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Recognized for his ability to respond to the needs of both demanding clients and cases involving complex litigation, Brian K. Pearlstein has successfully handled an array of cases related to complicated assets, valuation of businesses and professional practices, real estate holdings, stocks, property disputes, as well as the difficult issues associated with alimony, child support, custody, and modification of the same. Mr. Pearlstein also has an extensive knowledge of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, mediation, and domestic violence. He is equally experienced in settlements, endeavoring to resolve each case in the manner that best serves his clients.
Mr. Pearlstein is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth District, and the United States District Court for both Maryland and the District of Columbia. He litigates in Montgomery, Frederick, Anne Arundel, Howard, and Prince George's counties. An AV Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbel, Mr. Pearlstein has argued appellate cases before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Mr. Pearlstein was also named as a Top Family Law Attorney by Washingtonian Magazine for 2012.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pearlstein received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1988, and his Doctorate degree from American University's Washington College of Law in 1991. He joined the firm in 1995, bringing a wealth of experiences from prior practice with a Washington, D.C. law firm in areas of domestic relations, civil, commercial, and criminal litigation. He was named a Partner in 2001 and became the managing partner of the firm in 2007.
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I was fortunate to get my start in family law working with Brian. He is a superlative lawyer. Brian is an expert on all aspects of family law. He is thorough and meticulous in his preparation and a zealous advocate for his clients. Anyone lucky enough to be represented by Brian will be in extremely good hands.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Maryland Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 Attorney in Maryland||Maryland Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top Family Law Attorney||Washingtonian Magazine||2013|
|Maryland Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer Maryland||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top Family Law Attorney||Washingtonian Magazine||2012|
|Top Family Law Attorney||Washingtonian Magazine||2011|
|Maryland Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyer Maryland||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Washington D.C. Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Maryland Super Lawyers 2010||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Managing Partner||Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chtd.||2007 - Present|
|Partner||Brodsky, Greenblatt, Renehan & Pearlstein, Chtd.||2001 - 2007|
|Associate||Brodsky, Greenblatt & Renehan, Chtd||1995 - 2000|
|Associate||Leftwich & Douglas||1991 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-chair||2010 - Present|
|Johns Hopkins Childrens Center Corporate Advisory Board||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|District of Columbia Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|MICPEL - Divorce and Separation Law||Pleading and Litigation Tactics||2009|
|American University, Washington College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|