|Memberships||Wicomico County Bar Association, 1978–present (president, 2000). |
Maryland State Bar Association, 1978–present (member, Committee on Laws; Committee on Resolution of Fee Disputes; sections of Litigation, Real Property).
American Bar Association, 1978–present (member, sections of Business Law, Litigation, Real Property, Trusts and Estates).
Maryland Bar Foundation, 2002–present (Life Fellow).
Federal Magistrate Judges Association, 1990–2012.
Victor H. Laws, III has been a practicing attorney in Salisbury and the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland since 1978. He is an attorney with Laws, Insley & Benson P.A., concentrating in business, real estate and civil litigation matters. Vic attended Wicomico County public schools, Dickinson College, Brown University (A.B. 1975) and the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 1978).
Among Vic’s community activities are the following: Board of Directors of Hebron Savings Bank, 1987-present; Trustee of the Richard A. Henson Foundation, 2012-present; and Salisbury Award Committee, 2004-present. Past activities include: United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (part-time), 1988-2012; Leadership Maryland, 1999-2006; Wicomico Rotary Club, 2000-present; Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (Investment Committee), 2000-2011; Greater Salisbury Committee, 1995-2009; Salvation Army Advisory Board, 2000-2010; and former attorney coach to the James M. Bennett High School mock trial team.
Vic is a past president of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1997, and in 1994 was chairman of the Wicomico County Task Force to bring minor league baseball to the Eastern Shore. He is a member and former Trustee of Asbury United Methodist Church in Salisbury.
Vic’s wife Jean is also an attorney/partner at Laws & Laws. They have two adult children, Michael and Jessica.