Paul D. Bekman
Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
Address: 300 West Pratt Street, Suite 450
Baltimore, MD 21201
Membership: Bar Association of Baltimore City (President, 1993-1994; Chairman, Young Lawyers Section, 1982); Maryland State (President, 1997-1998) and American (Vice Chairman, Medicine and Law Committee, 1988; Vice-Chairman, Admiralty Section, 1984-1986) B
University: University of Maryland, B.A., 1968, University of Maryland, J.D., 1971
Admitted: 1972, Maryland and U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Co-Author: With Ellin Armstrong, "Medical Malpractice in Maryland," 1987; With Goldberg, "Personal Injury Practice in Maryland," 1988; With Goldberg, Verderaine & Bouse, "Damages in Maryland," 1989; With Adkins, "Medical Malpractice in Maryland," 1990; With Iliff, Bowers & Verderaine, "Damages in Maryland"; With Mason, "Trying The Automobile Case in Maryland," 1990-1992 and "Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Maryland," 2007; "Litigating the Birth Trauma Care in Maryland," 1996, 2004, Medical Evidence in Maryland Courts, 2004 for National Business Institute. Member, U.S. District Court Advisory Committee for Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990, 1991—. Member, Advisory Committee of The U.S. District Court for Administration of Admission Funds, 1985—. Member, Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1983—. Chairman, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Lawyer Assistance Committee, 1984-1990. Member, Admiralty Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1987—. Member of MICPEL Faculty for Nine Day Intensive Trial Workshop, 1979—. Member of MICPEL Faculty on Medical Malpractice, 1985. Member MICPEL Faculty, Depositions and Discovery, 1985, 1988. Member MICPEL Faculty, Practice in the Federal Courts, 1982-1984. Member, MICPEL Faculty, Handling The Big Case, 1987, 1992. Member, MICPEL Faculty, Admiralty Law, Personal Injury and Death Claims, 1988. Member: MICPEL Faculty Medical Records, 1989, 1993; Opening Statements and Closing Arguments, 1993. Joint Tort Feasor Releases, 1994. Premises Liability, 1997. Project Director, Maryland Mediation Project, 1980-1983. Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association of the United States, 1974. Chairman, University of Maryland School of Law Board of Visitors, 2002—. Listed in "Best Lawyers in America," Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Maritime and Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1989—.Bar Fellowship: American College of Trial Lawyers, 1993 (Chairman, Maryland State Committee, 2000-2002; Regent, 2006—); International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2003—. Certified as Civil Trial Specialist by National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1980. Certified, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 1992, Recertified 2002.