A few years ago I was chatting with a local attorney whom I’d gotten to know in my technology reporting days. He and a few colleagues were leaving their big law firm to start a Baltimore office of another firm. ...Read More »
Here are some tidbits to take your mind off Maryland’s heartbreaking loss yesterday: Jeffrey Toobin at The New Yorker gives three immediate observations about the legal implications of the health care legislation, including how it might affect the Supreme Court. ...Read More »
In my story today about a collection dispute between two lawyers, I was unable to include some interesting expert witness testimony. Leonard H. Shapiro, a longtime criminal defense lawyer in Owings Mills, testified for the defense about the $10,000 legal ...Read More »
Above the Law has a leaked memo from DLA Piper saying that the firm is cutting first-year associate salaries. DLA Piper confirms. Last year, the firm’s number was $160,000 in larger markets, including Baltimore. Now, the newest incoming associates will ...Read More »
The January issue of Baltimore Magazine includes its annual salary survey. (Quick aside: try saying “salary survey” five times fast.) The story quotes salaries for various law types: Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy makes $230,000 per year; Scott ...
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