Miami,Florida, December 23, 2008 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP announces today that Habitat for Humanity has dedicated a house in the firm's name. The dedication ceremony took place in the Abraham Villas neighborhood of Liberty City, where several townhomes were presented to deserving families in the community. The Bilzin Sumberg house was dedicated to the Dix family.
The firm's attorneys routinely perform pro bono work for Habitat for Humanity, and members of the firm actively participate in the organization's annual Blitz Build as part of the ongoing Bilzin Sumberg Cares initiative. Bilzin Sumberg Cares is an employee-based volunteer program which sprang from the firm's commitment to the positive development of the community.
"We are always reminded of the things that truly matter when we work on a Habitat for Humanity project," said James W. Shindell, Chair of the firm's Real Estate Group and former President of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami. "Habitat offers a wonderful opportunity for Bilzin Sumberg to give something back to our community."
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. Now in its eighth year, Bilzin Sumberg Cares has partnered with numerous non-profit organizations including the Miami-Dade Special Olympics, United Way of Miami-Dade, Habitat for Humanity, Voices for Children Foundation and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 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.