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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | May 27, 2003
As he entered his Ellicott City law office in the little white house with the rusted roof, Jim Hanson was expecting a quiet day -- one filled with preparations for a custody hearing. Within minutes, that plan was kaput, and Hanson was dispensing advice as diverse as his practice -- from the walk-in who wanted to talk about trusts to the client trying to force a business to pay what it promised for a paint job. "I come in. I sit down at my desk," Hanson said dryly. "And I just wait for chaos to roll through my door."
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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | May 27, 2003
As he entered his Ellicott City law office in the little white house with the rusted roof, Jim Hanson was expecting a quiet day -- one filled with preparations for a custody hearing. Within minutes, that plan was kaput, and Hanson was dispensing advice as diverse as his practice -- from the walk-in who wanted to talk about trusts to the client trying to force a business to pay what it promised for a paint job. "I come in. I sit down at my desk," Hanson said dryly. "And I just wait for chaos to roll through my door."
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,SUN STAFF | July 28, 1998
Many of the thousands of veterinarians at the annual American Veterinary Medical Association convention this week in Baltimore are convening to talk about, among other things, their survival.The nation's veterinarians, the majority of whom are small-business owners, operate in a high-cost business that requires them to do everything from providing care to staying up to date on medical advances to collecting payments.The consolidation trend that has swept the human health care industry has barely touched veterinary medicine, with the result that most of the 43,000 veterinarians in private practice work on their own or with one or two others.
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,SUN STAFF | July 28, 1998
Many of the thousands of veterinarians at the annual American Veterinary Medical Association convention this week in Baltimore are convening to talk about, among other things, their survival.The nation's veterinarians, the majority of whom are small-business owners, operate in a high-cost business that requires them to do everything from providing care to staying up to date on medical advances to collecting payments.The consolidation trend that has swept the human health care industry has barely touched veterinary medicine, with the result that most of the 43,000 veterinarians in private practice work on their own or with one or two others.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff writer | November 4, 1990
Sixteen county attorneys have applied for a soon-to-be-vacant seat on the District Court bench, a state courts official said Friday.The vacancy will be created when Judge Thomas J. Curley Jr. retires in February. Curley, 67, the last of the original People's Court judges still sitting on Maryland's District Court bench, announced his retirement plans in September.Although candidates were supposed to file no later than Thursday, that deadline has been extended to Nov. 13, Michael V. O'Malley, an assistant state courts administrator, said Friday.
NEWS
November 22, 1994
PEOPLEDr. Leon Perry retires from general practiceDr. Leon C. Perry retired in October after 41 years in general practice in Glen Burnie.Born in West Virginia, Dr. Perry graduated from Concord College. After three years of service in the Air Force during World War II, he returned to West Virginia University where he began studying for his medical degree. He completed his studies at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1951.After graduation he spent two years with the U.S. Public Health Service on the Blackfoot Indian Reservation in Browning, Mont.
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By Baltimore Sun staff | October 19, 2010
The Maryland Board of Physicians has released the list of doctors and other medical professionals who were sanctioned in September. Here is a summary of the actions; for more information, see The Baltimore Sun's Consuming Interests blog . The list: Romeo A. Ferrer, M.D., OB/GYN, Severna Park. Summary suspension. Improperly administered anesthesia. Thomas L. Fieldson, M.D., General practice, Waldorf. Summary suspension of June 10, 2010, is vacated, probation for 5 years subject to terms and conditions; and restriction from practicing pain management medicine and dispensing any opiates or benzodiazepine medications for any longer than 3 days and only in an emergency situation.
BUSINESS
By Rachel Osterman and Rachel Osterman,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | July 19, 2003
It's 8 a.m., and Becky Suckrow is getting used to the routine. The doctor greets her with a "hang in there" before leading her into an exam room. He then draws blood to test how the chemotherapy has been working. But Suckrow isn't the patient. It's her 9-year-old golden retriever, Rocky. Recently diagnosed with lymphoma, Rocky now visits the veterinarian twice a week for injections and oral medication. That Suckrow is willing to undertake such extensive treatment for her pet isn't unusual, and it's driving fundamental change in veterinary medicine.
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October 25, 2012
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named Andrew Robinson, of Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr, a general practice law firm headquartered in Columbia, one of "Howard County's Finest Under 39. " He was honored for success in business, community leadership and fundraising commitment. As a member of the firm's real estate practice division, Robinson specializes in land-use, administrative and construction law. He assists clients with subdivision and condominium development, planning, zoning and commercial leasing.
NEWS
March 23, 1995
Wood joins law firm as associate attorneyMary K. Wood has joined the general practice law firm of Corbin, Schaffer, Wilsman & Aviles, as an associate attorney at the firm's Severna Park and Odenton Offices.Ms. Wood is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and the George Washington University National Law Center.Admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1989, she also is a part-time instructor at the Anne Arundel Community College in paralegal studies.Sadler spearheads $6,000 food drivePasadena branch manager Sandy Sadler, with Prudential Preferred Properties, recently spearheaded a food drive involving the Pasadena office, that collected nonperishable food items worth more than $6,000.
NEWS
February 3, 2008
The citizens of Harford County face a crucial decision on Feb. 12. We must choose a person to serve as a judge on the Circuit Court. I believe that Charles Wagner is the best person for the job. In fact, the Republican Central Committee of Harford County has endorsed Wagner. Wagner has served our community for years as a volunteer and as a general practice attorney. He has shown a real concern for victims of crimes and those in need. His demeanor is reserved and he will use restraint in applying the law as it is written.
NEWS
September 27, 1990
Services for Elizabeth Rose Hodous, a nurse who worked in her husband's medical office in Van Bibber for many years, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Cokesbury Memorial United Methodist Church in Abingdon.Mrs. Hodous, who had lived in Van Bibber, died of pneumonia Tuesday at the Bel Air Convalescent Center. She was 81.Her husband, Dr. Frederick O. Hodous, maintained a general practice for more than 40 years until his death in 1975.The former Elizabeth Rose Johnston was born in Marlinton, W.Va.
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