Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tour of the Port of Baltimore on Friday, May 16

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association is sponsoring a tour of the Port of Baltimore on Friday, May 16 from 12 – 4 p.m. (lunch included).  For more information, please visit here.   The highlights are a Port of Baltimore tour with an overview from Maryland Port Administration on operations and management of […]

Reminder: Green Building Law Symposium, March 26 at the University of Baltimore School of Law

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Journal of Land and Development presents: Can Green Building Law Save the Planet? Participants from the public and private sectors will discuss the emerging field of sustainability and green building law in UB’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which recently received LEED Platinum status. Guest Speakers: Michael Barber, […]

Maryland’s MARS Act – What does it Mean?

Shikha Parikh, managing attorney of Paradigm Law, P.L.C., contributed the following article to explain the Maryland Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) Act: The Maryland Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) Act, provisions of which are compiled in Md. Code, Real Prop. Section 7-501 et seq. and Comm. Law Section 14-1901 et seq., is a law enacted last […]

2013 Maryland Court of Appeals Decision on Implied Easements

Ryan Perna, a current student at the University of Baltimore School of Law and editor of its Journal of Land and Development, provided the summary below of a Court of Appeals decision on implied easements:   It is a well-established doctrine of law that an easement arises by necessity when an owner severs a landlocked […]

A Discussion on Securitization Issues with CMBS Loans on March 11

The next meeting of the 2013-2014 Commercial Real Estate Attorneys Discussion Group will be hosted by the Real Property Section and our colleagues at Venable LLP on:   Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 12:15 p.m., in the Sky Lobby Conference Room, 750 East Pratt Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.   This discussion will be […]