Staying up to date with the latest legal knowledge is paramount for attorneys striving for excellence. MSBA is proud to offer a comprehensive, ever-evolving catalog of legal publications to help you enhance your expertise, strengthen your arguments, and deliver exceptional results for your clients.

Our catalog boasts a diverse collection covering various practice areas, including litigation, family law, criminal law, real estate, and more. Authored by renowned legal experts and practitioners, these publications provide unrivaled insights into Maryland’s legal landscape. 

Below is just a sampling of our more recent publications:

Maryland Construction Law Deskbook covers the key areas in construction law, from contract formation, to performance disputes, to remedy granting clauses, to construction damages, and finally, to the dispute resolution process. The 3d Edition, published in 2023, adds four new chapters.

Maryland Divorce and Separation Lawupdated in 2023, is the Family Law practitioner’s comprehensive reference book. Updated by expert practitioners, it provides tips and forms and is an easy-to-follow guide on Family Law.

Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland is the essential guide for Maryland litigators, providing not only concise individual treatment of causes of actions and sample pleadings but also discussions on recent developments in the law, including two new causes of action: breach of fiduciary duty and intentional interference with an inheritance or gift.

Using and Drafting Trusts in Estate Planning focuses on specific trusts, for what they are used for, how they fit into an estate plan, and the specific conditions governing each. The book was. Updated in 2023, the book includes IRS rulings, statutes, and regulations, and addresses changes to Maryland’s spousal elective share (effective October 1, 2020) and the The Setting Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act).

Warnken’s Maryland Criminal Procedure carries on the legacy of renowned law professor, the late Byron L. Warnken. The 2d Edition of Warnken’s Maryland Criminal Procedure is a “one stop shop” for anyone involved in the practice of criminal law. The treatise contains more than 10,000 cases, rules and statutes, broken down into specific topic areas for ease of reference.

In addition to these and many more publications, look for upcoming new editions of Practice Manual for the Maryland Lawyer and Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer: State and Federal.

Explore MSBA publications today.