Latest Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3

Influence & Advocacy at All Levels

What you can expect…

  • MSBA-Powered Advocacy: Weighing in on Court Cases
    That Can Impact the Profession
  • New Influence Efforts at Executive, Legislative, and
    Judicial Branches
  • MBF Powers Mobile Law Library
  • Diversity and the Law
  • And much more!

Web extras

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Read Full Articles on the MSBA Blog

June 20,2022

Intersectionality: Clashing Point of Race and Gender

June 20,2022

My Journey and Service Related to Race Equity

June 20,2022

How to Develop Black Attorneys at Law Firms


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Executive Director: Victor Velazquez
Editor: Anna Sholl


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Editorial Guidelines


  • All writing submitted to the Maryland Bar Journal is subject to the approval of the Special Committee on Editorial Advisory and will be edited for accuracy, conciseness, length, English grammar and usage, and conformity to the Editorial Guidelines. If, in the judgement of the Special Committee, significant editing is required that may affect the substance of an article, the author will be consulted before publication.
  • The Maryland Bar Journal seeks original works and will not ordinarily consider publishing an article that has appeared elsewhere. Material published in the Maryland Bar Journal may thereafter be reprinted with the Special Committee’s approval and appropriate credit. Unsolicited manuscripts are limited to one submission per year per author.
  • Articles must be typed, double-spaced, on standard 8 1/2″ by 11″ paper and submitted to the editor for presentation to the Special Committee on Editorial Advisory. The editor is Anna Sholl at the Maryland State Bar Association, 520 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
  • Articles should not exceed 2,500 words (10 double-spaced letter-size pages unless the editor assigns or agrees in advance to a longer length. The title, author’s name, and byline information should appear on the first page. Every page of the manuscript should bear the author’s name. Textual footnotes are forbidden; authorities worth citing should go in the text. String citations should be avoided. The Harvard Bluebook citation form is suggested.

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