Margulies, Laura J.
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Laura J. Margulies

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Practice Areas:

  • Bankruptcy

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
    • Honors: David Gain Merit Scholarship
  • Yeshiva University, New York, New York
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 00/1977
    • Major: English
    • Major: Education

Bar Admission

  • Maryland, 1988
  • District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1989
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1989

Published Works

  • Case Note, Midlantic National Bank V. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection University of Baltimore Law Review, Spring, 1987
  • "Bankruptcy: A Crumbling Shelter from the Force of Separation Pacts," Maryland Family Law Monthly, July 1993 at 16-17
  • "Women Benefit from Changes in the Bankruptcy Law," Women Today, May 1995, at 6
  • "A Creditor's Protection Act? The Real Goal of the Bankruptcy Bill is to Prevent Consumers from Filing", Washington Legal Times, January, 27, 2003 at 30
  • Understanding the New Semi-Automatic Stay, ABI Journal, Vol. XXV, No. 2, March, 2006
  • "The Need to File Proofs of Claims in a Bankruptcy Case", Maryland State Bar Association Newsletter Bar Bulletin, October 15, pages 10 and 17, 2007

Classes & Seminars

  • Associate Professor, Bankruptcy Law, University of Maryland, University College, 1993 to 1996
  • Seminar Presentor, Bar Association of Montgomery County
  • Seminar Presentor, MICPEL
  • Seminar Presentor, Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland
  • Seminar Presentor, Montgomery County Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, Associate, 1992 to 1993
  • Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Associate, 1989 to 1992
  • Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Hon. Paul Alpert, Law Clerk, 1988 to 1989
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Hon. James Schneider, Judicial Intern, 1986

Professional Associations

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, 1989 - Present; chairman, 1995 - 1996
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee on Consumer Bankruptcy
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • National Association Consumer Attorneys, Member
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney