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MSBA panel: Legal profession still falls short in combating sexual harassment

“All this bill does is basically clarify any ambiguity that an appearance fee cannot be charged to either side, either the petitioner’s or respondent’s side, in the circuit court,” says Del. Kathleen M. Dumais, D-Montgomery and sponsor of the measure. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

OCEAN CITY — The legal profession has made important strides to combat gender discrimination and sexual harassment in recent years, but there remains work to be done, according to a panel discussion at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Legal Summit and ...

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MSBA panel to discuss virtual law practices, from headsets to big data

“My biggest hope is that lawyers will walk away with a thought that law isn't what it used to be,” says Matthew Stubenberg, a panelist on a virtual reality education session at the MSBA's Annual Meeting. “Not just virtual reality, (but) algorithms and big data are going to have a massive impact, from finding cases to determining which ones are most likely to be winnable.” (File photo)

The Maryland State Bar Association’s Technology Committee has unique way to attract attendees to its education session Thursday in Ocean City: a free virtual reality headset. Lawyers will be able to take home the foldable, plastic eyewear that works with your ...

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Creating a reputation through social media

I was flattered to hear that my blogging had been used as an example — thankfully a “how to,” not a “how not to” example — during a presentation at the Professional Development Consortium’s Summer Conference that addressed ...

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