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Nov 25, 2012

High court narrowly decides on indefinite suspension for attorney

A sharply divided Maryland high court last week indefinitely suspended a Bethesda attorney who willfully failed to file state income tax returns in 2004 and 2005.

Nov 14, 2012

Running up the score?

Have you ever been in Ravens/Raiders type of matchup in court, a deposition, an arbitration or any other type of legal proceeding?

Sep 7, 2012

Negotiations: not leisure, but not that bad

In addition to the hard work of preparing yourself mentally, understanding your case and communicating with your client, negotiating effectively requires a complex set of skills as well as a healthy amount of common sense.

Sep 4, 2012

Staying motivated

I’ve decided that this fall I’m not going to let fear be my motivator.

Aug 31, 2012

Ortiz joins Greenwill Consulting Group

Jeanette Ortiz has joined Greenwill Consulting Group LLC as an attorney and registered lobbyist.

Aug 12, 2012

Jury awards $760K for crash fatality

The family of a 24-year-old woman killed in a traffic accident in Baltimore in 2010 was awarded $760,000 by a city jury — almost all of it in solatium damages.

Jul 29, 2012

Pro bono solo gives away his fee award

For solo attorney Daniel V. Schmitt, pro bono work goes full circle.

Jul 29, 2012

Solos, small firms share strategies for finding the right office space

Attorney Rhonda Framm has had her eye on the 10th floor of her building for the past decade. On Wednesday, it will be hers.

Jul 26, 2012

Court of Special Appeals creates manual for non-lawyers

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has created a guide to help non-lawyers represent themselves in court. Chief Judge Peter Krauser says that approximately 2,000 appeals are filed with his court every year, and more than one in four cases involves at least one party that does not have an attorney. The guide […]

Jul 15, 2012

Virtual reality: Revisiting Model Rule 5.5

The practice of law has seen numerous changes in the last 10 years, as online options have expanded to give attorneys the ability to work from almost anywhere. For the last decade, though, the American Bar Association’s licensing guidelines have remained unchanged.

Jul 15, 2012

Bethesda-based attorney focuses on construction law, here and in Germany

Some call William K. Wilburn an attorney; others, a Rechtsanwalt. Those who call him the latter are likely among the German clients that make up about 30 percent of Wilburn’s clientele. While Wilburn’s Bethesda practice, WKWilburn, deals mostly in construction law with companies in the United States, the firm also has a significant international practice. […]

Jul 11, 2012

Property transfers lead to disbarment

An attorney was disbarred Tuesday for client neglect and failing to keep records, including financial ones, in connection with several real estate transactions. It was the second disbarment for Perry Allen London. The first was in 1977, but he was reinstated in 1999. The present action stemmed from a complaint the Attorney Grievance Commission received […]

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