Much like the biblical story of Cain denying his responsibility to watch over his brother Abel, it can be easy for us to turn a blind eye to a fellow attorney who is not meeting basic standards in our profession. ...Read More »
To encourage an effective peer review process, some states have promulgated laws that make peer review findings confidential and privileged. Furthermore, these laws generally provide that medical review committee findings are inadmissible in court. However, many hospitals routinely contract with ...
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Baltimore’s attempt to hold onto the Preakness Stakes through eminent domain is a sad spectacle, one that serves as a warning to businesses that the city will use the courts against them if public officials don’t like decisions private corporations ...Read More »
On March 6, Rashad James, an attorney with Maryland Legal Aid, attended district court in Harford County. He was there to represent his client in an expungement matter. Mr. James did just that. While his client was not present, Mr. ...Read More »
As local businesses grow or try to fill job openings, they often seek to hire young people living in Baltimore. They recognize that their positions can help create opportunity for recent graduates – and their families. They also know that ...Read More »
As someone with a background in city and regional planning, I suppose I should be gratified to learn of the many planning enterprises now underway in our area. Certainly, the American Planning Association and kindred professional groups serving city planners, ...
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In August of last year, this board called on the Maryland Rules Committee to consider whether the current rules of professional conduct were appropriately comprehensive to reflect issues of harassment and discrimination under Rule 19-308.4. Misconduct for attorneys. With recent ...Read More »
(Fourth of five parts) Today’s installment includes a discussion of improving writing and oral presentation skills. These are lifelong endeavors and so I encourage you to revisit these two tips throughout your career. Improve your writing skills Writing is the ...Read More »