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Senior Lawyers Section
Lunch Meeting
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 12:00 noon
Special Guest Speaker: The Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals
Lunch will be provided
Maryland Bar Center Conference Room, 520 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
RSVP to Theresa Michael by Monday, Sept 15
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Upcoming MSBA Continuing Legal Education Department Live Programs:

What Business Lawyers and Litigation Lawyers Need to Know About Intellectual Property Law
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Ecker Business Training Center,
Columbia, MD
Details

2014 Advanced Real Property Institute
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel,
Columbia, MD 21044
Details

2014 Advanced Tax Institute
Monday, November 3 - Thursday, November 6, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4
Special Multi-Day Pricing Available

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Maryland Bar Journal September/October 2014: Tort Neglience

The Evolution of “Pro Rata” Contribution and Apportionment Among “Joint” Tort-Feasors
By M. Natalie McSherry

12 

Allen v. Dackman: Subsequent Developments and Unanswered Questions Regarding Its Impact and Potential Impact on Limited Liability Principles
By Pierce C. Murphy

20 

The Medicare Morass - Practice Pointers to Manage Attorney Risk in Personal Injury Cases
By Scott Krause

26 

Tar Pits, Gold Mines, and the Expert Certificate Requirement
By Andrew H. Baida

32 

Medical Monitoring Comes to Maryland
By the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. and Glenn Gordon

40 

Bettering the Lives of Others
By Debra G. Schubert

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Storybook Project

2013/2014 MSBA Annual Report

Volume XXIII
Bryan M. Nichols, Editor
Patrick Tandy, Director of Communications

MSBA is pleased to present its membership with a brief overview of the year 2013/2014 highlighting its many activities, events and accomplishments.
The 2013/2014 edition not be printed and mailed, it is instead available exclusively online.

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President Michael J. Baxter's Installation Speech
President Michael J. Baxter's Installation Speech
Contributory Negligence vs Comparitive Negligence?
Contributory Negligence vs Comparitive Negligence?
2013 Polar Bear Plunge
2013 Polar Bear Plunge
Senior Lawyer Negligence Debate
Senior Lawyer Negligence Debate
YLS Storybook Project
YLS Storybook Project
Attorneys on the Waterfront
Attorneys on the Waterfront
2011 Bar Presidents Conference
2011 Bar Presidents Conference
Kudel's Installation Speech
Kudel's Installation Speech
Kudel's Installation Slideshow - A personal history
Kudel's Installation Slideshow - A personal history
Law Day 2012: No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom
Law Day 2012: No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom
Shaping a Law School
Shaping a Law School
Teaching Civics
Teaching Civics
Young Lawyers Plunge for a Good Cause - January 28, 2012
Young Lawyers Plunge for a Good Cause - January 28, 2012
Maryland Civics and Law Academy - Jan 17, 2012
Maryland Civics and Law Academy - Jan 17, 2012
Project HEAL
Project HEAL

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Our mission is to effectively represent Maryland's lawyers, to provide member services and to promote professionalism, diversity in the legal profession, access to justice, service to the public and respect for the rule of law.


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2015 Mid-Year Meeting
February 14, 2014
Royalton Punta Cana Resort
Dominican Republic
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40-Hour Basic Mediation Training
Monday, September 15 - Friday, September 19, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
University of Baltimore, Thumel Business Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Details

What Business Lawyers and Litigation Lawyers Need to Know About Intellectual Property Law
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Ecker Business Training Center, Columbia, MD
Details

2014 Advanced Real Property Institute
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel, Columbia, MD 21044
Details

2014 Advanced Tax Institute
Monday, November 3 - Thursday, November 6, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
Early Registration Deadline October 18, 2014
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4
Special Multi-Day Pricing

“Anatomy of a Trial” Young Lawyers Trial Skills Program
Friday, November 21, 2014
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division, 101 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Details

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Tort Neglience
Volume XLVII
Number 5

September/October 2014

Lawyer Assistance Program:
12 Step Professional’s Support Group Meeting
Meets every Thursday 6:30pm

Delivery of Legal Services Section
Meeting

Monday, September 15, 2014
6:00 pm
Whole Conference Room

Senior Lawyers
Meeting
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
12:00 Noon
MSBA Headquarters

Criminal Law & Practice Section
Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:00 pm
Kings Contrivance
10150 Shaker Drive, Columbia, MD 21046

Veterans' Affairs and Military Law Section
Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:30 pm
The Dry Dock Club
USCG Yard Baltimore, 2401 Hawkins Point Road, Building 3
Baltimore, MD 21226

Litigation Section
Meeting
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:00 pm
Westminster Hall
500 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD  21201

Young Lawyers Section
Baltimore BARCS Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, Inc.

Saturday, September 27, 2014
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Spend a morning at Baltimore BARCS Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, Inc. assisting with grounds work, interior cleaning, and painting the facility.
Contact Gwendolyn Tate at gst@lubbert.com to volunteer.
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