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Cynthia Lifson Honored With Lawyer of the Year

Award was received at the YLS annual charity event Competent, caring, and committed are the words attorney Cynthia Lifson lives by, both personally and professionally, as a local legal practitioner. For more than 20 years she has made meaningful contributions to the Maryland community, from representing victims of domestic violence before the Maryland General Assembly, to working in various charitable organizations including the Community Foundation of Howard County. Lifson’s dual commitment to charitable and professional achievement is why she has been named a 2015 Lawyer of the Year by the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Maryland Bar Association. On Friday, March 20, 2015, Lifson was honored at YLS’s 24th Annual Charity Event at the Louisiana Restaurant in Baltimore.  This year’s event raised funds to benefit Playworks Maryland, which focuses on increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play for children. “As I have learned throughout my career, it is absolutely critical for lawyers to study together, to socialize with one another, and to serve the community,” said Lifson of the honor. “All of these activities enhance our ability to help our clients and to help us to thrive in a stressful profession.  This is the mission of the Young Lawyers Section, and I was so very proud to be a part of their celebration.” As the largest segment of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Young Lawyers Section provides members with education, social activities, networking opportunities, and opportunities to do community service in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Since opening the Law Offices of Cynthia M. Lifson in 1993 [with locations now in Columbia, Towson, Annapolis, and Owings Mills], Lifson has...