Areas of Practice
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MR. BARTGIS HAS NOW TAKEN THE HONORABLE POSITION AS A JUDGE FOR THE DISTRICT COURT OF FREDERICK COUNTY.
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Business Litigation
Business Litigation is the practice of law dealing with legal disputes arising from commercial and business relationships including litigation of controversies arising from those relationships.

Family Law
Family Law, deals with separation, divorce, child custody, and division of marital assets, as well as guardianships and adoption.

General Civil Litigation
Civil litigation generally includes all disputes that are formally submitted to a court, about any subject in which one party is claimed to have committed a wrong, but not a crime.

Mediation
Mediation is a process of alternative dispute resolution in which a neutral third party, the mediator, assists two or more parties to help them negotiate an agreement. Unlike other areas of dispute resolution, like litigation or arbitration, in mediation it is the parties not the judge, arbitrator or mediator who determines the outcome.

Personal Injury
A Personal Injury occurs where you have suffered some form of injury, either physical or psychological, as the result of a negligent or intentional act.

Real Estate Litigation
Real estate disputes involving purchase and sale contracts, partnership disputes, claims involving breach of fiduciary duty, commercial leases, property insurance, property tax assessments, design and construction defects or boundaries.
Admitted
1989, Maryland; 1990, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
College & Law School
George Mason University, B.A., with distinction

Georgetown University, J.D., cum laude
Memberships
Frederick County, Maryland State and Federal Bar Associations; Maryland Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute.