EASTON — The Chesapeake Center Inc. has welcomed Jesse Hammock to its board of directors.

Hammock is a partner in the law firm of Parker Goodman Gordon & Hammock and brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in the areas of conflict resolution and litigation regarding estates, trusts, employment and general business disputes.

He has practiced with two of Maryland’s oldest and largest law firms, litigating cases in Maryland’s trial and appellate courts, as well as in federal courts from New York to Florida.

“We are thrilled Mr. Hammock has accepted our invitation to join our board of directors,” CCI President Donna Harrison said. “His wealth of experience working with businesses and families will bring an added layer of depth to our current board and will be beneficial to those we support at the Center.”

Hammock grew up on the Eastern Shore, and graduated from Washington College in 1994 and the University of Baltimore School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2001, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He is a past president of the board of directors for Mid-Shore Pro Bono Inc., where he also served as vice president and treasurer.

Hammock also has served as an adjunct professor at Chesapeake College, teaching litigation research and writing to paralegal students, and is a fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and serves on the Maryland Judicial Nominating Commission.

The Chesapeake Center Inc. is a registered nonprofit whose mission is to assist adults with disabilities to reach their potential for independence by pursuing opportunities for housing, employment, natural supports, friendship and community activities. For more information, call Harrison at 410-822-4122 or visit the website at www.chesapeakecenter.org.

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