The Law Firm

Civic and Community Involvement

Paley Rothman has been a mainstay in the community for more than 40 years, and we understand that our role here goes deeper than servicing our clients. As a prominent business in Montgomery County, we feel it is our duty to give back to the community in any way we can. A number of our employees consistently volunteer at local soup kitchens, charitable organizations, do pro bono work and are on the boards of several county institutions.

Whether we are throwing on jeans and serving up hot meals to the homeless, running coat drives to help those in need in the winter, or putting together a team to raise money for a good cause, serving others is at the heart of our firm. At Paley Rothman, we know that it is not only important, but necessary to remain committed to the community.

Some of the organizations our attorneys and staff are involved with include:

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Professional and Civic Communities

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Since 1949 LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today.

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Lee National Denim Day

Lee National Denim Day® is a fundraiser created by Lee® Jeans where participants donate money in exchange for wearing jeans to work. Since its inception in 1996, Lee National Denim Day participants have raised more than $93 million for the fight against breast cancer and with your help, we hope to add even more to that total. Funds will support the American Cancer Society and their breast cancer programs and services.

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Lawyers Have Heart/American Heart Association

Lawyers Have Heart is Washington’s largest 10K race. The annual event was founded as a way for the Washington legal community to unite annually in support of the American Heart Association, fighting diseases which significantly impact people in their high-stress profession. Lawyers Have Heart is now the largest annual philanthropic endeavor supported by our city’s law firms and legal vendors.

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House of Ruth

Founded in 1976, House of Ruth helps women, children and families in greatest need and with the fewest resources build safe, stable lives and achieve their highest potential. At House of Ruth, they are ending homelessness and life-long abuse.

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News

May 16, 2018

Pallavi Kachoria Organized Cyber Bullying Seminar for High School Students

Pallavi Kachoria, along with three other attorneys from the Maryland State Bar Association, spoke at Walt Whitman High School on May 3.

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Blog

It’s tax filing season again. Beware!

The scammers are out in force with new tax scams. What are the latest tax return scams?

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Awards

For the sixth year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in US News-Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 16 lawyers have been named to the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. We would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to this year’s list.

Paula Calimafde and Debbie Cohn were elected Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors and incompetents. Lawyers and law professors are elected to be Fellows based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar activities.

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