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Glenn Grossman, Esq., former Maryland Bar Counsel, joins Eccleston and Wolf to defend Attorney Grievance Commission (AGC) matters and provide ethical advice to Maryland lawyers.

Eccleston and Wolf is pleased to announce that former Maryland Bar Counsel, Glenn M. Grossman, recently joined the firm as an attorney.  As recently reported by The Daily Record, at Eccleston and Wolf, Mr. Grossman’s practice will be focused upon the defense of attorney grievance matters, analyzing attorney ethics matters and providing ethical advice, as… Read More

Cautionary Notes with Unbundling Legal Services

Unbundled legal service is a method of legal service delivery that allows attorneys to (1) break down legal tasks of their clients and (2) provide limited representation only pertaining to a clearly defined portion of the client’s legal needs. Upon the completion of an attorney’s limited representation, the remainder of the client’s legal responsibilities is… Read More

Social Media Evidence Requires Higher Authentication Standard in Maryland

Practitioners face a higher than usual standard when authenticating social media evidence and posts in Maryland courts. In Griffin v. State, the Court of Appeals emphasized the necessity of distinctive characteristics in order to overcome the possibility of manipulation and hacking. More recently, in Sublet v. State, the Court adopted the “reasonable juror” standard. Sublet… Read More

Oh No! A Letter from Bar Counsel…

What To Do If You Receive a Letter from Bar Counsel According to its Annual Report, the Attorney Grievance Commission sends out roughly 2,000 complaint letters each year. Approximately 75% of these initial inquiry letters are dismissed after receiving a well reasoned response. All too often however, matters that might have been promptly resolved with… Read More