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Thought Leadership from Authoritative Voices in the Legal Profession

The Legal Summit brings together attorneys from every segment of the legal profession for multiple days of learning and networking. Featuring unique instruction from industry thought leaders and luminaries plus sessions for attorneys in every practice area, this is a can’t-miss event for any legal professional. See our panel of diverse speakers below.



Program Lineup

The 2022 Legal Summit opens on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, with our first ever Gubernatorial Forums at 7:00PM, live-streamed and moderated by Pamela Wood. Forums continue in person on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, June 1, 2022, we start the day at 10:30am with six (6) opening programs followed by our lineup of nationally recognized keynote speakers, shown above.

Thursday and Friday are packed with more than 100 programs providing thought leadership, critical practice updates, and more.

Throughout, there will be no shortage of networking opportunities, including happy hours and events sponsored by MSBA Sections and local bars, and of course, our signature President’s Reception on Thursday evening. This year, our President’s Reception will celebrate the MSBA’s 125 years of supporting and connecting the legal profession across Maryland and beyond.

Customize your schedule or choose from eight (8) NEW Learning Tracks:

  1. Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution
  2. Corporate Law
  3. Wellness
  4. Justice
  5. Practice Updates
  6. Leadership & Practice Management
  7. Litigation & Trial Skills
  8. Cybersecurity & Technology

Brochure Now Available

Download the digital brochure here.


Schedule Change Notice:

The New Judges Reception will occur at 12noon on Friday, June 3, 2022 and the Dean’s Roundtable will occur at 3:00pm on Friday, June 3, 2022


New Venue

The MSBA is pleased to announce our new venue partner, the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland (OCMD Convention Center). With plentiful parking, larger classrooms, a full trade show floor, quick access to the outdoors, and fabulous waterfront views, meet the new home of the Legal Summit.

Not ready for in-person or prefer attending from anywhere? Click here to register for our Digital Legal Summit!


Hotel Network

The MSBA is partnering with several hotels for the 2022 Legal Summit, including our host Hotels:  Hilton (32nd), Doubletree (33rd), and Dunes Manor Hotel (28th). MSBA has negotiated group rates at several area hotels to fit any budget. View the program guide above for more details on all hotel partners. Please see the links below to book your hotel today at special MSBA rates:


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Hilton Suites
DoubleTree by Hilton
Use code “Bar Association
Dunes Manor Hotel
Use code “MD State Bar Association
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Holiday Inn & Suites Ocean City
Use code “Bar Association
Holiday Inn Ocean City
Use code “Bar Association
Days Inn Ocean City
Reservations must be made by May 1, 2022
Use code “Maryland State Bar
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Quality Inn Oceanfront
Use code “Bar Association
Princess Royale
Reservations must be made by May 1, 2022
Use code “Maryland State Bar Association
Tru by Hilton
Reservations must be made by May 1, 2022
Use code “2022 MSBA Legal Summit
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Use code “Maryland State Bar Association
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Reservations must be made by May 2, 2022
Use group name “MD State Bar Association