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Hochberg, Costello & Baron
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Bayard Z. Hochberg, Esquire
Of Counsel

Tel: (410) 823-2922
FAX: (410) 321-0874

528 E. Joppa Road
Towson, Maryland 21286



Age b. May 16, 1932
Education Bronx High School of Science - 1945-49
City College of New York - 1949-53
University of Virginia Law School - 1955-58
       Member, Editorial Board of VA Law Review -1956-58
       DICTA Editor (VA Law Weekly)
       Order of the Coif
       Phi Delta Phi
Married Arlene - on February 15, 1953
Children Ronny Mark - Attorney, in Nevada
Randy Jean Fama - Geologist/Homemaker, in Virginia
Elizabeth Joyce Riedl - Marketing, in Virginia
Admitted to MD and VA Bars - 1958
Admitted to Federal District Court, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court
Employment 1958-59 Bailiff (Law Clerk) to Judge Joseph Allen, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City.

1959-68 Associate, Law Office of Paul Berman, Baltimore.

1968-to date Partner, Levin & Hochberg,
Levin, Hochberg & Chiarello;
Hochberg, Chiarello,
        Costello & Dowell
Hochberg, Chiarello & Costello
Hochberg, Costello & Baron
       (effective 1/1/01)
"Of Counsel" (effective 6/30/02)

Office in Baltimore City until February, 1988
At 528 E. Joppa Rd., Towson, MD since.

Areas of Practice    General Trial and Appellate Practice -


Domestic Relations - 50%


Personal Injury - Vehicle - 10%


Personal Injury - Products - 10%


Contracts - 10%


Trusts, Estates, Wills - 10%


Miscellaneous - 10%
Military Service Retired, U.S. Army Reserves,
       1953-75, served as Infantry and JAG Officer,
       retired as major, (12/75)
Legal Activities
and Organizations
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
        (since 1975)
Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules
       of Practice and Procedure (1993 - 2002)
American Bar Association (since 1959)
       Maryland Delegate to Standing Committee
       on State Legislation (1970-73)
       Committee on Products, General Liability
       and Consumer Laws (1978- to date)
       (now Tort & Insurance Practice Section)

Maryland State Bar Association (since 1959)
       Committee on Judicial Appointments (1976-77)
       Insurance, Negligence and Workmens'
       Compensation Section - 1973
       Medico-Legal Committee (1979-88)
       (Legal-Chairman 1983-86)

Baltimore City Bar Association - 1959-87
       Board of Governors 1969-70
       Judiciary Committee
       Family Law Committee
       Committee on Judicial Appointments
       Circuit Court Bench - Bar Sub-Committee
       Judicial Administration Committee
       Products Liability Committee
       Committee on Legislation (Chairman 1958-69)

Baltimore County Bar Association - 1992 -
       Family Law Committee - 1997

Maryland Trial Lawyers Association (since 1959)
       Board of Governors - 1970-76
       Co-Chairman, Committee on Legislation -1970-72
       Vice-President, Baltimore - 1975
       AMICUS Brief Committee - 1979

American Trial Lawyers Association - 1995-2001

Martindale-Hubbel - AV Rating
Life Member, National Registry of Who's Who (1999)
Who's Who in America (since about 1975)
The Best Lawyers in America (1983, 1988-90)

Miscellaneous Legal Activities MICPEL two week trial advocacy course - regular
       instructor for seven-eight years;
Committee to Remove Judges from Election;
Active in Studies of bringing arbitration of
       personal injury actions to Maryland
       "The Philadelphia Plan";
Active in creating binding Arbitration system
       for resolving disputes between physicians
       and attorneys.
Fellow, Md. Bar Foundation (1993 - 2002)

Other Miscellaneous Activities Speaker at various Bar Association activities
       in the area of trial practice, discovery
       and medico-legal problems;
Author of various articles in the areas of
       trial practice and discovery;
Active in connection with the revision of the
       Motor Vehicle Laws of the Transportation
       Article of the Code of Maryland
       (old Article 66 ½);
Active in both the State and City Bar Associations
       "No-Fault" Committees, leading to a revision of
       the Insurance Code of the State of Maryland;
Judge, National Moot Court Competition, Regional
       Arguments, U. Of Baltimore Law School (1987)
Active in Sudbrook Park Club, Inc., community
       organization involving matters relating to
       status on the National Register of Historic
       Districts, and Baltimore County Landmarks
       District, Officer, member of the Board,
       planning, zoning, involved in extensive work
       concerning Federal/State highway efforts and
       MTA Metro (1959 - 2002);
Vice President & Director, CKCSC, Inc. - USA, (1993 - 2001)
       Chairman, Ethics Committee (1993 - 2002)
       Chairman, Legal Advisory Committee (1995 - 2001)




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