Spring Institute topics range from appellate to policing

By Frank JohnsonDeputy City Attorney, City of Gaithersburg The Section held its annual training in June and, given ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, it was virtual. There was first a panel discussion on the Supreme Court’s 2022 term, including participation from Amanda Karras, who is the director of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, andContinue reading “Spring Institute topics range from appellate to policing”

Message from the Chair

By Amanda ConnGeneral counsel, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission The Section Council is excited to announce our virtual State and Local Government Institute tomorrow (Friday, June 17th). We considered an in-person event, but faced challenges in finding a space that is large enough for members to spread out while trying to provide a hybrid option forContinue reading “Message from the Chair”

The Section’s Fall Institute 2020 had something for everyone

By Robert McFarlandAssistant attorney general, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Needless to say, what goes on in government agencies affects the private realm in one way or another. Many in our MSBA membership who practice in the private sector often interface with government agencies on behalf of their clients. We who advise government agencies workContinue reading “The Section’s Fall Institute 2020 had something for everyone”