The Honorable Kathleen O’ Ferrall Friedman
John Anthony Wolf
, former associate
judge of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, has been elected as chair to
the College of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees. She is a member of the
Class of 1962.
The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers has named
Ober Kaler Chairman John Anthony Wolf “one of the world’s
leading practitioners” in the field of construction law.
Two Maryland Judges have garnered national recognition by being elected to
lead two prominent national judicial organizations. The Honorable Robert
M. Bell, Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, has been named president
for the 2006-2007 term of the Conference of Chief Justice. During that same
term, The Honorable William D. Missouri, Administrative Judge for the
Prince George’s County Circuit Court, will serve as chairman of the National
Conference of State Trial Judges.
Retired Maryland attorney-turned novelist Debbi Mack has released
her first book, Identity Crisis, the first in a hardboiled mystery series
featuring female lawyer/sleuth Sam McRae, who gets in over her head while investigating
seemingly related cases of murder and identity theft in the Baltimore-Washington
The law firm of Bankert and Associates, P.C., has announced its closure after
21 years of serving the Washington Metropolitan area. Joseph E. Bankert will
become Vice President and Eastern United States Operations Counsel for D.R.
& Preston L.L.P., has brought in three new attorneys to join two factions of
their extensive law practice. Jessica A. Gray and James P. Gillice,
Jr., are now a part of the Labor and Employment Law Group, while Nichole
M. Velasquez has joined the Construction and Surety/Fidelity Law Group.
In a recent publication of Baltimore Smart CEO magazine, Adleberg
Rudow Dorf &
Hendler, LLC, had six lawyers recognized among “Maryland’s Legal
Elite”, including David B. Applefeld, Paul A. Dorf, Michael G. Hendler,
F. Kirk Kolodner, Jerald B. Lurie and Walter R. Stone.
Jeremy M. Tucker
Heather L. Howard has been elected to the Board of Directors of Hospice
Caring, Inc. Her Commercial Litigation practice includes fiduciary litigation
matters such as guardianship, elder law and trust and estate litigation.
Shauntese Curry Trye has moved her practice to the Court Square Building
at 200 E. Lexington Street, Suite 306, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202; (410) 685-0940.
Jeremy M. Tucker has joined Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd., as an associate
in the firm’s Community Associations Group.
The following Maryland attorneys have been recognized in the upcoming 2006
Edition of Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White, Inc.:
Ewing LLP – Henry R. Abrams (First Amendment Law), Harriet
E. Cooperman (Labor and Employment Law), William E. Scholtes (Trusts
and Estates Law), Jay A. Shulman and Irving E. Walker (Bankruptcy
and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law).
LLP – Ava Lias-Booker (Commercial Litigation) and Ernest
G. Wilson (Public Finance Law).
Taylor & Preston L.L.P. – G. Scott Barhight (Real Estate), Ward
B. Coe III (Business Litigation), Robert B. Curran (Corporate
Law), Harry S. Johnson, M. Natalie McSherry, Albert J. Mezzanotte, Jr., (Business
Litigation), S. Keith Moulsdale (Technology and Intellectual Property), Paul
M. Nassbaum (Bankruptcy), Jeanne M. Phelan, Joseph K. Pokempner (Labor
and Employment Law), Herman Rosenthal (Tax), William F. Ryan, Jr. (Business
Litigation), Steven E. Tiller (Technology and Intellectual Property), William
B. Whiteford (Medical Malpractice Litigation), Larry M. Wolf (Labor
and Employment Law), and Robert M. Wright (Construction, Surety and
Ulman, Pessin & Katz, P.A. – Charles F. Morgan (Entertainment
and Intellectual Property), David N. Pessin (Sports and Entertainment
Law), Patricia McHugh Lambert (Insurance Law) and Randall M. Lutz (Environmental
and Natural Resources Law).
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