Pasternak & Fidis Law Offices | Bethesda, MD

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Pasternak Fidis

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When you want the best service and the deepest expertise in family law, trusts and estates, or real estate and commercial litigation, Pasternak & Fidis can help you. For more than 30 years, our lawyers have set a standard of client service, community involvement, and legal innovation that is unsurpassed among firms our size in the D.C. area. We are proud of our history and look forward to serving you in the future. Our partners are active in elite groups like the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and the Inns of Court, and two partners have become state judges. As a small specialty firm, we can give you the highest quality of service at an excellent value. We are never afraid to innovate, and we lead in new areas such as collaborative divorce and same-sex marriage. You can schedule an initial consultation by calling (301) 656-8850. LEARN MORE »

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Planning for Digital Assets

Posted on October 2, 2014 by Anne Coventry

How much of your life do you live online?

Increasingly, Americans’ bank, brokerage, credit card, and utilities statements arrive by email. Recurring expenses are paid automatically without any human action required; we pay other bills with a few clicks and keystrokes. Family photos gather in virtual albums on smartphones and photo sharing websites. We file our tax returns electronically; we may not even keep hard ... READ FULL ARTICLE »

Pasternak & Fidis Partners Named Washingtonian ‘Top Estate Lawyers’

Two partners from Pasternak & Fidis have been listed among the “Top Estate Lawyers” in the Washington, D.C., area by Washingtonian magazine. Nancy Fax, the firm’s managing partner, and Anne Coventry were included on the magazine’s list of the best lawyers for estate planning. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE»

What’s in Your Handbook? Social Media Policies in the Workplace

In our Fall 2014 newsletter, Roger A. Hayden, II, provides an overview of two aspects of online social media in the workplace: its use in the hiring process, and regulating employee use. READ FULL ARTICLE »

Passage of Maryland Collaborative Law Act Offers Privacy Protections to Divorcing Couples

In our Fall 2014 newsletter, Anne (Jan) W. White explains how a new law allows divorcing couples to craft their own agreement to protect their confidential information during the Collaborative Process. READ FULL ARTICLE »

Jan White Washington Top Divorce Lawyer 2012Pasternak & Fidis Partners Named Washingtonian ‘Top Divorce Lawyers’

Two partners from Pasternak & Fidis have been listed among the “Top Divorce Lawyers” in the Washington, D.C., area by Washingtonian magazine. Linda Ravdin and Anne (Jan) White were cited as among the region’s best divorce and family law attorneys.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE»

Three Pasternak & Fidis Partners Named to List of Top Estate Lawyers in Montgomery County

Three partners from Pasternak & Fidis have been listed among the “Top Estate and Trust Lawyers” in Montgomery County by Bethesda magazine. Nancy Fax, the firm’s managing partner, was cited along with partners N. Alfred Pasternak and Marcia Fidis. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE»

Eleven Pasternak & Fidis Lawyers Named to Maryland Super Lawyers 2015

Eleven lawyers from Pasternak & Fidis have been selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers for 2015. Partners N. Alfred Pasternak, Marcia Fidis, Nancy Fax, Linda Ravdin, Anne (Jan) White and Anne Coventry were all picked for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of Maryland lawyers are selected for this honor in any given year. Associates Morriah Horani, Alex Tanouye, Stephanie Perry, Nathan Brill and Mary Katherine Hayburn were picked for inclusion in Super Lawyers – Rising Stars. The Rising Stars list singles out the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE»