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Author Archives: Daily Record Staff

Legal opinions – Md. Court of Special Appeals (access required)

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Constitutional Law Search & seizure BOTTOM LINE: Where trooper stopped defendant for speeding and observed various indicia of drug trafficking, based on the totality of the circumstances, the search of defendant’s vehicle, performed moments later following ...

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On the Move – Legal Edition

Shale D. Stiller has returned to DLA Piper as a partner in its Baltimore (Mount Washington) office after serving as president of the Weinberg Foundation for five years.  He is a co-chair of Mayor Rawlings-Blake’s transition team, a board member ...

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Legal Opinions – Md. Court of Appeals (access required)

COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure Service of process BOTTOM LINE: In a constructive civil contempt for failure to pay child support, the circuit court lacked personal jurisdiction over Petitioner because the Respondent failed to effect proper service of process upon ...

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Legal opinions – US District Court, Md. (access required)

U.S. DISTRICT COURT, MARYLAND Civil Procedure Motion for new trial BOTTOM LINE: Motion for new trial denied, where evidence that motorcycle rider had a learner’s permit at time of fatal collision with ambulance was not prejudicial because it was irrelevant ...

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Legal Opinions – US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit (access required)

U.S. 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS Contracts Pay-when-paid clauses BOTTOM LINE: Where prime contract and subcontract clearly contemplated that general contractor did not have to pay subcontractor until contractor received payment from owner of construction project, pay-when-paid clause was unambiguous ...

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Paul Wolman: 10 tips for hiring an event management partner

Five years ago we asked Paul Wolman, CEO of Feats Inc. (www.featsofinfluence.com), for his top tips on hiring an event management partner. For 2010, we asked Wolman to revisit his suggestions — taking into account a very different economic environment. ...

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Editorial: Gansler opinion should stand

Impeach Doug Gansler? Not hardly. The attorney general issued his long-awaited opinion Wednesday, saying that same-sex marriages performed legally outside of Maryland should be recognized here although Maryland law does not allow such marriages to be performed here. The opinion ...

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Week in review – Business edition (access required)

Caps irritate Md. dentists Dentists are used to insurers regulating what they can charge for covered services, but they’re irritated that some companies are limiting what they can charge for services paid for by patients. Patients and doctors have traditionally ...

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On the Move – Business Edition

Accounting Michael I. Berman has been promoted to partner at Kahn, Berman, Solomon, Taibel & Mogol, a Timonium-based certified public accounting firm. Berman has been with the firm since 1995. Matt Duvall has been promoted to manager at UHY Advisors ...

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