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Nov 12, 2019

Personal injury firm offers cash awards to first responders

A southern Maryland law firm wants to thank first responders by offering $1,000 awards to three people who are nominated for their service in the community as a “Hometown Hero.” Matt Trollinger, who runs his own personal injury firm, Trollinger Law in Waldorf, said he felt the need to thank servicemen and women who put […]

Oct 16, 2019

Ravenell pleads not guilty to federal charges; trial set for December

Baltimore attorney Kenneth W. Ravenell pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges Wednesday, and his trial was scheduled to begin Dec. 9. Ravenell appeared in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt Wednesday for an arraignment, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ravenell is accused of receiving payments from a drug trafficker client and […]

Jul 24, 2015

Solos acting as law firm can be sued as law firm, judge rules

Even though two attorneys never formally entered into a business partnership, they can be sued as a law firm because they held themselves out to the courts and the community as partners in the practice of law, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.

Feb 18, 2015

Suit: Law firm demanded polygraph

A one-time legal secretary has sued her former employer for allegedly firing her after she refused to take a polygraph test to prove she did not steal $1,600 from the office in November.

Dec 2, 2014

Law firms renovate, relocate with future growth in mind

For law firms that decide to renovate their office space or sign a lease in a new location, providing for the needs of today’s clients and staff while predicting what the firm will look like in years to come is a delicate balance.

Sep 23, 2014

Ex-law office manager sentenced for theft

The former office manager of one of Montgomery County’s oldest law firms was sentenced to 18 months' detention for stealing more than $600,000 from the firm over the course of eight years.

Aug 17, 2014

Law firm revenues show gains in first half of year

Law firms continued to show signs of health in the first half of the year, according to a survey of 174 firms by Citi Private Bank.

Jul 23, 2014

A.G.’s Office sues law firms over foreclosure services

The Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office filed lawsuits against two law firms for allegedly operating illegal loan modification schemes that charge consumers large upfront fees, but often do not help them avoid foreclosure or modify their loans, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Wednesday. The suits charge Brooklyn, New York-based Litvin […]

May 14, 2014

Law firm, replacement agree to 50-50 fee split

Attorneys have evenly split fees in a dispute stemming from a sexual discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court in Greenbelt.

Apr 28, 2014

George Clooney will marry a lawyer

So, it's finally happened. And it's a lawyer.

Apr 23, 2014

To fee or not to fee

Some legal departments at companies are relying more and more on alternative fee arrangements.

Pessin Katz
Mar 20, 2014

Law firms mix new, traditional marketing strategies

Attorneys are finding in-person seminars on estate planning and more to be effective marketing tools.

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