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Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission

Maryland Court of Appeals
Aug 22, 2023

4 finalists named for Maryland bar counsel job after first nominee rejected

Maryland’s Attorney Grievance Commission has named four new finalists to lead the Office of Bar Counsel.

Dec 19, 2022

Montgomery County immigration lawyer indefinitely suspended for misleading clients

Maryland’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Silver Spring immigration lawyer.

Nov 22, 2022

Maryland lawyer disbarred for failing to disclose past discipline to Texas bar

A Maryland lawyer's second chance to present mitigating factors at a disciplinary hearing did not save his law license.

Jul 9, 2018

Va. attorney dismisses defamation suit against Md. bar counsel

A Virginia attorney who filed a federal defamation lawsuit against the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission voluntarily dismissed it last week after the judge in her discipline matter found she committed misconduct.

Sep 12, 2017

Melvin Hirshman, longtime bar counsel, dies at 85

Former Bar Counsel Melvin Hirshman, who served nearly 30 years as the chief administrative prosecutor of wayward Maryland attorneys, died Monday of lymphoma at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 85. Hirshman became bar counsel in 1981, just six years after the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission was created to investigate and prosecute cases of lawyer […]

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