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As COVID-19 challenges continue to develop in our area, MSBA is bringing together useful resources to help you deal with the impact, plan ahead, focus on your well-being, continue to engage in learning opportunities, and stay safe. MSBA has taken steps to address concerns about the illness by offering virtual attendance options for our upcoming meetings and CLEs, and postponing other in-person events as appropriate, as we are committed to the health and safety of our members and our staff.

 

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It is not about whether you personally benefit every week, it's about the benefit to your law practice and the bar overall - the ability to tap into the broad range of information and resources the organization is able to assemble when needed. On any given day, I might not access that resource, but other members will. Our collective participation allows the organization to meet those demands.
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It is important for Paley Rothman to step up, set an example, and complete all of our annual membership renewals immediately. My partners and I were in agreement that it is important to support the MSBA right now, just as the MSBA has supported lawyers throughout Maryland during these challenging times. My partners and I are most appreciative of the tremendous efforts of the MSBA team, now more than ever.
David Shapiro, Esq.
MSBA, thank you, keep it up, you are doing a tremendous service to your members and the public at large. You are looking beyond how to maintain business as usual, because business as usual doesn’t exist. Thank you for being nimble and responding so proactively to this crisis.
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MSBA Blog

October 23,2020

Gratitude: Now More Than Ever

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Navigating the Colder Weather and Shorter Days During the Pandemic

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Fit Fridays (Health, Nutrition & Fitness) – Spooktacular Full Body Workout

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