Prior Chapter News 2022-2023

Another Fireside Chat: Magistrate Judge Matthew J. Maddox 

On May 26, 2022, the Maryland Chapter hosted a virtual fireside chat with Magistrate Matthew J. Maddox.  Attendees learned about his background and practice preferences.

Magistrate Judge Brendan A. Hurson Participates in Fireside Chat

On April 19, 2022, the Maryland Chapter hosted a virtual fireside chat with Magistrate Judge Brendan A. Hurson.  FBA Board Member Tyra Robinson had the privilege asking him questions about his experience, practice preferences and music preferences. 


Chief Judge James K. Bredar Delivers Virtual State of the Court Address 

On March 29, 2022, the Maryland Chapter hosted the Virtual State of the Court Address with Chief Judge James K. Bredar.  Chapter President Nicholé C. Gatewood provided introductory remarks and Board Member Adam Abelson hosted the event. 


Maryland Chapter Honored at FBA's 2021 Annual Convention in Miami.

On September 25, 2021, the Maryland Chapter was selected for two awards by the Federal Bar Association: the Chapter Activity Presidential Achievement Award and the Meritorious Newsletter Award. The Presidential Achievement Award recognized those outstanding chapters that demonstrated diligent work, accomplishments, and programming over the past year.  The Meritorious Newsletter recognized the best newsletters published by chapters, sections, and divisions to stimulate and encourage continued use of those valuable tools for connection. Katherine Newberger was at the helm as Chapter President during the relevant time period. 

Bob Brennen, President-Elect and editor of our Newsletter, and Lauren McLarney, Chair of our Younger’s Lawyer Division, accepted the awards on the Chapter’s behalf during the Awards Luncheon at the FBA’s 2021 Hybrid Annual Convention & Meeting in Miami, Florida. 

Right to Left: Bob Brennen, President-Elect and FBAMD's Newsletter Editor and Lauren McLarney, FBAMD's Younger Lawyer's Division Chair.