Your reputation precedes you.
Students at the University of Baltimore School of Law must exhibit high standards of academic and professional responsibility. This includes adhering to the School of Law Honor Code.
The Honor Code is maintained by the Honor Board, a group of students and faculty members who work to promote professionalism at the School of Law. The Honor Board educates the Law School community about the principles of the Honor Code and implements the Honor Code procedures when violations are alleged.
- Student Pledge
- Honor Code Complaint Form
- Select examples of recent cases
- Plagiarism tutorial
- Apply to be a member of the honor board (spring)
Have more questions? Find more information in Honor Code FAQs.
Process Aide for 2018-19
Professor Liz Keyes is the designated Process Aide for 2018-19. Each year, the Dean appoints a full-time faculty member to serve as a "Process Aide" for students who are involved in Honor Code proceedings. At the student's request, the Process Aide will provide information about the Honor Code process and alternatives available at each stage. The Process Aide is not the student's attorney.
Honor Board Members - 2018-19 Academic year
Chair: Beatrice Thomas
Day students: Sumbul Alam, Matthew Allison, John Anderson, Emily Berg, James Beslity, Raquel Flynn, Alexis Holiday, Stacey Lounsbury, Saad Malik, Adrian Martinez
Evening students: Beatrice Thomas, Jasmine England, Justin Hoy, Brendan Loughran, John Whitney
New Honor Board members are selected in the spring of each year. Members are expected to be available for monthly meetings and to serve in various capacities when a complaint is filed. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.75, have no prior Honor Code violations and must be a J.D. student.
*Scroll below to read bios of the members.
Sumbul is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is a Staff Editor for Law Review, Vice President of the National Lawyers Guild, and Secretary-Treasurer of Immigration Law Association. Though not originally from Baltimore, Sumbul has made the city her home for the last ten years. On her free time, she loves exploring local music and food.
Matthew is a 3L day student. In addition to Honor Board, he serves as Editor in Chief of Law Review and served as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Wehle's Civil Procedure I/ILS class. Prior to law school, Matthew earned an MBA and spent eight years as a federal law enforcement officer with the United States Secret Service. Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife Laura, and his daughter Madison.
John is a UB alumni and a 2L day student. Before coming to UB School of Law, he served 5 years with the Marine Corps Infantry. He then achieved his Bachelor's in Criminal Justice along with a Certificate in Criminal Scene Investigation through the UB Undergraduate program. Along with serving on the Honor Board, John is the Secretary for the Student Bar Association, the Vice President for the Wine Appreciation Society, and a member of the Women's Bar Association. Outside of school, John is the Head Law Clark for the Law Office of John CM Angelos. Originally from Texas, John and his wife, Elaine, enjoy spending their free time on their farm in Baltimore County with their two rescue dalmatians, Chevy and Nova, their horse, Tara, and any other animal who wishes to make a home on their property. John is also quite adamant that there is no better Disney movie than the original Lion King.
Emily is a second-year day student. In addition to serving on Honor Board, she is a first-year staff editor for Law Forum. Prior to attending law school, Emily received her Master's in Public Health from the University of Iowa. Though not a native of Baltimore, she is learning to appreciate all the city has to offer, especially the art museums and delicious restaurants
James is a third-year day student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, James graduated from Hamilton College in 2011 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Prior to enrolling at UB Law, James lived for five years in Washington, D.C. where he worked as an intellectual property paralegal.
Since the summer of 2017, James has held internships with the Employee and Labor Relations Division of the Maryland Department of Budget and Management, as well as with the Hon. Michael W. Reed, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. During the summer of 2018, James worked at Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC in Rockville, MD as a summer law clerk, having been selected through the Bar Association of Montgomery County's Summer Scholars Pipeline Program.
At UB Law, in addition to his service on the Honor Board, James serves as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Nancy Modesitt for her Introduction to Lawyering Skills class, as a Writing Fellow in the Legal Writing Center, as a Treasurer of the UB Law chapter of OUT Law, as a student attorney in the Community Development Clinic, and as a 3L Staff Editor on the University of Baltimore Law Review. . James lives in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore City, and, in what spare time he has, enjoys skiing and camping in the Adirondacks, and spending time with friends and family down the Jersey Shore.
Beatrice Campbell is a 3L evening law student and a second year member on the Honor Board. In addition to being on the Honor Board, she is an associate comments editor for Law Review, a Teaching Assistant to Kimberly Wehle for Civil Procedure I, a Research Assistant for Kimberly Wehle, a Legal Writing Fellow and a member of the Black Law Students Association. She also works full-time as a law clerk for the law firm Murphy, Falcon and Murphy.
Raquel is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is a staff editor for Law Review, a member of the National Moot Court Team, a Legal Writing Fellow, a Law Scholar for Professor Bessler's Civil Procedure class, and Community Service Chair for the Women's Bar Association. She is from Baltimore and enjoys spending time with her two rescue dogs, Molly and Trooper.
Alexis is a 3L day student. Alexis is originally from New Jersey but found a permanent home in Maryland after attending Towson University with a Sociology degree and a Chemistry minor. In addition to the Honor Board, she is a member of the Women's Bar Association, Production Editor of the Law Review and a Student Attorney of the Bronfein Family Law Clinic. In her free time, she enjoys being a dog mom to her Border Collie mix, Murphy, cooking, and traveling.
Justin is a 2L evening student. He works full time as Law Clerk at a real estate law firm in Towson, MD. He is also a member of the SBA Executive Cabinet, as the student's liaison to the Maryland State Bar Associations Young Lawyers Section. When not working or studying, Justin enjoys golfing (not well), snowboarding, all things Boston sports, and spending time with his family.
Brendan is a fourth-year evening student graduating in Spring 2019. In addition to serving on the Honor Board, Brendan is also a member of the Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic and a criminal law teaching scholar. Brendan works at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a Health Insurance Specialist in the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality. He completed his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at St. Mary's College of Maryland and his graduate degree in Bioethics at New York University. In his free time, Brendan enjoys sailing with his wife on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Saad is a 2L Day Student. In addition to his involvement on the honor board, he serves as Vice President of the Muslim Law Students Association and a Barbri Rep. Saad also serves as the National Program Coordinator for a top rated national relief organization by Charity Navigator, ICNA Relief USA, and currently, is in his first term as one of nine elected individuals on the council for the Islamic Society of Baltimore. In 2015, Saad was a plaque recipient for providing outstanding humanitarian relief by Helping Hand for Relief and Development. He is a self proclaimed "foodie" and an avid sports fan.
Adrian is a 2L student. Originally from Miami, Florida, Adrian graduated from Florida International University in 2013 with a B.A. in Psychology. Prior to law school, Adrian worked as a law clerk in Miami law firms focusing on worker's compensation and family law. In addition to Honor Board, Adrian serves as the president of the UB chapter of OUTlaw and is also a Staff Editor for Law Review. When possible, Adrian enjoys walking around Inner Harbor to Federal Hill with is dog, Hasty. He also enjoys spending time cooking and exploring Baltimore's many wonderful restaurants and diverse architectural history.
John is a fourth-year evening student and a second year member of the Honor Board. He is also a Civil Procedure I Law Scholar for Professor Lynch and member of Phi Delta Phi. Outside of the law school, John is a Manager of Political Activity Compliance at Deloitte LLP. He lives in Towson with his wife, two children, and two dogs. Formerly, John was a member of the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team and competed in the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. He graduated from Ithaca College in 2007.