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October 21, 2020

Trish Weaver Named Co-Chair of the Racial Justice Council of the Bar Association and Foundation of Montgomery County

Trish Weaver, Racial Justice Council Co-Chair

Paley Rothman is proud to announce that Trish Weaver, Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation practice group, and Chair of the Appellate and Professional Ethics and Discipline groups, was named Co-Chair of the Racial Justice Council of the Bar Association and Foundation of Montgomery County. She joins Co-Chair, the Honorable Jill Cummins, of Montgomery County Circuit Court.

The goal of the Racial Justice Council is to educate our local and statewide community in helping to identify racism, the constantly occurring injustices experienced by people of color, and to empower individuals to combat systemic racism, both within and outside of the legal community.

Here at Paley Rothman, we support and are committed to the goals of the Racial Justice Council, and as such, our attorneys and staff alike took the Racial Justice Pledge. We are committed to learning and collaborating with the Racial Justice Council and will work tirelessly towards eliminating racism, creating an inclusive workforce and community, with the fervent hope to eliminate racism. We are further committed to protecting, ensuring, and achieving the promise that each one of us should have the ability to work, live and engage in a community that values and celebrates our unique differences, and enjoy the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Paley Rothman encourages you to take the pledge. To sign up, email racialjusticecouncil@gmail.com with the phrase:

I, [YOUR NAME], am taking the “20 Weeks in 2020 Challenge to Learning about Racism.”

For more information and questions, please email racialjusticecouncil@gmail.com.

 

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