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Opportunity Zones: What They Are and How to Benefit From Them

Maryland has taken the lead in a group of states removing barriers preventing socially conscious investors from connecting with nonprofit organizations and underserved communities. A new statute passed as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 seeks to encourage investment in disadvantaged communities nationwide by providing individuals, partnerships, and corporations significant capital gains tax benefits when re-invested in certain underserved communities, called Opportunity Zones… Continue reading 

PK Law Launches Estate Planning Podcast

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) has launched a podcast series entitled Ultimate Planning that will deliver emerging estate planning issues through interviews with local and national experts in the field. PK Law Attorney Ashley Nelson-Raut conceived the idea for the podcast after a search concluded that no Maryland law firms had previously produced a similar estate planning podcast series. Together with attorney, Kevin Bress, head of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group, the pair intend to produce monthly podcasts that will be distributed among such hosts as Apple, Google and Spotify… Continue reading 

Hopkins IP and PK Law Enter Into Business Relationship to Provide Intellectual Property Services to Clients

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) and Hopkins IP, LLC (Hopkins IP) entered into a business relationship in which Hopkins IP will provide legal services focused on intellectual property matters to PK Law clients.  Julie A. Hopkins formed the intellectual property boutique law firm, Hopkins IP, last year. She brings more than 15 years of direct experience handling trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters, as well as handling IP licensing and litigation and will provide these services to PK Law clients… Continue reading 

Tackle What’s Next Summit: Washington D.C.

David Pessin, PK Law Co-Founding Member of Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law), will be presenting on a panel at this year’s Tackle What’s Next Summit this September 23, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The Summit aims to provide opportunities for athletes of all ages, sports and circumstances to find a focus that fits their… Continue reading 

Congratulations to PK Law Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America List

Congratulations to the following PK Law Attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2020 Best Lawyers list. Special recognition to David Pessin, Patricia McHugh Lambert, Steve Allen, Natalie Magdeburger and Catherine Steiner for being name to the list for the past 15, 15, 14, 12 and 12 years respectively and Catherine Steiner for being named Lawyer of the Year – Baltimore for Professional Malpractice Law…  Continue reading 

PK Law Members Catherine Steiner and Edmund O’Meally Named 2020 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year

PK Law Members Catherine W. Steiner and Edmund J. O’Meally have been named Best Lawyers 2020 Lawyers of the Year – Baltimore.  Ms. Steiner is Lawyer of the Year for Professional Medical Malpractice – Defense and Mr. O’Meally is Lawyer of the Year for Education Law.  Also recognized in 2013 and 2017, this is the third time Ms. Steiner has been recognized as a Best Lawyers…  Continue reading 

PK Law Learning Center:

Long Term Caring – Simplified!

September 12, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:15am Join Special Guest Melissa Barnickel, CPA, CLTC of Baygroup Insurance LLC and PK Law Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Cheryl Jones to learn about long term care, importance of planning and options for paying for care including long term care insurance. Continue reading 

Important Legal Issues for Families Facing Parkinson’s and Other Neurological Disorders

September 18, 2019 — 5:30pm – 6:30pm Unique legal issues confront families whose loved one is in the grips of Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders. Join PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Elizabeth Green to learn how to stay ahead of those issues with the appropriate planning and implementation of legal documents, including wills, trusts, health care directives and powers of attorney. Elizabeth will also address how families can be proactive so that their life savings will not be exhausted on the costs of long term care.  Continue reading 

Estate Planning 101

September 19, 2019 — 6:30pm- 7:45pm: Join PK Law Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Cheryl Jones to learn the ABCs of wills, trusts, estates and powers of attorney and the planning you need to protect yourself and your family. Continue reading 

PK Law On-The-Road:

Estate Planning 101 For Young Families – Why You Must Take Time to Start Your Estate Planning NOW!

September 26, 2019 — 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Greene Turtle, 118 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21030 As a young family you have many things that keep you running at a record pace. You may think that you do not need estate planning until you acquire more assets, your children are born, or you hit a certain other milestone. Join PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Kristy Williams to learn why it is so important to start your estate planning now. Continue reading