Members of the workers' compensation community are invited
to attend a brief ceremony on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
at 2:45 p.m. in the fourth floor lobby of the Workers'
Compensation Commission at 10 East Baltimore Street,
Baltimore, MD 21202. The Maryland Workers'
Compensation Educational Association (MWCEA) will unveil a
new addition to the Alfred M. Porth Memorial Award (located
in the lobby), dedicated to the Award's most recent
Bernard J. Sevel, of the law firm Arnold Sevel & Gay,
The Alfred M. Porth Memorial Award was established by the
MWCEA in 2001 to honor select members of the workers'
compensation community for outstanding commitment to the
fair and honest administration of the Maryland workers'
compensation system. The Award is named for Alfred M. Porth
(1916-1992), with the law firm of Smith, Somerville & Case
and one of the foremost practitioners of Maryland workers'