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  1. Estate Planning: 70%
  2. Probate: 10%
  3. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
  4. Trusts: 10%

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  • Mark B Weinberg

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Nancy is an outstanding counselor on EstatePlanning and Trust issues. Her many contributions to Professional Education and the improvement of both the law and those who practice it are legendary.


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Pasternak & Fidis Pc

7735 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD, 20814-6130


DCActive 197905/24/2015
VAAvvo needs to verify this lawyer's bar status.201511/11/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Money AdvisersWashingtonian Magazine2014
Top Trust & Estate LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2013
Top Money AdvisersWashingtonian Magazine2012
Top Trust & Estate LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2011
Top Estate LawyerBethesda Magazine2011
Top Wills and Estate LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2009
Top AttorneyWashingtonian Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPasternak & Fidis, PC2001 - Present
AttorneyWilkes Artis, Chartered1982 - 2001
AssociateBoasberg, Hewes, Finkelstein & Klores1979 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Estate Planning Council of Montgomery CountyMember2015 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Taxation SectionMember2015 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2015 - Present
Washington, D.C. Estate Planning CouncilMember1993 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationEstate and Trust Law Section, Chair, 2005–2006N/A
District of Columbia BarEstates, Trusts & Probate Section, Chair, 1991-92N/A
District of Columbia BarTaxation Section, Estate Planning Comm., Vice-Chair 1997-2000N/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Wealth Strategies JournalPractical Drafting Under the Uniform Trust Code2006
Legal TimesBeyond Traditional: Domestic Partners Can Use Trusts to Fulfill Their Estate-Planning Needs2005
Maryland Bar JournalCommunity Foundation Donor-Advised Funds: Efficient and Effective Charitable Giving2003
Maryland Practice Series, Thomson ReutersMaryland Estate Planning and Probate Laws Annotated (2008-2014)N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1986
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Case Western Reserve UniversityPolitical Science & HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersUsing and Drafting Trusts in Estate PlanningN/A
District of Columbia, Section of Estate, Trusts and Probate LawPractical Drafting Under the New D.C. Uniform Trust LawN/A
District of Columbia Bar, Taxation SectionPlanning for $5 Million to $10 Million EstatesN/A
District of Columbia Bar, Taxation SectionQualified Personal Residence TrustsN/A
D.C. Estate Planning CouncilUniform Trust ActN/A
Advanced Estate Planning InstituteCurrent Local Developments, DC, Maryland and VirginiaN/A