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2014 National Conference Well-Received!

October 31, 2014
The 16th annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference, held on October 17th & 18th at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD, was well-received by students and facilitators alike. 159 students from 93 law schools, including this year’s Peggy...
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Upcoming Events

DC Awards Reception

June 10, 2015


R. Thomas Buffenbarger, International President, IAMAW
Mary Joyce Carlson, Esq., Attorney at Law
Homer C. LaRue, Esq., Arbitrator, Mediator & Professor of Law

Host Committee:

Michael Artz   Richard Brean   Daniel Bush   Paula Caira   George Davies   Fred Feinstein   Leah Ford   John Granger   Joseph Guerrieri, Jr.   Edgar James   Rhonda Gelman Kelley   James Kokolas   Joseph Lurie   William Lurye   Andrew McDonald   Mary Anne Moffa   Vincent Pitta   David Prouty   Gino Renne   Lynn Rhinehart   Mark Schneider   Judith Scott   Joseph Sellers   Barry Slevin   Robert Stropp, Jr.   Derrick Strosnider   Patrick Szymanski   Rod Tanner   Dennis Walsh  Marley Weiss   Gwynne Wilcox

SPONSORS (As of 5-29-15)

Steward Sponsor

Guardian Sponsor
Int'l Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
UFCW Local 1994

Fellow Sponsor
John W. Granger
Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos & Parcelli, PC
James & Hoffman, PC
Tanner & Associates, PC
UFCW Local 1996

Advocate Sponsor
Blue Cross/Blue Shield National Labor Office
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Int'l Union
Calibre CPA Group PLLC
Motley Rice LLC
Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer and Yellig, PC
Slevin & Hart, PC
UFCW Local 400

The Bill Press Show
Barbara J. Kraft & Peter Winkler
Sheet Metal Workers' Local 100

Orrin D. Baird
DC Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 36
Carol Pope
George Wiszynski

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Leadership Circle

The Leadership Circle is comprised of members who strongly support the mission of the Peggy Browning Fund with annual leadership-level gifts. Leadership Circle donors receive benefits commensurate with each gift level and are recognized at all annual events, the National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference and in our newsletter.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of the Leadership Circle, contact
Rhonda Gelman Kelley, CFRE, at or call 267-273-7994.

2014 Leadership Circle Members


United Steelworkers




Int'l Brotherhood of Teamsters
Joseph Lurie
Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd
Service Employees Int'l Union


American Federation of Teachers
Galfand Berger, LLP
Richard J. Brean, Esq.
Int'l Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Pitta & Giblin LLP
Patrick J. Szymanski, Esq.


Amalgamated Transit Union
Calibre CPA Group PLLC
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC
Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
Gilbert and Sackman
Kennedy, Jennik & Murray, PC
Laborers' Int'l Union of North America
NFL Players Association
Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco, LLP
Sheet Metal Workers Int'l Association
United Food & Commercial Workers

(See Next Page for Patron Listing)

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2015 New York Reception

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2015 Philadelphia Reception

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2015 Los Angeles Awards Reception

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