Attorneys - Temporary Suspension

Information for Attorneys Who Have Been Temporarily Suspended

Instructions for reinstatement following a Temporary Suspension for failure to pay the annual assessment and/or report federal tax identification number information.

  1. Reinstatement Orders are issued by the Court of Appeals every Thursday. In order to be included in the Order, you must make payment of all outstanding fees owed to the Client Protection Fund ("CPF") and report your TIN information, if required, by end of business Wednesday. Please contact CPF at (410) 630-8140 for further instruction and opening of the payment portal.
  2. ADDITIONALLY, you must pay a separate reinstatement fee of $50.00 to the Court of Appeals. Payment may be made by check or money order payable to "Maryland Court of Appeals" and mailed to the address below. Be sure to include your attorney account number and note that the payment is for reinstatement.
    • Maryland Court of Appeals
      Clerk's Office - 4th Floor
      361 Rowe Boulevard
      Annapolis, MD 21401

Reinstatement will not occur until you have completed all payment and/or TIN reporting obligations with CPF and the Court of Appeals.

PLEASE NOTE:

If you are also decertified for failure to file the mandatory Pro Bono and/or IOLTA reports, you will not be in good standing until all obligations have been met. Information for recertification for Pro Bono and/or IOLTA may be found here.