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|

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|

Idaho Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Pels Law Client

The Idaho Supreme Court today ruled, in an appeals argued by Jon Pels, that the District Court properly found fraud on the part of the corporate defendants against the firm's client, SRM Arms, Inc. The Court remanded the case to the lower court, however, on the amount of damages because of the lack of clarity [...]

By |August 4th, 2021|Results|

Maria Olsen (Pels Law Firm) Wins Victory Over Montgomery County In Stormwater Tax Case

On Wednesday, May 19th 2021, Maryland Tax Court's chief Judge, Walter C. "Clay" Martz II ruled in favor of property owners of the Lindbergh Park Owners Association. Judge Martz ruled that Montgomery County unlawfully denied stormwater management tax credits to the LPOA members, who paid for stormwater management systems on their property. In a statement [...]

By |May 20th, 2021|Results|

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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