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Tag Archives: Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting

Md. attorneys may soon be able to ‘specialize’ in their practice area

You can “concentrate your practice” on a particular area of the law, but you can’t “specialize” in it, according to the Maryland Rules — at least, not yet. A proposed amendment to Rule 7.4, which would allow attorneys who become ...

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Pit bull ruling is top dog at animal rights talk

OCEAN CITY — With a landmark ruling that imposed strict liability on owners of pit bulls and their landlords, talk of the fallout dominated the Animal Rights Law Section’s educational session at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on ...

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Breezing to victory at Young Lawyers’ Sun Run

OCEAN CITY — Sixty-four runners braved strong headwinds Friday morning and finished the 23rd annual Young Lawyers Sun Run during the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Ocean City. In one of the closest finishes in race history, Alan ...

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Same-sex couples face host of tax dilemmas

OCEAN CITY — For same-sex couples, gaining the right to marry is just the beginning of a host of new challenges with federal and state taxes, estate planning and retirement plans. At the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on ...

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Children’s Hour celebrates 29 years of entertaining, educating at MSBA Annual Meeting

At the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, the daily educational sessions teach about law in various ways, from presentations to discussion panels — and even vivid children’s stories told by a pirate. This last technique, of course, is mainly ...

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Taking lessons from the high court’s term

The Supreme Court term that ends within the next few weeks could go down as among the justices’ boldest sessions ever. The court, which has historically shied away from controversial issues in election years, took them on full bore in ...

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