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 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 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 Secures $1.44 Million Victory for Disabled Veteran in Home Construction Case

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, [...]

By |October 18th, 2022|Awards|

Memorandum Opinion is a Win for Pels Law Client

Pels Law was able to obtain a memorandum opinion in White v Date Trucking, 2018 WL 2462921 and it has since been cited positively six times thus far.  In this case, our client, a father of five, was hit in the head due to a negligently placed load bar in an empty truck.  A key issue in the [...]

By |March 29th, 2022|Awards, Injury, Results|

Law360 Article Covers Pels Law Victory in Case Before Virginia Supreme Court

The press is taking notice of the win secured by the Pels Law Firm on July 22nd in the Virginia Supreme Court.  The website Law360 has published an article covering the case and the decision handed down by the Virginia Supreme Court Thursday. Here is an excerpt: Brian Potter filed suit in July 2017. In [...]

By |July 24th, 2021|Awards, News|

How To Use the Learned Treatise Exception To the Hearsay Rule and Rules of the Road to Win Your Case: How a Groundbreaking Case Earned Me the 2007 Maryland Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

Photo © Alex McGregor (cc-by-sa/2.0)   By Jon D. Pels, Esq. In the early 2000s, a client walked into my office. He was an intimidating gentleman. His tattoos made him look like somebody out of central casting playing a biker in a biker gang. He had spent the better part of his savings on a [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Awards, Results|
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