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Insights from Bar Counsel, the MSBA Ethics Committee, and Staff

Gain clarity and get answers to your everyday ethical questions with this complimentary publication. Ethics & Risk Management for the Maryland Lawyer is designed to help attorneys advocate on behalf of clients as well as maintain professionalism while practicing law. Your download includes a bonus white paper on maintaining professionalism in a virtual world.

This publication provides insights from Bar Counsel, the MSBA Ethics Committee, and MSBA staff into the ethical obligations affecting clients and the integrity of the legal profession, especially in a world where legal work is increasingly done virtually. Contains articles on ethics and Ethics Docket opinions published from 2019 to 2021. Topics include:

  • Maintaining Client Confidentiality 
  • Fees for Services 
  • Avoiding Conflicts of Interest 
  • Preventing the Unauthorized Practice of Law 
  • Articles on Ethics 
  • Responding to Online Complaints

More Great Member Resources from the MSBA

Tools and Resources to help equip you for better legal practice and client service.

Virtual Professionalism for Maryland Lawyers

Now Available in the MSBA Resource and Learning Library

To help Maryland attorneys navigate the ethical and practical challenges of the remote practice of law, the MSBA created Virtual Professionalism for Maryland Lawyers, a white paper designed to be a resource for lawyers working virtually.


Resource & Learning Library

Your gateway to all of MSBA's professional content and resources.

MSBA offers thousands of events, CLE publications, research tools, and other resources to help you in your practice. You can now access all of it through one easily-searchable interface!