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Community Service

Giving back to the community has always been an important part of the culture at Montgomery McCracken. The firm has a long history of service to the community.

Our philosophy of community service is reflected in our extensive and diverse civic leadership, volunteerism and pro bono service and contributions. Our lawyers provide significant pro bono legal services to a number of local, regional and state nonprofit entities, civic and educational organizations, and religious institutions. Over the years, the firm’s lawyers have served as board members or officers in a multitude of these and other civic and charitable organizations. The firm is proud of its long-standing commitment to supporting worthy endeavors locally, regionally and internationally.

Some of the organizations, projects and events that the firm has supported or participated in include:

Pennsylvania 

  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
  • American Red Cross Blood Drives
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Clean Air Council
  • Committee of Seventy
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Delaware Valley Children’s Charity
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR) Program
  • Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia
  • Homeless Advocacy Project
  • Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Philadelphia Bar Association’s Green Ribbon Committee Tree Planting at Riverbend Environmental Education Center and Lemon Hill Park
  • Philadelphia Bar Foundation Golf Classic
  • Philadelphia Local Board of the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program
  • Philadelphia Reads
  • Philadelphia VIP
  • Police Athletic League
  • SeniorLAW Center
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania
  • Support Center for Child Advocates
  • The Riddle HealthCare Foundation of the Main Line Health System
  • The Walnut Street Theatre
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

New York 

  • American Medical Research Foundation, Inc. (Works closely with Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America)
  • B’nai B’rith Real Estate
  • Community Board 8M
  • East Midtown Partnership
  • Evergreen Review
  • Louis Armstrong House Museum
  • New York Cares
  • Partnership for Afterschool Education (PASE)
  • Selfhelp Community Services

 

New Jersey

  • Anchor House Ride for Runaways
  • Camden County Bar Foundation’s Adopt-A-Family Program
  • Center for Environmental Transformation
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament
  • National Muscular Sclerosis Society’s Bike MS: City to Shore
  • Sacred Heart Legal Clinic

Community Service News

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee - Member Spotlight on Ernest D. Holtzheimer

February 28, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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Pennsylvania ‘Juvenile Lifer’ Granted Parole After 26 Years of Incarceration

February 21, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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Partner David S. Blum Elected Chairman of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Board of Governors

February 1, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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Partner Joel B. Rosen Appointed Chair of New Jersey Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Oversight Committee

January 8, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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Michael C. Witsch Selected to Serve on the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Law Center

December 8, 2017

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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Ernest D. Holtzheimer Elected to the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association

December 6, 2017

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

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