The Bar Association of Baltimore City is the first Bar Association formed in the State of Maryland and one of the oldest in the Nation. Incorporated on January 15, 1880, its mission was "to aid in maintaining the honor and dignity of the profession, to promote legal science, and further the administration of justice." Though the practice of law has become more complex, these are still the goals to which we strive today.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Bar Association of Baltimore City

The Grand, 225 N. Charles Street, Corinthian Room
Baltimore, MD 21201

11:30 A.M. – Cash Bar
12:00 Noon – Lunch

$65 per person

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REGISTER FOR 11/22/2016


The Bar Association of Baltimore City
Continuing Legal Education Committee
Joins the
Simon E Sobeloff Jewish Law Society
Baltimore Metro Chapter

In presenting

Failures of the Legal Profession
During the Holocaust

Sunday, October 30, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, D.C.
Featuring Historian Dr. William Meinecke
Dr. Meinecke joined the Museum’s Education Division in 1992. He has worked extensively with law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors and attorneys in the Law, Justice and Holocaust training program for the past 23 years. His book, Nazi Ideology and the Holocaust, was published by the Museum in December 2007.


8:00 a.m.
Bus leaves from Greenspring Atrium, 6620 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
(please arrive no later than 7:45 a.m.)
10:00 a.m.
Introduction and Short Film
10:30 - 12:00 noon
Tour of Permanent Exhibit (self-guided)
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
"Role of the failures of law enforcement and legal
professionals during the Holocaust"
3:00 p.m.
Bus departs Washington, D.C. for Baltimore City
$35 per person (includes bus transportation, admission to Museum and program.)
Tickets are limited. 

Register NOW for 10/30/2016


The Bar Association of Baltimore City
Health Law Committee and
Technology Committee


Developments in Telemedicine

In this panel discussion, we will explore the legal and practical considerations
for the use of telemedicine as well as recent developments.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Clarence Mitchell Courthouse
100 N. Calvert St., Room 504
Baltimore, MD 21202

John Kornak, M.S.
Client Solutions Technical Strategist, Ellumen, Inc. Healthcare Technology Firm

Alexis Gilroy, Esquire
Partner, Healthcare and Technology Practice, Jones Day Law Firm
René Quashie, Esquire
Member, Health Care Practice of Cozen O'Connor Law Firm

Admission is FREE for BABC Members. 
Non-members $40. 




Feel free to bring your  lunch. Soft drinks will be provided.

Special thanks to the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC) for assistance in planning the event. See the MATRC website for additional resources on telehealth and to sign up for their Monthly E-News:
For information or to register, email
or call 410-539-5936.

Join us for the Senior Legal Services Program's 3rd Annual Fundraiser and Volunteer Recognition Event

Cabaret & Cabernet

A Young Victorian Theater Company Production

A Broadway Revue
Featuring Members of the Bench and Bar

Thursday, October 27, 2016
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey School of Law
Westminster Hall
519 W. Fayette Street
Pre-Show Reception with Cast:  6:00 p.m.
Showtime: 7:00 p.m.

Senior Legal Services will be honoring
its Volunteers of the Year:

Jeffrey M. Dier, Esq.
Maryland Legal Aid


Clolita M. Vitale, Esq.

*Tickets are $40 each and are on sale here.  

REGISTER FOR 10/27/2016

If purchasing by check, make check payable to the

Baltimore Bar Foundation 

and mail to:

111 N. Calvert Street, Suite 627
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

For more information, contact Natalie Grossman at
or call 410-396-5277. For sponsorship opportunities, click here

* PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to attend, you can purchase tickets and donate them to Senior Legal Services to give to Seniors, Young Lawyers and/or Law Students.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Join The Bar Association of Baltimore City, Alliance of Black Women Attorneys and Baltimore Carroll Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association for a New York City Bus Trip


Saturday, December 3, 2016

$50 per person includes continental breakfast, snacks, prizes, and round trip bus transportation.  The bus will leave at 7:45 a.m. from the White Marsh Mall Park and Ride, and return to the same location at approximately 11:00 p.m.

Spend the day your way. Take in a Broadway show, do some sightseeing, visit a museum or enjoy some shopping!

A detailed itinerary will be sent to all participants prior to the trip.
We expect a sell-out, so register now!

Send your check in the amount of $50 per person to:
The Bar Association of Baltimore City
111 N. Calvert Street, Suite 627
Baltimore, MD  21202
For credit card payments, call 410-539-5936, or register below.


New York City Bus Trip - $50

REGISTER FOR 12/03/2016


For information, call 410-539-5936 or email

BABC Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Presidential, Brent-Mitchell and Dorf Awards

Presidential Award
In 1996, the Bar Association of Baltimore City established its prestigious Presidential Awards.  These awards are presented annually to “unsung heroes” (one of whom must be a member of the YLD) who 1) selflessly undertake community, civic and/or charitable service which brings honor to the profession, and/or 2) who have devoted time and energy to the Bar Association of Baltimore City through substantial work on BABC committees, or other exemplary service to the Association. 
Brent-Mitchell Award
Building on the legacies of Margaret Brent and Juanita Jackson Mitchell, the Bar Association of Baltimore City has created the Brent-Mitchell Award to recognize women lawyers and judges who have surmounted substantial barriers to achieve professional excellence. The Award is presented to a nominee who 1) exemplifies the pioneer spirit of Margaret Brent and Juanita Jackson Mitchell; 2) has achieved a high degree of success in the field of law; and 3) has paved the way for women in the law. 
Paul A. Dorf Memorial ADR Award
In 2012, the BABC established the Paul A. Dorf Memorial ADR Award.  This award is presented to a person in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area who has substantially contributed to the furtherance of the goals of alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration) to resolve legal conflicts.  
Nominations are due no later than Monday, October 3, 2016.  Awards will be presented at the Past Presidents Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.  If you would like to submit a nomination, click on the links above and download the desired nomination form.


Membership Renewal & Voluntary Contribution

Renew your BABC Annual Membership and voluntary contribution to the Baltimore Bar Foundation, Inc.
BABC Renewal Dues
& Voluntary Contribution:

** Enter total amount below
** One entry per member,
(Quantity can be adjusted in PayPal)

The Maryland Entrepreneur's Guide is online!  

The Maryland Entrepreneur's Guide is designed as an essential one-stop informational shop now published in online form as "Wikibook media" in a joint effort of the BABC's Business Law Committee and the Business Law Section of the MSBA, in conjunction with the Business Law Society of the University of Maryland School of Law.  

The Guide provides a comprehensive index and description of critical information about establishing, funding, and growing businesses in the Free State.  For more information, go to 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Deadline for Nominations for Paul A. Dorf Memorial ADR Award

BABC Offers "Convenience Center" For Its Members 
Need private space to meet with your client or accomplish a little work while in the Courthouse? Need to make a phone call or make a few copies? How about a cup of coffee or hot tea?

Located on the 6th Floor of Courthouse East at 111 N. Calvert Street, the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s Conference Room is available for the convenience of BABC members.
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No reservation is required (based on availability). You can however reserve the conference room by calling 410-539-5936, x 101 or emailing Patty DeGuilmi at