Experience is a valuable teacher. Oftentimes, as a young attorney, I’m pegged by prospective clients as appearing inexperienced. “You look young,” is a common comment upon seeing me for the first time. As a 26-year-old attorney, I don’t fault that perception. ...Read More »
I managed to survive my first criminal docket, but only by a hair. The good news was we finished the docket by noon. The bad news was I had to drop half of the cases — and I lost all ...Read More »
A Montgomery County Circuit Court jury awarded $2.5 million to the children and wife of a man who died after his doctor failed to notice and treat the signs of hemorrhagic shock. Lawrence Dixon, 59, fell on May 15, 2007, ...Read More »
Four Maryland District Court judges, a master, and six lawyers — including the spouse of a Court of Appeals judge and the daughter of a former cabinet member — have applied for a seat on the Montgomery County Circuit Court. ...Read More »
As the old saying goes, “Once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence, three times means a blog post.” The Maryland Judiciary announced administrative appointments of three circuit court judges yesterday. Two of them are connected to the upcoming retirement ...Read More »
A state audit has found “significant” accounting deficiencies in the Baltimore City Circuit Court clerk’s office, including a failure to collect nearly $8 million in outstanding criminal fees and to verify that more than $34.3 million in civil fees had ...Read More »
With City Hall as a backdrop, Frank M. Conaway Sr. declared at noon on Monday his candidacy for mayor in what is looking like a crowded Democratic primary race on Sept. 13. Conaway, 78, a resident of Ashburton and the city’s ...
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A courtroom in Baltimore County Circuit Court is part of a complete renovation of the north side of the building’s fourth floor. What was once dull, sterile county office space has been transformed into a sleek and modern court facility, with three courtrooms, four masters’ hearing rooms and two jury rooms, along with judges’ chambers and a conference room.Read More »
Timothy Sheridan escorted visitors into Baltimore County Circuit Court’s new Courtroom 18 last week and paused before describing all of the state-of-the-art features. “This is our home run,” said Sheridan, the court’s administrator. The new courtroom is part of a ...Read More »
Snow packs an icy punch It wasn’t the storm of the century, but a cold, wet mess that packed a one-two punch snarled business in much of the state. If you think your neighborhood was bad, spare a thought for tractor-trailer ...
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