COVID-19 Court Updates & Small Business Resources

Court Updates Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order on Monday, March 30th including a Stay at Home Order.  Law Firms are still considered essential and may remain open.  Click here for interpretive guidance and Click here for the full order. Maryland District Court issues Revised Policy on Interim Peace, Protective, and Extreme Risk Protective Orders (ERPOs). …

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Circuit Court Status During Closure

With the court closure extended until at least May 4th, we continue to operate with essential personnel.  The following matters occur on a continuing basis: MDEC pleadings are processed, either through personnel in the courthouse or those working remotely.  Almost all are docketed on the day they are received and are tasked for rulings in…

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COVID-19 Message from Sponsors

Health Quest https://www.hqchiro.com/ Health Quest is not shut down! Health Quest will still provide in-office care of active patients in the acute phase of care. Dr. Ettlinger and Dr. Barrett are contacting every patient by phone to evaluate their specific status: STATUS OPTION ONE:  Are patients far enough along in care that they can be…

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Policy on Scheduling Family Cases When a Party is Incarcerated

From the Chambers of The Honorable Ruth Ann Jakubowski, Circuit Court for Baltimore County   The Circuit Court will not issue a Writ of Habeas Corpus to bring a party in a Family case from the jail to attend a Scheduling Conference, a Status Conference, a Child Access Mediation, a Child Access Evaluation or a…

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Nominate A Distinguished Maryland Judge

The Maryland State Bar Association Litigation Section is accepting nominations for the Harrell Award for Judicial Excellence, through January 15, 2018. A full description can be found using this link: Harrell Judicial Excellence Award Nomination Form 2017-18

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District Court Schedule

District Court Schedule Keys (Location & Judges) Sitting Judges & Location Keys Assignments MARCH 2020_ February 2020 January 2020 December 2019 NOVEMBER 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 JULY 2018 June…

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Law Day 2020

All Baltimore County (public and private school) students are encouraged to submit entries. Cash prizes will be awarded on May 1, 2020. BCBA Members’ children/grandchildren may be in any Maryland school jurisdiction. About the 2020 Law Day Theme Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100 The Law Day 2020 theme is…

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Family Division Assignments 2017-2018

The following Judges will serve in the Family Law Division for six months, effective January 1, 2017: Judge Mickey J. Norman Judge John J. Nagle III Judge Jan Marshall Alexander Judge Justin J. King Judge Colleen Cavanaugh Judge Keith R. Truffer The following Judges will serve in the Family Law Division for six months, effective…

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MSBA Board of Governors Nominations & Elections

This is the annual announcement regarding the nomination and election process for vacancies on the Maryland State Bar Association Board of Governors occurring in June 2017. The complete packet of information can be downloaded here: MSBA BOG 2017.

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