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Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law), is proud to announce the expansion of the firm’s Corporate and Business Services Group with the addition of Dino C. La Fiandra as a Member of the firm. 

Dino received his Juris Doctorate from the National Law Center, George Washington University in 1995 and is member of the Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia Bars.  He represents builders, developers and other real estate stakeholders before governmental agencies, boards, and legislative bodies to obtain land use approvals such as zoning approvals, site plan approvals, and permits.  This work has brought Dino before hearing officers, boards of appeal, city and county councils, and circuit courts throughout central Maryland.  Dino handles zoning, historic and agricultural preservation, public works, environmental, land planning, traffic matters, and other regulatory matters that impact real estate development.  His residential development projects include mixed use developments, Planned Unit Developments, and major and minor subdivisions. His commercial development projects include shopping centers, national “big box” retailers, office buildings, medical offices, car dealerships, fuel service stations, car washes, banks, catering halls, flex space developments, and similar uses. Institutional projects include medical/hospital campuses, institutional master planning, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, churches, synagogues, schools, and public utilities. 

“Dino is a very well respected real estate, land use and zoning attorney who fits well within our firm’s culture and strategic goals,” said Drake Zaharris, Managing Director of PK Law. ”An important part of our firm’s business plan is to expand strategically by adding respected lawyers in growing practice areas to meet the growing needs of our clients. Dino will play an important role in helping the firm meets its goals and we are honored to have him join our firm.”  

Dino joins PK Law after being at Whiteford, Taylor and Preston for 13 years. He is married to Jacqueline La Fiandra, Assistant Attorney General for the Maryland State Department of Education.  The couple resides with their three children in Owings Mills, Maryland.