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Snyder accepts law license suspension amid criminal, ethics charges

Prominent Maryland medical malpractice attorney Stephen L.  Snyder has been indicted on charges of attempted extortion. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Facing a federal attempted extortion charge and related allegations of ethical misconduct, prominent medical malpractice attorney Stephen L. Snyder has agreed with the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission to take on no new clients and to the temporary suspension of his ...

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Ex-prosecutor Cassilly withheld evidence, misled court, says bar counsel

Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly in his Bel Air, Md. office (File)

Then-Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly withheld a potentially exculpatory report from defense counsel in a long-running first-degree murder case and then misled the post-conviction court about its existence, Maryland’s bar counsel has alleged in a disciplinary petition filed ...

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Prominent lawyer fights claims he violated ethics rules in seeking $25M fee

03.12.09 TOWSON, MD.  Attorney Stephen L. Snyder speaks to the media after the winning verdict is given in his case against Exxon. Photo by Rich Dennison/The Daily Record

Did a well-known malpractice lawyer commit a potentially disbarrable offense in seeking – perhaps with the threat of a damaging public disclosure – a $25 million consulting gig with the University of Maryland Medical System while representing a woman whose ...

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