Jennifer Banach Re-Appointed to Maryland State Bar Association Committee

Counsel Jennifer Banach has recently been re-appointed to serve on the CLE and Publications Committee for the Maryland State Bar Association. Jennifer works in F&P’s Hagerstown focusing her practice on liability defense and workers’ compensation and employers’ liability.

Jennifer has served on this committee since 2012. Last year she authored a publication, in conjunction with the MSBA, entitled “The Maryland Model Jury Selection Questions for Maryland Criminal and Civil Trials.” The committee also works to create a certification program for attorneys who have expertise in a variety of practice areas.

The MSBA is a member organization that serves to represent attorneys in Maryland and to promote professionalism and diversity. To learn more, please visit the website at

F&P Principals Named Best Lawyers for 2020

The Best Lawyers in America recently released the recipients of the 2020 Best Lawyers designation.  Franklin & Prokopik is proud to announce that three of its principals have received this honor. Lynn McHale Fitzpatrick, resident in our Herndon office, was recognized for Workers Compensation Law – Employers for the third time as was Baltimore firm president Bert Randall along with Employment Law – Management.  Ralph Arnsdorf, also of our Baltimore office, received recognition for the first time in Litigation – Construction.

The Best Lawyer recognition is a peer review process where leading lawyers evaluate colleagues who are practicing in the same geographic area as well as the same legal practice area. The candidate is then selected based on feedback analysis and eligibility checks.

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