Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (“PK Law”) is pleased to announce that Member, Mark F. Scurti, has been appointed as a judge to the Baltimore City District Court.
Mr. Scurti has worked at PK Law since 2007, focusing his practice in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, debt restructuring and same-sex law. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Maryland.
Mr. Scurti is well known throughout Maryland for his commitment to helping ensure access to pro bono legal resources for those in need. He has provided numerous hours of pro bono time providing legal counsel in the areas of bankruptcy, debt consolidation, foreclosure assistance and same-sex legal issues through the Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center, the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, and Maryland Volunteer Lawyer’s Service. He is also Past President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, Baltimore Bar Foundation, LGBT Bar of Maryland, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Free State Legal Project, a clinic for low income LGBT individuals, and past Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Consumer Bankruptcy Section. He has served on the MSBA Board of Governors, the National LGBT Bar Association board as well as a number of local and state bar association committees and sections.
In recognition of his commitment to community service, he was named Maryland Volunteers Lawyers Services’ “Volunteer of the Year” and was a Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland “Top 100” Civil and Human Rights award recipient in 2011.