Tears on the stand in Pistorius trial: Provoking sympathy or skepticism?

April 22, 2014

Emotion is crucial to an argument, and as such it must be handled with care.

Is your business prepared for a data breach?

April 15, 2014

Shapiro Sher partners Matthew Esworthy and Eric Harlan write for the Chesapeake Human Resources Association about small businesses and cyber threats

"MSBA Updates Appellate Practice for Maryland Lawyer"

April 15, 2014

The Bar Bulletin, the Maryland State Bar Association's monthly newspaper, reports on the fourth edition of Paul Mark Sandler's Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer: State and Federal.

Matthew Esworthy named Special Advisor to ABA Criminal Justice Section Council

April 11, 2014

​Shapiro Sher partner Matthew A.S. Esworthy has just been appointed Special Advisor to the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council.

"Intercreditor Agreements That Work," in the Spring 2014 Banking & Financial Services Report

April 01, 2014

Shapiro Sher's Banking & Financial Services Report for Spring 2014 features the article, "Three's A Crowd: Intercreditor Agreements That Work."

"Anatomy of a Trial, Second Edition"

March 28, 2014

In the second edition of his book, Paul Mark Sandler outlines the ways in which mastering the art of rhetoric can work to a lawyer’s advantage in the courtroom.

Is your business prepared for a data breach?

March 20, 2014

Shapiro Sher's Spring 2014 Employment Law Report focuses on the cyber threats faced by small and medium-sized businesses and the cybersecurity regulations that will impact them most.

New Edition of "Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer" Released this Week

March 14, 2014

Fourth edition of the book: Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer, was released this week.

Benjamin Fortkamp joins Shapiro Sher's Banking & Financial Services Group

March 07, 2014

​Benjamin B. Fortkamp, a former Maryland Assistant Attorney General, has joined the firm's Banking & Financial Services Group as a Senior Associate.

Maryland Court of Appeals Weighs in on Voir Dire

February 28, 2014

While opinions vary on which aspect of trial is most important, I suggest it is voir dire, the process of selecting the jury.