On April 21, 2014 the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association presented the 2014 Martha J. Hampton Award to Frank Rubinate, a partner at Baginski, Mezzanotte, Hasson & Rubinate. Philadelphia Magazine’s David H. Lipson Jr. and Tom McGrath were the guest speakers.
Mr. Rubinate,was honored for his tireless advocacy on behalf of clients, mentorship to associates, contributions as a CLE presenter and lecturer, and his generous, compassionate spirit.
The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section was established in 1995 to address the specialized needs of lawyers practicing workers’ compensation law. The section maintains a number of committees providing opportunities for lawyers to learn and enhance their skills.
The Martha J. Hampton Memorial award honors former Galfand Berger partner, Martha Hampton, who was committed to the practice of workers’ compensation law. Martha’s interests went beyond the individual cases she litigated. Martha believed in the viability and importance of the Workers’ Compensation section of the Bar Association. She was a past president of the section and participated in activities as varied as writing informative articles for the Legal Intelligencer to testifying before subcommittees in Harrisburg on proposed legislation.
In honor of the Martha J. Hampton Award, the law firm of Galfand Berger, LLP makes a charitable contribution — on the Section’s behalf and in honor of the award recipient — to Kids Chance, an organization that helps youngsters who have lost a parent due to a work related injury gain a higher level of education.
To speak with a Workers’ Compensation lawyer in Philadelphia, call the law offices of Galfand Berger at 1-800-222-8792 or contact us online. Our offices are located in Philadelphia, Reading, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.