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Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is pleased to announce that attorney James R. Benjamin, Jr. has been appointed to Maryland’s Sexual Offender Advisory Board by Governor Larry Hogan.

This Board reviews Maryland’s laws and those of other states and jurisdictions that concern sexual offenders. The Board also reviews the practices and procedures for supervising and monitoring sexual offenders which currently are used by the Maryland Parole Commission and the Division of Parole and Probation. The Board evaluates technology that tracks offenders, reviews developments in assessing and treating sexual offenders, formulates standards for such treatment based on current and evolving best practices, and certifies treatment programs that comply with the standards.

Mr. Benjamin is a Member in PK Law’s General Litigation Group. He has substantial bench and jury trial experience representing insurers and business entities in personal injury and premises liability matters.  He represents property owners in Baltimore City in complex lead paint and toxic tort litigation at both the trial and appellate levels.  He also has significant experience representing minority-owned and women-owned businesses (MBEs and WBEs) in administrative appeals involving certification and procurement matters.

We are proud to have James on our team and look forward to supporting him on this board.



About Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law)

PK Law is a leading Maryland law firm with more than 60 attorneys, paralegals and law clerks. The firm’s main office is located in Towson with offices in Columbia and Bel Air. PK Law’s core practice areas include Corporate and Business Services, Education Law, Employment Law, Estate Planning and Elder Law, Litigation and Medical Malpractice Defense.