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N Alfred Pasternak

N Alfred Pasternak

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax, Business

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About Me

I am a native Washingtonian and co-founder of the law firm.  I am also a CPA and a mediator providing dispute resolution services.  I enjoy playing golf and tennis, but most of all spending time with my seven grandchildren.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1965

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Probate: 30%
  3. Business: 10%
  4. Tax: 10%


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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Andrew Nyombi

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  • Chaya Kundra

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Al is the pillar of the legal community; he has the ethics, knowledge and compassion that make him a brilliant attorney.


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Contact Info

Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.

7735 Old Georgetown Road Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD, 20814-6183



DCActive 196505/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognitionMaryland Super Lawyers2011
RecognitionWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2010
Expert Estate AttorneyWashingtonian Magazine2009
Tax Excellence AwardMaryland State Bar Association, Section of Taxation2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland Bar FoundationMember1990 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1990 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1985 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Taxation SectionFormer Chair1970 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery County, MarylandMember1966 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Pasternak & Fidis ReporterTax Changes Affecting Individuals Under the 2010 Health Care Legislation2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1965
Columbia UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA - Masters1959
Colgate UniversityFrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1957

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers LecturePlanning for Small and Moderate-Sized EstateN/A
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers LectureEstate Planning CourseN/A
Bar Association of Montgomery County LectureCommon Mistakes in Will DraftingN/A