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Posted from an article featured in the Rotary District 7620 August 2013 Newsletter Serving around the World: Mike Smith from the Clarksville Rotary Club By Divya and Naina Wodon  Last year, one of Mike’s friends suggested that he attend a Rotary meeting. Mike discovered that Rotary as not just another social club. The club had…

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R. Michael Smith has teamed with Michael Pace, a former President of the Virginia State Bar Association and currently General Counsel for Roanoke College, and with Timothy Isaacs, professional educator, to assist Maryland middle and high schools implement a rule of curriculum.  Mike Smith met that dynamic duo at an international rule of law conference…

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Lawyers of Color (LOC) recently selected 100 early- to mid-career minority attorneys under 40 from the Mid-Atlantic Region to its inaugural Hot List.  Bowie & Jensen is very pleased to congratulate Michael Siri on being named to this exceptional group. Mr. Siri was selected by the Lawyers of Color based on a two-pronged process.  The selection committee…

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Sisi Ni Amani Kenya (SNA-K) is a non-profit organization that successfully uses mobile phone technology to promote peace across all sectors of Kenyan society. Sisi Ni Amani, or “We are Peace” in Swahili uses text messaging and other means of communication to prevent violence and increase civic engagement and education in Kenyan elections.  Sisi Ni Amani Kenya  works in…

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Bowie & Jensen would like to congratulate friend of the firm Elliott Rauh of Single Carrot Theatre on his inclusion to the Maryland Daily Record‘s VIP — Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 Awards.  In addition to founding and serving as Secretary for the Single Carrot Theatre, Mr. Rauh is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Law School.…

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Mechanic’s liens in Maryland allow a general or subcontractor to obtain a lien on the building on which they performed work or supplied materials.  In commercial real property, however, some confusion may arise as to the definition of “owner” as outlined in the Maryland Mechanic’s Lien Statute.

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