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Generation J.D.

The Daily Record’s blog for young lawyers, by young lawyers

Getting out of your comfort zone

My piece of advice for the day — get out of your comfort zone! For some folks, this means going to and participating actively in networking events.  That’s always been within my comfort zone.  What’s always been outside of my ...

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Fear of Delegation

Probably the toughest part of being a new lawyer is learning when and how to delegate. Like the business side of practicing law, this is one thing that law schools do not prepare you for. It can be even more ...

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Trial Binders

When I was a brand-new associate, I was working with two other very experienced lawyers (Rob Jenner and Ben Glass) on a wrongful death case. We represented the family of a man who was driving home to Virginia from an Orioles game.

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Calling Balls and Strikes in Age of the Internet

The Ravens got the job done this weekend, defeating the previously undefeated Denver Broncos 30-7 before a reported 71,000+ fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. Having listened to the comments of some of the players and having read the initial recaps of the game, though, this season's ongoing frustration with the refereeing continues.

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Judge…..Your Honor…..John?

At the Maryland Conference of Bar Presidents hosted by the MSBA this past weekend, I was sitting at a conference table discussing something bar related with a group of attorneys, including a couple members of the bench. When I started ...

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