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Judges should be cautious with recommendations, Md. ethics panel says

Judges may write letters of recommendation for lawyers who appear before them provided the attorneys are more than an acquaintance and the judges do not give the appearance of pressing the power of their office to the letters’ recipients, the ...

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The Park School wins state high school mock trial championship

The Park School in Pikesville defeated Cumberland’s Allegany High School on Monday to win the 2022 Maryland mock trial championship and earn the right to defend its national title later this year. Park also won last year’s state championship by ...

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Offit Kurman announces new leadership, including a nonlawyer CEO

The fast-growing law firm Offit Kurman announced Tuesday that Aaron Bukowitz will take over as chief executive officer, marking the first time that a nonlawyer has held the role. Bukowitz has been promoted from chief operating officer, the firm announced, ...

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High court dismisses ethics complaint, says lawyer relied on bar counsel

Maryland’s top court Monday unanimously dismissed bar counsel’s allegation that a District of Columbia attorney had engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in the state, saying the lawyer had in fact followed the Office of Bar Counsel’s instructions to ...

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