Veteran Pro Bono Lawyer Paul Sugar Selected to MVLS Board
March 24, 2006
Ober|Kaler's Paul Sugar Sits in Advisory Capacity
BALTIMORE - March 24, 2006 Chair of Ober|Kaler's pro bono program, Paul S. Sugar has been appointed to the board of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. His term will run through June 2007.
Mr. Sugar will work with the MVLS board to provide strategic direction and ensure effective organizational planning.
Founded in 1981, MVLS is the state's largest provider of pro bono civil legal assistance and has provided assistance for more than 40,000 low-income individuals. Since its founding, more than 3,000 lawyers and other legal professionals have donated their time, valued at over $25 million, to help MVLS clients.
"Everyone deserves fair representation, regardless of their individual economic circumstances," commented Mr. Sugar. "MVLS works tirelessly to ensure that individuals, children, and communities have a voice. I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with its talented and energetic staff."
A principal in the Baltimore office of Ober|Kaler, Mr. Sugar has been a construction law lawyer for more than twenty-five years. He has served as chair of the firm's pro bono project since 2001.
Mr. Sugar is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., 1975) and Washington & Lee University (B.A., 1970). A Fellow and board member of the Baltimore Bar Foundation, he is active in the Baltimore City and Maryland State Bar Associations. Mr. Sugar is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Mr. Sugar lives in the Pikesville area of Baltimore County.
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