CLA Expands Capacity To Assist Bay Community with New Programs It began in 2009, when attorneys Russ Stevenson and Ridgway Hall felt a pressing need in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Across the Bay’s six states and Washington, D.C., there were hundreds of nonprofit organizations working to restore and protect the Bay and its tributaries. Few, though, […]
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Please join CLA’s own, Ridgway M. Hall, Jr., vice president of Chesapeake Legal Alliance, as he participates on the discussion panel: “Who Pays for Superfund Cleanups at DoD Owned Sites?” during an Environmental Law Institute (ELI) webinar/ telecon/ in-person conference, “CERCLA and the Department of Defense,” THIS Wednesday, February 13. Hosted by global law firm, […]
Annapolis, Maryland, October 1, 2018. The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eliza Smith Steinmeier as its new Executive Director. Russ Stevenson, the Chairman of the Alliance, said, “As a long-time member of our Board, Eliza volunteered to fill in on a temporary basis while we searched for a successor […]
Celebrate Chesapeake Awareness Week Starting Today! Join CLA to Celebrate the Chesapeake Bay #OneChesapeake Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week ~ June 2-10 2018 This week was created in 2016 to mark a time for all of us to acknowledge the great work happening for our local rivers, streams, and Chesapeake Bay. You can find all of […]
Jackie Guild Resigns as Executive Director of CLA to work with the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis Annapolis, MD The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) announced today that its Executive Director, Jackie Guild, is resigning to take a position as Director of the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis. In making […]
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS; POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Chesapeake Legal Alliance The Chesapeake Legal Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use the law to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. We carry out that mission primarily through a network of volunteer attorneys who provide pro bono legal […]
Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and made public comment regarding the lack of stream monitoring in the proposed […]
CLA recognizes Attorney Abigail Benjamin as December 2017 Volunteer of the Month! Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and […]
We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Legal Intern Program. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.