By: Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director, email@example.com, 443-393-7696
On December 13th, Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke, Esq., became a member of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland Board of Directors.
With her selection, Ms. Holcombe-Volke will work with other board members to further the Women’s Law Center’s vision of promoting a legal system that provides justice and fairness for women. Board members also provide oversight for the organization by setting policy, developing and implementing plans and executing comprehensive fundraising plans to ensure financial stability.
“Civic engagement and community action are vital to the strength and success of humanity,” said Ms. Holcombe-Volke. “It is my honor and privilege to join the Board of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, an organization committed to perpetuating these very principles on behalf of the citizens of Maryland, and beyond.”
The mission of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland is to serve as a leading voice for justice and fairness for women by advocating for the protection and expansion of women’s legal rights through legal assistance to individuals and strategic initiatives to achieve systemic change. The Women’s Law Center works to protect women’s legal rights in three ways—through representation, education and policy. It serves over 11,000 individuals a year and engages in advocacy to promote systemic change and equality.
As an associate at Elville and Associates, Ms. Holcombe-Volke is an integral member of the firm’s busy estate planning team. As an associate at Elville and Associates, Ms. Holcombe-Volke is an integral member of the firm’s busy estate planning team, working with clients at all asset levels to craft the perfect estate plan to accomplish their particular financial and non-financial goals. She also regularly addresses the needs of elder law clients, assisting with Medicaid and asset protection planning, special needs planning, and the difficult issues as a result of mental and physical incapacity.
Ms. Holcombe-Volke was also recently selected to the 2017 Maryland Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. She also currently serves as a volunteer attorney with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.