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William H. Thrush, Jr., Friedman, Framme & Thrush, P.A.

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Friedman, Framme & Thrush, P.A. Work 10461 Mill Run Circle Suite 550 Owings Mills, Maryland 21117 USA Work Phone: (410) 559-9000 Work Fax: (410) 559-9009 Website: Friedman, Framme & Thrush, P.A.
Biography

Bill Thrush is a shareholder and the Managing Principal of Friedman, Framme & Thrush, P.A., formerly known as Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman, headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, with an office in Richmond, Virginia and locations in DC, MA, NH, VT and RI.  Bill is an experienced trial attorney and has tried cases at all levels of court throughout the state of Maryland, as well as the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Bill’s practice is currently focused on Civil Litigation, Creditor’s Rights, Banking and Commercial Finance, Commercial Loan Workout, and Corporate General Counsel Portfolio Management. In addition to his current practice focus, Bill has substantial experience in Contract Law, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Family Law, and General Litigation. In his spare time, Bill enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, scuba diving, learning guitar, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contract
  • Foreclosures
  • General Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Wrongful Death

Awards & Honors

  • AV Pre-eminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2018, 2019
  • Attorney of the Month, Attorney at Law Magazine, August 2016
  • SmartCEO CPA&ESQ Law Firm of the Year Winner, 2015
  • SmartCEO CPA&ESQ Industry Practice Award Finalist, 2015
  • SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award Winner, 2015, 2016
  • SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award Selection Committee, 2017
  • American Lawyer Media, Top Lawyer in Maryland, 2013
  • American Jurisprudence Award Recipient, Legal Analysis, Research and Writing, 1992

Memberships and Professional Organizations

  • Commercial Law League of America, Board of Governors
    • Eastern Region Executive Council
    • Membership Committee, Chair
    • Education Committee
  • International Association of Commercial Collectors,
    • Affinity Committee
  • Commercial Collection Agencies of America
  • Group Legal Services Association,
    • Membership Committee
  • National Creditors Bar Association (formerly NARCA)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Various Subcommittees
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, Carroll Inn

Community Involvement

  • The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Board of Trustees
  • Hopewell Cancer Support, Concert for Hope Planning Committee
  • Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland,
    • Finance Committee, Executive Committee, Board of Directors
  • Better Business Bureau Maryland Foundation, Board of Directors, Chair
  • Sharp Dressed Man, Board Member
  • Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce

Teaching & Lecturing

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland School of Law
    • Legal Analysis, Research and Writing I and II, 2002 – 2010
  • Instructor, University of Maryland at College Park
    • Family Law, 1993-94
    • Trial Advocacy, 1993 – 94
  • Coach, University of Maryland Mock Trial Team, 1993-94

Lectures

  • Lecturer/Panelist , “What Millenials Want as Clients and as Attorneys”
    • Group Legal Services Association Annual Conference, May 2019
  • Lecturer, “Cloud Basics – An Introduction to Law Office Technology”
    • Commercial Law League of America, November 2016;
  • Lecturer/Panelist, “Ethical Implications and Other Issues for Lawyers Managing Their Own Online Brand”
    • Elevate by LegalShield Conference, July 2017;
  • Lecturer/Panelist, “Ethical Implications and Other Issues for Lawyers Managing Their Own Online Brand”
    • Group Legal Services Association Annual Conference, April 2018
  • Lecturer/Panelist, “Ask a Millennial – Technology and Social Media Ethics”
    •  International Association of Commercial Collectors, June 2018
  • Lecturer/Panelist, “Ask a Millennial 2 – How the Millennial Generation Will Impact the Collection
  • Industry and Your Collection Practice”
    •  Commercial Law League of America, November, 2018
  • Lecturer/Panelist, “Basics of Personal Injury Law”
    • Elevate by LegalShield Conference, June 2018;
  • Lecturer, “Persuasion in Written and Oral Advocacy”
    • Commercial Law League of America, November 2012, April 2013
  • Lecturer, “Legal Strategies for Handling Defaulted Commercial Loans”
    • Commercial Law League of America, April 2012

Publications

  • “Persuasion in Written and Oral Advocacy,”
    • Commercial Law World, Jan/Feb/March 2013 and April/May/June 2013.
  • “Leveraging Technology to Improve Your Collection Practice,”
    • Commercial Law World, Apr/May/Jun 2017.
  • “Ethical Implications and Other Issues for Lawyers Managing Their Own Online Brand,”
    • Commercial Law World, Apr/May/Jun 2018.
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10461 Mill Run Circle Suite 550 Owings Mills, Maryland 21117 USA