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Montgomery County Business Owner Wins Appeal Against Montgomery County’s Rain Tax

For six years, Ben Porto & Son, Ltd. and Tri-State Stone & Building Supply Inc., the last surviving local dimension stone quarry in Montgomery County, has been battling the County to receive credits on the Water Quality Protection Charge (“WQPC”), otherwise known as the “rain tax,” for treatment of their own stormwater. On August 24, [...]

By |September 4th, 2021|News|

Pels Law Succeeds Again Representing National PTA in Maryland

Today, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), represented by the Pels Law Firm, was again successful in defeating a motion to dismiss or transfer venue by a rogue break off faction of the Maryland PTA. The Pels Law Firm filed suit against this defendant, as well as other individuals, and was successful in obtaining a [...]

By |August 2nd, 2021|News|

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|

Pels Law Firm Secures Win in Virginia Supreme Court, Reversing Loudon County Court’s Earlier Decision

In a big win for the Pels Law Firm team, representing the father of an 18-year-old killed in a silo accident, the Virginia Supreme Court on July 22, 2021, reversed the Loudoun County Circuit Court’s dismissal of the case with prejudice. The issue considered by the Virginia Supreme Court was whether a Buell Classifier installed [...]

By |July 22nd, 2021|News|

Pels Law Attorney Erin Webb Weighs in on Insurance and Storm Damage

WUSA9 reached out to Pels Law attorney Erin Webb to better understand the issues around insurance claims and liability when dealing with damage from a neighbors tree falling on your home.  A quote from the article: Erin L. Webb, an insurance lawyer in the Washington, D.C. area, says there is a general rule when dealing [...]

By |July 14th, 2021|News|

Washington Post Opinion Weighs in on Montgomery County “Rain Tax” Case

A new opinion column in The Washington Post discusses the Montgomery County Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC), also known as the "Rain Tax". The column is written by Devin L. Battley, president of the Lindbergh Park Owners Association in Gaithersburg, which represents business property owners in the Lindbergh Park development.  Pels Law is representing the [...]

By |July 5th, 2021|News|

Pels Law Helps Secure Major Victory in Maryland Parent Teacher Association Case

These Pels Law firm attorneys secured a big win in court this week for the National PTA: Jon Pels, Katerina Newell, Christina Buschmann, Kerry Edwards, Alvaro Augusto and Amira Khan. Press Release from the National PTA Statement on the Alliance for Maryland Parents, Teachers and Students: ALEXANDRIA, Va., (June 15, 2021)—Yesterday, National PTA took legal action [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|News|

Jon Pels Delivers Compelling Oral Argument Before the Idaho Supreme Court

Jon Pels's oral argument before the Idaho Supreme Court was televised live on Idaho Public Television. The full video of the hearing (SRM v. GSA) can be viewed at the Idaho Supreme Court Archive page, or using this direct link.

By |March 4th, 2021|News|

Pels Law Attorney Maria Leonard Olsen Presenting at Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Annual Conference

Pels Law attorney, Maria Leonard Olsen, is presenting this week at the 2020 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association's annual conference. The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the healthcare industry committed to achieving gender parity in leadership positions, facilitating career and business connections, and providing effective practices that [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|News|

Virginia Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Client’s Case

Pels Law Firm attorney Katerina Newell successfully convinced the Virginia Supreme Court to hear a case dismissed by a Loudoun County court. Virginia has an eight year statute of repose, which means that if you build a defective building and it collapses and kills someone, you cannot sue the builder if it has been more [...]

By |October 17th, 2020|News|
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