The Daily Record—One of the best collateral benefits of practicing law is being a part of a diverse community of professionals. Lots of people are drawn to the legal profession, from tireless justice seekers to titans of industry and everyone can (hopefully) find their niche. Between your superiors, your clients, your peers and your support staff, interesting personalities abound. This means that, eventually, along with establishing your credibility and reputation, you can really be yourself and pursue your interests within that community of professionals who are also pursuing their own interests and goals.
One group that I became aware of recently has really made an impact on me. It merges my passion for food and the law and allows me to express my passions in a manner that I had not come across before. Each year, a group of volunteer lawyers runs a very special campaign called the Lawyer’s Campaign Against Hunger, which benefits the Maryland Food Bank. The Campaign has a long history in the state and next year will mark its 30th anniversary.
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