Maryland Bar Bulletin
Publications : Bar Bulletin : November 2006


2006 Bar Presidents Conference

MSBA President Edward J. Gilliss (right) offers opening remarks while Mary T. Keating, Chair, MSBA Local & Specialty Bar Liaison Committee, looks on. Approximately 200 local and specialty bar leaders from across the state attended the three-day conference.


The Black Women's Bar Association of Suburban Maryland (BWBASM) took home the MSBA Local & Specialty Bar Committee's "Best Service to the Public Project Award" for its "Women to Work Project". BWBASM also received the Committee's "Best Service to the Bar Project Award for its "First Annual Spring Tea". From left to right: Awards Sub-Committee Member Alison Leonard Leach; Tiffany Alston, BWBASM President-Elect; Angela Scott, BWBASM Secretary; Crystal Harris Collins, BWBASM President; and Awards Sub-Committee Members James B. Butler.


Bar Association of Montgomery County President John Monahan (right) accepted the "Best Service to the Public Project Award" on behalf of his association for its "Pro Bono Legal Clinic".

J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association President Sharon Burrell (left) accepted the "Best Service to the Public Project Award" behalf of her association for its "High School Oratorical Contest".


Bar Association of Baltimore City President Mark Scurti (center) accepts the "Best Service to the Bar Project Award" on behalf of his bar for its Civil Practice Manual.


The Honorable Daniel M. Long, Circuit Court for
Somerset County, delivers a lunchtime address.


Harford County Bar Association Executive Director Gail Williams (right)
during Friday's plenary session.


John F. Reintzell (right), Principal Associate, Leadership Training Associates, LLC, offers attendees valuable tips on "Stress and Survival Management".

Multi-Year Attendee Second-Time Attendee First-Time Attendee

The Conference is a
great, once-a-year
opportunity to
spend time with
other bar leaders
and members of
MSBA's Board
of Governors

Chuck Fuller
Committee Member

It's Great.
The break out
sessions are
helpful and
and we are able to
help each other
develop ideas
for the year.

Robb Keehner
Howard County Bar Association

It gives us
exposure to new
ideas to bring to
our associations
to inspire and
motivate our members
with new projects

Lonnie Robbins
Waring Mitchell Law Society of Howard County


Bar Association of Frederick County (BAFC) Executive Director Sue Rowland (left) and BACF Treasurer Beth Beam.


Attendees pack the dance floor following the
"Luau in Ocean City" - themed reception and dinner


From left to right: MSBA Board of Governors members Paul R. Kramer, Maury S. Epner, and Andrew Radding.

Past MSBA President Neil Helfrich (left) and the Honorable J. Michael Conroy, Jr., Immediate Past MSBA President

From left to right: Alison Asti, MSBA President-Elect; Edward J. Gilliss, MSBA President; and Pamela J. White, Past MSBA President

From left to right: the Honorable John A. Howard; MSBA Executive Director Paul V. Carlin; MSBA Treasurer Katherine Kelly Howard; and MSBA President Edward J. Gilliss.

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Publications : Bar Bulletin: November 2006