Bilzin Sumberg Presents Third Annual Service Juris Day Hosted By Hands On Miami

Press Release
May 19, 2008

Miami, Florida, May 19, 2008 The law firm of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP was the presenting sponsor at this weekend's Third Annual Service Juris Day, hosted by Hands On Miami.

Attorneys, staff and the families of Bilzin Sumberg volunteered as part of the Bilzin Sumberg Cares initiative, an employee-based community volunteer program that was conceived in 2007 and sprang from the firm's commitment to the positive development of the community, to benefit the South Florida community.

Service Juris Day is a one-day community service project that engages the Miami-Dade county lawyers, judges, publicists, and other members of the legal community, in a meaningful service project. Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section co-hosted the event. Volunteers transformed the Juvenile Justice Center and Miami Dade Regional Juvenile Center by adding vibrant color, new toys and furniture, enhanced gardens and increased workspace.

Bilzin Sumberg's commitment to the community and Hands On Miami extends far beyond the office, and stems from a genuine desire to better the people and places around it. Bilzin Sumberg Cares and Hands On Miami have formed a unique partnership, where the firm has taken a strong leadership in giving back to the community through financial and active commitment.

What makes Bilzin Sumberg Cares so unique is that is goes beyond a pro bono services and traditional ways of giving, by focusing on the benefit derived by encouraging the workforce to participate in enhancing the community in which we live. It is an employee-driven community involvement program designed to provide year-round support for South Florida organizations. With its unique, whole-year approach, Bilzin Sumberg Cares has the capacity to affect real change in the lives of deserving individuals, while allowing staff and their families to develop a lasting bond with those they help.

About Bilzin Sumberg Cares
Bilzin Sumberg Cares provides the Bilzin Sumberg community with volunteer opportunities to work together to benefit charitable organizations in South Florida and beyond. A strong commitment to community has been the cornerstone of Bilzin Sumberg’s corporate philosophy. Since its inception in 2007, Bilzin Sumberg Cares has partnered with numerous nonprofit organizations including the United Way of Miami-Dade, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Voices for Children Foundation, and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.

About Bilzin Sumberg 
Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The Firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.

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