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| Jan 18, 2021 | Insight

This week we honor a great American, Martin Luther King, Jr. May his voice always rise above our petty differences and make our country stronger each and every day.

As the new president prepares to take his oath on Wednesday, I reflect back on the oath I took over thirty years ago as a new attorney in the state of Maryland:

“I do solemnly swear that I will at all times demean myself fairly and honorably as an attorney and practitioner at law; that I will bear true allegiance to the State of Maryland, and support the laws and Constitution thereof, and that I will bear true allegiance to the United States, and that I will support, protect, and defend the Constitution, laws and government thereof as the supreme law of the land; any law, or ordinance of this state or any state to the contrary notwithstanding.”

We look forward to continuing to serve you and your families in the future.

John C.M.

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