BMORENEWS.com Exclusive with Venable's Craig Thompson: State of MD vs. HBCUs
Thompson gives his take on why he chose to represent State of Maryland in lawsuit brought on by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Morgan, Coppin, Bowie, Univ. of MD Eastern Shore) Read in Full >>
J. Wyndal Gordon at 1840s Plaza for National Bar Association
The Warrior Lawyers welcomes his colleagues from across the country to Baltimore Read in Full >>
Tribute to N. Scott Phillips on 50th Birthday Celebration @ Baltimore Rowing Club, 4.15.11
One of those is N. Scott Phillips, a founding member of Black Professional Men, Inc., a politico, a lawyer, a husband, a dad, and a friend. Scott is one of those rare gems in the community quietly trudging along, making a powerful difference where he can.
While I don’t know his entire biography, I do conclude that somewhere along the line – his parents, I imagine, instilled some very basic values that make him the hero in the community that he is. Read in Full >>
VA-based Attorney Michael E. Melton to be honored at Black Capitol Awards, 4.13.11 (Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Sts., NW DC)
President of 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C.
Michael E. Melton is an attorney with over 26 years experience in the field of intellectual property law (litigation and licensing) and the management of corporate intellectual property law departments. He is currently a partner with Norris, Melton & Gregersen, P.L.L.C, and its intellectual property management, consulting and licensing arm IP Counsel Consultants and also is Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for PH2 Solutions, Inc. In addition to his legal practice, Michael is Founder, President and CEO of TME Enterprises I., LTD (‘TME”). TME, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, owns and manages a portfolio of commercial real estate and Taco Bell and Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants. Read in Full >>
Ratava Watch: Shauntice Trye Raises Funds to Fight Leukemia, Lymphoma
Silo Point was the locale last evening as local attorney and real estate broker Shauntice Trye and supporters raised money to fight cancer. Read in Full >>
Congressman Conyers Hosts Reception for Weldon H. Latham at Hay-Adams Hotel, Wash., D.C.
Noted Congressman honors his friend, Weldon, after Latham was honored by Howard University as a distinguished alumni in the realm of law. Reception was held near the White House at 16th & H. MD Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Congressman Clyburn, former Mayor Sharon Pratt, Baltimore-based Ratava Consulting attended, 3.12.11 Read in Full >>
Black Capitol Awards to Honor Hasan Solomon, Attorney-at-Law
The Washington Bar Association presented Solomon with the Young Lawyer of the Year award for his work promoting voter participation in both the labor and minority communities. Solomon is considered one of the top transportation lobbyists on Capitol Hill representing workers at United Airlines, Continental, US Airways, Southwest and Amtrak.
Solomon is a native Washingtonian who continues to be a tireless advocate for workers’ rights. Read in Full >>
Attorney Granville Templeton Discusses New Venture: Ratava Consulting
Ratava provides services for new and emerging business, including assistance finding start-up capital Read in Full >>
Meet Shauntese Curry Trye, Family Law Expert
Ms. Trye founded Trye & Associates, a small firm of trial lawyers. She also owns Trye Realty Group, Inc., a boutique real estate brokerage specializing in investment and foreclosure properties
A visionary who knows how to get results, Ms. Trye is well known in the legal community for her innovative courtroom style. Drawing on her professional experience, Ms. Trye is currently writing a book on marriage, relationships and parenting which she calls a “cookbook filled with recipes” on how to avoid “courtroom drama”. Ms. Trye’s comments are frequently seen in magazines and newspapers and she has also been a guest on several radio and television shows. Read in Full >>