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I have been practicing law for forty years. After serving as a clerk to Judge Alexander Harvey, II in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, I joined the law firm of Smith, Somerville & Case where I litigated all manner of cases for corporate, insurance and individual clients, for almost thirty years. In 1997, I joined Hodes, Pessin & Katz where I have continued my litigation practice.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%

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Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

901 Dulaney Valley Rd
Ste 400
Towson, MD, 21204


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Maryland Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Maryland Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Maryland Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Maryland Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberHodes, Pessin & Katz1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Litigation Section CouncilFormer Chair1988 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Character Committee, Court of Appeals of MarylandMemberN/A
Maryland Juvenile Justice Advisory CommissionMemberN/A
Attorney Grievance CommissionCommissionerN/A
ABA Section of Tort and Insurance Practice — Non Profit Organizations CommitteeVice-ChairN/A
Association of Defense Trial Counsel of Metropolitan BaltimoreFormer PresidentN/A
Everyman TheatreBoard MemberN/A
Bar Association of Baltimore CountyMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Judicial Nominating CommitteeN/AN/A
Fourth Circuit Judicial ConferenceMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA-The Complete LawyerChecklist: When a Malpractice Claim is Filed and More Defense Against Malpractice ClaimsN/A
MICPEL International TortFalse Imprisonment/Arrest, Malicious Prosecution, Malicious Use of Civil Process and Abuse of ProcessN/A
Baltimore Business JournalIt's Time for a Meaningful Y2K Report CardN/A
Baltimore Business JournalThe Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act: To Disclose or Not to Disclose, That is the QuestionN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawN/AN/A1969
University of MarylandN/AN/A1964