NEWSLETTER : May 2017

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & Elder Law

Thursday, August 17, 2017
PK Law attorneys Kimberly L. Battaglia and Cheryl A. Jones host regular estate planning and elder law seminars in the PK Law Seminar Room Continue reading

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & Elder Law

Thursday, July 20, 2017
PK Law attorneys Kimberly L. Battaglia and Cheryl A. Jones host regular estate planning and elder law seminars in the PK Law Seminar Room Continue reading

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & Elder Law

June 15th, 2017
PK Law attorneys Kimberly L. Battaglia and Cheryl A. Jones host regular estate planning and elder law seminars Continue reading

Estate Planning Seminars and An Estate & Retirement Seminar

June 1st, 2017
The Saint Agnes Foundation is very pleased to partner with Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) and SC&H Financial Advisors, to share tips and techniques for effective estate and retirement planning Continue reading

Governor Vetoes Maryland’s Paid Sick Leave Bill But Override Likely in Next Session


By:  David Burkhouse, Esquire
After several attempts at passage in previous legislative sessions, the Maryland General Assembly has passed the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (HB1 (SB230)) and will send it to the Governor whose own version of a bill on paid sick leave was rejected by the General Assembly.  The Governor has publicly stated that the legislature’s bill is bad for business and intends to veto it.  The legislative leadership states that it will override his veto.  The bill takes effect January 1, 2018 and is only prospective in its application.
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Content From PK Law: Five Questions With David Hirshfeld, Holabird Sports


By:  Greg Weiner, Member, PK Law
Consumers visiting Holabird Sports on Pulaski Highway in Baltimore are familiar with the 7000 square foot retail space that houses walls of footwear matching any athletic or fitness requirement, the vast selection of tennis rackets and accessories, as well as the comprehensive array of fitness apparel for the active user. But what the average visitor doesn’t experience is a “behind-the-scenes” viewof the operation that houses nearly 50 employees involved with marketing, sales, customer service and distribution on the top floor, as well as the approximately 40,000 pairs of athletic shoes and sophisticated logistics operation contained withthe bottom-floor warehouse. Continue reading

PK Law Client Larry Letow Shares Insights on Cybersecurity and Information Breaches


By:  Gregory Weiner, Member, PK Law Corporate and Real  Estate Group

Speaking from the company’s corporate headquarters in Columbia, CEO and President Larry Letow explained why every organization – in every industry sector – should be aware of the daily threats from information breaches that could potentially cause significant negative ramifications including financial, personal and reputation loss. No business or government agency is immune, the threats are rapidly growing and, in many cases, companies need to look no further than their own employees as the culprits of intellectual property theft. Founded in 2002, Convergence Technology Consulting has more than forty employees working for customers throughout the country. Continue reading

Top 10 Things Defense Lawyers Need to Know About Lack of Good Faith Claims

Patricia Lambert
Patricia McHugh Lambert, Member, PK Law
By now, every Maryland defense lawyer knows that there is a cause of action that can be leveled against insurers for lack of good faith. Most even know that this cause of action is based on Md. Code Ann., Cts. & Jud. Proc. § 3-1701, which allows for “enhanced damages” when “an insurer failed to act in good faith.” Under the statute, “good faith” means “an informed judgment based on honesty and diligence supported by evidence the insurer knew or should have known at the time the insurer made a decision on a claim.” Continue reading

Congratulations to PK Law Member Lisa Settles on DR Leadership in Law Award

PK Law Education, Labor and Employment Member Lisa Settles was awarded the Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Continue reading

PK Law Strong Showing at ELU Young Professionals Conference

PK Law was represented well today at the United Way’s Emerging Leaders United Young Professionals Conference. Continue reading

PK Law Welcomes Associate Benjamin Wolf to Wealth Group

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is pleased to welcome Associate Benjamin M. Wolf to the firm. Benjamin is an Associate in the firm’s Wealth Preservation Department. Continue reading

PK Law Law Day Success – Thanks to Adam Konstas!

By all accounts Adam Konstas did an excellent job chairing the annual Baltimore County Bar Association Law Day festivities this year. Continue reading