| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:39 AM
As law firms across the country cut back, Offit Kurman has grown. Rapidly.
The firm, founded in Towson 25 years ago, doubled its revenue from 2008 to 2011 — a period that included the worst-in-decades recession — and added dozens of employees...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:44 PM
The Thienel Law Firm of Columbia has four associates. Managing member Stephen C. Thienel, however, has two more of his own -- chocolate Labs Mocha and Star, who spend the day greeting clients or curled up in his office, where they could be poster pups...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Some community activists in Baltimore County are worried that a proposal to make certain shopping centers' parking lots smaller would lack transparency.
Under a bill sponsored by Councilmen John Olszewski Sr.and Kenneth Oliver, owners of shopping centers...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
One law firm has rented out a conference room in the downtown Hilton and invited patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist to discuss their legal options. Other firms are taking out newspaper ads, urging his patients to contact them. Others are asking...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Susan Lee Marr, a legal assistant and an active volunteer, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at her home in the Arcadia-Beverly Hills neighborhood of Northeast Baltimore. She was 55.
Susan Lee Neukam was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk, where she...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:31 PM
A Baltimore law firm lost a portable hard drive containing information about its cases, including medical records for 161 stent patients suing cardiologist Dr. Mark G. Midei, a firm client, for alleged malpractice at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 5:20 AM
It feels like only yesterday that I was posting the names of attorneys sanctioned by the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission. But another year has passed! For Naughty Business of the Week, here's the fresh list of those suspended or reprimanded...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:46 PM
In a hunt for more revenue, Maryland officials are weighing ways to pressure hotel-booking websites such as Expedia and Orbitz to pay more taxes — a tactic that has netted some cities, counties and states tens of millions of dollars, but left others...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:05 PM
It was late one afternoon when the email went out, warning of "hot front page news" that could be a "big embarrassment" to Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler.
The message came from an assistant attorney general, writing to alert her supervisor that a...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 6:26 AM
On Saturday — Oct. 29th — Marylanders with legal problems can meet one-on-one with lawyers volunteering at a free legal clinic. The lawyers will deal with civil, not criminal issues. Topics that can be addressed:
Divorce and child...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Robert Belknap Green, the managing partner of a Towson law firm, died Oct. 28 at Sinai Hospital after suffering a heart attack while driving to work. The Roland Park resident was 61.
"Bob was the best partner and friend anyone could ever have," said...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Maryland regulators said Tuesday that a Virginia law firm must pay a $489,000 penalty for charging homeowners upfront fees to help them seek loan modifications — in violation of state law — and blanketing Maryland with advertisements despite...