2007 Trial Lawyer of the Year - chosen by the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pels practices in MD, VA and DC (federal and state) and is licensed in each.
Featured in the leading trial lawyer complex civil litigation book "Rules of the Road"
Recent victories include court ordered reversal of the Montgomery County "Rain Tax" as misapplied to 23 property owners; represented world class professional athlete for serious injuries in ground breaking litigation against Red Bull and others; forced the counties throughout the State of Maryland to change building codes and inspection practices after years long fight. in October, 2018, a unaminous jury returned a seven (7) figure damages award for a client represented by Jon d. Pels, including findings of personal liability; In 2018, a federal judge denied the United States government's motion to dismiss a claim filed by Jon D. Pels on behalf of a ather of five who was killed on the Baltminore Washington Parkway. The lawsuiot alleges the government failed to maintain the roadway.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1996||03/29/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|American Jurisprudence Award-Contracts and Agreements||LexisNexis||2012|
|2007 Maryland Trial Lawyer of the Year||Maryland Trial Lawyers Association||2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|University of Dayton||J.D.||1993|
|Digital War Room - the new battle front in litigation||ESI Electronically Stored Information (taught lawyers on priv. logs and waiver, et al||2012|
|Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy||Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy||1995|
|Gov’t Can’t Shake Negligence Suit Over Crash On BW Parkway By Daniel Siegal|
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Tue Jan 22 2019
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