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SDVNE Build Day with Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County

On Wednesday our Northeast team participated in a Build Day with Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County in support of its mission to provide families with quality, affordable housing. We appreciate the opportunity to give back to the community - and have fun with our colleagues while doing so!

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SDVSE Hosts CBIA October Mixer

In celebration of the firm's Southeast office's 5th anniversary in Naples, and its new office location, and the firm's 25th anniversary, SDV's Southeast office recently hosted a networking mixer with the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA).

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Celia Waters attends Center for Children's Advocacy Play Fore the Kids

Celia Waters, the Chair of SDV''s Philanthropy Committee, attended the Connecticut Center for Children's Advocacy golf fundraising event last Thursday at Golf Lounge 18. It was a great event seeing familiar faces and raising money for children. Child advocacy is something Celia is passionate about, as she volunteers her time representing abused and neglected children in Connecticut.

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SDVWC Volunteers with Fallbrook Land Conservancy

Our West Coast office recently partnered up again with Fallbrook Land Conservancy to assist with the upkeep of its facilities. Fallbrook Land Conservancy is dedicated to preserving land throughout Southern California that serves as a habitat for local wildlife and open space for the public to enjoy. We are always happy to lend a helping hand to this worthy cause!

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SDV West Coast Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley for a Brush with Kindness project

The SDV West Coast office recently partnered up with Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley for a Brush with Kindness project. Our team assisted a local senior resident in repainting the exterior of her home and shed. Helping out the community was a great way to commemorate Teambuilding Week!

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2021 SDV Teambuilding Week

SDV concludes another successful teambuilding week! Training sessions were offered throughout the week and each office had great fun with their own teambuilding activities.

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SDV Teambuilding Week 2021

Today marks the start of SDV Teambuilding Week in each of our office locations nationwide. Associates and staff will participate in a balanced mix of training sessions and teambuilding activities. We are grateful to be back in our offices and resume engaging in events like these that bring us closer together as a firm.

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Bethany L. Barrese and Stacy M. Manobianca attend NJWLA FORE Ladies Only Golf Outing & Clinic

SDVNE Partner Bethany L. Barrese and Stacy M. Manobianca, Of Counsel, both residents of SDV's New Jersey office, enjoyed the FORE Ladies Only Golf Outing & Clinic, hosted by Essex County Bar Foundation and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association this month. Thank you to everyone who organized this outing, as we welcome a return to the links with our colleagues.

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SDVWC partners with Fallbrook Land Conservancy

SDVWC recently partnered up with a local community-based, non-profit organization Fallbrook Land Conservancy to assist them in maintaining and beautifying its preserves. The preserves are open to the public for enjoyment but also serve as critical habitat for wildlife. It was a great way to enjoy the beautiful open lands surrounding our West Coast office and contribute to a local cause.

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A Memorial for Edwin L. Doernberger

Edwin L. Doernberger 1944 - 2021

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SDV involved in the Naples Humane Society's 15th Annual Run for the Paws

SDVSE is happy to share that the Naples Humane Society's 15th Annual Run for the Paws last Saturday, January 30th, was a huge success for the organization, raising close to $15,000 this year.

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SDV Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SDV recently “got together”, donning our brightest pinks, to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Due in great part to initiatives raising awareness to breast cancer, great strid ...

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SDV West Coast awarded Habitat for Humanity, Inland Valley Spirit of Giving Award

SDV’s West Coast office has worked hand-in-hand with Habitat for Humanity, Inland Valley over the past two years on a number of various projects ranging from building and decorating playho ...

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Edwin L. Doernberger awarded Best Mentor

Connecticut Law Tribune recently honored attorneys and judges who have made a remarkable difference in Connecticut''s legal profession. Edwin L. Doernberger was named an honoree of the Connecticut Legal Awards 2020 Best Mentor award. Congratulations, Ed! Thank you for everything you do for the firm.

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Employee Spotlight: Sarah M. Borrelli

Today’s Employee Spotlight features Sarah Borrelli, the firm’s Director of Resources and Education. Based in our California office, Sarah oversees Library Services as well as the dev ...

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SDV sponsors Connecticut Bar Association's first LSAT Initiative

SDV is pleased to sponsor the Connecticut Bar Association's first LSAT Initiative, a scholarship program for diverse candidates covering the LSAT prep course cost.

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Employee Spotlight: Carissa L. Gerry

Today’s Employee Spotlight features Carissa Gerry of SDV’s West Coast office. Carissa is the Business Development Associate and Office Manager of SDVWC, and we would like to shine so ...

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Employee Spotlight: Phil Brown-Wilusz

Today's Employee Spotlight features Phil Brown-Wilusz, an attorney in SDV's Northeast office. In addition to being a busy lawyer, Phil is also a member of the firm's Philanthropic Committee and coordinates SDV's men's basketball team. Learn More about Phil here!

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SDVWC Habitat for Humanity Canine Support Teams Build

SDVWC continues its partnership with Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley, volunteering to build dog beds for donation to Canine Support Teams, a non-profit organization based in Menifee, Californ ...

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SDV Winter Holidays Week Begins

This week marks our annual SDV Winter Holidays Week, where our Florida and California offices converge in Connecticut to participate in team building exercises and celebrate this special time of ...

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