Category: News

Today in courthouse stupidity….

Before my client’s case was called down at the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, I watched an idiot come within about 10 seconds of getting herself locked up for aggressive disrespect, whining and snideness towards a pretty even-tempered member of the City’s Bench. Idiot had not filed her notice of intention to defend


I put up four posts earlier today, and Twitter decided to spread the one across the Internet that I found the least well-organized of the four. Conclusion: I am a pretty good blogger, not great, and Twitter has pretty good taste, not great. The Law Office has established an informal business relationship with opposition research

News about the Firm – August

I (Godfrey) will be volunteering in the near future with the legal clinic run by Baltimore’s Jewish Family Services and with the Women’s Law Center of Maryland’s Employment Law Hotline.   Jewish Family Services runs a walk-in clinic monthly and they had a slot for an employment attorney, and the WLC has a weekly telephone

Law Office Update

1)  The Law Office has a new mentee through the Maryland Court of Appeals Professional Program.  At some point soon there may be a post about the new attorney matched to this practice. 2)  While it’s premature to announce this formally, the Law Office has received preliminary good news about an opportunity to contribute on

Congratulations to Craig Roswell, Esquire

A fellow Loyola Blakefield Don, Craig Roswell, Esquire, of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, has been named Managing Partner of that prominent Baltimore insurance defense firm.  Craig’s brother and I had essentially every class in high school together at Loyola for four years in the 1980s.  I was not aware that that firm had a history

The Latest in “Rakofsky v. Internet” from the Philly Law Blog

Philadelphia attorneys Jordan Rushie and Leo Mulvihill practice in that city’s Fishtown neighborhood and publish the Philly Law Blog.  If you haven’t read their synopsis of the procedural posture of that peculiar method of attorney career suicide that attorney Scott Greenfield of New York named “Rakofsky v. Internet“, go read it. Rakofsky, even now, could probably

July 2012 update on the firm

The following is the latest from the Law Office. 1) Godfrey is working on three e-books for distribution to attorneys. The first will be a basic guide to attorney mentoring for both mentees and mentors; the second is be a compendium of 100 of the top Maryland cases for practitioners to know and the third

Going Geek, Gone Geek

I was most pleased to have the chance to speak at the MSBA Annual Meeting’s “Going Geek” presentations on June 14, 2012 in Ocean City. Four of us presented: Heather Pruger, Esq. of Saul Ewing, Laurie Wasserman Esq. of Tydings and Rosenberg, Hughie Hunt, Esq. of Kemet & Hunt in College Park and myself. We