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Archive for 2018

Matt Esworthy Appointed to Penn State Alumni Association Executive Board for 2018

Matthew A.S. Esworthy, a partner at Bowie & Jensen, LLC, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Penn State Alumni Association, the largest dues-paying organization of its kind in the world, with members in every state in the U.S. and numerous countries. Click here for more information regarding the Penn State Alumni Association…

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Five Bowie & Jensen Attorneys Named in 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that several attorneys from Bowie & Jensen have been named in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. This annual list is commonly regarded as the standard for recognizing excellence in law, and we at the firm are thrilled to have multiple members included! Mark T. Jensen | For outstanding…

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Esworthy presents the 2018 Hon. Anselm Sodaro Judicial Civility Award to the Hon. Stuart R. Berger at the MSBA Bar Convention

Each year the Maryland State Bar presents the Hon. Anselm Sodaro Judicial Civility Award to a sitting Maryland Judge who demonstrates exceptional judicial temperament, civility and courtesy to attorneys, litigants and others.  This year the Hon. Stuart R. Berger, of the Court of Special Appeals won the award.  As the grandson of the late Judge…

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Major Supreme Court Decision on Sales Tax and Internet Sales

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court decided that an out-of-state seller can be required to collect sales tax in a state even if the seller doesn’t have a physical presence there. In doing so, the Court expressly overruled its own longstanding precedent. The primary practical impact of the decision is that internet sellers…

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“Paid-if-Paid” v. “Paid-When-Paid” Clauses

On May 24, 2018, the Court of Appeals of Maryland filed its decision in Young Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Dustin Construction, Inc. In its decision, the Court of Appeals analyzed a Subcontract under Virginia law to determine whether the payment provisions in the Subcontract were “paid-if-paid” or “paidwhen-paid” provisions. The Circuit Court held that a…

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Maryland Legislature 2018 Summary for Contractors

General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages – Employee of subcontractor or subsubcontractor can sue general contractor for unpaid wages. General contractor is now responsible for ensuring that subcontractors are paying employees. Subcontractor must indemnify general contractor for unpaid wages. Procurement – Architectural Services and Engineering Services – Reciprocal Preference – The legislation restores a reciprocal preference…

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