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Murthy Presents AIC’s MultiMedia Award

The American Immigration Council (AIC) recently awarded the winner of its annual Change in Motion multimedia competition for youth, ages 14-25. Funded by the MurthyNAYAK Foundation, Sheela Murthy was on hand to present the first place award to representatives from Fighting Youth Shouting out for Humanity (FYSH). This social justice youth council in Chicago is [...]

MLF Attorney Warmly Remembers Friend Who Made Her American Dream Possible

At the Murthy Law Firm (MLF), supporting the American dreams of our clients is not only a goal, it is our passion. Since its inception, our nation has been molded by talented, hardworking immigrants who come here to build a better life for themselves and their families; we are honored to help current and future [...]

Our Hearts Go Out to Nepal

We in the United States woke this morning to news that Nepal has suffered another earthquake – an aftershock of the April 25, 2015 quake, the magnitude of which was unimaginable. Death tolls continue to rise, but recently have exceeded 8,000. In Kathmandu, temples that survived for centuries are now lost forever. An avalanche triggered [...]

Sheela Murthy: Next Chair of Maryland’s Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide organization that represents the interests of every employer in Maryland, including businesses, universities, hospitals, local chambers, and regional organizations, representing all its diverse industries and various jurisdictions. The next Chair of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce will be Sheela Murthy, founder [...]

How the Murthy Law Firm Celebrates

Employees of the Murthy Law Firm gathered at Stevenson University in Owings Mills, MD in the spirit of the season to celebrate together. This traditional annual gathering is a favorite of our attorneys and paralegals, client service, accounting, admin, and tech workers. Grateful for all that we have, when there are others who have so [...]

Peace on Earth: One Small Act at a Time

Violence and hatred seem to dominate headline stories reported from city streets, houses of worship, schools, and playgrounds: the acts of madmen, bigots, and extremists. But they do not tell us the whole story, and they are not the only news. On October 2, 2014, Ellen Degeneres introduced an inspiring family to her NBC audience. [...]

Philanthropy: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

If one were to wonder about Sheela Murthy’s commitment to philanthropy, it could not be made more apparent than on Saturday, October 19, 2014. On that beautiful autumn day, Murthy participated in two major events in greater Washington D.C. The first was as moderator of a panel at the Philanthropy Conference of the American Bazaar, [...]

Lights in the Darkness

[See President Obama's Diwali Greeting.] Diwali (or Deepavali) is the Festival of Lights, which celebrates the victory of good over evil – of light over darkness. With religious significance for Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains living in India and around the world, the five-day festival has periods of focused prayer and devotion, with rows of small [...]

One Life that Touched Many Others

Not everyone who knows of the Murthy Law Firm knows the other side of this world-renowned legal practice. We describe the law firm as the brain of our operation. It has been working hard for 20 years, filing cases for our clients, helping many immigrants to fulfill their American dreams, and building a reputation for [...]

United Way Honors Sheela Murthy with Clementine Peterson Award

Each year, the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) presents the Clementine Peterson Award to an outstanding member of its Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). At a ceremony on June 26, 2014, the UWCM conferred this prestigious honor on Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, whose work on behalf of UWCM has [...]

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