Brian R. Fellner
Brian joined Nagle & Zaller, P.C. in January, 2012, as an associate.
Prior to Nagle and Zaller, P.C., Brian worked for law firms in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Annapolis, where he has represented clients in the fields of criminal and civil litigation, personal injury, contract disputes, medical malpractice, employment law, creditors’ rights/collections, immigration, family law, and trusts and estates.
Brian has worked as an attorney for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has represented individuals, small companies, and large corporations. During his career, he has obtained favorable results for his clients in a wide variety of legal matters, including:
Injunction – SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR PLAINTIFF – HOA covenant enforcement action
Contract Lien Act – JUDGMENT FOR DEFENDANT – Probable cause lien challenge action
Criminal Defense Trials – NOT GUILTY VERDICTS – DUI trial, Theft trial, Assault trial
Government Contractor – Consulted for Department of Justice Civil Litigation Division on large-scale litigation involving FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Insurance Subrogation – Tried and settled over 100 motor vehicle accident subrogation cases
Family Law – Successfully litigated divorce, custody, child support, and guardianship disputes
Immigration – Successfully completed of N-400 (Naturalization), I-130 (Immigration of Relative), I-485 (Green Card), and I-90 (Green Card Renewal) proceedings.
Civil Litigation – Obtained favorable results for clients in a wide variety of civil disputes.
Brian regularly practices in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, as well as the Superior Court for the District of Columbia. He has won motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, judgments for plaintiffs, judgments for civil defendants, not guilty verdicts for criminal defendants, and injunctions. As an advocate, Brian has briefed cases in the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, and has appeared in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Brian is a 2002 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in History and Spanish. After working as an Americorps volunteer in an impoverished area of San Diego, he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego, School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Brian was a member of Law Review, and worked as a legal assistant for Professor Shaun P. Martin. He was also an active member of the Legal Clinic, assisting low-income individuals with legal issues. Additionally, Brian worked on the staff of the law school magazine The Advocate, and worked as a student assistant in the Legal Research Center. During law school, Brian also clerked for the litigation law firm of Winet, Patrick and Weaver in the firm’s Vista, California office.
Brian is licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.