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Generation J.D.
Sep 22, 2014

From the schoolhouse to your legal wheelhouse

Some key differences between school and the workplace, and how to navigate the transition.

Divya Potdar
Sep 15, 2014

It’s all about who you know

Do not underestimate the power of one-on-one networking.

Sep 26, 2013

Md. Hispanic Bar Association taking stock at 20

Mayda Colón Tsaknis, founder of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association 20 years ago, said she is not surprised by its growth and proudly recited a list of the association’s accomplishments. But thinking about the significance of the milestone left her searching for the right words.

Sep 12, 2013

City bar mistakenly transmits confidential info

The confidential applications of 10 candidates for at-large seats on the Court of Special Appeals were mistakenly emailed recently to the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s full membership, instead of to just the panel members who review judicial applicants.

Apr 16, 2013

Picking the right nonprofit organization for you

It’s important to get involved in some organizations, but which ones?

Nov 23, 2012

Setting myself up for next Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a classic reminder for us to take a break to reflect on what we are thankful for. But what about the next day?

Nov 21, 2012

What I’m thankful for

Thanksgiving has always been one my favorite holidays because it is a time of reflection.

Jun 24, 2012

Law movers – 6/25/12: Barnes turns private

Barnes turns private Tara A. Barnes has joined Baltimore’s Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie LLC as an associate. Her practice includes civil litigation, with a focus on negligence, insurance defense, workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Before joining the firm, she served as an assistant state’s attorney in Baltimore for seven years. Barnes investigated and […]

Dec 27, 2011

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

With much of the stress of the holidays over now and work not as busy as normal this week, it’s a good time for many of us to reflect on the past year and set personal and professional goals for what we want to achieve in 2012. The federal government’s list of Americans’ most-popular new […]

Oct 11, 2011

Justice Breyer comes to Baltimore and other October events

The Maryland Court of Appeals’ Ideals of Professionalism calls on attorneys to “willingly take on the responsibility of promoting the image of the legal profession by educating each client and the public regarding the principles underlying the justice system.” On Thursday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer puts this to practice in Baltimore by promoting […]

Aug 24, 2011

Moving your practice

This past weekend, I attended a wedding for a dear high school friend in the city of Seattle. The weather was 72 degrees and sunny the entire time we were there. The culture and fashion were different. The attitudes and personality were more laid-back. Everything moved a lot slower than in Washington, D.C. I could […]

Jul 22, 2011

The importance of mentoring

I met Thursday with representatives from the career development and alumni relations departments of my law school about implementation of a new, group mentoring project. Our goal is to provide a unique mentoring program that connects law students, recent law school graduates and established legal practitioners to add to the complement of mentoring programs that […]

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