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The Twenty-Fifth Annual BBA Spring Break Weekend

May 4, 2023 - May 5, 2023

General Conference Information

The 25th Annual BBA Spring Break Weekend will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2023 and Friday, May 5, 2023 at the Westin Annapolis Hotel, 100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis, Maryland.

Registration includes the program materials, drop-in lunch on Thursday, cocktail party on Thursday, continental breakfast on Friday, and luncheon on Friday. Space is limited. The deadline to register is April 21, 2023. The BBA cannot guarantee that it will accept your registration if you fail to register by that date.

There is no registration fee for faculty members, judges, or judicial law clerks, but each such person must register to attend using this website.

You have the option of receiving either a printed book or a pdf file with the Spring Break program materials (see below). If you elect to receive an electronic copy of the Spring Break program materials, you will receive an email with a link and a passcode prior to the program.

The BBA has a room block with the Westin for the night of Thursday, May 4, 2023 under the name "BBA Spring Break 2023." The group discount rate is $209 for the night. The Westin will release the room block on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. To make a reservation using the Westin’s website, go to BBA Spring Break 2023. To make a reservation by telephone, call (410) 972- 4300. Follow the prompts, and it will direct you to the Marriott reservations line. Ask the booking agent to reserve your room under the group name "BBA Spring Break 2023."

If you have questions regarding Spring Break or the registration process, please contact Maria Ruark (judge_ruark@mdb.uscourts.gov).

2022 BBA Spring Break photo

Educational program sponsor:
3Cubed Advisory Services LLC

Cocktail party sponsors:
Alex Cooper Auctioneers, Inc.
Atlantic Auctions, Inc.
Easterns Automotive Group
Gorfine Schiller Gardyn
McCammon Group
Vallit Advisors

Frost Law
Maryland Legal Aid
Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
Shore United Bank

Luncheon sponsors:
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.
Drescher & Associates, P.A.
Frost Law
Funk & Bolton P.A.
Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
Gordon Feinblatt LLC
Hirschler Fleischer P.C.
Kramon & Graham P.A.
McGuireWoods LLP
McNamee Hosea
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Offit Kurman
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP
Shapiro Sher
Tydings & Rosenberg LLP
Venable LLP
The Verstandig Firm, LLC
Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, L.L.P.
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Dessert reception sponsor:


Register online by credit card (Mastercard, VISA, Amex, or Discover) or a PayPal account.  Upon completion, press the submit button, and you will be taken to the PayPal credit card processing site.  Please allow several seconds for the sites to connect.  If your transaction is successful, you will receive a receipt from PayPal at the email address you provide. Registration is NOT complete until you receive email confirmation.

Note on using PayPal with a credit card, without a PayPal account: Using Internet Explorer it says “Don’t have a PayPal account?  Pay as a guest now, sign up for PayPal later.” (Optional) With Firefox, click the link that says: “Don’t have a PayPal Account?”  Again, you can use your charge card without signing up for the PayPal account.

Prices for REGISTRATION will increase after APRIL 10, 2023.


May 4, 2023
May 5, 2023
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The Westin Annapolis
100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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(410) 972-4300
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