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Attorney misconduct claims rise in Maryland

The relationship between Maryland lawyers and their clients apparently has soured in the past 18 months. Lawyers allegedly have been communicating less with their clients, dipping into client escrow funds more and engaging in more dishonesty, according to a report ...

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Week in review: December 31, 2010

EPA unveils bay restoration plan The federal Environmental Protection Agency outlined a plan of action Wednesday to restore the Chesapeake Bay, involving Maryland and five other states and the District of Columbia. The plan involves individual agreements for each state and ...

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Dishonest Eastern Shore lawyer disbarred

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously disbarred an Eastern Shore lawyer who had surreptitiously and repeatedly transferred funds from a client escrow account to his law firm’s general fund, telling partners he had earned the money. Christopher A. Palmer also ...

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Charles County lawyer pleads guilty to fraud

A disbarred Charles County attorney pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt Friday to wire and mail fraud after he conned clients out of money he used for his personal expenses and provided clients with fake deeds. Frank P. ...

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Disbarred Towson lawyer faces criminal charges

A former Towson lawyer’s initial appearance on charges that he stole money from four of his clients was postponed last week. Peter M. Callegary was indicted last month on four counts of felony theft and four counts of misdemeanor misappropriation ...

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