For Immediate Release
Frederick, MD | December 20, 2019
To help preserve the art of book printing and provide education to future generations, the Offit Kurman Charitable Foundation has made a generous contribution to the Frederick Book Arts Center (FBAC). The donation was facilitated by Offit Kurman attorney David Severn.
Based in Frederick, the FBAC is a newly founded 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the craft and techniques associated with “the Art of the Book.” The organization seeks to offer workshops and other educational programs on letterpress printing, printmaking, bookbinding, photography, and language arts. The FBAC is also in the process of opening a gallery space for members, students, and visiting artists.
In his capacity as land use, development, and real estate attorney at Offit Kurman, Mr. Severn has represented Sara Friedman, one of the driving forces behind Frederick Book Arts, as well as her husband Michael.
ABOUT DAVID SEVERN
David A. Severn has been practicing law in Frederick MD, since 1980 and focuses his practice on land use, development, and real estate. He represents clients in all aspects of the zoning and land use process appearing regularly before planning commissions, boards of appeal and legislative bodies of Frederick County, Washington County, and their municipalities. He has served as lead counsel in numerous large and complex development projects including “Carroll Creek Park” a mixed-use, public-private partnership re-development project in historic downtown Frederick modeled on River Walk in San Antonio, "Frederick Crossing", the first large mixed-use commercial retail/employment center in Frederick County and the redevelopment of the Frederick Towne Mall.
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