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 recipient,
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'