One of our Founding Partners Ken Berman recently had the honor of throwing out the first pitch for the Frederick Keys baseball team. We appreciate the opportunity and thank everyone who took a moment to cast their vote for the first pitch on our Facebook Page.
Video Re-Play of Ken's Famous First Pitch!
Below is a recap of the historic event in pictures which we encourage you to share!
Habitat for Humanity Women Build Event
Gretchen Rogers, Esq and Julie Mirman, Esq participated in May 2016's Habitat for Humanity Women Build Event. They volunteered their time and raised money to help build a home for a deserving family in the community.
Dear BSGF&D Friends & Family,
We would like to thank all who contributed to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive. We could not be more grateful to all of those who took the time to drop off donations at our offices. We were able to collect boxes and bags full of clothing, household items, toiletries and other needed items to fill a truck. Here is a picture of the truck at our Gaithersburg office in between stops.
Alan Gross Leads BSGF&D Community Service
Many of you know Alan as their attorney. Few of you know that his passion to help others is a life style. For more than a decade, at least once a month, Alan leaves work and drives to Food and Friends. He scrubs his hands, puts on gloves, hairnet and apron and pitches in to prepare food for thousands of disabled home bound people in need. Recently, he kicked off Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby's community service program by leading several of our employees on multiple visits to the Food and Friends kitchens.
When he is not preparing food, he may be found training on his bicycle by screaming down winding mountain roads at over twenty mile per hour. The training is necessary because two times a year, Alan and his bicycle group, Charity Treks, join others on multi-hundred mile rides to raise awareness and money for AIDS research. Thanks to the efforts of Alan and his group more than a million dollars has been donated to Emory University and UCLA, where it has been directed towards finding new treatments for AIDS related cancer.
When Alan is not assisting his clients, working in the kitchens for the disabled, or raising money to find new treatment for AIDS, he still is not resting. Two or three times a year Alan works with the Rock Creek Park Foundation to clear Rock Creek Park of trash. Next time you enjoy a quiet walk in the park, you might consider contacting Alan to see how you can help.
Alan does all this quietly, and without fanfare. He is a devoted member of our community and a devoted attorney to his clients.
Pro Bono Day
Attorneys Matthew Engler and Nicole Slaughter volunteered at "Pro Bono Day" sponsored by Maryland Legal Aid, the Frederick County Bar Association, and Frederick Community College. This event brought together talented attorneys from various fields of law to offer free one-on-one legal advice to individuals from various walks of life. Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby care deeply about the communities in which we practice and are pleased to participate in service-oriented projects such as this.
Mike Feldman Helps Build A New Home For A DC Family
On May 30, 2013 Mike Feldman and other members of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan D.C. braved the heat and humidity to help Habitat for Humanity build a new home for a D.C. family