Welcome to Maryland Employment Lawyers Association

MELA is the Maryland affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association, an organization comprised of attorneys who primarily represent employees in labor and employment matters. 

MELA members are attorneys who dedicate 60% or more of their employment practice 
to representing people, not companies. 

This website offers news, Q & A, case summaries, wiki articles, blog articles, and more. You must be a current member and must register for access to the Members Only areas of this website.


Incoming MELA President Neil Lebowitz presented the Second Annual Julie Martin-Korb Award to Sally Dworak-Fisher of the Public Justice Center for sharing Julie’s special qualities, including a passion about workers’ rights, a selfless willingness to help others, excellence in legal research and writing, and high ethical standards.

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Maryland Employment Lawyers Association

14th Annual Conference

Friday, November 30, 2018

Magistrate Judge Charles Day discussed local federal rules on discovery practice, while co-panelists retired Judges Benson Legg, Sherrie Krauser, and William Connolly listen.

The 14th annual conference was a resounding success! Thanks to all of our presenters, and our sponsors, Paul Herrmann of Herrmann Law, who provides marketing services for lawyers; Planet Depos, our favorite court reporting company, and everyone else who helped make the conference happen.

Kerry Ruttenberg, who explained the principles in her book

“Images with Impact.”

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Maryland Employment Lawyers Association is an affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Information on this website is provided for informational purposes only. No attorney-client relationship begins by use of this website or its Find A Lawyer feature. If you need legal advice, contact a lawyer licensed to practice in the appropriate jurisdiction. Copyright 2018 Maryland Employment Lawyers Association, all rights reserved.


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