We are here for you. We pride ourselves on promptly returning our client’s calls, and taking the time to explain everything to our clients. Our goal is the best result, not the most expensive result. Our team includes aggressive, confident, skilled, experienced attorneys, and highly experienced and capable support staff. We area a small firm so that we can provide each client with the personal attention his or her case deserves.
Bernard Solnik has been a licensed attorney for over 20 years. He is a highly trained and experienced litigator and trial lawyer. Mr. Solnik is fluent in Spanish.
He graduated from Duke University with honors and in the top third of his class at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Before opening his own practice, Mr. Solnik practiced at three of the nation’s top law firms: Shaw Pittman (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman), Seyfarth Shaw, and Leventhal Senter & Lerman (now Lerman Senter PLLC) and he has received in depth training from top personal injury attorneys.
He is licensed in Maryland, Washington DC, New York, and Connecticut. He associates with local counsel in other states when handling matters in other jurisdictions.
Past and present memberships include the Maryland Ass’n for Justice (formerly the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association), The DC Trial Lawyers' Ass'n., American Ass’n for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), American Bar Association (ABA), Maryland State Bar Ass’n (MSBA), Prince George’s Co. Bar Ass’n, Montgomery Co. Bar Ass’n, and DC Bar Ass’n.
Beyond his legal skills, Mr. Solnik prides himself on giving his clients excellent service, which includes personally returning client’s phone calls and emails promptly, and taking plenty of time to listen and explain.
On the personal side, Mr. Solnik was born and raised in Roslyn, Long Island. He is a family man and an avid musician. He has two boys and a lovely wife who is a Registered Nurse and cancer Nurse Navigator. Earlier in his life Mr. Solnik regularly performed and musically collaborated in New York City and London England with a number of musicians who have gone on to substantial, major label success. He also wrote soundtracks for various video projects, including a television news show theme song, all the music for a Hubbell Space Telescope documentary aired on the Discovery Network, and a multimedia soundtrack for an AT&T corporate multimedia cd. He was also a professional television audio engineer for both live and pre-recorded shows on ESPN, Animal Planet, and Voice of America among others. He continues to write music and occasionally perform in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
We employ top notch associate attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff. Local counsel for out of state cases are employed when necessary.