For decades, the 2,300-acre sprawling former steelmaking complex at Sparrows Point, just south of Baltimore, has been releasing hazardous substances to the Patapsco River, which flows to the Bay. This is the legacy of over a century of steel mill operations, by Bethlehem Steel until its bankruptcy in 2002, and thereafter by a series of […]
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CLA Executive Director, Jackie Guild, was presented with a citation on November 12, 2015 by MD State Senator Edward Reilly on behalf of the MD General Assembly for CLA providing pro bonoassistance to the non-profit String of Pearls with organization establishment, NFP filing, and general corporate advice and assistance. CLA volunteer attorneys from Caplin Drysdale […]
“Legal Muscle for the Bay”, authored by CLA, is the lead article in the May/June 2015 edition of the Maryland Bar Journal, which focuses on the Chesapeake Bay. CLA’s article addresses the importance of pro bono legal services in support of efforts to restore the Bay and protect the CLA Featured in MD Bar Journal wildlife and human communities of the Bay watershed. […]
We are so excited for the Great Give 2015! Donations will be accepted from 6:00 pm May 5th – 6:00 pm on May 6th. Visit the Great Give website for more information. www.greatgiveaac.org Remember to mark your calendar and be sure to tell your family, friends and co-workers, so they can too!
Chesapeake Legal Alliance thanks you for supporting us by participating in the Whole Foods Market Annapolis “Nickels for Nonprofits” Program, which donates .5 cents for each reusable bag you use during your purchase to a worthy organization. You brought your own reusable bags in when you shopped, and designated your nickels to CLA to help those who work […]
Chesapeake Legal Alliance is now partnering with Whole Foods Market Annapolis in their “Nickels for Nonprofits” program which donates 5 cents for each reusable bag you use during your purchase to a worthy organization! NOW through April 12, 2015: ~ Bring your own reusable bags in when you shop ~ Designate your nickels ~ Help CLA provide pro bono legal […]
Congratulations to CLA Board member Robert Sussman on his appointment by President Obama to the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin! The Commission has representation from all the basin states and is broadly charged with overseeing the river’s health and impacts on affected communities. Mr. Sussman has previously served as Senior Policy Counsel to […]