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BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR FOR ALL MARYLAND LAWYERS

LEGAL SUMMIT &

ANNUAL MEETING 2019

M A RY L A N D S TAT E B A R A S S O C I AT I O N

June 12-15, 2019 | Ocean City, MD A great event for all members: Learning & networking for individuals, a team experience for colleagues and fun for vacationing families. Earn up to 15+ CLE credits with the surrounding MCLE states.


Officers Hon. Keith R. Truffer President Dana O. Williams President-Elect Deborah L. Potter Secretary Hon. Mark F. Scurti Treasurer Victor L. Velazquez Executive Director

Program Committee Alice S. Chong Michael J. Winkelman Co-Chairs Hon. Alexandra Williams Mallon Snyder John Kudel Tom Dolina (BOG Liaison)

It is our pleasure and honor to invite you to join us at our biggest event of the year - the 2019 MSBA Legal Summit & Annual Meeting - in Ocean City, Maryland from June 12, 2019 through June 15, 2019. Our Board, Sections, Committees, and staff have worked extremely hard to bring you an action packed conference, filled with programs that cater to all members of our legal profession! In addition, there will be great networking, family-friendly and health & wellness opportunities. Don’t miss out on the best combination of learning, connecting and relaxing. Below is a brief preview of our event. We look forward to seeing you there! The 2019 MSBA Legal Summit & Annual Meeting will kick-off at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 with pre-conference workshops. At 1 p.m., we will introduce our slate of keynote speakers, including United States Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein, Maryland Attorney General, Brian Frosh, and CNN Chief Legal Analyst, Jeffrey Toobin. Family friendly events and health & wellness seminars will also be running concurrently. Wednesday evening will feature a host of networking opportunities, including the First-Time Attendees Reception, the Welcome Reception, and a fan favorite, the Crab Feast at Hooper’s Crab House (separate ticketed event - transport provided). On Thursday and Friday, you’ll find a multitude of thought-provoking programs relevant to your practice, your sector of the legal profession, and your career. In addition, we will be featuring a “Thought Leader Series” to provide programming on emerging areas of law, panels highlighting diverse legal sectors, and perspectives on issues facing the legal profession. As always, networking opportunities and family friendly events are weaved into the schedule. Thursday evening will be highlighted with the President’s Reception, and Friday will close with the Executive Director fundraiser “JUST Art” benefitting the Maryland Access to Justice Commission (separate ticketed event, donations welcome). Our Exhibit Hall will open at 12 noon on Wednesday, and continue through Friday at 3:30 p.m. - be sure to visit our many exhibitors to learn how they can help you in your practice and your career. Saturday morning our event comes to a close with the Business Meeting and installation of the 2019-20 MSBA President, Dana Williams. This is an event you do not want to miss. It’s packed full of stimulating speakers, programs relevant to your practice area, sector, and career, and networking, family friendly and health and wellness events. See you at the Ocean!


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 OPENING GENERAL SESSION

YOU DON’T WANT TO

MISS A THING Join us by noon on Wednesday, June 12 to catch this great lineup and more. 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Rod Rosenstein

United States Deputy Attorney General

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Brian E. Frosh

Attorney General for the State of Maryland

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Jeffrey Toobin

Bestselling Author, Staff Writer at The New Yorker, and Senior Legal Analyst at CNN


10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Registration

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Board of Governors Meeting 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 Board

11:30 am - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Winning Interview Strategies for Candidates and Law Firms Randi Lewis, Major, Lindsey & Africa

Earn More, Attract More, Reach More with a Powerful Content Strategy Tatia Gordon-Troy, Ramses House Publishing

How to Take “Part” of a Family Law Case

Siobhan Madison, Esq., Civil Justice Inc. Joanna Shapiro, Frederick County Self-Help Center Dave Pantzer, Esq., PBRC

1:00 - 4:00 pm OPEN GENERAL SESSION (see previous page) 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Registrants and Family Activities Healthy Living Workshops and more

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Young Lawyers Happy Hour Sponsored by: The Daily Record

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Children/Families Wildlife Conservation Program

Includes the movie Born to be Wild and the creation of a mural perfect for family photographs. Sponsored by: Animal Law Section

5:00 - 6:00 pm

First-Time Attendees Reception with MSBA Leadership

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Refreshments Served - Open to Registrants, Guests, Sponsors, and Exhibitors Sponsored by: Ellin & Tucker

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Crab Feast at Hooper’s Crab House Additional ticketed off-site event Purchase separately while registering


Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:45 - 7:30 am

Fit to Practice: Full Body Bootcamp Angela Han

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

MSBA Registration

7:30 - 9:30 am

Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Exhibit Hall

8:00 - 10:00 am EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 8:00 - 9:00 am

1-hour Concurrent Programs

Insurance Policy 101 and more...

Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Section

Animal Law 101

Animal Law Section

9:00 - 10:00 am

1-hour Concurrent Programs

Practice Tips from the Bench Solo & Small Firm Practice Section

A Discussion of Recent Law Firm Mergers & Acquisitions in Maryland MODERATOR: Randi Lewis, Major, Lindsey & Africa

PANELISTS: Michelle Lipkowitz, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP James E. Edwards, Jr., Baker Donelson Jon Laria, Ballard Spahr, LLP

8:00 - 10:00 am

2-hour Concurrent Programs

Shutdown Showdown: Exploring Constitutional and Administrative Law Issues Related to the Last Federal Government Shutdown (and the Next One) Administrative Law Section

Does Your Elected Representative Have to Be Your Friend on Social Media? A Look at the 1st Amendment Issues That Arise When an Elected Official Uses Social Media to Communicate with Constituents State & Local Government Law Section

ADR in a Box: How Can It Help Your Clients and Grow Your Practice Alternative Dispute Resolution Section


School House Construction Rocks - 2019 Legislative Session Update Construction Law Section

The Lawyer in Crisis: The Mental Health Threat Professionalism & Civility Committee

Counteracting the Invisible: Implicit Bias in the Courtroom Diversity & Inclusion Committee

10:00 - 10:15 am

Exhibitors’ Prizes and Raffles Break

10:15 - 11:15 am

New Judges Reception

11:15 - 11:30 am

Exhibitors’ Prizes and Raffles Break

11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

1-hour Concurrent Programs

Attorney’s Guide to Digital Marketing Solo & Small Firm Practice Section

Best Practices for Creating a Culture that Will Attract and Retain Diverse Attorneys Kia Scipio, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Fish & Richardson

12:30 - 1:30 pm

1-hour Concurrent Programs

Primer in Letters of Intent & Terms Sheets – When They are Enforceable William Goldberg

Tech, Community & A2J – Bringing the Law to the People

Maryland Access to Justice Commission

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

2-hour Concurrent Programs

Bridging the Generation Gap Bench-Bar Section

The Rules of Professional Conduct in the Internet Age—Attorney Marketing and Beyond Ethics Committee

New Public Charge Rules

Immigration Law Section and Maryland Legal Aid

Going from Veteran to Entrepreneur Veterans’ Affairs & Military Law Section


Finance for Lawyers

Joe Novello, CPA, MBA, Financial Training Organization

Are You Smarter Than a Law Clerk Redux, Redux, Redux, Redux. Come Test Your Brain Power Young Lawyers Section

1:30 - 2:30 pm

THOUGHT LEADER SERIES I

AI and the Legal Profession Dale Tuttle, Partner, Withum Digital

Security Essentials for Your Law Firm Nefra-Ann MacDonald, Affinity Program Manager, Clio

NETWORKING EVENTS 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Young Lawyers Ice Cream Social

2:30 - 4:30 pm

An Afternoon at Seacrets Worcester County Bar Association Sponsored by: Vallit Advisors

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Relax and Recharge: Afternoon Wind Down Yoga Angela Han

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Maryland Bar Foundation Annual Meeting Fellows Meeting Initiation of New Fellows Eney and Shea Awards

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Family Friendly Events More Details Coming Soon

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Law School Receptions

7:00 - 9:00 pm

President’s Reception

Standing Reception Food Stations Dessert Room Open Bar Live Music Room A ticket for registrant and their spouse or non-lawyer guest included in registration 9:00 pm

Silent Disco

Dancing to music with wireless headphones!

Sponsored by: Real Property Section and Young Lawyers Section


Friday, June 14, 2019 6:45 am - 7:30 am

Fit to Practice: Full Body Bootcamp with Angela Han

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

MSBA Registration

7:30 am

Young Lawyers Section Sun Run Sponsored by: The Daily Record

7:30 - 9:30 am

Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Exhibit Hall

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 8:00 - 10:00 am

2-hour Concurrent Programs

50 Technology Tips and Tools

Delivery of Legal Services Section and Solo & Small Firm Practice Section

Networking Breakfast and Corporate Counsel/ Senior Partner Roundtable 10 Things You Can Do in a Bankruptcy Case that you Didn’t Know You Could Do Consumer Bankruptcy Section

Asset Protection: Trust and Marital Agreements Estate and Trust Law Section

Join Us for Bloody Marys and Mimosas as We Discuss Marijuana, Sales Tax, and Donald Trump’s Tax Code Taxation Law Section

Marijuana in the Workplace Labor & Employment Law Section

25th Anniversary of the Maryland Rules of Evidence: A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Title 5 Criminal Law & Practice Section and Litigation Section

Opportunity Zone Investments - An Overview of the Tax Advantages Associated with Requirements of Opportunity Zone Investments Real Property Section


10:00 - 10:15 am

Exhibitors’ Prizes and Raffles Break

10:15 - 11:15 am

THOUGHT LEADER SERIES II

Legal Issues in Large Organizations

MODERATOR: Hon. Mark Scurti, MSBA Treasurer and Imminent President-Elect

PANELISTS: Claudia Withers, Managing Director, Equity Programs, National School Boards Association Kristin Herber, Managing Counsel - Litigation, Under Armour Jason Groves, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Medifast

Exhibitors’ Prizes and Raffles Break

11:15 - 11:30 am 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

1-hour Concurrent Programs

How Lack of Access to Justice Hurts Maryland Business & What Corporate Counsel and Lawyers that Advise Corporations Can Do About It Maryland Access to Justice Commission

Shareholder Oppression in the Closely Held Businesses Entity, Rights & Remedies in Litigation and Strategies for Avoiding Litigation Panelists: Geoffrey Genth, Kramon & Graham James Kern, CPA, Gross Mendelsohn William Murphy, Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP Charles Morton, Venable LLP

12:30 - 1:30 pm

1-hour Concurrent Programs

How to Conduct an Effective Workplace Investigation Steven Stern, Legal Technology Solutions, LLC

The Lawyer’s Role in Campus Sexual Assault Oana Brooks, Brookslaw, LLC


11:30 am - 1:30 pm

2-hour Concurrent Programs

Here Comes the Sun… but It Can Get Cloudy Development of Solar Arrays on Farmland

Agriculture Law Section and Environment & Energy Law Section

A Guardianship Story Mock Trial Elder Law & Disability Rights Section

How the Tax Law Changes are Affecting Alimony and Child Support Family & Juvenile Law Section Council

The Secret Sauce for Firm Sustainability Wendy Merrill, StrategyHorse Consulting Group

Supreme Court 2019 Term in Review

Litigation Section and its Appellate Practice Committee

Practical MDEC Training

Solo & Small Firm Practice Section

1:30 - 2:30 pm

THOUGHT LEADER SERIES III

Fake News, Real Issues and the Social Media Explosion Jayne Miller, Chief Investigative Reporter, WBAL-TV

Understanding Personality to Achieve Conflict Resolution William Stavros, Esq.

NETWORKING EVENTS 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Leadership Academy Meeting and Luncheon

2018-19 Leadership Academy Fellows, Chairpersons and Committee Members 2:45 - 4:00 pm

Young Lawyers Section Business Meeting

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Relax and Recharge: Afternoon Wind Down Yoga Angela Han


Children’s Pool Party

4:00 - 5:00 pm

This event is designed for children 12 and under (adult supervision required)

Children’s Movie Night

6:00 pm

Movie will be appropriate for children up to 12 years of age. Popcorn and punch provided.

Teens Movie Night

7:30 pm

Movie will be appropriate for children up to 17 years of age. Popcorn and punch provided.

MSBA Executive Director’s Fundraiser

8:30 - 10:00 pm

JUST Art – a unique event to appreciate art while supporting justice - proceeds to the Maryland Access to Justice Commission Additional ticketed off-site event Purchase tickets or donate separately while registering

Late Night Happy Hour

9:00 - 10:00 pm

Light Refreshments Cash Bar

Saturday, June 15, 2019 6:45 am - 7:30 am

Fit to Practice: Full Body Bootcamp with Angela Han

7:30 - 8:30 am

Future of the Maryland State Bar Association & Awards Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 am

Maryland State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting Installation of Dana O. Williams as President


EXHIBITORS

Registered for a booth as of April 12, 2019

BB&T Wealth Bogdan Associates CliftonLarsonAllen LLP CRC Salomon Ellin & Tucker Four Seasons Title Genex Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates Hertzbach & Company JAMS Legal Studies Institute LexisNexis LifeSafer Ignition Interlock Maryland Association of CPAs Maryland Health Care Clinics/ Capitol Healthcare Clinics McEnroe Voice & Data Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Planet Depos The McCammon Group Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander Severn Bank Smart Start TriBridge Partners - Bar Associations Insurance Agency Veritext Legal Solutions Weil, Ackman, Baylin & Coleman, P.A. Worldox

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Legal Summit & Annual Meeting 2019 Brochure  

This is a great event for all members of the legal profession: Learning & networking for individuals, a team experience for colleagues and f...

Legal Summit & Annual Meeting 2019 Brochure  

This is a great event for all members of the legal profession: Learning & networking for individuals, a team experience for colleagues and f...