Attending the Maryland State Bar Association’s Legal Summit can be a game changer for legal professionals looking to take their business to new heights. The Legal Summit offers a unique platform for attorneys, law students, and allied legal professionals to network, gain valuable insights, network with peers, and build a solid reputation within the legal community. 

Still trying to decide if it’s worth the investment of your time and money? Here are some ways attending a legal conference can be advantageous for your business growth.

Networking Opportunities

The Legal Summit gathers attorneys, judges, law students, and allied legal professionals from across the region and across many practice areas. The Legal Summit brings you into the room with people you may otherwise never meet and provides an ideal environment to network and connect with potential partners and collaborators who can contribute to your business growth. Building relationships with influential individuals can lead to referrals, strategic partnerships, and business opportunities. 

Knowledge and Education

At the Legal Summit you’ll hear from prominent and engaging keynote speakers U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin, former Lt. Gov. and RNC Chairman Michael Steele, and Fender Musical Instruments GC Aarash Darroodi. There will also be panel discussions and workshops conducted by some of Maryland’s most accomplished attorneys, judges, and legal professionals. Attending these sessions allows you to gain valuable insights, industry trends, and updates on legal regulations and practices. Acquiring such knowledge can help you make informed decisions and stay ahead of competitors.


By actively connecting with colleagues at the many social events, like the Welcome Reception, YLS Happy Hour, Barristers’ Bar Nights, and wellness activities like Beach Yoga and Beach Bootcamp, you have the opportunity to make your work in the field, and your professional brand, known . . . expanding your networks and fostering long-term relationships that can lead to referral business and future collaborations.

Peer Learning and Collaboration

Interacting with fellow legal professionals provides opportunities for peer learning and collaboration. Engaging in conversations, sharing experiences, and exchanging ideas can spark innovation, inspire new approaches, and help you overcome business challenges. 

YOU BELONG HERE. Sign up for the Legal Summit today!