The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) held its 2022 Legal Summit at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City from May 31, 2022, to June 3, 2022. This year’s Summit celebrated the MSBA’s 125 years of supporting and connecting the legal profession across Maryland and beyond. The Summit included Gubernatorial Forums, nationally recognized keynote speakers, including Dan Abrams, Chief Legal Analyst, ABC News, Ari Melber, Anchor, The Beat with Ari Melber, and Brandon Etheridge, General Counsel, Baltimore Ravens, and over 100 programs providing thought leadership, critical practice updates, and more.
On Wednesday, Alexander J. Geraldo, Esq., graduated from the MSBA’s Leadership Academy after completing the year-long program. Alexander can be seen here with Chief Judge James K. Bredar, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and the chair of the MSBA’s Leadership Academy, Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Michael Hudak. He also can be seen with the former Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, Mary Ellen Barbera, who was also in attendance for the Leadership Academy graduation ceremony.
On Thursday, Manuel R. Geraldo, Esq., and Alexander J. Geraldo, Esq., were both nominated and inducted as fellows into the Maryland Bar Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to improve and facilitate the administration of justice and promote the study of the law and law research and share legal knowledge. Since 1965, the Foundation has pursued its mission by making grants to organizations that work within Maryland to accomplish the goals of the Foundation and by presenting awards to honor distinguished leaders in the legal community. The mission is supported by contributions from Bar Foundation Fellows, MSBA members, and the general public. Both, Manuel R. Geraldo, Esq., and Alexander J. Geraldo, Esq., can be seen below here receiving their respective certificates for election to the Foundation.