Join the MSBA Construction Law Section for its 2017 “Construction Law Institute: Building the Foundation” on March 9th, 2017 in Columbia, MD.  Experienced faculty will guide you through labor and employment law, Insurance Coverage, Condominium and New Home Warranties and Rights of Action, Change and Extra Work and more.  A new edition of the Maryland […]

Join the MSBA Real Property Section for its new “Basics of Real Estate Transactions Evening Series” on February 8th, 15th, 22nd, March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. each evening in Columbia, MD.  A dynamic faculty of experienced practitioners will guide you through issues related to Land Acquisition and Development, Leases, Title, […]

This event takes place on Thursday, July 28, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm and is presented by the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association. Join APA Maryland on Thursday, July 28th for a trolley tour of downtown Baltimore! The tour will take us through multiple downtown neighborhoods while highlighting the City’s role in the Revolutionary […]

Frederick L. Klein, a partner with DLA Piper LLP (US) in Washington, D.C., and Kevin L. Shepherd, a partner with Venable LLP in Baltimore, Maryland, contributed the following article that was first published in the May/June 2016 issue of Probate & Property, the bi-monthly magazine publication of the ABA’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law […]

The following article was provided by William O’Connell, Maryland State Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company. The Maryland Land Title Association (MLTA) saw a gap in the state’s laws when it came to quiet title actions.  As result, the MLTA proposed legislation to create a statutory process for completing such actions.  With the support of […]

The following information was compiled from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau web site. On May 2, 2016, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a new rule that makes a number of procedural and technical amendments to Regulations J and L, which implement the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (“ILSA”), and removed some procedural […]

Christopher Naughten, Vice President and Senior Commercial Counsel of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company’s National Commercial Services office in Washington, D.C. compiled this summary from his webinar presentation, which can be found at:  http://www.dcncs.fntic.com.  Chris is member of the Real Property Section of the Maryland Bar. This article is designed to provide a short summary […]