Harris Jones & Malone is committed to giving back to the community. Since its establishment, Harris Jones & Malone has developed a strong focus on charitable efforts and giving that support the safety, housing, and education of women and children throughout Maryland, especially those living in low-income communities.
Since 2009, Harris Jones & Malone has represented The House of Ruth, a non-profit dedicated to providing shelter and supportive services for women struggling with domestic violence. Harris Jones & Malone proudly provides lobbying services and government relations support on a probono basis for this organization, in order to advance its important mission. Sean Malone and Tommy Tompsett’s advocacy has aided in the passage of legislation, including but not limited to, a law to create an independent designation of domestically-related crimes and helped to secure much-needed funding for the organization.
In the summer of 2019, Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone loss their beloved sister-in-law and friend, Katrina J. Dennis, to breast cancer. Katrina was, among many things, an exceptional trial attorney, regent of the University System of Maryland and mentor to students of all ages. Honoring her great life and legacy, Sean Malone and her Alma mater the University of Baltimore School of Law, established the Katrina J. Dennis Memorial Scholarship,” to assist woman law school students with an interest in pursuing a practice in litigation and trial work. To learn more about Katrina J. Dennis and to contribute to the scholarship, please click here.
Harris Jones & Malone’s community efforts have not gone unrecognized. In 2023, Ashlie Bagwell received the Community Service Award from the Maryland Government Relations Association and in 2019, Lisa Harris Jones received the Current Leader Award from the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland, Inc. for her work in the community.
In 2016, Lisa Harris Jones received the Friend of Dyslexia Award for Outstanding Dyslexia Advocacy and also received the Maryland Government Relations Association’s Community Service Award. In 2012, Ms. Jones was recognized as a Special Leader by the YWCA Greater Baltimore, an organization defined by its deep dedication to the advancement of women and children.
When considering opportunities for charitable giving, Harris Jones & Malone places an emphasis on programs that support the safety, housing, and education of women and children in low income communities.