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Jonathan E. Pasterick Partner

About Jonathan E. Pasterick

Jonathan E. Pasterick is an Annapolis attorney with an eye for business. Understanding both the working end as well as the legal end of business, he never loses sight of his client’s bottom line. Mr. Pasterick’s approach is to offer concise and effective counsel primarily focusing on construction, real estate and corporate business.

Representing business clients isn’t just about winning cases. It’s about being cost effective and protecting a company’s reputation. Mr. Pasterick evaluates his client’s short and long term goals to develop legal strategies that will get them where they want to be. When compromises are needed, Mr. Pasterick offers thoughtful guidance and professional advice.

With nearly 25 years experience, Mr. Pasterick has built a career with Hillman, Brown & Darrow in Annapolis, Maryland to become one of the most respected and trusted attorneys for estate planning construction, contracts, real estate and corporate matters.

From the start of his career, Mr. Pasterick has focused on estate planning and he was recently named a Leading Lawyer in Annapolis for Estates and Trusts by What’s Up? magazine.

Mr. Pasterick has achieved numerous honors and distinctions throughout his career including:

  • “Leading Lawyers” 2010-2022 by What’s Up Magazine
  • “Super Lawyer” 2022-2023 by Baltimore Magazine

His clients are continuously impressed with his thorough understanding of estate law and ability to apply common sense in a way that simplifies complex issues. He is also an excellent candidate for matters of appeals, civil litigation, and Anne Arundel County administrative law.

Colleagues describe Mr. Pasterick as being an excellent litigator and skilled advocate. The breadth of his legal knowledge and ability to prepare for all possible outcomes are what helps him instill confidence in his clients.

Mr. Pasterick was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Education Foundation of Anne Arundel County Public Schools and is an active member of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, serving in several capacities:

  • AABA Board Member
  • Commissioner AABA Soft Ball League
  • Columnist for AABA Barrister
  • Mock Trial Judge

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Property & Real Estate

Bar Admissions

1999 Maryland Bar
1999 Court of Appeals, Maryland
2004 U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


St. Mary's College of Maryland, B.A., 1995
University of Maryland, J.D., 1999

Professional Associations

Anne Arundel County Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
American Bar Association