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Lunch & Learn

Timothy W. Ott, B.S., P.E.Thursday, January 25, 2018
12:00 p.m.

“It’s Not the Knot... it’s a function of the fundamental principles involved”

Mr. Ott's presentation will include “best practices” for evidence storage/chain of custody.

Timothy W. Ott, B.S., P.E.
Regional Manager, Nelson Forensics

Semmes Bowen & Semmes
25 S. Charles Street, Suite 1400
Baltimore MD 21201

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MDC Deposition BootcampMDC Deposition Bootcamp

Monday, January 29, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Followed by a catered reception

Semmes Bowen & Semmes
25 S. Charles Street, Suite 1400
Baltimore MD 21201

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MDC will begin issuing lifetime achievement awards in 2018:

The Honorable Herbert F. Murray Lifetime Achievement Award

The Murray award will be for a Dean of the Bench — This award is given to a sitting judge who has demonstrated the highest attributes of intelligence, character, impartiality, judicial sensitivity and temperament, and enjoys the respect of the bar.

John H. Mudd Lifetime Achievement Award

The Mudd award will be for a Dean of the Bar — This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated dedication, service, and leadership throughout their career as well as professional presence and commitment to MDC.

They will be presented and celebrated during the Spring Dinner on March 19, 2018.


Photos from August 24 Lunch & Learn

Photos from September 12 Lunch & Learn

“The Associate’s Handbook: A Resource for Aspiring Trial Lawyers” »
Courtesy of FDCC member Frank Ramos and DRI.


The Defense Line: Winter 2018The Fall 2017 Defense Line is here!
Featured articles:

  • Yoga with a Hairdryer and Other Confessions of a Chronic Trial Attorney
  • Rochkind v. Stevenson
    The End of Frye-Reed in Maryland?
  • Lunch & Learn with the Maryland Defense Counsel —
    What You Missed: Fall Edition
  • Noteworthy Bills to Be Heard By Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee

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