On November 14, the founder and head of The Pels Law Firm Jon Pels participated in a press conference on Capitol Hill to shine a spotlight on the predatory practices of some veterans claims companies, which many of the speakers called "claim sharks." Jon described his long-time trial practice, the filing by Pels Law of [...]
Continuing his string of awards and recognitions, Jon D. Pels has been named a "Top Attorney" for 2023 in civil litigation. Congratulations on the latest award, Jon!
Jon Pels Awarded “Distinguished” rating from highly respected attorney rating site Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell is widely recognized among lawyers as the gold standard in attorney ratings. They conduct a thorough review of attorneys through a secure online peer review survey where a lawyer’s ethical standards and legal ability in a specific area of practice is assessed by their peers. Our managing partner and founder Jon Pels received this [...]
Pels Law firm attorney, Maria Olsen, was a guest on the Grow Your Business and Grow Your Wealth Podcast. Host, Gary Heldt, described the episode as follows: Are you a business owner looking to protect your interests and grow wealth? In this episode of the "Grow Your Business & Grow Your Wealth" podcast, host Gary [...]
Pels Law Attorney Maria Leonard Olsen Interview: “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Became an Attorney”
Thrive Global's Ben Ari interviewed Pels Law attorney Maria Leonard Olsen. The complete article, entitled "5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Became an Attorney", can be read on Maria's blog.
Earlier this year, Bethesda magazine sent a survey to more than 1,700 attorneys who practice law in Montgomery County asking them to name the attorneys they would recommend in 29 practice areas. More than 400 attorneys participated in the survey. Attorneys at the Pels Law Firm were selected as a “Top Attorney” across the following [...]
One of the funniest (and well liked) actors in Hollywood today John Michael Higgins - he stole the show as a judge in Pitch Perfect and was hilarious in Couples Retreat and the Break Up - among many others. He was kind enough to stop by my office today and allow me to post this [...]
The Pels Law Firm welcomes Megan O’Donnell as a summer associate in our Bethesda office. Megan is a J.D. candidate at the University of Baltimore School of Law, From Kensington, Maryland, Megan graduated from Connolly School of the Holy Child, where she was a multi-sport Varsity athlete, and developed an interest in government and law [...]
Jon Pels has written and published a new e-book, co-authored with his daughter Kiersten. The book aims to share the knowledge Jon has gained over the course of his extensive career with people who are not trial lawyers. Entitled "How to Use the Trial Lawyer’s Learned Treatise Exception to Hearsay to Get What You Deserve [...]
The Pels Law Firm is proud to sponsor Erik Lopez as a legal intern for 2023.
The Pels Law firm today won a summary judgment against a home contractor for $1.4 million in damages, including treble damages, for the contractor failing to fulfill D.C. licensure requirements prior to performing work on our client's property. The case was filed in the D.C. Superior Court. Attorney's fees also were awarded to our client, [...]