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Phil Dales Joins Kagan Stern
December 1, 2022
Kagan Stern is pleased to announce that Phil Dales has joined Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard, LLC, as Counsel to the firm. Mr. Dales is an experienced land-use and licensing attorney who counsels businesses and individuals on zoning matters, including rezonings, variances, special exceptions, planned development applications and comprehensive planning. Mr. Dales also assists clients with administrative law and real property issues related to liquor licenses, environmental compliance, building permits and commercial landlord tenant disputes. He has successfully advocated for clients before City and County Boards of Appeals, Circuit Courts, and Maryland’s appellate courts. “The addition of Phil Dales to our firm and his land use and licensing experience is a great compliment to our real estate practice group which focuses on transactions and litigation,” stated Jonathan Kagan, Managing Member at Kagan Stern. “Phil Dales and his team are a great addition to our growing firm, and we are thrilled to work with him,” said Kagan.
Mr. Dales has been in private practice since graduating law school from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and becoming a member of the Maryland Bar. He received his B.A. from Washington & Lee University and his MUEP in Urban Planning from the University of Virginia. Mr. Dales also is licensed in the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Land Institute of the Maryland State Bar Association; serves on the Board of Trustees of the Scenic Rivers Land Trust; and is a member and legal advisor to the Annapolis Maritime Progress and Sustainability Group. Mr. Dales will work in Kagan Stern’s Annapolis office.