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Jan 2, 2011

Law digest: January 3, 2011

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Consumer Law, Telephone Consumer Protection Act: The Maryland Telephone Consumer Protection Act is not a statutory “specialty” law under the CJP and, therefore, the statute of limitations for actions brought pursuant to it is three years. AGV Sports Group, Inc., et al. v. Protus IP Solutions, Inc. et al., Misc. No. […]

Nov 22, 2009

Consensual disbarment remains a mystery

Last Monday, the Court of Appeals indefinitely suspended David M. Robaton from the practice of law. On Tuesday, the court filed an order stating that Robaton had consented to disbarment. The change in punishment, which one attorney who defends lawyers against grievance actions called “bizarre,” is a mystery. Robaton was disciplined for practicing in the […]

Nov 15, 2009

Lawyer hid funds to avoid paying sexual abuse damages

A unanimous Court of Appeals has disbarred a Reistertown lawyer who hid and fraudulently conveyed money to avoid paying a $386,000 damages award to the family of a teenager he was found liable for sexually abusing. Solo practitioner Richard N. Foltz III created sub-accounts in his client escrow account, paid personal expenses out of a […]

Oct 7, 2009

Fenty’s ex-adviser disbarred in Md.

A former legal adviser to Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty was disbarred in Maryland on Wednesday, one day after he failed to show up for oral argument in the Court of Appeals. Garrett Lamont Lee, who served as interim deputy general counsel to Fenty until June 2008, was disbarred by consent in the District of Columbia […]

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