NEWSLETTER : February 2017

Estate Planning Seminars and An Estate & Retirement Seminar

The Saint Agnes Foundation is very pleased to partner with Estate Planning attorney, Cheryl A. Jones, with Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) and Amanda Wilhelm, Principal with SC&H Financial Advisors, to share tips and techniques for effective estate and retirement planning. Continue reading

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

Thursday, March 16, 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

Odor of Marijuana Grounds for Vehicle Search

 By: Aidan Smith, Esquire In Robinson, et. al. v State, Nos. 37, 39, & 46, September Term, 2016, decided January 20, 2017 (Watts, J.), the Maryland Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court, (the “Court”) held that a law enforcement officer (“officer(s)”) has probable cause to search a vehicle when an officer detects the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle, because marijuana in any amount remains “contraband” under Maryland law, notwithstanding decriminalization of possession of … Continue reading

Do You Have a “Day After” Insurance Policy?

By: Cheryl A. Jones, Esq. Insurance is a form of risk management, designed to minimize the loss associated with certain events like flood, fire, accidents, disability, and even death.  Most insurance requires an agent and the payment of premiums.  However, there is a type of insurance which you can take out on your own that costs nothing, but will provide your loved ones with incredible peace of mind, when the “Day After” arises. What is … Continue reading

PK Law Education and Labor Attorney Les Stellman Identifies Collective Bargaining as One of Top Ten Legal Issues Facing Community Colleges


In an article published in the March 2016 Ferris State University Perspectives publication, PK Law Labor and Education Attorney Leslie Stellman produced a “top ten” list of the most prevalent legal issues facing community colleges. Number three on the list is Employee Relations (Collective Bargaining). Mr. Stellman identified “the emergence of the ‘nontraditional’ faculty, such as adjunct professors Continue reading

PK Law Attorney James R. Benjamin, Jr. Appointed to County Council Charter Review Commission

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) Member James R. Benjamin, Jr. was appointed to the Baltimore County Council’s Charter Review Commission. Continue reading