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  1. Construction & Development: 20%
  2. Health Care: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

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Semmes, Bowen & Semmes

Suite 1400
25 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201-2423

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes

Suite 1100
1001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC, 20036




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Life Insurance Law CommitteeChairN/A
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar Association, Construction Litigation CommitteeFounding Co-ChairN/A
Defense Research Institute, Construction Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Life, Health and Disability CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Forum Committee on Construction IndustryMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Public Contract Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Health and Disability Insurance Law CommitteeMemberN/A
American Arbitration Association, National Panel of Commercial Arbitrators Mediation PanelMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Practical Construction Law For Maryland ContractorsPractical Construction Law For Maryland Contractors2007
For The DefenseChallenges to Life Insurers: Fraudulent Foreign Death Claims2007
Indoor Air Quality: Is It An Issue For Architects?Indoor Air Quality: Is It An Issue For Architects?2005
Can Individual Claimants Run to the Regulatory Agency to Recover Policy Benefits Instead of to Court?Can Individual Claimants Run to the Regulatory Agency to Recover Policy Benefits Instead of to Court?2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
Trinity CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National Business InstituteResolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects2006
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersEffective Use of Mediation, Arbitration and Other Dispute Resolution Procedures in Commercial and Construction Disputes2006
National Business InstituteAdvanced Construction Law in Maryland2005
Lorman Business SystemsMaryland Construction Lien Law2005
Second Annual Meeting of DRI Construction Law CommitteeConstruction Industry Dispute Resolution: Benefits and Pitfalls? Where is it Heading?1997
Annual Meeting of the Eastern Claims ConferenceSome Issues to be Considered in Evaluating and Defending Disability Claims by The Substance Abusing Health Care Professional1997
MICPEL/MSBA Construction Litigation Committee programsAlternative Disputes Resolution Techniques in Construction Litigation1995