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At the University of Baltimore School of Law, you will take classes taught by a diverse community of legal practitioners, judges, and policymakers. Their experiences "out in the field" will greatly enhance your classroom learning. Browse the names and biographical information below and learn about the dozens of people who teach as adjuncts at the School of Law.


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  • James B. Astrachan

    Astrachan, Gunst Thomas Rubin, P.C.

    astrachan@ubalt.edu
    jastrachan@agtlawyers.com
    Phone: 410.783.3520
    Fax: 410.783.3530

    Copyright and the Arts

    Astrachan received his B.S. from Bryant College in 1970, his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1974, and his LL.M. Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1978. He has been an adjunct at the University of Baltimore School of Law since 1977.
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        • Honorable Lynne Battaglia

          Retired Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals

          lbattaglia@ubalt.edu
          lynne.battaglia@mdcourts.gov
          Phone: 410.480.7741

          Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling
          Law and Literature

          Judge Battaglia received her B.A. in 1967 and her M.A. in 1968 from American University, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1974.
        • Michael Belsky

          Schlachman, Belsky and Weiner, P.A.

          mbelsky@ubalt.edu
          mbelsky@sbwlaw.com
          Phone: 410.685.2022
          Fax: 410.783.4771

          Trial Advocacy

          Mr. Belsky received his B.A. from the University of Maryland, cum laude, in 1992 and his J.D. from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 1995.
        • Michael W. Bender

          McGladrey

          mbender@ubalt.edu
          Phone: 410.246.9113
          Fax: 410.246.9302

          Tax Research and Writing

          Mr. Bender received his undergraduate degree from Baldwin Wallace College and his LL.M. Taxation from the University of Akron. He has specialized in the tax field for over 30 years, working primarily with closely-held businesses and their owners.

        • Michael Berman

          Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan and Silver LLC

          mberman@ubalt.edu
          mberman@rlls.com
          Phone: 301.951.7700
          Fax: 301.951.0172

          Electronic Evidence and Discovery Workshop

          Mr. Berman received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D. and Masters from the University of Maryland. He joined RLLS after serving for seven years as the Deputy Chief of Litigation at the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, where he handled complex litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts.
        • H. Allen Black, III

          Winston and Strawn LLP

          hblack@ubalt.edu

          hblack@winston.com
          Phone: 202.282.5821
          Fax:  N/A

          Maritime Law

          Mr. Black received his B.S. from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1979 and his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1991.   He is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office with strong experience handling the full range of maritime matters. 
        • Jerry Bodman

          Jerry.bodman@ubalt.edu

          Cyberspace Law Seminar
          Information Privacy Law

          Mr. Bodman received a B.A. in Economics from University of Maryland, College Park, a J.D. from the University of Baltimore, and an LL.M In the National Security Law from Georgetown Law School.  He also  maintains status as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

    Wade Boswell

    United States Department of Energy

    wboswell@ubalt.edu
    wadeboswell@boswell-legal.com
    Phone: 212.765.7760

    Mediation Skills

    Mr. Boswell received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Colgate University in 1977 and his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983. He practiced law in New York City for approximately 20 years as a transactional lawyer focused on energy and infrastructure, before taking his current position.

  • Kevin Bress

    Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

    kbress@ubalt.edu
    kbress@pklaw.com
    Phone:  410.339.6767
    Fax:  410.832.5610

    Elder Law
    Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts

    Mr. Bress received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1981 and his J.D. and LL.M. Taxation from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1984. He has practicing in the estate planning field since graduation and has been a principal at Pessin Katz since 1993. 
  • Russell Butler

    Executive Director, Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc.

     

    rbutler@ubalt.edu
    rbutler@mdcrimevictims.org
    Phone: 301.423.7500
    Fax: 240.929.0526

    Rights of Crime Victims Seminar

    Mr. Butler received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1981 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1984. 

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  • Kathleen Cahill

    The Offices of Kathleen Cahill

    kcahill@ubalt.edu
    kathleen@kathleencahill-law.com
    Phone: 410.321.6171
    Fax: 410.821.7740

    Trial Advocacy

    Ms. Cahill received her B.A. from Smith College in 1978 and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1981.

  • Ronald M. Cherry

    Bonner Kiernan Trebach & Crociata, LLP

    rcherry@ubalt.edu
    rcherry@bonnerkiernan.com
    Phone :410.415.1666
    Fax: 410.415.1667

    Advanced Trial Advocacy

    Mr. Cherry received his B.A. from the State University of New York in 1978 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1981. He is an experienced litigator, having tried well over two hundred cases in his career. 
  • Martin J. Clarke

    U.S. Attorney's Office

    mclarke@balt.edu
    marty.clarke@usdoj.gov
    Phone:  410.209.4840
    Fax:  410.962.3091

    Trial Advocacy

    Mr. Clarke received his B.A. from Roanoke College and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  He is the Deputy Chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland.  Mr. Clarke teaches Trial Advocacy. 

  • Eileen Coen

    Eileen Coen Mediation

    ecoen@ubalt.edu
    eileen@ecmediation.com
    Phone:  240.479.9739

    Mediation Skills

    Ms. Coen received her B.S., cum laude, from the University of Maryland in 1986 and her J.D. from George Washington University in 1990.  

  • Joanne Colvin

    University of Baltimore Law Library

    jcolvin@ubalt.edu 
    Phone:  410.837.4373

    Legal Research Workshop

    Ms. Colvin is the Associate Director for Public Services at the University of Baltimore Law Library.  She holds degrees from Bates College, University of Maine School of Law, and University of Washington Library and Information School. She has been a law librarian since 1993, the last ten years at UB.  

  • Amanda Stakem Conn

    Department of Planning
    Office of the Maryland Attorney General

    aconn@ubalt.edu
    aconn@mdp.state.md.us
    Phone:   410.767.1409
    Fax:  410.767.4480

    Legislation Workshop

    Ms. Conn received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1988 and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1995. She has held a number of positions in the legislative and executive branches of government.  

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    • Robin Denick

      Office of Chief Counsel, IRS

      rdenick@ubalt.edu
      robin.w.denick@irscounsel.treas.gov
      Phone: 410.962.3153
      Fax:  410.962.1836

      Tax Exempt Organizations

      Ms. Denick received her J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law.  

    • Claudia Diamond

      Director of Academic
      Support UB School of Law

      cdiamond@ubalt.edu
      Phone: 410.837.4427
      Fax:  410.837.4450

      Professional Responsibility

      Ms. Diamond received her B.A., cum laude, from American University in 1989 and her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1995.

    • Neil Dilloff

      DLA Piper  (Retired Partner)

      ndilloff@ubalt.edu
      neil.dilloff@dlapiper.com
      Phone: 410.580.4138
      Fax:  410.580.3001

      Trial Advocacy

      Mr. Dilloff received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1970       and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1973. His practice includes significant experience in insurance, professional malpractice, and construction counsel, as well as roles as lead counsel in commercial litigation matters.

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      • Erin Murphy Ehman

        Silverman Thompson Slutkin and White LLC

        eehman@ubalt.edu
        emurphy@mdattonrey.com
        Phone:  410.547.2225
        Fax:  410.547.2432

        Evidence

        Ms. Murphy received her B.A. from Gettysburg College in 1993 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1996.  She co-teaches Evidence with Judge Murphy. 

      • Arturo Estrada

        Counsel IRS - Retired

        aestrada@ubalt.edu
        Phone: 703.409.2895
        Fax: N/A

        Fundamentals of Federal Income Tax I
        Introduction to the Taxation of Financial Products
        Tax Policy

        Mr. Estrada received his B.B.A. from the University of Texas in 1972 and his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame School of Law in 1975. 

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        • Charles Fax

          Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver LLC

          cfax@ubalt.edu
          cfax@rlls.com
          Phone:  301.951.0150
          Fax:  301.951.0172

          Discovery Practice and Procedure

          Mr. Fax received his B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1970 and his J.D., with honors, from the George Washington School of Law in 1973.  

        • Morton P. Fisher, Jr.

          Ballard Spahr LLP (retired)

          mfisher@ubalt.edu
          fisher@ballardspahr.com
          Phone:  410.825.9242

          Commercial Real Estate Workshop

          Mr. Fisher is the past Pesident at the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, past Chair at ABA Section of Real Property Probate and Trust Law.  He is the co-author of "A Practical Guide to Commerical Real Estate Transactions."  

        • Honorable Maurice B. Foley

          Judge, United States Tax Court

          mfoley@ubalt.edu
          jfoley@ustaxcourt.gov
          Phone: 202.521.0681
          Fax:  202.521.0875

          Tax Policy Seminar

          Judge Foley received his B.A. from Swathmore College in 1982, his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1985, and his LL.M. Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1988. He was appointed to the court in 1995.  

        • Nancy Forster

          Law Office of Nancy Forster

          nforster@ubalt.edu
          nforster@gmail.com
          Phone:  410.790.1741
          Fax:  N/A

          Constitutional Criminal Procedure

          Ms. Forster received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1980 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1984. She has handled criminal cases in both state and federal courts for the past 28 years.

        • Jason Frank

          Frank, Frank & Scherr, LLC

          jfrank@ubalt.edu
          jfrank@frankelderlaw.com
          Phone: 410.337.8900
          Fax: 410.337.0031

          Elder Law

          Mr. Frank received his B.A. from Connecticut College in 1976 and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1979. His elder law, estate and special needs practice focuses on aging and elderly persons planning for the future, assisting families planning for the long term care of other family members, and estate planning. 

        • Byron Franklin

          BFranklin@ubalt.edu
          Phone: 718.702.2748

          International Law & Use of Force Seminar

          Mr. Franklin received his B.S. from Crouse-Hinds School of Business at Syracuse University in 1986 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1992.

        • Master Theresa Furnari

          Master in Chancery, Circuit Court for Baltimore City

          tfurnari@ubalt.edu
          theresa.furnari@courts.state.md.us
          Phone: 410.396.1919
          Fax: 410.545.0822

          Family Law Workshop

          Master Furnari received her B.S. from Frostburg State College and her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. 
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          • Diane Glauber

            Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

            dglauber@ubalt.edu
            Phone: 202.662.8303

            Community Development Clinic

            Diane Glauber received her B.A. from Emory University, her M.P.A. from New York University, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.  She has been an adjunct for the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2014.  

            • Jill Green

              Associate Dean
              Law Career Development
              UB School of Law

              dgreen@ubalt.edu
              Phone: 410.837.4184
              Fax:  410.837.4696

              Advanced Legal Externship
              Attorney Practice Externship
              Judicial Externship

              Ms. Green received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1991 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1994. 

            • Bonnie Greenberg

              US Attorney's Office
              Department of Justice

              bgreenberg@ubalt.edu
              bonnie.greenberg@usdoj.gov
              Phone:  410.209.4800
              Fax:  410.962.0122

              Trial Advocacy

              Ms. Greenberg received her J.D. from the James Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 1985. 

            • Lawrence S. Greenberg

              Greenberg Law Offices

              lgreenberg@ubalt.edu
              larry@greenberglawyers.com

              Litigation Process

              Mr. Greenberg graduated from McDonogh School in Baltimore.  He received his B.A. from Boston University and his J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law.  He has practiced law exclusively at the Greenberg Law Offices, and focuses on serious personal injury and criminal law.  He is a Captain in the Maryland Defense Force.  He is past president of the Maryland Association for Justice and continues to be active in bar associations.  He joined University of Baltimore School of Law as an adjunct professor in 2016.  

            • Jonathan Greenstein

              Walsh and Company, P.A.

              jgreenstein@ubalt.edu
              jonathan_talkingroup@yahoo.com
              Phone:  410.312.5690
              Fax:  410.312.5694

              S Corporations

              Mr. Greenstein received his B.A. from Loyola College in 1974, his J.D. from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 1978, and his LL.M. Taxation at the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1989.

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              • Samuel D. Handwerger

                Handwerger, Cardegna, Funkhouser and Lurman, P.A

                shandwerger@ubalt.edu
                shandwerger@hcfandl.com
                Phone: 410.828.4446
                Fax: 410.828.4447

                Income Taxation of Estates and Trust

                Mr. Handwerger received his M.S. from the University of Maryland in 1975 and his LL.M. Taxation from the University of Baltimore in 1987.

              • Murphy Hartford

                Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

                mhartford@st attorney.org

                Phone : 410.878.8170
                Fax: 410.358.0677

                Criminal Practice Clinic

                Mr. Hartford received his B.A. from the Georgetown Washington University in 1999.  He received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2002.  He was admitted to the Bar of the State of Maryland in 2003.  He has litigated numerous criminal cases as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney.  He also practiced civil litigation for both defendants and plaintiffs.

              • Honorable John Alvin Henderson

                Administrative Judge, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

                jhenderson@ubalt.edu

                Employment Discrimination Law

                Judge Henderson decides cases of employment discrimination with federal employees.  He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (LLM, 2014), Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law (JD, 2006) and the University of Maryland (BA, 2000). 

              • Jeffrey C. Herwig

                Commissioner, Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission

                jherwig@ubalt.edu
                jherwig@wcc.state.md.us
                Phone: 410.864.5179

                Fax: 410.864.5221

                Worker's Compensation

                Commissioner Herwig received his B.A. from Loyola University summa cum laude in 1978 and his J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law in 1981

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                • William H. Jones

                  Dorchester County State’s Attorney

                  wjones@ubalt.edu
                  wjones@docogonet.com
                  Phone: 410.228.3611

                  Tr ial Advocacy

                  Mr. Jones has been the State’s Attorney for Dorchester County, Maryland since 2009.  

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                  • Katrina C. Kamantauskas-Holder

                    Holder Law Group, LLC

                    kholder@ubalt.edu
                    katrina.kamantauskas@holderlaw.com
                    Phone: 410.296.9551
                    Fax: 443.863.6633

                    Qualified Pension and Profit Sharing Plans

                    Ms. Holder received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Middlebury College in 1982 and her J.D., summa cum laude, from Vermont Law School in 1988. She has been a member of the Holder Law Group since 2002 and has been a practicing ERISA attorney since 1989.  

                  • William W. Kanwisher

                    State Investigator, Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland

                    wkanwisher@ubalt.edu
                    william_kanwisher@fd.org
                    Phone: 443.831.8118
                    Fax: 410.962.0872

                    Innocence Project Clinic

                    Mr. Kanwisher received his undegraduate degree from Morgan State University in 1983 and his JD from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1987.  He has taught at University of Baltimore School of Law since 2013. 

                  • Jennifer L. Kent

                    The Law Offices of Joshua M. Ambush, LLC

                    jkent@ubalt.edu
                    Phone: 410.484.2070

                    Maryland Civil Procedure

                    Jennifer received her J.D. cum laude, from The University of Florida, Levin College of Law and her B.S., magna cum laude, in Political Science and History from Florida State University.  After law school, she served as a law clerk to The Honorable Patrick L. Woodward of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. She is currently an attorney at the Law Offices of Joshua M. Ambush, LLC, a boutique civil litigation firm in Baltimore.

                  • Brian Kim

                    bkim@ubalt.edu
                    briangkim@yahoo.com

                    Bench Trial Advocacy
                    Interviewing Negotiating & Counseling Workshop
                     
                    Judge Kim received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1982, and his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1985.

                  • Ari J. Kodeck

                    akodec@ubalt.edu
                    Phone: 410.484.0095

                    National Trial Team

                    Mr. Kodec received his B.S. from Washington College in 1993 and his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School in 1997.

                  • James Paul Krawczyk, Jr.

                    Office of J. Paul Krawczyk, Jr

                    jkrawczyk@ubalt.edu
                    attorneyjpk@yahoo.com
                    Phone: 410.420.0751
                    Fax: 410.420.0861

                    Issues in Law Enforcement Seminar

                    Mr. Krawczyk received his B.S. from Towson University in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2001. He retired from the Baltimore County Police Department in 2001.

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                    • Sheldon H. Laskin

                      Counsel 
                      Multi State Tax Commission

                       

                      slaskin@ubalt.edu
                      shel030351@gmail.com
                      Phone: 410.979.6703
                      Fax: N/A

                      State and Local Taxation

                      Mr. Laskin received his B.A. and J.D. from Rutgers University and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Baltimore School of Law. 

                    • Gregory Lawrence

                      Conti Fenn & Lawrence LLC  

                       

                      glawrence@ubalt.edu
                      greg@lawcfl.com
                      Phone: 410.837.6995
                      Fax: 410.510.1647

                      Securities Regulations

                      Mr. Lawrence received his B.S. from West Liberty State College and his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  

                    • John Leovy

                      Maryland Attorney General's Office
                      Tobacco Enforcement Unit

                      jleovy@ubalt.edu
                      jleovy@oag.state.md.us
                      Phone: 410.576.7056
                      Fax: 410.576.6955

                      Trial Advocacy

                      John Leovy received his B.A. From Trinity College, Dublin, in 1987, an M.A. from Trinity in 1992, his J.D. from I.I.T. Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1995 and an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 2001.  He joined the faculty of the University of Baltimore as an adjunct in 2015.  Before that, he was a trial supervisor in the Torts Division of the City of Chicago Department of Law and taught trial advocacy at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.   

                    • Cheri Levin

                      Assistant Professor
                      UB Law Clinics

                      clevin@ubalt.edu
                      Phone: 410.837.5748
                      Fax: 410.837.477

                      Clinic Writing Program
                      Legal Skills Program

                      Professor Levin received her A.B. from Goucher College in 1973 and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1976. She has been a first-year adjunct since 1990 and joined the clinical faculty in 1996 to assist in the development of the writing program.
                    • Honorable Dana Levitz

                      Retired Judge, Baltimore County
                      Circuit Court

                       

                      dlevitz@ubalt.edu
                      judgedml@comcast.net
                      Phone: 410.878.8107

                      Maryland Civil Procedure
                      Maryland Criminal Practice

                      Judge Levitz received his B.A. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1970 and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1973. He was appointed to the Baltimore City Circuit Court in 1985 and retired from it in 2008.

                    • Adam Lippe

                      Chief, Economic/Cyber Crime Unit and Animal Abuse Unit
                      Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office

                      alippe@ubalt.edu
                      adamlippe@hotmail.com
                      Phone: 410.960.4568
                      Fax: 410.887.4834

                      Appellate Advocacy Workshop

                      Mr. Lippe received his undergraduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from the University of Maryland.   

                    • Mary Jo Livingston

                      District Court Supervisor, Maryland Office of the Public Defender for Baltimore County

                      mlivingston@ubalt.edu
                      mlivingston@opd.state.md.us
                      Phone: 410.324.8924
                      Fax: 410.333.4858

                      Criminal Practice Clinic

                      Ms. Livingston co-teaches the Criminal Practice Clinic with Mr. Shemer.   Livingston received her MSW from New York University in 1984 and her JD from the University of Maryland in 1989.
                    • Richard C. Loeb

                      General Counsel, U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board

                      rloeb@ubalt.edu
                      richardloeb@gmail.com
                      Phone: 202.261.7623 
                      Fax: 202.974.7623

                      Government Contracts Seminar

                      Mr. Loeb received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and his J.D. from Case
                      Western Reserve University School of Law.

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                      • Bruce  P. Martin

                        Executive Director, Montgomery County Maryland Merit System Protection Board

                        Maryland Administrative Law

                        Mr. Martin received his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Maryland in 1976, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1979.  Mr. Martin's experience includes services with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and the Governor's Legislative Office, as well as private practice.

                      • Robert S. McCord

                        Assistant Secretary of Operations
                        Maryland Department Planning

                        rmccord@ubalt.edu
                        rsmccord@harfordcountymd.gov
                        Phone: 410.638.3205
                        Fax: 310.879.7651

                        Moot Court Team Advisor

                        Mr. McCord is currently serving as the Assistant Secretary of Operations at Maryland Department Planning.  He was the County Attorney for Harford County from 2004-2014.  Mr. McCord received his B.A. from Loyola College and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  He has been an adjunct professor at University of Baltimore since 1995 and has been coaching the Trademark Law Moot Court team for 24 years.   

                      • Ronald V. Miller, Jr.

                        The Law Offices of Miller & Zois, LLC

                        rmiller@ubalt.edu
                        ronmiller@millerandzois.com
                        Phone: 410.553.6000
                        Fax: 410.760.8922

                        Insurance Law

                        Mr. Miller received his B.S. from Loyola College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law.   

                      • Darren J. Mills

                        Argy Wiltes and Robinson, PC

                        dmills@ubalt.edu
                        mills@argy.com
                        Phone: 703.770.0542
                        Fax:   N/A

                        S Corporations

                        Mr. Mills received his B.S. in 1990 from Seton Hall University and his J.D. in 1995 from Seton Hall School of Law.   He has more than 15 years of tax experience, largely working with corporations and flow-through entities.   

                      • Scott Moeves

                        Smith and Downey PA

                        smoeves@ubalt.edu
                        smoeves@smithdowney.com
                        Phone: 410.321.6747
                        Fax: 410.321.6270

                        Executive Compensation
                        Welfare Benefit Plans

                        Mr. Moeves received his B.A. from Thomas More College and his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. 

                      • Judith D. Moran

                        jmoran@ubalt.edu
                        jbdm88@aol.com
                        Phone: 212.348.3100


                        Families, Law and Literature

                        Ms. Moran received a B.S in Nursing from Georgetown University, a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Florida, her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a Master's degree from Columbia University focused on narrative legal studies.  Ms. Moran has devoted her legal career to issues relating to families and children.  In addition to teaching Families, Law and Literature at the University of Baltimore School of Law, she also leads a narrative studies seminar comprised of students enrolled in Columbia Law School's Child Advocacy Clinic.
                      • Honorable Joseph Murphy, Jr.

                        Silverman Thompson Slutkin and White LLC

                        jfmurphy@ubalt.edu
                        josephmurphy@mdattorney.com
                        Phone: 410.385.2225
                        Fax: 410.547.2432

                        Evidence

                        Judge Murphy received his A.B. from Boston College in 1965 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland in 1969. He was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 1993 and retired from it in 2011.   Judge Murphy co-teaches Evidence with Erin Murphy Ehman.  
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                        • Alan Nemeth

                          Sole Practitioner

                           

                          anemeth@ubalt.edu
                          mdanimallaw@aol.com
                          Phone: 703.371.3063
                          Fax: N/A

                          Animal Law Seminar

                          Mr. Nemeth received his undergraduate degree from the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore and his J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University.

                        • Michele Nethercott

                          Director, Innocence Project Clinic

                          mnethercott@ubalt.edu
                          AL414
                          Phone: 410.837.6543
                          Fax: 410.837.4776

                          Innocence Project Clinic
                          Wrongful Convictions Seminar

                          Ms. Nethercott received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in 1980 and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1984.

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                          • Patrick O’Malley

                            pomalley@ubalt.edu

                            Military Law Seminar
                            National Security Law

                            Mr. O’Malley has a degree in Philosophy from Fordham University and received his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law in Queens, NY.

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                            • Albert Palewicz

                              National Labor Relations Board

                              apalewicz@ubalt.edu
                              albert.palewicz@nlrb.gov
                              Phone: 410.962.2811
                              Fax: 410 962.2198.

                              Administrative Law
                              Employment Law
                              Labor Law

                              Mr. Palewicz received his B.A., with honors, from the St. Mary’s Seminar and University in 1965 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland in 1976. He has served as the Regional Attorney of the National Labor Relations Board’s Baltimore Office since 1987. 

                            • Brad Peabody

                              Maryland State Public Defender, Appellate Division

                              bpeabody@ubalt.edu
                              bpeabody@opd.state.md.us
                              Phone: 410.767.8532
                              Fax: 410.333.8801

                              Coach, National Moot Court Competition Team

                              Peabody received his B.A., cum laude from Sewanee: The University of the South in 1971, and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University in 1975. He has been an adjunct since 2003.

                            • Linda T. Penn

                              Office of Public Defender's Office, Mental Health Division

                              lpenn@ubalt.edu
                              lpenn@opd.state.md.us
                              Phone: 410.347.1068

                              Disability Law Clinic

                              Ms. Penn received her B.S. from the University of Maryland in 1983 and her J.D. Cum Laude from University of Baltimore School of Law in 1986.  She co-teaches the Disability Law Clinic with Prof. Donald Stone.

                            • Adeen Postar

                              University of Baltimore School of Law

                              apostar@ubalt.edu
                              Phone: 410.837.4562
                              Fax: 410.837-4656

                              Legal Research Workshop

                              Adeen Postar joined the University of Baltimore Law Library as Director in May 2014 after being Deputy Director of the Pence Law Library at American University, Washington College of Law for 10 years. She has extensive experience in law firm, academic and government libraries, previously working as the library manager at the Washington office of Blank Rome LLP, coordinator for external services at Edward Bennett Williams Law Library at the Georgetown University Law Center and as a reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. She also has been an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the Law Librarians' Society of the District of Columbia serving in various leadership positions. Her current work includes the administration of the Law Library, teaching Advanced Legal Research and she also is the associate editor of the State Practice Materials: Annotated Bibliographies published by Hein. Postar has a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and a master's of library science from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the bars of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia. She lives in North Bethesda, MD.

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                              • Ira Rainess

                                Silverman Thompson Slutkin White

                                irainess@ubalt.edu
                                ira@playermanagement.com

                                Phone: 410.576.0001
                                Fax: 410.547.2432

                                Sports Law

                                M r. Rainess received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1989 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1992.   

                              • Gregory Rapisarda

                                Saul, Ewing, LLP

                                grapisarda@ubalt.edu
                                gls95@hotmail.com
                                Phone: 410.332.8963
                                Fax: 410.332.8862

                                Moot Court Team Advisor

                                Mr. Rapisarda received his B.S. from Towson University in 1996 and his J.D., maga cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2005.   

                              • Donald Rea

                                Saul Ewing, LLP

                                drea@ubalt.edu

                                Attorney Externship

                                Mr. Rea received his B.A. degree in philosophy from Loyola College in 1986 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1993.  Mr. Rea began his legal career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Howard S. Chasanow of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. He is a Partner with Saul Ewing, LLP in its Commercial Litigation Department and also co-chairs Saul Ewing's Financial Services and Construction/Development Practice Groups.
                              • John Richowsky

                                Sole Practitioner

                                jrichowsky@ubalt.edu
                                Phone: 410.535.6106
                                Fax:410.535.9690

                                Litigation Process

                                Mr. Richowsky received his B.A., with honors, from Tulane University and the University of Birmingham, England, and his M.A., Ph.D, and J.D. from Duke University.

                              • Stuart Rombro

                                Rosenberg, Martin, Greenberg LLP

                                 

                                srombro@ubalt.edu
                                srombro@rosenbergmartin.com
                                Phone: 410.727.6600
                                Fax: 410.727.1115

                                Partnership Taxation

                                M r. Rombro received his B.A. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.   

                              • Samuel I. Rosenberg

                                Member, Maryland House of Representatives

                                 

                                srosenberg@ubalt.edu
                                delsandy@aol.com
                                Phone: 410.664.2646
                                Fax: 410.367.4968

                                Legislation Workshop

                                Delegate Rosenberg received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his J.D. from Columbia University. He has been a member of the Maryland House of Delegates since 1983.    

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                                • Tamara D. Sanders

                                  Associate Public Defender

                                   

                                  tsanders@ubalt.edu
                                  Phone: 410.767.2249
                                  Fax: 410.333.8801

                                  Family Law Moot Court

                                  Ms. Sanders received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1996 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2005.    

                                • Christopher Schoen

                                  Dewey and LeBoeuf L.L.P.

                                  cschoen@ubalt.edu
                                  cschoen@deweyleboeuf.com

                                  Consolidated Corporations

                                  Mr. Schoen received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1992.    

                                • Honorable Mark Scurti

                                  Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland

                                  mscurti@ubalt.edu

                                  Perspectives on Sexual Orientation & the Law Seminar

                                  Judge Scurti received his B.A. and M.A. from Loyola College in 1985 and 1982, respectively, and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1991.  

                                • Ren Serey

                                  State of Maryland, Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays

                                  rserey@ubalt.edu
                                  rserey@dnr.state.md.us
                                  Phone: 301.646.0965
                                  Fax: 410.974.5338

                                  Coastal Law Seminar

                                  Mr. Serey received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1999.   

                                • Marc E. Shach

                                  Sole Practitioner
                                  mshach@ubalt.edu
                                  mshach@comcast.net
                                  Phone: 443.857.9718
                                  Fax: 410.559.9009

                                  Business Bankruptcy

                                  Mr. Shach received his B.S. from Towson University in 1986 and his J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore in 1989.

                                • Denise Oakes Shaffer

                                  Deputy Director of Quality Assurance
                                  Administrative Law Judge
                                  Office of Administrative Hearings

                                  dshaffer@ubalt.edu
                                  denise.shaffer@maryland.gov
                                  Phone: 410.229.4174

                                  Mediation Skills

                                  ALJ Shaffer received her B.A. degree from Loyola College in 1989 and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1991. She served as Prettyman Fellow at the Georgetown University Law Center from 1993-1995.
                                • Daniel Shemer

                                  President and Founder, Shemer Bar Review

                                  dshemer@ubalt.edu
                                  dshemer@earthlink.net
                                  Phone: 443.759.3324
                                  Fax: N/A

                                  Criminal Practice Clinic

                                  Mr. Shemer received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1980. Dan Shemer was an Assistant Public Defender for the State of Maryland for 19 years, from 1980 until 1999. After handling felonies in the Baltimore City office for nearly 10 years, in 1990, Dan was appointed as the first Director of Training and Continuing Education for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender. In 1995, he returned to full-time trial work as a “PD” in Carroll County, representing persons in all parts of the criminal justice system, including children in juvenile court and adults facing murder charges. Dan received the Alan H. Murrell Award from the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in 1992, twice received the President’s Award from the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and received an award for “Outstanding Teaching By An Adjunct Faculty Member” from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2004. In 2015, he presented at the Maryland Judicial Institute’s “Evidence in Criminal Cases,” a program for Maryland judges. Dan has been a speaker for programs sponsored by the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has coached and presented at criminal defense programs in New York, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, Kentucky and Maryland. Having prepared students for the Maryland Bar Exam since 1981, in 1999, Dan founded Shemer Bar Review, which he continues to operate.

                                • Daryl J. Sidle

                                  Baxter, Baker, Sidle and Conn, P.A.

                                  dsidle@ubalt.edu
                                  djs@bbsclaw.com

                                  Phone: 410.385.8077
                                  Fax: 410.230.3801

                                  Estate and Gift Taxation

                                  Mr. Sidle received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Maryland in 1985.

                                • Ephraim R. Siff

                                  Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office

                                  esiff@ubalt.edu
                                  ersesq@yahoo.com

                                  Phone: 410.887.4824

                                  Maryland Criminal Procedure
                                  Maryland Civil Procedure

                                  Ephraim Siff is a prosecutor in the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office.  He is a gradudate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and has been an adjunct professor since 2013.

                                • Charles L. Simmons, Jr.

                                  Gorman & Williams

                                  CLSimmons@gandwlaw.com
                                  Phone: 410.528.0600
                                  Fax: 410.528.0602

                                  Maritime Law

                                  Mr. Simmons received his B.S. from Towson State University in 1992 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore in 1996.  He is a partner at the firm of Gorman & Williams and his practice focuses on maritime law and litigation, insurance coverage and defense, products liability defense, and construction law and litigation.

                                • Andrew G. Slutkin

                                  Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White

                                  aslutkin@ubalt.edu
                                  aslutkin@mdattorney.com
                                  Phone: 410.385.2786
                                  Fax: 410.547.2432

                                  Medical Malpractice Litigation

                                  Mr. Slutkin received his J.D. from Duke University in 1991. 

                                • John B. Snyder III

                                  Director, University of Baltimore Tax Clinic

                                  jsnyder@ubalt.edu
                                  Phone: 410.837.5706
                                  AL411

                                  Tax Clinic
                                  Tax Practice and Procedure
                                  Tax Research and Writing

                                  Mr. Snyder received his B.A. from the University of New Mexico and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law.

                                • Michael Spekter

                                  The Law Firm of Michael L. Spekter

                                  mspekter@ubalt.edu
                                  spekterlaw@aol.com
                                  Phone: 202.223.8112
                                  Fax: 240.235.4441

                                  Law Firm Management

                                  The Law Firm of Michael L. Spekter is dedicated to protecting federal and private sector employees against adverse employment actions in Washington, DC and Maryland. 

                                • Frank Spector

                                  Spector & Kopec, LLC

                                  Fspector@ubalt.edu
                                  Fs@spectorkopec.com
                                  Phone: 410.385.0054
                                  Fax: 410.385.0087

                                  Litigation Process

                                  Frank Spector earned his BA degree in Political Science from Duke University in 1988. He is a 1991 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law with honors.

                                • Andrew T. Stephenson

                                  Franklin and Prokopik, P.C.

                                  astephenson@ubalt.edu
                                  astephenson@fandpnet.com
                                  Phone: 410.230.3638
                                  Fax: 410.752.6868

                                  Litigation Process

                                  Andrew received his law degree from the University of London before coming to the U.S. in 1998 when he started working for the Office of the Attorney General. He has been a member of the New York and Maryland State Bars since 1999 and 2000 respectively. He is a member of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Since 2001 he has been working in the private sector for the law firm of Franklin & Prokopik. Currently, Andrew is a senior partner and shareholder at F&P. He is a seasoned civil litigator with a busy trial practice. He is a member of the board of directors for the Trucking Industry Defense Association; a fellow of the American Bar Foundation; former chair of the ABA’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee; and Co-Chair of the ABA’s Transportation Megaconference. He also routinely attends and participates in the Arkansas Trucking Seminar, the Defense Research Institute Seminar and he is an active member of USLaw. He serves as General Counsel to the Maryland Motor Truck Association; the Maryland Movers’ Council; the Maryland Motor Coach Association and the Towing and Recovery Professionals of Maryland.

                                   

                                • Larry Strauss

                                  Larry Strauss and Associates

                                  lstrauss@ubalt.edu
                                  larry@larrystraussesqcpa.com
                                  Phone: 410.484.2142
                                  Fax: 443.352.3282

                                  Bankruptcy Taxation

                                  Mr. Strauss received his B.A. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1988, his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2003, and his LL.M. Taxation from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1997. 

                                Honorable Stephen Swift

                                Judge, US Tax Court

                                sswift@ubalt.edu
                                jswift@ustaxcourt.gov
                                Phone: 202.521.0760
                                Fax: N/A

                                Tax Practice and Procedure

                                Judge Swift received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1967 and his J.D. from the George Washington School of Law in 1970.  

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                                • Mark Talty

                                  Office of the Maryland Attorney General

                                  mark.talty@ubalt.edu
                                  mark.talty@maryland.gov
                                  Phone: 410.260.8352
                                  Fax: 410.260.8364

                                  Coastal Law Seminar

                                  Mr. Talty received his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.   

                                • Nicole Taylor

                                  Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, LLC

                                  negerton@ubalt.edu
                                  nicoletaylor@mptlaw.com
                                  Phone: 410.234.8181
                                  Fax: 410.779.9052

                                  Judicial Externship

                                  Nicole Egerton Taylor practices both civil and criminal law, and litigates in the areas of personal injury, worker’s compensation, and criminal law. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in 2000, and is the co-owner of The Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, LLC, a practice with offices in both Baltimore City and Baltimore County. In the community, Nicole does pro bono work for several organizations, and has been a community resource partner with THREAD, an at-risk youth mentoring program, since 2009. In addition to being the Criminal Section Co-chair with the Maryland Association of Justice, Nicole is an active member in many bar associations, including the Bar Association of Baltimore City, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, and others.

                                • Hope Tipton

                                  Family Division Master, Circuit Court of Baltimore City

                                  htipton@ubalt.edu

                                  hope.tipton@mdcourts.gov
                                  Phone: 410.396.3109
                                  Fax: 443.396.5955

                                  Judicial Externship

                                  Master Tipton received her B.A. from Transylvania University (Lexington, KY) in 1997 and her J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2000.  Prior to her appointment to the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, she represented poor and low-income children and families across the State of Maryland.  Master Tipton is a member of the bar of Maryland and Supreme Court of the United States.  Master Tipton is active and holds leadership  positions in the Bar Association for Baltimore City and Baltimore Women's Bar Association. 

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                                  • Marie Vasbinder

                                     

                                    marie.vasbinder@ubalt.edu
                                    mevasbinder@msn.com
                                    Phone: 410.971.5542

                                    ILS/Torts
                                    Introduction to Advocacy
                                    Health Care Law

                                    Ms. Vasbinder most recently graduated from the University of Baltimore where she completed her Juris Doctorate degree in 2005, graduating with honors.  She holds an MBA from the University of Baltimore.  She is board certified as an Advanced Nurse Executive and is also nationally certified in Healthcare Compliance.  She has served as the VP and CNO as well as Chief Quality Officer for three major health organizations.  She is experienced in the areas of Risk Management, Compliance, and Labor Management. 

                                  • Thiru Vignarajah

                                    Division Chief, Major Investigations Unit Baltimore City State’s Attorney

                                    tvignarajah@ubalt.edu
                                    thiruvendran.vignarajah@gmail.com
                                    Phone: 410.396.4999
                                    Fax: N/A

                                    Constitutional Law 

                                    Mr. Vignarajah received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He joined the State’s Attorney’s Office in 2011.

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                                    • Ryan Walburn

                                      Franklin & Prokopik, P.C.

                                      rwalburn@ubalt.edu
                                      rwalburn@fandpnet.com
                                      Phone: 410.752.8700
                                      Fax: 410.752.6868

                                      Coach, National Trial Team

                                      Walburn received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in College Park in 2009 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014. He practices primarily in the area of liability defense and copyright & trademark law. He has been an adjunct with the University of Baltime School of Law since 2015.

                                    Scott Walchak

                                    Office of the Attorney General

                                    Deputy Counsel Maryland Department of Transportation

                                    Residential Real Estate Workshop

                                    Mr. Walchak received his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1995 and his J.D. from the University of Hawaii School of Law.  He is an adjunct faculty member at the International Law Institute in Washington, D.C. and has served as an expert to the United Nations in matters of economic and commercial law.

                                    Nicole M. Whitaker

                                    Whitaker Legal, LLC

                                    nwhitaker@ubalt.edu
                                    nicole@whitaker-legal.com

                                    Legal Analysis, Research & Writing, LLM
                                    Lawyering
                                    in Spanish

                                    Nicole M. Whitaker received her B.A. from the University of Maryland: College Park and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  Her Towson law practice focuses on immigration law, estate planning, and family law.  

                                  • Mildeen G. Worrell

                                    Vice Chair, ERISA Advisory Counsel US Department of Labor

                                    mworrell@ubalt.edu
                                    mgworrell@yahoo.com
                                    Phone: 301.654.7795
                                    Fax: 301.312.8983

                                    Advanced Qualified Pension and Profit Sharing Plans

                                    Ms. Worrell received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amhurst in 1981, her J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1984 and her LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1986.   She has more than two decades of public policy, legal, and legislative experience.  

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                                    • Daria Zane

                                      dzane@ubalt.edu
                                      dariazane@gmail.com
                                      Phone: 202.607.0689

                                      Remedies
                                      ILS-Civil Procedure
                                      Introduction to Advocacy

                                      Ms. Zane received her B.S. in Business, summa cum laude, from the University of Maryland.  She received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, with honors, where she was a school finalist in the Van Vleck Moot Court Competition.  She has served as a Special Master for the Court of Federal Claims and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.