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Slow-pitch softball league pits lawyers v. lawyers for nearly 50 years

Laurence B. ‘Larry’ Russell, a shareholder at Baker Donelson, throws a pitch in a recent softball game that pitted the Baltimore-based firm’s team against the Great Americans, a team composed of lawyers from Baltimore County firms and the county’s state’s attorney’s office. The game was tied 11-11 in the seventh inning when inclement weather forced an early end to play. (Julia Arbutus / The Daily Record)

In only one Baltimore sports league is talk in the dugout likely to turn to worker’s compensation cases and memories of law school: the lawyers’ softball league. The Intra-Professional Athletic Conference began in 1970 with 24 teams. Today there are ...

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Hospitals now tap lawyers to fulfill patients’ legal needs

Project HEAL, an effort of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute, provides legal services for children with both intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Several local law firms perform pro bono work with the program. (File photo)

As health care systems continue to shift toward becoming comprehensive medical homes for patients, health care providers are increasingly incorporating lawyers into the team of professionals who are on hand to help people at no additional charge to patients. Roughly ...

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