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Jeremy D Rachlin

Jeremy D Rachlin

Practice areas:

Litigation, Probate, Guardianship, Business, Real Estate

About Me

Jeremy Rachlin practices in all areas of civil and commercial litigation, including contract, employment, estate, fiduciary, and real estate litigation, representing both individuals and businesses in the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. As part of Jeremy's practice,  he works with clients through all stages of litigation or transactional work and he prides himself on prompt attention to his client's needs. Jeremy handles a wide range of cases from those involving relatively straightforward principles of law to those involving highly complex or novel legal issues. He and his colleagues at JDKatz, P.C., work collaboratively, constantly conferencing with each other formally and informally to develop the most zealous approach to their litigation strategy, while being mindful at all times that litigation is costly to their clients and attempting to minimize such costs when possible.

Jeremy graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, and citations from both the University Honors Program and the Gemstone Honors Program. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law where he was the Managing Editor of The Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. Prior to joining JDKatz, P.C., Jeremy served a one-year judicial clerkship to The Honorable John W. Debelius III of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Following his clerkship, Jeremy practiced for five years in the litigation department at another firm in Bethesda. Jeremy is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, the Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of American Inn of Court, and he presently serves on the New Practitioner's Committee, the Labor and Employment Committee, the Estates and Trusts Committee, and the Circuit-Court Bench Bar Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Association.  Within these Bar Association groups, Jeremy has ascended to numerous leadership positions and was recognized by the Montgomery County Bar Foundation as a "Bar Leader" in 2012.  He was named a "Rising Star" by Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine in 2012 and 2013 and a "Rising Star" by District of Columbia Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013.


 


Jeremy is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and is also licensed to practice in the United States Tax Court.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Litigation: 50%
    1 year
  2. Probate: 20%
    1 year
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    1 year
  4. Business: 10%
    1 year
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    1 year

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Andrew Nyombi

    Great lawyer. Highly respected in the community.

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    Andrew Nyombi Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Donald Matthew Knepper

    Jeremy Rachlin is a true professional. I have worked with him, administering a rather complicated charitable trust. Through all of the unforeseen issues that arise, Jeremy consistently provides the legal guidance to keep the matter moving forward in a positive direction. He knows the law and, because he has so much practical experience, he also knows how the court is likely to interpret the law. I know Jeremy to be an outstanding attorney.

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    Donald Knepper Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

JDKatz, P.C.

3 Bethesda Metro Center
Suite 800
Bethesda, MD, 20814-6183

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200705/24/2015
MDActive200607/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers Magazine (top 5% of lawyers in state)2015
Super LawyerDistrict of Columbia Super Lawyers Magazine (top 5% of lawyers practicing in DC)2015
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers Magazine (top 5% of lawyers in state)2014
Super LawyerDistrict of Columbia Super Lawyers Magazine (top 5% of lawyers practicing in DC)2014
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarDistrict of Columbia Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Bar LeaderMontgomery County Bar Foundation2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Litigation PartnerJDKatz, P.C.2015 - Present
Senior AssociateJDKatz, PC2012 - 2014
Associate AttorneyPasternak & Fidis, P.C.2007 - 2012
Law Clerk to the Honorable John W. Debelius, IIIMontgomery County Circuit Court2006 - 2007

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Committee to Retain the Sitting Judges of Montgomery County, Maryland PACExecutive Committee2014 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationJudicial Selections Panel2013 - 2014
Montgomery County Bar FoundationLaw School for the Public Committee2012 - Present
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of CourtBarrister2012 - 2015
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of CourtAssociate2011 - 2012
Montgomery County Bar Association, New Practitioner SectionMentor-Mentee Committee Co-Chair2011 - 2012
Montgomery County Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionMember2010 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association, New Practitioner SectionChamber Chat Committee Chair2010 - 2011
Montgomery County Bar Association, Estate - Trust SectionMember2009 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationCircuit Court Bench-Bar Committee2009 - Present
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of CourtAssociate2009 - 2010
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of CourtAssociate2007 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association, New Practitioner SectionMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionMember2007 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association, Commercial SectionMember2007 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2007 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterEmployers - Beware of How You Use Criminal Background Checks2012
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterFrequently Asked Questions about Alternative Dispute Resolution in Civil Cases2011
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterPair v. Queen and the Responsibilities of Personal Representatives2010
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterCase Update - Arbitration in Maryland2010
The Advocate - The Newsletter of the Young Lawyers Section of the Maryland State Bar AssociationMaryland Will Contests - Just the Basics2010
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterPreventative Law for Business Owners2010
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterChallenging the Validity of a Will in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia2009
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterJudicial Selections and Appointments Around the Beltway2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of MarylandN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Probate Process from Start to Finish (BNI)Litigating the Case in Probate Court2014
CPE Course for Greater Washington Society of CPAsTax and Litigation Implications of Employee (Mis)Classification2013
Santos, Postal & Company (In House CPE)A Litigation Primer for the Wary Accountant2012
Penan & Scott P.C (In-House CPE)A Litigation Primer for the Wary Accountant2012
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of Court"You Had Me At Hello, Don't Lose Me At Goodbye" - Effective Opening and Closing Statements (co-Presenter)2012
Montgomery County, Maryland American Inn of CourtRecent Case Updates from the Maryland Appellate Courts (co-presenter)2012
CPE Course for Greater Washington Society of CPAsA Litigation Primer for the Wary Accountant2012
Regional Conference of Capital One Bank Financial Advisors and Business BankersA Business Law Primer for Financial Advisors and Business Bankers2011
April 2011 Meeting of Montgomery County Bar Association, New Practitioners SectionNuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Estate Litigation2011