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Contracts – Forum-Selection Clauses

By Paul Evelius In Atlantic Marine Construction Company v. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the Supreme Read More >>

Contracts And Unjust Enrichment – Business Formations

By Paul Evelius In Dolan v. McQuaide, the Court of Special Appeals has underscored the need for parties embarking on Read More >>

2014 legislation makes for big changes to Maryland estate planning

While other states have eliminated their estate taxes, Maryland has kept its estate tax for estates in excess of $1,000,000.  Read More >>

Federal Practice Series Episode 2: Serving Process in Federal Court

By: Meighan Burton Once a plaintiff has filed her complaint in federal court, the next step is to request a Writ Read More >>

Filing a Lawsuit in Federal Court

By: Marc A. Campsen The first question facing an attorney after determining to file a lawsuit is: where to file Read More >>

Womens’ History Month: The Women of Law

Fictional character Elle Woods from Legally Blonde is not the only female attorney to whom practicing women attorneys owe their Read More >>

Maryland Benefit Corporations

By James W. Constable, Esq.  2013 It is self-evident that owners of for-profit businesses attempt to generate the greatest possible Read More >>

A Star-Spangled Spectacular: Spotlight on a Local Lawyer

By Meighan Burton Most Baltimore residents (and Americans alike) are well aware that our National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” Read More >>

Nautical Tourism to Mexico Dealt a Major Setback

Mexican customs authorities are cracking down on foreign privately owned vessels in their marinas to ensure proper documentation.   By Read More >>

Courts Uphold Freedom of Contract Principles

Posted from the Baltimore Barrister with permission from the Bar Association of Baltimore City. Two recent decisions, one from the Read More >>