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Lawyer gets slap on wrist for feeding answers at Zoom deposition

A federal judge has decided that the Boston managing partner accused of “feeding” answers to a witness during a remote deposition has suffered enough and only should be referred to counseling to learn to control his emotions. U.S. District Court ...

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Couple sues Montgomery lawyer, claiming fraud and legal malpractice

A Montgomery County couple is suing a Maryland lawyer who said he could handle securities litigation and then charged more than $300,000 in legal fees after the couple lost most of their investment in a bundle of Baltimore properties, the ...

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MLSC executive director Q&A: ‘How do we make sure that we are leveling the playing field?’

Deb Seltzer hopes to guide Maryland Legal Services Corporation through the remainder of the pandemic and to focus on whether the legal aid industry is effectively addressing the most pressing needs of clients.

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Disbarments, complaints against Maryland lawyers hit years-old lows, panel finds

The number of Maryland attorneys hit with an ethical complaint registered a 20-year low in fiscal year 2021 and the number of lawyers disbarred was the lowest in a dozen years in FY2021, which ended June 30, the state’s Attorney ...

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New Maryland law lets low-income taxpayers get help with state taxes

Clinics designed to assist low-income Marylanders with tax disputes can offer legal guidance on state as well as federal issues under a new law the General Assembly passed earlier this year. For Donald B. Tobin, dean of the University of ...

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