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Pessin Katz Law P.A.

Apr 8, 2019

Pessin Katz attorneys raising Alzheimer’s awareness

For the past 10 years, attorney Edmund J. O’Meally and his wife, Dawn, have seen the toll Alzheimer’s disease can take on a person through the impact the disease has had on his mother. In an effort to help others in the same situation navigate important decisions related to the disease, the couple is hosting […]

Jan 17, 2018

Employment attorneys prepare clients for paid sick leave law

Mandatory paid sick leave is now law in Maryland after years of debate, and employment attorneys are making sure both employers and employees are prepared for changes that will impact 700,000 workers in the state. “Most employers that we work with offer some type of paid leave policy,” said Sarah Sawyer of Offit Kurman in […]

Jan 3, 2018

Towson lawyer uses Amazon Echo to track billable hours

Attorneys in private practice are all-too-familiar with the pains of keeping track of billable hours, both remembering to take note of the time spent on cases and time-consuming task of entering the hours. “A chore for every lawyer” and “bane of one’s existence” is how Herbert Burgunder III described it. But Burgunder, a member of […]

Nov 14, 2017

UM Carey launches ‘diversity initiative’ with 4 top law firms

In an effort to make the legal profession more diverse, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is partnering with four large law firms to help reach that goal right as people take their first step towards a legal career. This fall, 11 first-year students received with financial and professional backing from […]

Sep 6, 2017

Before bottling beer, brewers need to raise capital

If it seems like another Maryland brewery’s product pops up in the beer fridge at the local liquor store every other week, that’s probably true. But before the neighborhood brewer can begin bottling and selling his own product statewide, he probably needs to raise capital and build infrastructure. Greg Weiner and Lauren Ades, lawyers at Pessin […]

Oct 29, 2015

Law firm offers primer on insurance issues surrounding drones

While the Federal Aviation Administration is grappling with how to regulate the use of drones, recreational and commercial users of unmanned aircraft might be searching for answers to another question: how to minimize their potential liability as owners or operators of the devices. Although many law firms and aviation attorneys have already begun to delve […]

Sep 16, 2015

Hodes pleads guilty to criminal charges, can no longer serve as fiduciary

Michael C. Hodes pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of fraudulent misappropriation for taking a total of more than $370,000 from a deceased client’s trust fund as well as from his sister. Under terms of the agreement, announced in Baltimore County Circuit Court, the disbarred lawyer has been banned for life for serving as a […]

Jerry Katz
Nov 3, 2014

Gerald M. Katz dies at 76; helped lead Pessin Katz Law

Gerald M. Katz, who traded a megafirm partnership for one with eight lawyers that grew into a regional powerhouse, passed away Monday. He was 76.

Oct 21, 2013

License-holder’s death could be costly to contractor

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge will allow a Gaithersburg couple to pursue their nearly $400,000 counterclaim against a home improvement contractor who sued them for a fraction of that amount.

Apr 21, 2013

Pessin Katz attorney writes e-book on roles in insurance litigation

Patricia McHugh Lambert, an attorney at Pessin Katz Law P.A., wrote an e-book in three days while holed up in Ohio during Hurricane Sandy.

Jul 8, 2012

Law movers – 7/9/12: Ivey chair of MLSC

Ivey chair of MLSC The Maryland Legal Services Corp. has elected Glenn F. Ivey, a partner at Venable LLP and former state’s attorney for Prince George’s County, as chair. He succeeds F. Vernon Boozer, who served as MLSC chair for nine years. As chief prosecutor for Prince George’s County, Ivey created specialty prosecution units targeting domestic […]

Jun 17, 2012

Change of scenery for Young Vic

After the curtain falls on the Young Victorian Theatre Company’s final showing of its 2012 musical, “The Mikado,” the company will not return to the stage of the Bryn Mawr School’s Centennial Hall. However, this venue will not be the company’s last, said Young Vic General Manager Brian S. Goodman, and the company will stay […]

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