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Professional Responsibility

TAVON ERVIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Failure to object  More than a decade ago, a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Tavon Ervin (“Appellant”) of first-degree murder and related handgun offenses in the shooting death ...

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LINDA A. SENEZ v. BRADFORD G.Y. CARNEY

  Torts — Legal malpractice — Causation The instant fee and legal malpractice case stems from a prior litigation involving Appellant Linda A. Senez and her neighbors, Steven and Ann Collins, regarding the ownership of a narrow tract of land ...

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ANTON J. BERK v. CAROLE A. BERK ET AL.

Anton Berk filed a multi-count civil action in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against Carole Berk, several lawyers and a law firm for their various roles in implementing estate planning arrangements made by Anton’s deceased father, Maurice Berk. Carole, Maurice’s wife, was a trustee of an irrevocable insurance trust established by Maurice. The circuit court granted summary judgment in favor of Carole and dismissed Anton’s claims against the other defendants. On appeal, Anton argues that the circuit court erred in doing so.

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