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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.

    jastrachan@agtlawyers.com
    Phone: 410.783.3520
    Fax: 410.783.3530

    Trademark and Unfair Competition
    Copyright Law
    Intellectual Property and Mass Communications

    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 1999.
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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.
  • Jeffrey Bernstein

    Attorney, Administrative Office of the Courts
    Judicial College of Maryland

    jeffrey.bernstein@ubalt.edu
    jeffrey.bernstein@mdcourts.gov
    Phone: 410.260.3599

    National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team

    Mr. Bernstein received his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2009, and his J.D. magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014. While attending UB, he served as the Symposium Editor of the UB Law Review, as a Warnken Competition Chair for the Moot Court Program, and was a national quarterfinalist on the National Moot Court Team.  He has been an adjunct with the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2014.

  • Carol Bittner

    United States District Court
    for the District Court of Maryland

    cbittner@ubalt.edu
    carol_bittner@mdd.uscourts.gov
    Phone: 410.962.2381

    Introduction to Trial Advocacy

    Carol Bittner received her B.A. from Loyola University Maryland in 1992 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1995.  She has been a staff attorney in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland since 2002.  She has presented at the Institute for Federal Judicial Law Clerks of the Fourth Circuit regarding prisoner litigation in the district courts.  She has also served as an adjunct at the University of Baltimore School of Law in the Legal Skills Program since 2014.

  • 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.
  • Jennifer L. Burroughs

    Associate Counsel, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of Veterans' Appeals

    jburroughs@ubalt.edu
    jennifer.burroughs@va.gov
    Phone: 202.632.4794

    Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team

    Ms. Burroughs received her undergraduate degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 2010, and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014.  She has been an adjunct with the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2015.
  • Russell Butler

    Executive Director, Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc.


    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, and with the law library at University of Baltimore since 2004.

  • 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.

  • William J. Cook

    National Trust for Historic Preservation

    wcook@ubalt.edu
    wcook@savingplaces.org
    Phone: 202.588.6283
    Fax: 202.588.6070

    Litigation Process
    Historic Preservation Law

    Will Cook is an associate general counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Prior to joining the National Trust, Will taught full-time at Charleston School of Law in the areas of Property Law, Constitutional Law, Appellate Advocacy, Historic Preservation, and Art and Culture Heritage Law. He also teaches Preservation Law at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation. He has taugh at the University of Baltimore since 2014.

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  • Robin Denick

    Office of Chief Counsel, IRS

    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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  • Oleg Fastovsky

    Criminal Defense Attorney, Price Benowitz LLP

    ofastovsky@ubalt.edu
    oleg.fastovsky@gmail.com
    Phone: 410.487.2901
    Fax: 443.769.1556

    National Trial Competition Trial Team

    Oleg is an experienced Maryland trial attorney who has represented numerous individuals charged with all forms of criminal defenses. Oleg grew up in the Baltimore area and attended Towson University, where he attained both undergraduate and graduate degrees. After, he attended University of Baltimore School of Law, graduating magna cum laude.   Following law school, Oleg clerked for the Honorable Judge Arrie W. Davis on the Court of Special Appeals and has since nearly exclusively represented individuals charged with criminal offenses. He has been nominated in SuperLawyers Magazine each year since 2012 as a Top Attorney/Rising Star.

  • Charles Fax

    Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver LLC

    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.

  • Karen Ferretti


    Introduction to Advocacy

    Ms. Ferretti is a well-respected, experienced trial lawyer who primarily concentrates her practice in the defense of medical malpractice, and in litigating both plaintiff's and defense personal injury claims. She  received her B.A. from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland, and taught in the Montgomery County Public Schools for one year before attending law school at the University of Baltimore.  She graduated, cum laude, in 1996.  Ms. Ferretti then served as law clerk to the Honorable Warren D. Donohue of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, following which she practiced with an insurance defense firm before joining Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chartered in 2003.  In 2007, she moved to North Carolina with her husband and 2 children, where for several years she taught school using and enhancing her ability to communicate and persuade.  She returned to Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades in 2011 and became a partner of the firm in 2013. 

  • 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 isthe 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

    Forster, Johnson & LeCompte

    nforster@gmail.com
    Phone: 410.685.6000
    Fax: 443.320.9241

    Constitutional Criminal Procedure I
    Constitutional Criminal Procedure II
    Appellate Advocacy

    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 is a criminal defense attorney representing defendants in trial and appellate courts at both the state and federal levels for the past 30 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

    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: 410.615.3175

    Trial Advocacy

    Ms. Greenberg received her J.D. from the James Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 1985.  She has been a litigator with the Department of Justice since 1985 and has led training programs at the National Advocacy Center and the DOJ Criminal Division.

  • 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.

    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@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.

  • Jermaine Haughton

    Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

    rhaughton@milesstockbridge.com
    Phone: 410.385.3694

    Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition

    Jermaine (or "Ryan") is an Associate in Miles & Stockbridge's Baltimore office where he focuses on Products Liability and Mass Torts litigation issues.  He is a 2015 graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law and a 2012 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.  In recognition of his hard work as a student at UB Law and in the Baltimore community, Jermaine was honored with the Law School's Faculty Award for Most Outstanding Student in the day section of the class of 2015.

  • 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

    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

    william_kanwisher@fd.org
    Phone: 443.831.8118
    Fax: 410.962.0872

    Innocence Project Clinic

    Mr.Kanwisher received hisundegraduate 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

    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.

  • Rima Kikani

    Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, P.A.

    rkikani@ubalt.edu
    rima.kikani@murphyfalcon.com
    Phone: 410.951.8800
    Fax: 410.539.6599

    Coach, National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition Team

    Ms. Kikani received her B.A. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  Her current areas of practice include medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, and constitutional rights violations.  She has been an adjunct at the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2014.

  • 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 Kodeck

    akodeck@ubalt.edu
    Phone: 410.767.1234

    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

     

    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.

  • Robert Lidston

    Anello and Lidston

    rlidston@ubalt.edu
    nlidston@mcdonogh.org
    Phone: 410.242.6600
    Fax: 410.242.2041

    Introduction to Advocacy

    Lidston received an A.B. from Loyola College (now Loyola University) in 1969, an M.A. in English in 1971 and a Ph.D in English in 1978, both from the University of Maryland, and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1984.  He has been an adjunct at the University of Baltimore School of Law for over twenty-fiver years.

  • 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

    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, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Mr. Martin's experience includes service 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 professorat 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

    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.

  • Julianne Montes de Oca

    State of Maryland Court of Special Appeals

    julianne.montesdeoca@ubalt.edu
    Julianne.montesdeoca@gmail.com
    Phone: 501.425.4932

    Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Team

    Julianne received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2008, and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2013.  After working as a contract attorney at a small firm, she joined Judge Dan Friedman as his Senior Law Clerk in September 2014. 

  • Catherine Moore

    Coordinator for International Law Programs at the Center for International                  and Comparative Law, UB School of Law

    cmoore@ubalt.edu
    Phone: 410.837.6784

    CICL Student Fellows I/II

    Catherine Moore is the Coordinator for International Law Programs at the Center for International and Comparative Law. In this capacity, she manages a broad portfolio of programs, including the LL.M. in the Law of the United States (LOTUS), international exchange and study abroad programs, and she is the Program Director for the Winter Study Abroad Program in Curacao. She also oversees the CICL Student Fellows work on international legal projects with partner organizations, including International Rights Advocates, Track Impunity Always (TRIAL), and Maryland Legal Aid's Human Rights Project. She received her B.A. from University of Georgia in 2005, her LLB from University of Essex in 2012, her Masters in International and European Laws from Mention assez bien, Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre in 2012, and her Masters of Law (LL.M) from the University of Virginia in 2013. You can see more about Catherine Moore here.

  • Judith D. Moran


    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.
  • Pierce Murphy

    Leitess Friedberg PC

    pmurphy@ubalt.edu
    pierce.murphy.84@gmail.com
    pierce.murphy@lf-pc.com

    Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court

    Murphy received a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2007, and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2011.  As a law student, he won the First Place and Best Brief awards in the 2010 Byron L. Warnken Moot Court Competition.  He has been an adjunct moot court coach since 2012.

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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 fromUniversity 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.

  • 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.

  • George Ritchie

    Introduction to Advocacy

    Mr. Ritchie is a member at Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander and is a trial lawyer and adviser with over 20 years of experience handling high stakes litigation matters and other strategic challenges facing private and public companies.  He counsels clients on risk avoidance, crisis management, and company-sensitive issues In addition to his courtroom work, he has substantial experience in representing companies and individuals involved in government investigations.  Mr. Ritchie regularly provides pre-litigation analysis and advice to clients, and has lectured extensively on the importance of pre-litigation planning and expert witness development.    He has been teaching in the Introduction to Advocacy program at the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2015.

     

  • Stuart Rombro

    Rosenberg, Martin, Greenberg LLP

     

    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@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@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@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.

  • Frederic Smalkin

    Baltimore City Law Department

    Phone: 443.475.0585

    Introduction to Advocacy

    Mr. Smalkin is a litigator in the Baltimore City Law Department, where he has represented the Mayor and City Council in state and federal trial and appellate courts.  Mr. Smalkin also advises the City on a variety of technology matters, and he is managing the Law Department's transition to cloud-based practice management and information governance infrastructure. Previously, Ms. Smalkin served as the Senior Law Clerk to Judge Albert Matricciani, in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

    Mr. Smalkin chairs the Technology Committee of the Bar Association of Baltimore City and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association's Technology Committee. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and has been an adjunct professor at UMBC, where he taught Ethics of Information Technology, as well as the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he has taught Introduction to Advocacy since 2013.

  • Roxanne Smalkin

    Court of Special Appeals of Maryland

    rsmalkin@ubalt.edu
    roxanne.smalkin@mdcourts.gov
    Phone: 410.887.6046
    Fax: 410.337.5429

    Introduction to Advocacy

    Smalkin has served as Senior Law Clerk to the Hon. Alexander Wright since his appointment to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in 2008. She received her B.A. from UMBC in 2001, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2006.  Smalkin has been an adjunct with the University of Baltimore School of Law since 2010.

  • Norman L. Smith

    Nusinov Smith LLP

    nsmith@ubalt.edu
    nsmith@nusinovsmith.com
    Phone: 410.554.3600

    Professional Responsibility

    Mr.  Smith received his undergraduate degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in 1974 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1985.  He has served as an adjunct faculty member at UB since 1992.

  • Patricia Smith

    Director, Legal Services
    Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

    psmith@ubalt.edu
    kakulani@verizon.net
    Phone: 410.952.8692

     

    Director, Legal Services
    Faculty Coach, National Environmental Moot Court Team

    Professor Smith received her B.A. in 1974, M.A. in 1977, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1980.  She has been teaching as an adjunct at the University of Baltimore School of Law for over 20 years.  Professor Smith is a practicing attorney, and her professional interests include civil and criminal litigation, and policy issues for the government.  She has also taught at other colleges and numerous government agencies.

  • 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@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

    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

    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

    CoastalLaw 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.

  • Jeffrey Toppe

    Saul E. Kerpelman & Associates

    jsnyder@ubalt.edu
    Phone: 443.396.3932
    Fax: 443.345.3433

    Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition Team

    Mr. Toppe graduated summa cum laude from University of Baltimore School of Law in 2014. While attending UB, Mr. Toppe served as the Executive Editor of the UB Law Review, and as a Law Scholar for both Contracts I and Contracts II courses. In 2014, Mr. Toppe was published in the Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy on an issue relating to the First Amendment and online censorship. In his spare time, Mr. Toppe performs improv comedy with the Baltimore Improv Group.

  • Michael Torres

    Maryland Office of the Public Defender

    mtorres@ubalt.edu
    Phone: 410.767.8516
    Fax: 410.333.8801

    Introduction to Advocacy

    Mr. Torres earned his Bachelor of Arts from New York University in 2007 and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 2010.  Immediately after law school, Mr. Torres clerked at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  In 2011, he joined the Maryland Office of the Public Defender's Appellate Division.

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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

    thiruvendran.vignarajah@gmail.com
    Phone: 410.396.4999

    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

    Senior Legal and Economic Advisor                                                                               United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

    Residential Real Estate Workshop
    Real Estate Finance

    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 former Principal and Deputy Counsel with the Maryland Attorney General's Office handling matters of procurement and public infrastructure development.

  • 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 onimmigration 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.