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ach year, the MBA honors members who are celebrating
their 50th anniversary of practicing law in Pennsylvania at
the Annual Membership Dinner [see p.32]. We ask each
of the honorees to submit photos, stories, anecdotes, and words of
wisdom, which we then assemble into a commemorative book that
is given to each honoree at the dinner. When asked for any final
words about the MBA, 50-Year Member Honoree H. David Spirt,
Esq., succinctly responded: "If you give back more than you take,
you will get back more than you have given."

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC
Elliot Greenleaf P.C.
Kane, Pugh, Knoell, Troy & Kramer, LLP
Fox Rothschild, LLP
The Young Lawyers Section also volunteered their time for a
Meals on Wheels event at the Senior Adult Activities Center of
Montgomery County (see article on page 8 for the full story).

Members of the Montgomery County legal community are
often characterized by their work ethic, intelligence, confidence and
drive. What some may not realize is that this community is also
abundant in generosity, compassion and a genuine desire to give. It
is a community rich in a culture of giving and one that has indeed
heeded the advice of Mr. Spirt. While the holidays are always a
time for altruistic impulses, most members of the MBA make such
This year was filled with charitable acts from Fox Rothschild's
a life throughout the year. Here are just some of the ways that our Blue Bell office. They kicked it off by participating in the
members, firms and others in our legal community have defined
Montgomery Bar Association Young Lawyers Section's annual
their lives in 2017:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at the ACLAMO Family
Centers, painting the bathrooms and hallways. The organization
provides educational programs as well as social and health services
to Latino and other communities. In February, they wore their
best red attire and gave donations to support the American Heart
Association's Go Red for Women initiative.
The MBA Young Lawyers Section organized a charity drive
to benefit Cradles to Crayons. The organization provides new
Through the FoxCares Summer of Giving Program, they
or gently-used items to local disadvantaged children in need.
collected canned food items for Feeding America; backpacks and
Donations were collected at the MBA Building throughout
school supplies for Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region;
November and December and during the Delaware Valley Legal
and pet supplies and donations for Pets for Vets, which trains and
Expo on November 16. In addition, collection boxes were placed
pairs shelter pets with military veterans.
at the following firms:
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