltimore City residents through the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. Founded in 1981, MVLS is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income people throughout Maryland. In the past year, 815 volunteer attorneys accepted and closed nearly 3,000 pro bono… Read More
The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce announced its new executive board at its annual update on Oct. 10, at Ruth’s Chris in Pikesville. Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond spoke at the breakfast. The new board members are: President Marcy Gorman of BB&T Quarry Lake; Vice President Mark Pressman of North Oaks Retirement Community; Secretary Kristen Cooper… Read More
Carroll Hospital Center has welcomed the addition of Jessica Wertz, D.O., and Melanie Uebele, P.A.-C., to Carroll Health Group Orthopaedics. Carroll Health Group is Carroll Hospital Center’s affiliated multispecialty practice group. Dr. Wertz specializes in sports medicine. She received her fellowship training at Ohio State University Sports Medicine in Columbus. Physician assistant Uebele sees patients… Read More
White Marsh Library has partnered with the Esophageal Cancer Action Network to host a free special health awareness event. Taking Steps to Save Lives: Because Heartburn Can Cause Cancer will take place at the library (8133 Sandpiper Circle, Baltimore) on Nov. 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Designed to help members of the community… Read More
I recently presented a workshop to the Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center on Managing Millennials in the Workplace. What is a millennial? Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000 — and they are entering the workforce. As people are living longer and working longer, this has led to three… Read More
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond was unanimously elected as the next president of the Women of MACo (Maryland Association of Counties) at the recently concluded MACo Summer Conference. She will lead the bipartisan statewide group of elected women for the next two years. Almond represents the 2nd Council District, which includes Reisterstown, Pikesville, Owings Mills… Read More
Philip Gregory Hilton has been named clerk of the Court of Special Appeals. Hilton has been with the Court of Special Appeals since 2009. He was appointed assistant chief deputy clerk in October 2009 and was promoted to chief deputy clerk in July 2011.
The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced that Edward J. Levin has been named chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Levin brings more than 30 years of experience providing counsel in real property areas, including real estate financing, leasing, purchase and sale and workouts and foreclosure.
Dr. Thomas Azman is among 109 optometrists nationwide who have received the American Optometric Association 2013 Continuing Optometric Recognition Award. The award is presented to doctors of optometry who have completed 50 credit hours of continuing education in their field over a one-year period and have previously received the Initial Optometric Recognition Award. More than… Read More
ReachLocal, Inc., a leader in local online marketing and commerce solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses, announced that Zorik Gordon has resigned as chief executive officer and as a member of the company’s board of directors to pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities. David Carlick, chairman of the board, has been appointed interim chief executive officer.