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By Blair S. Walker | June 18, 1991
Do you find lawyers' ads misleading?Or are they an acceptable way for attorneys to promote their services?Either way, the Maryland State Bar Association would love to hear from you.State legislators, lawyers and jurists have been raising a ruckus in recent months about lawyers' ads. Several pieces of legislation aimed at restricting lawyer advertisements and making sure they're not false or deceptive were defeated in the General Assembly this year.But...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 13, 2002
An Annapolis lawyer will take over Saturday as president of the Maryland State Bar Association, three days after another Anne Arundel County lawyer receives an award for her work. James P. Nolan, 54, said he has set several goals for his yearlong term as president of the 20,500-member organization. "My focus is going to be on communications," he said. Nolan said he wants the organization to improve its relationship with everyone from judges to local lawyer groups to state lawmakers. "We are looking to become more of a resource for the legislature, as we watch the number of attorneys in the legislature dwindle," he said.
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By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library | June 30, 1996
25 years ago (week of June 27-July 3, 1971):Two hundred guests attended a dedication ceremony at General Electric's Appliance Park-East in Columbia. Guest speakers included state and local dignitaries, as well as local business luminaries and civic leaders.50 years ago (week of June 23-29, 1946):C. Ferdinand Sybert of Howard County was elected to the office of vice president of the Fifth Judicial Circuit at the annual meeting of the Maryland State Bar Association. (Also at this meeting, a constitutional amendment was passed to admit women attorneys to the bar.)
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By GREGORY KANE | June 27, 1999
MUSINGS, thoughts, observations and reasons for high dudgeon: Here's something for those of you addicted to lawyer jokes. Who has established a summer internship program that gives summer jobs to 42 Baltimore school students from 11 public senior high schools?Lawyers, that's who. Specifically, the Maryland State Bar Association, through Law Links, a program it developed in 1994. Fifty-two law firms or "law-related agencies" will hire the 42 students and 10 from Howard County to work for eight weeks.
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By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Staff writer | February 6, 1991
To constituents, it often doesn't matter how many hours of testimony legislators absorb on both sides of an issue or what factors contribute to their decisions.What constituents do notice is the bottom line -- how a legislator votes on issues, contained in easily discerned tally sheets available to the public here.Delegate Richard C. Matthews, R-Carroll, wants to make it as easyfor the public to evaluate judges' decisions in certain cases as it is to review lawmakers' voting records. However, the Maryland State Bar Association is opposing his effort.
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By SYLVIA BADGER | August 30, 1991
AS CHAIRMAN of the 1991 United Way campaign, James T. Brady is facing one of the most challenging six months of his life.These are not the best economic times to raise $33.2 million, but here are few things last year's money bought: In Baltimore County, Meals on Wheels delivered more than 1,150 hot meals to senior citizens. In Harford County, nearly 100 retarded adults gained employment and independent living skills through the Association for Retarded Citizens. In Anne Arundel County, more than 8,100 people received emergency services from the Salvation Army of Annapolis.
BUSINESS
June 17, 1991
This weekly feature offers questions answered by newsworthy business leaders. Louise Michaux Gonzales has been elected the first female president of Maryland State Bar Association in it's 95-year history.Q. With a membership of 15,000 attorneys, why did it take the Maryland State Bar Association so long to elect a woman as president? What does your election indicate about the status of women lawyers in Maryland and elsewhere?A. Let me start with why did it take so long. For most of the time, there simply were not women lawyers.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Annapolis Bureau of The Sun | March 9, 1991
ANNAPOLIS -- The chairman of a Senate committee considering bills to clamp down on lawyer advertising warned lawyers opposed to the bills two weeks ago that efforts to kill them were probably too late, because not only had the train left the station, "it's at the second stop."But the legal profession managed this week to derail the locomotive.A state bar association panel proposed this week its own set of restrictions by which the profession can police itself. So Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., who sponsored some of the bills, said yesterday that he has asked the Judicial Proceedings Committee not to take any action on the advertising bills for two weeks.
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By GREGORY KANE | June 27, 1999
MUSINGS, thoughts, observations and reasons for high dudgeon: Here's something for those of you addicted to lawyer jokes. Who has established a summer internship program that gives summer jobs to 42 Baltimore school students from 11 public senior high schools?Lawyers, that's who. Specifically, the Maryland State Bar Association, through Law Links, a program it developed in 1994. Fifty-two law firms or "law-related agencies" will hire the 42 students and 10 from Howard County to work for eight weeks.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Staff Writer | June 14, 1992
Roger A. Perkins, the new Maryland State Bar Association president, says his organization will seek more input from the state's minority lawyers to broaden its perspective on legal matters.Mr. Perkins, 49, who was installed as president of the 15,500-lawyer group yesterday, said one of his three main goals will be to recruit minority lawyers as active members and get them to serve on bar association committees."I think we need the perspective of minority lawyers," he said during a break in the state bar association's three-day convention last week in Ocean City.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | July 1, 1998
Philip Heller Sachs, a Baltimore attorney and one of the oldest members of the Maryland State Bar Association, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 92.Mr. Sachs, whose specialty was trusts, estates and zoning law, began practicing law in 1928 after graduating from the University of Maryland Law School and gaining admission to the bar. He retired in 1996.He was a member of the Baltimore law firm of Hooper, Kiefer & Cornell, which for many years was at 10 Light St.Duncan Cornell, a former partner who has a private practice in Towson, recalled Mr. Sachs as "highly respected" and an "honest and sincere fellow who was a pleasure to work with."
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By Joan Jacobson and Joan Jacobson,SUN STAFF | October 8, 1997
At 13, Grant Coombs already is doing his part to keep the peace in public schools. A peer mediator at Cockeysville Middle School, he talks other teen-agers out of fighting with each other.Yesterday, he joined top state law enforcement officials and more than 50 middle school students at an all-day conference sponsored by the Maryland State Bar Association to discuss ways of reducing school violence."I hope to get some pointers on what to do to stop all the fighting," said the eighth-grader.
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By Nora Koch and Nora Koch,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | February 24, 1997
Charles "Mike" Preston, a partner in the Westminster law firm Stoner, Preston & Boswell, has been nominated to head the Maryland State Bar Association.Preston will be sworn in at the MSBA annual meeting in June for a one-year term.Preston said he had been urged several times to run for president and felt that this was the time."I was encouraged to pursue the presidency, and after having the good fortune to serve as an officer for a number of years, I felt it was time to accept this responsibility," Preston said.
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By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library | June 30, 1996
25 years ago (week of June 27-July 3, 1971):Two hundred guests attended a dedication ceremony at General Electric's Appliance Park-East in Columbia. Guest speakers included state and local dignitaries, as well as local business luminaries and civic leaders.50 years ago (week of June 23-29, 1946):C. Ferdinand Sybert of Howard County was elected to the office of vice president of the Fifth Judicial Circuit at the annual meeting of the Maryland State Bar Association. (Also at this meeting, a constitutional amendment was passed to admit women attorneys to the bar.)
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By Dan Thanh Dan and Fred Rasmussen and Dan Thanh Dan and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 30, 1996
Norwood Bentley Orrick, a retired Baltimore lawyer and former president of the city and state bar associations, died Saturday of respiratory failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87.He was a leading specialist in corporate and banking law and laws dealing with creditors' rights."Ben was one of the finest lawyers of his time," said former partner Arthur Machen Jr., senior of counsel at Venable, Baetjer and Howard in Baltimore. "He was a walking encyclopedia of Maryland corporation law. He was a lawyer's lawyer."
NEWS
By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Staff Writer | June 14, 1992
Roger A. Perkins, the new Maryland State Bar Association president, says his organization will seek more input from the state's minority lawyers to broaden its perspective on legal matters.Mr. Perkins, 49, who was installed as president of the 15,500-lawyer group yesterday, said one of his three main goals will be to recruit minority lawyers as active members and get them to serve on bar association committees."I think we need the perspective of minority lawyers," he said during a break in the state bar association's three-day convention last week in Ocean City.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 13, 2002
An Annapolis lawyer will take over Saturday as president of the Maryland State Bar Association, three days after another Anne Arundel County lawyer receives an award for her work. James P. Nolan, 54, said he has set several goals for his yearlong term as president of the 20,500-member organization. "My focus is going to be on communications," he said. Nolan said he wants the organization to improve its relationship with everyone from judges to local lawyer groups to state lawmakers. "We are looking to become more of a resource for the legislature, as we watch the number of attorneys in the legislature dwindle," he said.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | July 1, 1998
Philip Heller Sachs, a Baltimore attorney and one of the oldest members of the Maryland State Bar Association, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 92.Mr. Sachs, whose specialty was trusts, estates and zoning law, began practicing law in 1928 after graduating from the University of Maryland Law School and gaining admission to the bar. He retired in 1996.He was a member of the Baltimore law firm of Hooper, Kiefer & Cornell, which for many years was at 10 Light St.Duncan Cornell, a former partner who has a private practice in Towson, recalled Mr. Sachs as "highly respected" and an "honest and sincere fellow who was a pleasure to work with."
BUSINESS
December 9, 1991
These people passed the Maryland bar exam held in July:Abrams, Andrew CraigAbrutyn, Stephanie SueAcevedo, Daniel RolandAdams, Jamilah A.Adams, John BoydAddis, Margaret MikitaAdler, Julienne I.Albero, Christine FatzingerAlgase, Benji JulieAliquo, Nancy A.Alkire, Scott EdwardAlmand, Andrea TomkoAlpert, Esther AnnAltmark, Richard JasonAlvarez, Mark ChristopherAmano, Lesley RoseAmiri, NooshenAmmon, JenniferAnderson, Fredric BjeldeAnderson, Glenn MichaelAnderson, Jeffrey...
FEATURES
By SYLVIA BADGER | August 30, 1991
AS CHAIRMAN of the 1991 United Way campaign, James T. Brady is facing one of the most challenging six months of his life.These are not the best economic times to raise $33.2 million, but here are few things last year's money bought: In Baltimore County, Meals on Wheels delivered more than 1,150 hot meals to senior citizens. In Harford County, nearly 100 retarded adults gained employment and independent living skills through the Association for Retarded Citizens. In Anne Arundel County, more than 8,100 people received emergency services from the Salvation Army of Annapolis.
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