ATTORNEY PROFILES

DIANE S. ROSENBERG: PARTNER - Born in Washington, DC, Diane holds a Bachelors of Science from the College of Business Management at the University of Maryland (1987) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law (1991). Diane practices in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, real estate and litigation. She is admitted to appear before all federal and state courts in the jurisdictions of Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Diane is a member of the American Bar Association, Maryland State, Virginia State and District of Columbia Bars, and the Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Teaching Engagements:
Associate professor University of Maryland, University College Paralegal Studies Program Bankruptcy law. 1994-1996
Legal Issues in Real Estate Foreclosure – Evictions 2008
Title Law in Virginia – Transfer of Title 2009
Bankruptcy Bar – "Spring Break " Chapter 13 Developments & Issues – Panel Member 2009
MARK D. MEYER: SENIOR ASSOCIATE - Born in Bethesda, MD, Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University (1993) and a Juris Doctor from George Washington University (1996). Mark practices in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, real estate and litigation. He is admitted to appear before the United States Supreme Court and all federal and state courts in the jurisdictions of Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Mark is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland, Virginia State Bar and District of Columbia Bar.
JOHN A. ANSELL III: ASSOCIATE - Born in Andrews AFB, Maryland, John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland (1994) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2001). John practices in the areas of real estate settlements, bankruptcy, and foreclosure. He is admitted to the state courts in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for Maryland, Untied States District Court for the District of Columbia, and both the Eastern and Western Districts for the United States District Court for Virginia. John is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland, Virginia State Bar and District of Columbia Bar.
AZER AKHTAR: ASSOCIATE - Born in Charleston, WV, Azer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance (2002)  and a Juris Doctor (2005) from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.  Azer practices in the areas of foreclosure, evictions, real estate settlement and commercial real estate financing and leasing.  He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, West Virginia and Kentucky (Inactive). Azer is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the West Virginia State Bar and the American Bar Association.  
BRETT BEEHLER: OF COUNSEL -Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, Brett holds a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University (1991) and a Juris Doctor from the American University’s Washington College of Law (1994 – cum laude).  Brett practices in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, eviction, residential and commercial real estate, commercial leasing and litigation.  He is admitted to appear before all federal and state courts in the jurisdictions of Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.  Brett is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Prince George’s County Bar Association, Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.  Brett is also an elected member to the Order of Barrister’s, a national honorary organization recognizing individuals who have demonstrated excellence in legal oral advocacy and service, as well as a member of Cambridge Who’s Who.  Brett also serves as a Continuing Education instructor for realtors through the Professional Development Institute and is a speaker at various real estate and real estate investor seminars.

STEPHANIE R. MONTGOMERY: ASSOCIATE - Born in Laurens, SC, Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts from North Carolina A & T State University (1993) and a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University (1997).  Stephanie practices in the areas of foreclosure, settlements and title curative.  She is admitted to all state courts in North Carolina, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.  Stephanie is a member of the North Carolina State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and the District of Columbia Bar.

RUHI F. MIRZA: ASSOCIATE - Born in Cheverly, Maryland, Ruhi holds a Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University (2002) and a Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law (2008).  Ruhi practices in the areas of foreclosure and bankruptcy.  She is admitted to appear before all federal and state courts in the jurisdiction of Virginia and in state courts in the jurisdictions of Maryland and District of Columbia.  Ruhi is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Bar Association for Virginia, Real Property Section of Virginia State Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar.

KENNETH SAVITZ: ASSOCIATE - Born in Columbia, S.C., Ken holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina (2004) and a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law (2007). Ken practices in the areas of litigation, settlements and foreclosure. He is admitted to appear in the state courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Ken is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar; Maryland Section of Real Property, Planning & Zoning; Maryland Section of Young Lawyers; and District of Columbia Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section.

SARA TUSSEY: ASSOCIATE - Born in State College, PA, Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University (1999) and a Juris Doctor from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (2009). Sara practices in the areas of foreclosure and evictions. She is admitted to practice in Virginia, New York, and the District of Columbia. Sara is a member of the American Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, the New York Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar.

WILLIAM ROUNTREE: ASSOCIATE - Born in Suffolk, Va., William holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University (1995) and a Juris Doctor from The University of Toledo College of Law (1998). William practices in the areas of foreclosure, evictions, real estate and creditor’s rights. He is admitted to all the state courts of Virginia and the Eastern District Federal Court of Virginia. William is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Real Property Section of Virginia State Bar.