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Hugging It Out with Teresa Wynn Roseborough
The self-described Brown v. Board of Education baby embraces The Home Depot "One of my primary role models as a student-and now-is Thurgood Marshall," she says, as shorthand for her sociopolitical ideals. She calls herself "basically a nerd lawyer, interested...

Introducing the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition Digital Magazine
The 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition is here! This annual publication includes exceptional attorneys from over 9,000 firms who have mastered their skills in five different business-related practice areas: Business & Transactions; Construction, Real Estate and Environmental; Employment; Intellectual Property;...

Defending People after the Worst Day of Their Life
Criminal defense attorney Margaret Sind Raben of Gurewitz & Raben shares stories of incorrect paperwork, double jeopardy and the legal definition of a dating relationship.  Q: Did you do criminal defense from the start? A: When I first started practicing,...

Tom Kline -- Bringing it All Back Home
Tom Kline has been our number one rated attorney in Pennsylvania every year since 2004, when we first started rating attorneys in the state. He was our first cover subject and is a founding and current member of the Super Lawyers...

Connect with Motivated Clients as the Expert in Your Field
Looking to highlight your expertise to a group of consumers at an affordable price? Our Ask Super Lawyers Answer Page allows you to showcase your knowledge in a specific area of law with a state-specific question and answer set. This...

Sharing Excellence at the Super Lawyers Advisory Board Retreat
Super Lawyers recently completed its 2014 Advisory Board Retreat, held October 17-19 in Rancho Mirage, California. Attendees included 18 members of the National Advisory Board along with Super Lawyers and FindLaw management. The Super Lawyers Advisory Board is composed of...

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By Joe Mullich
2014 Northern California Super Lawyers

For Morrison & Foerster, pro bono work is more than just a priority

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By Rose Nisker
2014 Northern California Super Lawyers

Divorce lawyer Esther Lerner makes it her business to see that kids don’t get caught in the crossfire

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Appeal to Adventure
By Nancy Henderson
2014 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers

Susan Ford Robertson attacks appellate cases with the same intensity she honed as a competitive cyclist

The Constant Constables
By Amy Kates
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers

James Constable, the fifth generation of Constables to practice law in Maryland, tells us about his passion for preserving land, growing up in the country, and that time his great-great uncle almost clobbered a U.S. president

From the Barre to the Bar
By Beth Taylor
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers

Rebecca A. Nitkin traded in her pointe shoes for a criminal defense practice

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What happens when a protective order is taken out against me in Maryland?

Any number of things can happen if a spouse or partner takes out a protective order against you. These might end up in you: Being prohibited from …

Answered by James E. Crawford, Jr., 4 days ago

What benefits am I entitled to when I am hurt at work in Minnesota?

If you have a work-related injury in Minnesota, you are entitled to four basic benefits. These include wage loss benefits, medical benefits, …

Answered by Kathryn Hipp Carlson, 6 days ago

Does workers’ comp cover my injury in Maryland?

To get workers’ compensation, there are three general requirements: Your injury must have been an accident (defined for workers’ comp as an …

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What Is My New York Sexual Harassment Case Worth?

The value of your sexual harassment case depends on many factors. The first consideration is whether the harasser and/or employer is liable for the …

Answered by Derek T. Smith, 3 days ago

Can I still get in trouble for marijuana possession in Maryland even though it has been decriminalized?

Maryland decriminalized the possession and use of marijuana with Senate Bill 364, which went into effect in October 2014. For people caught with less …

Answered by James E. Crawford, Jr., 4 days ago

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The Bellows Law Group, P.C.

Laurel Bellows, principal of The Bellows Law Group, P.C. is an internationally recognized business lawyer counseling senior executives and corporations in the United States and globally on employment matters, employment and severance agreements, executive compensation and workplace disputes. Her expertise in executive compensation matters also includes mid-level management compensation and human resource/talent management matters involving incentives, retirement and workforce restructuring.

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