The Maryland State Bar Association (“MSBA”) is now accepting programs proposals for its 2022 Legal Summit at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland on June 1-3, 2022.

The MSBA is excited to return to an in-person Legal Summit in 2022, just in time to celebrate our 125th Anniversary. Our goal is to make this our biggest event ever – help us accomplish that goal by submitting a program today on our submission portal.

We encourage you to submit your program proposal on any topic of interest to legal professionals in and around Maryland for consideration. Program proposals related to one or more of the following topics will be given increased consideration:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
  • Corporate/Transactional Law
  • Ethics
  • Leadership & Practice Management
  • Litigation & Trial Skills
  • Cybersecurity & Technology
  • Practice Specific Topics in Family Law, Estates & Trusts, Criminal Law, Energy & Environmental Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Real Property, and Immigration.

Program slots will be 60 minutes in length and will take place primarily on Thursday, June 2, 2022 and Friday, June 3, 2022, with a few opening programs on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. You will have the option of selecting your preferred program day in the submission portal.*

The priority deadline for program submission is 5:00pm on Monday, January 3, 2022, the final deadline for program submissions 5:00pm on January 31, 2022.  Other pertinent deadlines include:

On or about Feb. 1, 2022: Notification of Selected programs
April 30, 2022: Final Session Materials, Speaker Bios & Photos, due.
Mid-May 2022: Speaker Onboarding Sessions
Event Dates: June 1-3, 2022

Please note: You may submit multiple program proposals for consideration; however, please submit a separate form for each program proposal.

If you have any questions regarding the program submission process, please contact us through

* Time slot preferences are not guaranteed.