BALTIMORE, MD – December 7, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Baltimore employment lawyer Neil E. Duke has been elected to the board of Baltimore Homeless Services, Inc. During his term, Mr. Duke will work to increase awareness and raise funds to further the organization’s work.
Baltimore Homeless Services provides housing and support services to the homeless. Currently assisting over 13,000 individuals in Baltimore City, BHS provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, meals, and assistance for low-income persons living with AIDS. Mr. Duke will work to further the BHS mission of making homelessness a rare and brief experience in Baltimore City.
A member of Ober|Kaler’s Employment & Labor practice, Mr. Duke is committed to public service and legal professionalism. He is the immediate past-president of the Monumental City Bar Association, sits on the Judicial Appointments Committee for the Maryland State Bar Association, and is a member of the Maryland Bar Foundation. He is active in the American and National Bar Associations.
Mr. Duke is a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Baltimore School of Law and serves on many other professional and community committees and associations, including the Baltimore City Civilian Review Board. Last month, Mr. Duke was elected to the board of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Mr. Duke is a graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1998) and The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina (B.A., 1986).
He is admitted to the Maryland State and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Mr. Duke is a resident of Baltimore City.
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