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FreeState hopes to step up outreach, double its services to Md.’s low-income LGBT community (access required)

Lee Ann Hopkins spends each day in a tiny brick-walled office crammed with books and fliers on FreeState Legal Project, of which she is the executive director — and only employee. “I wear all the hats,” Hopkins said. “I am ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: The changing face of civil legal need in P.G. County (access required)

Starting in 2008, the face of low-income clients in Prince George’s County desperate for free civil legal services took a dramatic turn. Family law clients took a back seat to people under the threat of losing their homes to foreclosure. ...

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H. Ward Classen – Hiring Smart: Creating a Long Term Benefit for Legal Departments

The large number of highly qualified, competent attorneys seeking in-house positions makes today a “buyers” market. Legal department hiring managers should take advantage of the large number of qualified candidates to find the one who best fits their employer’s needs. ...

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Law movers: 4/30/12 (access required)

Sheela Murthy, president and founder of the Murthy Law Firm, an immigration law firm, has been invited for reappointment to the peer review committee of the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission. The appointment is for a term of two years. The ...

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Same-sex marriage, lead paint top legal issues (access required)

Maryland will become the next state to permit same-sex couples to marry this year if Gov. Martin O’Malley’s new pledge of support for the legislation is worth at least the few Democratic House votes by which the measure fell short ...

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Law movers – 10/3/11: Lessman Katz joins city firm (access required)

Lessman Katz joins city firm Martha Lessman Katz has joined Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, of Baltimore, as a member of the firm’s intellectual property & technology and business law practice groups. Lessman Katz advises domestic and international clients regarding ...

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E-billing helps corporate counsel track spending on outside law firms

In-house counsel have never had an easier time comparing the hourly and package rates of their outside attorneys — that is, if they’re using electronic billing to track and review costs. Electronic billing, known in the industry as e-billing, has ...

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Outside Counsel – 9/29/11: Maricom Systems acquired by CSC

Colfax to buy Charter International in $2.4B deal (AP) Fulton-based pump and valve maker Colfax Corp. said it will buy Charter International PLC, which owns two engineering businesses, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $2.4 billion. Colfax said it has ...

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