Maryland’s top court has ruled in favor of the Attorney Grievance Commission, disbarring one lawyer for the unauthorized practice of law in the state and another for acting without client approval. The Court of Appeals ruled on Jan. 25 that ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Consumer Law Telephone Consumer Protection Act BOTTOM LINE: 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 ...Read More »
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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Family settles fatality suit The family of John R. Yates, a Baltimore man who was killed last year when his bicycle collided with a large truck, has settled a lawsuit against the alleged hit-and-run driver and Potts & Callahan Inc. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »