Jessica duHoffmann Recognized at Annual Equal Justice Awards Breakfast

Date: 06 / 14 / 19

Type: Press Release

Headshot_0016_duHoffmann-Jessica-E-131.jpgMiles & Stockbridge is pleased to announce that Jessica duHoffmann, a litigator in the firm’s Baltimore office, was presented the prestigious Maryland Legal Aid Executive Director's Award at the organization’s 22nd Annual Equal Justice Awards Breakfast at Camden Yards Warehouse. The event is presented each year to honor the law firms, community partners, and individuals whose contributions have supported Maryland Legal Aid's mission to provide life-changing legal help to low-income Marylanders.

The award recognizes and celebrates duHoffmann's extraordinary level of service to Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) and the Equal Justice Council (EJC). She serves on both MLA's Board of Directors as well as the EJC, of which she is a member of the Executive Committee. Each year, duHoffmann spearheads a fundraising campaign among her colleagues at Miles & Stockbridge, which raises tens of thousands of dollars for MLA's mission. Since 2008, her efforts have led to Miles & Stockbridge and its attorneys contributing over $130,000 in support of Maryland Legal Aid.

“Jessica has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to MLA’s mission through her leadership, pro bono service, and personal contributions,” said Nancy W. Greene, chairman of Miles & Stockbridge. “She’s done so much to improve access to justice for low-income Marylanders.”  

Jessica duHofmann practices in the area of commercial and business litigation with a focus on construction law, mechanics’ liens, and bond claims. She has experience in representing clients in various forms of alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including private mediation and commercial arbitration.

Click here to read more about the other honorees.

About Maryland Legal Aid

Maryland Legal Aid is a private, non-profit law firm that provides free, civil legal services to people who are in Baltimore City and Maryland's 23 counties from 12 offices. The firm handles cases involving a wide range of issues, including family, housing, government benefits, healthcare, education, employment, and consumer law.

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