State and Local Government Section Council Members Set for 2021 – 2022

By Frank JohnsonDeputy City Attorney, City of Gaithersburg Council members serve the Section primarily through their work on committees, including the Programs, Communications, Legislative, and Membership/Nominations Committees. Their work includes creating the annual State and Local Government Law Institute and other networking programs during the year, helping to establish this blog, and continuing to provideContinue reading “State and Local Government Section Council Members Set for 2021 – 2022”

Law Institute moves to May 2022

By Frank JohnsonDeputy City Attorney, City of Gaithersburg The State and Local Government Section Council, in its first remote meeting in July, decided to move the annual Law Institute from fall (usually late October) to the spring. While the Institute had originally been moved to the fall to allow better budget planning for the monthsContinue reading “Law Institute moves to May 2022”

Section Council names new officers, members

By Frank JohnsonDeputy City Attorney, City of Gaithersburg We will this year have new leadership for the State and Local Government Section Council, including new officers and Section Council members. It’s been my pleasure to serve as Chair for the last few years, and I’m very happy to welcome Amanda Stakem Conn, WSSC Counsel, asContinue reading “Section Council names new officers, members”

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”