Pels Law attorney is a member of legal honor society Phi Delta Phi

Pels Law attorney Maria Leonard Olsen is a member of Phi Delta Phi, the oldest legal organization in continuous existence in the United States, predating even the American Bar Association. It is an international legal society founded in 1869 to foster scholarship, civility, and ethical conduct in the legal profession. Phi Delta Phi is considered [...]

By |April 3rd, 2024|About Pels Law|

Pels Law Secures Victory in DC Court of Appeals

From Jon Pels, the founder of Pels Law: "I know there is a lot of talk in the news today about a certain “per curiam“ opinion, which is an opinion delivered by an entire court rather than a single judge. We also obtained today such an opinion, in a business dispute matter. As I tell [...]

By |March 17th, 2024|Awards, News, Results|

Jon Pels Participates in Capitol Hill Press Conference in Support of Guard VA Benefits Act

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 [...]

By |November 22nd, 2023|News|

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 [...]

By |October 19th, 2023|Awards, News|

Pels Law Attorney Maria Olsen Interviewed on the Grow Your Business and Grow Your Wealth Podcast

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 [...]

By |October 4th, 2023|News|

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.

By |September 10th, 2023|News|

Pels Law firm selected in several categories for the “Top Attorneys” list in Bethesda magazine

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 [...]

By |August 22nd, 2023|Awards|

Pels Law Welcomes Megan O’Donnell as a Summer Associate

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 [...]

By |May 16th, 2023|News|

Jon Pels and Kiersten Pels co-author new book

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 [...]

By |March 9th, 2023|News|
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