The Court of Appeals has denied bar admission to an applicant who failed to disclose a prior criminal charge of felony theft on her bar application and intentionally falsified her grade point average on a law school resume. Despite narrow ...Read More »
Beginning Jan. 1, Applicants for admission to Maryland’s bar will no longer be required to attend a one-day seminar on professionalism and legal ethics but will have to participate in a three-hour online orientation program on the state’s Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct and the proper handling of client funds, papers and trusts accounts.
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Maryland’s top court denied admission to the bar to an applicant with a history of financial problems, including filing for bankruptcy, signing a car loan he couldn't afford and racking up tens of thousands of dollars in debt despite never finding full-time employment.Read More »
The Court of Appeals has disciplined several attorneys within the past week for offenses that included misappropriating client funds and failing to pay a lender.Read More »
I was at a networking event last week, carefully attempting to balance my plastic glass of wine while simultaneously eating enough of the hors d’oeuvres off my plastic plate to make it “dinner.” Just as I was stuffing a piece ...Read More »
I have been frantically trying to complete two weeks of work in a four-day time frame. For those of us lucky enough to get out of the office (for vacation or otherwise), a few days or full week away from ...Read More »