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Join the Notary Training Network as the host of the Maryland Notary Conference on Preventing Document Fraud, Forgery, and Identity Theft

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Notary Training Network is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Maryland Notary Training Conference, dedicated to combating document fraud, forgery, and identity theft. The conference will take place on October 21, 2023 at the Best Western Premier Rockville Hotel & Suites in Rockville, Maryland. This conference is open to notaries in all states.

In today's increasingly interconnected world, the threat of document fraud, forgery, and identity theft has become a pervasive concern. Notaries, who play a crucial role in verifying the authenticity of signatures on legal documents to help deter fraud, are at the forefront of combating these criminal activities with minimal training on how to identify fraudulent red flags. To equip notaries with the necessary knowledge and skills to prevent such fraudulent practices, Notary Training Network aims to bring together industry experts, professionals, and enthusiasts for a day of comprehensive training and education at this notary training conference.

The conference will feature a lineup of distinguished speakers, including renowned experts in the fields of document authentication, forgery detection, and identity verification.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain valuable insights from these experts through an engaging keynote speech and interactive discussions. Participants will learn about the latest industry best practices, cutting-edge technologies, and emerging trends in preventing document fraud, forgery, and identity theft.


1 - Recognizing counterfeit documents and spotting forged signatures

2 - Implementing advanced security measures to safeguard sensitive information

3 - Conducting thorough identity verification processes to prevent impersonation

4 - Leveraging technology for document authentication and fraud prevention

5 - Staying up-to-date with legal regulations and compliance requirements

Notaries attending the conference will have the opportunity to network with industry peers, exchange valuable insights, and establish professional connections. The event will serve as a platform for collaboration and knowledge sharing, fostering a stronger community of notaries committed to combating document fraud and protecting the integrity of legal documents.

Whether you are a seasoned notary public, an aspiring professional, or simply interested in understanding the vital role notaries play in preventing document fraud, forgery, and identity theft, the Maryland Notary Conference welcomes all enthusiasts.

Limited seats are available, so early registration is encouraged to ensure participation in this highly anticipated event that was curated to teach you:

1 - How to protect your notary commission, so that you don't lose it

2 - What not to do as a notary to avoid being charged criminally due to misconduct

3 - How proper record keeping in a logbook can save you from prosecution if you get called into legal proceedings from a notarization that is questioned in court

4 - How notarization for someone that is a victim of identity theft can be impacted if you don't verify identity correctly

5 - How expert testimony is important when you have to talk about signature forgery in writing and altered document fraud in a special keynote from an expert Document Examiner and Forensic Analyst

6 - How to recognize red flags in today's digital age with technological advancements in notarization


Registration for the conference is now open, and interested individuals can visit the official conference website at: to secure your spot.

For sponsorship opportunities, media inquiries, or any further information, please contact: Michol A. Bobb at

About Notary Training Network:

Notary Training Network is a leading authority dedicated to promoting excellence, professionalism, and integrity within the notary profession. Committed to providing resources and educational opportunities to notaries, they strive to elevate industry standards and protect the public from fraudulent activities. Through events, training programs, and advocacy efforts, Notary Training Network is at the forefront of driving positive change within the notary community.

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The first in-state notary training course provider is approved in Maryland since education law mandate in 2021

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Notary Training Network founder, Michol Bobb announces becoming the first in-state approved notary public training program. Michol has been organizing and facilitating notary training workshops since 2015, initially starting as meetups in the Baltimore area to connect with other notaries. On July 25th this year, the Maryland Secretary of State's office added the course provider to its website as an approved notary trainer.

Michol focuses on foundational training and professional development for notary applicants in Maryland. She refers to her course as "on-the-job training for notaries". The cost of the class is $297.

Attendee Shelley Barksdale left this review "So glad that I took the Intro to Notary Practice course. Everything was explained in clear and concise detail. I am more knowledgeable about the laws and processes of notarizing documents and I would recommend this course to anyone who is considering becoming a notary or has become newly commissioned. This course should be a prerequisite."

While waiting for the course to be approved Michol shifted her focus to building self-study training modules. She also has a Mobile Notary Fundamentals course for those who want to turn their notary commission into another stream of income and learn the business side of providing notary services. Notary education is important because it makes you knowledgeable on how to reduce liability from improper notarizations when dealing with important documents.

The Intro to Notary Practice class is currently facilitated once a month on Saturdays. The purpose of this 6-hour class is to teach individuals about current Maryland notary laws, industry best practices, and how to conduct notarial acts. After class, there is also a 50-question exam to pass to apply for your notary commission.

Renewal applicants (active commission and no exam required) have the option to take the self-study course online at

By the end of the session, you will be knowledgeable about the rules, regulations, and ethics of conducting notarizations in Maryland.

As an employer, you might be asking yourself, "Why does notary education matter?" If you have notaries on staff, the benefits this training provides include reduced liability from claims made due to improper notarizations. Your notaries will learn how to identify fraudulent notarizations, you can add notary as a new service, and annual training for professional development.

Notary Training Network is actively looking for volunteers, sponsors, and event proposals.

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