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MSBA will continue its comprehensive and award-winning virtual connections and digital information efforts for the remainder of 2020.  In-person programs to resume in 2021. 

MSBA continues to monitor the situation related to COVID-19, Maryland cases, CDC guidelines, and state responses through Governor Hogan’s office. The CDC and Governor Hogan continue to advise against large in-person gatherings and Governor Hogan has issued a public health advisory for all out-of-state travel. A recent increase in hospitalizations has paused Maryland reopening plans. Different parts of the state are being impacted by the virus to varying degrees. Accordingly, many organizations and schools have decided to “go virtual” for the rest of 2020.

MSBA virtual sessions and digital delivery has been consumed by tens of thousands. Over 23K hours of online learning and general information sessions have been consumed by attorneys all across the state.

Continued Free CLE for our Members

From March to June 2020, thousands of legal professionals consumed thousands of hours of free MSBA learning through our 30+ original COVID-19 webinars and from our 150+ on-demand CLE content that we offered for free to the entire profession. In continued support of our members, we are offering a new, member-only benefit from August 1 through December 31, 2020 that will extend 100% free access to online learning that is 90 minutes or less to all active members. Simply go to our CLE catalog HERE to access this incredible benefit.

Virtual Legal Excellence Week

Even though we will not hold in-person events in 2020, the MSBA has been doing all we can to make sure the legal community continues to learn and grow together as we adapt to COVID-19. We are excited to offer our first ever virtual Legal Excellence Week from November 9-13, 2020.  Participate in one session or a dozen over the course of a week from the comfort and safety of your home.  With the Legal Excellence Week mobile and web based app, you can attend and participate on your desktop, tablet or mobile device.  

A sample of the programming includes: 

  • Advanced Tax Institute (registration is coming soon)
  • Advanced Estate Planning Institute (click HERE to register now)
  • Advanced Business Law Institute (click HERE to register now)
  • Advanced Real Property Institute (click HERE to register now)
  • Solo & Small Firm Summit (click HERE to register now)
  • Family Law University (click HERE to register now)
  • Criminal Law Update (click HERE to register now)
  • Conference of Bar Presidents  (registration is coming soon), 
  • New in 2020:  Consumer Bankruptcy University  (registration is coming soon)

In addition to substantive law programs there will also be virtual networking events throughout the week.  

Join us for one event or purchase a combination of programs through our bundled pricing packages (Coming Soon). If you’re a Passport member, your registration to portions of this event are included!

We are excited to virtually gather together later this year for this full week of programs. Please stay tuned for further details on registration for this incredible week.

Renew Today!

90% of our members have renewed already.  This milestone has been reached faster than ever projected.  Renew today or join today by clicking HERE. Doing so will allow us to do more of what we’ve been doing for 124 years.  Thanks for being a part of it. Together…we are your…. MSBA.