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Complaints down, sanctions up, says Attorney Grievance Commission

The number of complaints filed against Maryland lawyers dropped for a second consecutive year and again hit a 10-year low in fiscal 2019, which ended June 30, the Attorney Grievance Commission stated in its recently released annual report. However, the ...

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Social media-savvy lawyers connect via Md. Facebook group

Today, lawyers who are increasingly social media-savvy are turning to Facebook to refer prospective clients, ask questions and discuss legal matters. Towson family law attorney Stuart Axilbund has helped to cultivate the “Maryland Lawyers” Facebook group, which now has just ...

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Nonprofit group works to stop wrongful student suspensions

Facing a 10-day suspension for bringing a bottle of pepper spray to school that accidentally went off in a locker room last year, ninth-grade student Jewel Agu and her mom Terryce Elliott were worried Agu might have to miss more class than the week she was already suspended, or be forced to leave Dundalk High School altogether, which they felt was an unfair punishment.

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Todd Chason elected to serve as COO of Gordon Feinblatt

Todd R. Chason has been elected as Gordon Feinblatt LLC’s new managing member, or chief operating officer, and general counsel. Chason, who previously served as the firm’s assistant managing member and finance committee chair, has been with the firm 17 years since he graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2001.

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Attorney Katrina Dennis remembered as skilled litigator with community bonds

Baltimore attorney and University System of Maryland Regent Katrina J. Dennis died Saturday after a years-long battle with breast cancer. Dennis’ death came one week into a medical malpractice trial accusing her doctor of negligence. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Colleen ...

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