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9/12/2017 11:35:56 AM
Partner Erin Cancienne was a featured speaker at the Maryland Defense Counsel Lunch & Learn held in Baltimore, Maryland on Septmber 12, 2017. "The Future of Autonomous Vehicles and the Impact on Litigation" was the topic presented by Erin and Tracie Eckstein of the Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

For more information about the MDC Lunch & Learn presentations and other events, visit www.mddefensecounsel.org.  To learn more about Ms. Cancienne's background and litigation experience, see her resume here.
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7/11/2017 4:01:36 PM
We are pleased to share with our clients and visitors to the website that our youngest Associate Attorney, Peggy Vetter, has just obtained her seventh victory in seven appearances before the District Court of Maryland. Peggy, who obtained her law degree from the University of  Maryland in 2015, joined the law firm in December 2016 after spending a year clerking for The Honorable Laura S. Kiessling at the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland.  With hard work and thorough preparation, Peggy continues to post successes.  To read her full bio . . .
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3/14/2017 4:41:36 PM
Christopher Dunn served as a distinguished panel member, along with other members of the Bar and Judiciary, that was recently hosted by the AACB.
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3/13/2017 2:47:42 PM
Partner Christopher Dunn was, once again, invited to be a principal speaker at the Maryland Defense Counsel Trial Academy in Baltimore, MD. The Trial Academy encompassed a full day of presentations and hands-on training provided by some of the most preeminent Maryland trial lawyers and members of the judiciary.
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2/16/2017 3:41:46 PM
DeCaro Doran is proud to announce that eight of our attorneys have received recognition by SuperLawyers Magazine as being among the District of Columbia’s top attorneys in 2017.
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1/23/2017 9:54:04 AM
DeCaro Doran is proud to announce that eight of our attorneys have received recognition by SuperLawyers Magazine as being among Maryland’s top attorneys in 2017.
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1/4/2017 3:29:13 PM
DeCaro Doran is pleased to announce that Matthew Ranck, Erin H. Cancienne, and Jennifer L. Rowlett have been elevated to Partnership.
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1/4/2017 1:11:33 PM
The principals of DeCaro Doran congratulate James Liskow on becoming the newest equity partner.

James has been with the firm since May of 2007, and was elevated to partnership in January 2015.
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12/28/2016 4:46:21 PM
The partnership is pleased to announce that Adam Perrelli has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.
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9/9/2016 2:31:17 PM
DeCaro Doran is pleased to announce that Karen Wagner and Peggy Vetter have joined the firm’s litigation practice. 
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9/1/2016 3:51:03 PM
Partner, Christopher R. Dunn, who has served on the Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure since 2012, was recently re-appointed to another four year term.  He will complete his term of service in 2020. The Rules Committee, which is comprised of judges, lawyers, and others competent in judicial practice and procedure, regularly meet to consider proposed amendments and additions to the Maryland Rules of Procedure and to submit recommendations to the Court of Appeals. 
 
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6/29/2016 3:37:02 PM
DeCaro Doran is happy to announce that Thomas Pacheco and Robert Troiano have joined us as a part of the firm’s 2016 Summer Associate Program.
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4/1/2016 1:09:03 PM
On April 18, 2016, Partner Chris Dunn was a featured speaker at the Maryland Defense Counsel Trial Academy.  The Trial Academy encompassed a full day of presentations and hands-on training provided by some of the most preeminent Maryland trial lawyers and members of the judiciary. 
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4/1/2016 1:07:58 PM
A fundraiser to Retain the Sitting Judges of Prince George’s County was hosted by the law firms of DeCaro Doran and Alexander & Cleaver on Wednesday evening, March 23, 2016 at the DeCaro Doran offices in Bowie, Maryland. Nearly 150 lawyers, local businessmen, and citizens attended the function.
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1/4/2016 8:58:31 AM

DeCaro, Doran is pleased to announce that Jennifer A. King has been elevated to Partner. She has been an associate with the firm since December of 2007, assigned to the General Business and Civil Litigation practice group. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of Insurance Defense Litigation, Construction Law and Defect Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Business Law, Estates and Trusts, and Probate Administration.


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12/17/2015 1:23:01 PM
DeCaro Doran is proud to announce that seven of our attorneys have received recognition by SuperLawyers magazine as being among Maryland’s top attorneys.
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12/15/2015 9:09:51 AM
Washingtonian magazine, which is noted for its detailed coverage of area professionals, businesses, and places, has included three of DeCaro Doran’s attorneys in its recently published 2015 list of Top Attorneys in the Washington-Metropolitan area.
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9/30/2015 1:30:08 PM
Christopher Dunn recently won a five day jury trial for his client in the matter of Haddad v Hess.  In this case, which was tried before the Honorable Leo Green, Jr., in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland, the defense admitted negligence, as this case involved a rear- end motor vehicle accident.
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6/10/2015 1:18:03 PM
Congratulations to Associate Jennifer A. King, who won a second term on the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s County Bar Association.  As a member of the Board of Directors, Jennifer will play an integral role in carrying out the Mission of the PGCBA to provide its members with continuing legal education, an opportunity for interaction and camaraderie with other attorneys and members of the judiciary and, most importantly, with service to the community.

Click here to visit Ms. King's full bio.
 
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5/22/2015 9:44:40 AM
Partner, Christopher R. Dunn, has been re-appointed by the Court of Appeals of Maryland to serve another three-year term on the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure.
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3/10/2015 2:52:38 PM
DeCaro, Doran is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew A. Ranck as Of Counsel.
 
Matthew A. Ranck has been in the practice of law since 1992. He is barred in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, and concentrates his practice in Professional Malpractice Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Legal Ethics. Read more...
 
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1/2/2015 3:55:06 PM
The Partnership is pleased to announce that James S. Liskow is the newest partner at DeCaro, Doran, Siciliano, Gallagher & DeBlasis. Read more...
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12/5/2014 11:21:17 AM
Associate Jennifer A. King recently obtained a defense verdict in the Circuit Court for Frederick County for her client, Reliable Churchill, LLP.  Reliable Churchill, the leading distributor for wine and spirits in the state of Maryland, was involved in a motor vehicle accident where the Plaintiff, a pedestrian, was allegedly injured as a result of the actions of Reliable’s driver.  After arguments, the jury found that the Plaintiff was contributorily negligent and a defense verdict was awarded to the Defendant.
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2/25/2014 1:56:16 PM
Chris Dunn was recently inducted into the ranks of the “best group of trial lawyers” in the nation as the newest member of ABOTA.  The American Board of Trial Advocates is a national association with chapters in all fifty states.  Its mission is to “preserve and promote the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment. 
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