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Court disbars veteran creditors’ rights attorney for mishandling funds

The state’s highest court disbarred a Baltimore County debt collection attorney Wednesday for mishandling client funds and failing to diligently represent client interests. The Court of Appeals disbarred Stuart R. Blatt for violating the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct by ...

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Brexit need not be necessarily so, E.U.’s top court rules

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Britain can change its mind about exiting, E.U. high court says. — ...

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Md. high court sanctions siblings for attorney misconduct

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The disciplinary woes of a Pikesville family of attorneys grew this week as Maryland’s top court made it less likely that one brother will ever get his law license back, due to misrepresentations to bar counsel, and suspended another for 90 days for failing to safeguard client funds.

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Md. high court disbars lawyer who failed ‘basics,’ ignored bar counsel

Maryland’s top court has disbarred a Columbia solo practitioner who repeatedly harmed the same client by failing the “basic” duty of serving notice on the two motorists who allegedly struck her vehicle in separate incidents – and then not telling her, even after both claims had been dismissed.

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Court of Appeals: Attorney’s apathy contributed to disbarment

The state’s highest court said it disbarred a Bel Air solo practitioner and former partner at two large Maryland law firms just hours after hearing oral arguments last month because of her “apathy” toward disciplinary proceedings and “dishonest conduct.” L. ...

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Former Chevy Chase lawyer loses appeal in hidden-camera civil suit

A Maryland appellate court has affirmed a more than $820,000 judgment against a former Chevy Chase lawyer for having used a hidden camera to spy on tenants. Dennis Van Dusen was arrested in 2012 after one of his tenants discovered a camera hidden ...

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