Maryland Bar Bulletin
Publications : Bar Bulletin : May 2010


The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) has created a new CLE Department which will offer CLE programs and MSBA/MICPEL publications to all MSBA members as a member service. Andrea Terry ( serves as MSBA’s new CLE Program Attorney and Joanne Daniels ( as MSBA’s new MSBA/MICPEL Publications Manager. MSBA’s CLE Department will work with the Association’s 27 Sections to serve Maryland lawyers and deliver quality and cost-effective continuing legal education programs and publications.

Announcing the upcoming publication of
The 2010 Supplement to
Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland, 4th Ed.

by Paul Mark Sandler and James K. Archibald

The new 2010 Supplement brings the Fourth Edition up-to-the-minute with Sandler and Archibald’s citation, discussion and analysis of new cases decided since the Fourth Edition was published in May 2008. This First Supplement to the Fourth Edition includes opinions issued from January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2009, (as well as some issued in the first quarter of 2010) by the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.  Several additional causes of action and model complaints are included in the new Supplement. Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland has become THE starting point for drafting virtually all initial pleadings in Maryland.  Available early June 2010.  The Supplement WILL NOT automatically ship to you! Please contact for information on ordering your copy.

Looking for MICPEL Publications?

MSBA is now offering MICPEL’s intellectual property and remaining book inventory to all Maryland lawyers. Many of these great titles have become MSBA/MICPEL Publications and are now available through MSBA’s new CLE Department. MSBA will continue to update most titles and make them available for purchase as a service to its members. A catalog of MSBA/MICPEL publications will soon be available on MSBA’s website. Please contact Joanne Daniels ( in MSBA’s new CLE Department for details and assistance with MSBA/MICPEL publication purchases.


MAY 21, 2010. The MSBA CLE Department presents Bar Wars III: Is the Force with You? from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Ecker Business Training Center, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, in Columbia, Maryland. Explore ethics and risk-management issues related to the practice of law with the experts. Learn specific methods of setting and collecting fees responsibly, what should and shouldn’t be in your retainer agreements, what is ethical practice before the court and general “stay out of a jam” pointers, plus 3.5 ethics/CLE hours, in this class designed for both new and experienced lawyers. Cost: MSBA Young Lawyers Section members/$150; other MSBA members/$170; all others/$190. To register, or for more information, visit, or e-mail

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