Peter F. Axelrad


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Peter F. Axelrad

Mr. Axelrad's practice includes: Civil Trial Litigation, Appellate Practice, Libel and Slander, Insurance Law, and Professional Responsibility.

Mr. Axelrad has been in private practice since 1965 in Baltimore, Washington and now in Annapolis.

In addition to his extensive appellate and trial experience, Mr. Axelrad has been a member of the Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission in Baltimore from 1982-1995, the Maryland State Bars Committee on Judicial Appointments, and Chair of that Committee from 1986-1989. He is a member of the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and was Chair of the Section in 1981-1982.

Mr. Axelrad has published articles and given speeches and seminars on numerous topics, including: seminars for MICPEL (Maryland institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers); Maryland State Bar Association, including at annual meetings; Judicial Conference of the State of Maryland; Judicial Institute of the State of Maryland; Maryland D.C. Delaware Press Association; Maryland Trial Lawyers Association.

He has authored: "What Lawyers Expect from Judges," The Gavel - Publication of Circuit Judges Association of Maryland, 1994; Lawyers Roundtable - Libel Defense Resource Centre, 1994; Intentional Torts - Defamation and Invasion of Privacy, MICPEL seminar and paper, 1994.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • American Counsel Association


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1964)
  • Duke University (A.B., 1961)

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