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Lead paint litigation attorney escapes in woodworking shop

Peter Byrnes, an attorney with Bennett & Albright P.A. in Baltimore, focuses primarily on lead paint litigation in his practice. But when he needs an escape, he just goes down to the basement of his Millersville home to his woodworking shop. Now, family and friends come to him with projects, and Byrnes says as long as they provide the wood, he'll do the work for fun.

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Law movers – 8/8/11: Maurer, Goldstein to receive award

Paul Mark Sandler, partner/litigation chair of Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, of Baltimore, has joined the board of directors of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland for a three-year term. Sandler’s trial practice includes representing defendants in criminal cases and ...

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Montgomery Co. attorney caught in FBI probe to be sentenced Friday

A recently disbarred lawyer from Montgomery County will be sentenced this week to as much as 20 years in prison for his role in a multistate insurance scam ring. Amir Ryan Lahuti, 45, was one of four people who recruited ...

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Montgomery County lawyer indefinitely suspended

Maryland’s top court has suspended indefinitely an attorney who botched his client’s asylum application and misappropriated client fees. Jagjot Khandpur’s suspension is effective 30 days from the Court of Appeals’ July 18 filing. He may reapply for admission 60 days ...

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Lawyer’s side practice leads to disbarment

Maryland’s top court decided Monday to disbar an attorney who kept a side practice without his employer’s permission and deposited client checks into his personal account instead of a trust account. Michael R. Carithers Jr. also used letterhead, billing statements ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Appeals: 5/23/11

Professional Responsibility Disbarment BOTTOM LINE: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who assisted the children of an incompetent person in the execution and recording of forged and fraudulent documents. CASE: Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Coppola, Misc. ...

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