On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the MSBA and the Maryland Access to Justice Commission (A2JC) hosted the 2nd Annual (and first-ever virtual) Lobby Day. The event was opened by Welcome Addresses by MSBA President, Judge Mark F. Scurti, and A2JC Chair, Ward B. Coe. The event was attended (virtually) by over 90 MSBA member participants, and featured interaction with numerous State Senators and Delegates from across Maryland. MSBA’s 2021 Lobby Day was a Complimentary virtual offering to MSBA members, and the virtual format gave access to the entire event and allowed members to interact with fellow MSBA members and legislators from all over Maryland from the comfort of their homes or offices.
Here are selected highlights from the 2021 MSBA / A2Jc Virtual Lobby Day of January 26, 2021.
Q & A with Legislators:
MSBA / A2JC Policy Issues Panel Discussion:
and finally, closing keynote remarks, featuring Delegate (and MSBA Secretary) Erek Barron; Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera; Attorney General Brian Frosh; Meryl Burgin, Exec. VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of CareFirst BlueCross; Senator Will Smith, Chair of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee; Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Managing Partner, Brown Goldstein & Levy; Delegate Luke Clippinger, Chair of the House Judiciary Committee; and Judge Mark Scurti, MSBA President.