Future Students

Law School for the Public

Event Information

Saturday, April 16, 2016 
8:30-9 a.m. Registration
NOTE: This event has been cancelled.
No charge.


Law School for the Public

Local attorneys and judges from Anne Arundel County will introduce and discuss important civil, criminal and family law legal issues that affect the public. Some topics include tenant and landlord responsibilities, wills, small claims, divorce and custody issues.

The public is welcome but space is limited. RSVP required; call 410-777-7323. 

 This event has been cancelled for April 16.  


9-9:15 a.m. Plenary Session --Welcome and "Do I Need a Lawyer?"

Session 1 - 9:30-10:45

  • Plan Ahead: Drafting a Will, Power of Attorney and Advance Directive.
  • Help, I've Just Been in a Car Accident: What to Do and Say First.
  • Small Claims: How Maryland Law Helps the Little Guy.
  • Family Law Basics: Issues in Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Choosing the Right Mediator.
  • Before the Ink is Dry: What to Know Before You Sign a Contract

Session 2 - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

  • Administering Small and Regular Estates.
  • Starting a New Business 
  • A Guide to the Foreclosure Process.
  • Collaborative Divorce: The Nonadversaria Approach versus Traditional Divorce.
  • Anatomy of a Criminal Case: Jury and Non-Jury Matters
  • Hard Times; Debts, Collection Laws and Bankruptcy.