On January 28, 2016 at the annual Baltimore County Bar Association Banquet, Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) Managing Director, Drake Zaharris was awarded the prestigious J. Earle Plumhoff Professionalism Award. This award was given to Mr. Zaharris for his demonstration and practice of the utmost professionalism in the practice of law.
Recipients of this award must be a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association for at least five years, have made professional contributions to Baltimore County Bar Association activities, have made contributions of time and resources that have gone largely unnoticed and have high mark for dignity, integrity and civility.
Mr. Zaharris was appointed to the Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Baltimore County by Governor Ehrlich July 2003-2005 and was reappointed to the Commission by Governor O’Malley July 2007-2011 and July 2011-2015. He was Vice-Chair of the Baltimore County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee 2012-2013 and Chairman of the Baltimore County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee 2013-2014. Mr. Zaharris has been the Managing Director of PK Law since 2006.