Lochner Law Firm, P.C.

Todd D. Lochner
Chase A. Eshelman
Chris J. McNally*
Eugene E. Samarin
Gregory R. Singer

Lochner Law Firm, P.C.
Donner Building
91 Main St., 4th Floor
Annapolis, MD 21401

P: (443) 716-4400
F: (443) 716-4405

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Maritime Articles

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The following articles provide an overview of key areas in maritime and admiralty law and may be of interest to the mariner, marine business and attorney alike. The material below are copyrighted to or reprinted with permission. Please do not reproduce them without written permission from Lochner Law Firm, P.C.. Many of the articles were generated from from "talking points" lectures given by Todd Lochner. If you or your organization would like more information on any of these topics, or others, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Lochner at (443) 716-4400, or by email at

Please note that the following articles are for informational purposes only and do not institute any legal advice from Lochner Law Firm, P.C. See Legal Disclaimer page for more information.

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Red Dot on the Ocean: The Matt Rutherford Story
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Blog Talk Radio
April 17, 2012: Todd Lochner on BTR (Blog Talk Radio):
Do It Yourself: The Legal Perspective