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Martindale-Hubbell, a Lexis-Nexis Company, peer review rating of AV Preeminent for last 25 years, the "Pinnacle of Professional Excellance". What makes our firm different? We painstakingly examine every case from every perspective and seek only a small number of clients, each of whom receives our undivided attention. 


Practice areas


  1. Securities & Investment Fraud: 40%
    27 years
  2. Financial Markets and Services: 40%
    27 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%



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The Tobin Law Firm

3502 Fiske Terrace
Suite 154
Silver Spring, MD, 20906


DCActive 197005/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Apponted, Board of VisitorsCatholic University Law School2008
Chairman's AwardEducational Film Center2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Tobin Law Firm2005 - Present
PartnerFoley & Lardner, LLP1994 - 2002
PartnerOber, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, A Professional Corporation1989 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationChair, Trial Evidence CommitteeN/A
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaChair, Litigation CommitteeN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationChair, Section of LitigationN/A
Montgomery County, MD. Bar AssociationExecutive CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Martens et al v. Seny et alfavorable
In Re American Bio Medica Corpfavorable
Murphy et ux v. Prudential Securities et alfavorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
PublicComment to SEC on Proposed FINRA Rule Amendment2013
American Bar Association publicationEditor, Emerging Problems In The Federal Rules of Evidence1995
ABA/ BNA publicationsThe Constitution and Imposition of Sales Tax On Catelogue (Internet) Purchases1992
Md. Institute of Continuing Legal EducationThe Old New Tort of Negligent Misrepresentation1987
National Law JournalProblems In Evidence Rules1986
70 American Bar Ass'n JournalDombroff On Demonstrative Evidence1984
70 American Bar Ass'nWigmore On Evidence, Vols. 1 and 1A, Tillers1984
Catholic University Law ReviewSuccessive Summary Trading in SecuritiesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1977
Catholic University of America, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
Boston University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1963
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Md. Institute for Continuing Legal EducationGems In Litigation Practice1994
CLE ConferenceEffective Direct Examination of Witnesses1994
Annual MeetingIndependent Professional Evaluations in Court Cases (Expert Witnesses)1991
Md. Institute For Continuing Legal EducationIntentional Torts1988