Best's Insurance Professional Resources

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Best's Insurance Professional Resources

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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


120 East Baltimore Street, Suite 1850, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1605

Established: 1989

Practice Areas

  • Public Officials Liability
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Liability
  • Amusements
  • Appellate Practice
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Litigation
  • Automobile Liability
  • Automobile Tort
  • Automobile
  • Business Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Common Carrier
  • Complex Litigation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Coverage Issues
  • Discrimination
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • General Liability
  • Government Affairs
  • Governmental Entity Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Law
  • Intentional Torts
  • Land Use
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Property Liability
  • Public Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Casualty Insurance Law
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Law
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Declaratory Judgments
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Fire Loss
  • General Defense
  • Governmental Defense
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Jail/Prison Defense
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Municipal Law
  • Negligence
  • Opinions
  • Property and Casualty
  • Property Loss
  • Accident

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About Us

Karpinski, Colaresi & Karp, founded in 1989, provides legal services in the defense of liability claims for the insurance, business & political communities. Areas of expertise include litigation, local government defense, municipal law, product liability, premises liability, construction, employment law, torts & civil rights defense in all federal & state courts in Maryland & DC. The firm serves a client base that includes some of the nation's largest insurance carriers, business & municipal self insurance pools.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • City of District Heights
  • City of Frederick
  • City of Hyattsville
  • Local Government Insurance Trust
  • Montgomery County Board of Elections
  • Office of Sheriff for St. Mary's County
  • Prince George's County
  • Town of Cheverly
  • Town of Landover Hills
  • Town of Snow Hill

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Personnel Information

Partners


Daniel Karp

Baltimore, MD

Admitted
  • Maryland, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1976
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and District of Columbia Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • American Judicature Society
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Duke University, B.A. (with honors), 1973
  • University of Maryland, J.D. (with honors), 1976

Born: 1950

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Kevin B. Karpinski

Baltimore, MD

Admitted
  • District of Columbia, 1993
  • Maryland, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Fourth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Attorney Greivance Commission Peer Review Committee
  • Maryland Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Frostburg State University, B.S. (with honors), 1990
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1993

Born: 1968

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Victoria M. Shearer

Baltimore, MD

Admitted
  • Maryland, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2003
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2015
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Villanova University, B.A., 1990
  • University of Baltimore, J.D., 1996

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Ernest I. Cornbrooks, IV

Baltimore, MD

Admitted
  • Maryland, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2009
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Character Committee
Education:
  • Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., 1999
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2006
Military:
Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, 1999-2003

Born: 1976

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Reported Cases

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