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Towson court entrance closed to public

The plaza-side entrance to the Baltimore County Circuit Court building in Towson is currently closed to the general public because the security screening machines are not working. Only courthouse employees, jurors and lawyers with Maryland State Bar Association ID badges ...

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Baltimore lawyer watches Afghanistan election

Many news junkies will be keeping an eye on Afghanistan’s national elections Thursday, but for Mike Smith, it’s different. Smith, a Gordon Feinblatt employment lawyer, has met three of the major candidates–incumbent Hamid Karzai and challengers Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah ...

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A title that is truly abstract

Normally, I wouldn’t pass along something that is possibly apocryphal, but today I found it apropos. I closed on a mortgage refinancing this morning. The process was relatively painless, just lots of paperwork to sign and initial. Part of the closing ...

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Maryland Lawyer Money issue: Seeing green

Today, check out The Daily Record’s first-ever Money issue of Maryland Lawyer, which contains our annual associate salary survey, financial information on the nine firms in Maryland with revenues over $40 million, and stories on the state of the big-firm ...

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The hips don’t lie

If only lawyer-turned-belly dance teacher Rachael Galoob Ortega, aka “Saphira“, lived in Maryland. It could have been our best “Unbillable Hours” feature ever. My favorite law-related anecdote from the story about when she was a lawyer by day and dancer by night: ...

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“I Got Screwed By My Lawyer”

A new divorce Web site launched last week has that certain something-extra: its own community forum, “I Got Screwed By…”. The forum at Divorce Network is not just where disgruntled ex-spouses go to air grievances about their former partners. It’s ...

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