Specializing in real estate related matters in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Jason Pardo and Russell Drazin have been practicing together since 2003, and, prior to forming Pardo Drazin LLC in 2010, were partners in the real estate practice group of a long-standing Washington law firm.
Jason A. Pardo
Jason’s practice includes all aspects of real estate and business counseling and litigation, with an emphasis on condominium development, contract, construction, land use, title insurance, landlord/tenant, and community association issues. He also represents title insurance companies in coverage disputes, and serves as appointed defense counsel in matters involving real estate title issues.
Jason received his law degree from The Catholic University of America, and his undergraduate degree from Boston College.
Jason is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, and is an active member of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia land title associations. Born and raised in Annapolis, Jason, his wife, and their two sons now live in Kensington.
Russell S. Drazin
Russell represents mortgage lenders and banks, title insurance companies and their insureds, and property owners in connection with mortgage loan foreclosures, property receiverships, workouts, real estate financing, title insurance, and litigation. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Russell received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School, where he was elected to the Moot Court Board. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
He is a 2006 graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) in Louisville, Colorado. Founded in 1971, NITA is the premier trial advocacy training institute for practicing attorneys.
Russell’s family has lived and worked in the Washington metropolitan area for five generations. He was born in the District, raised in Rockville, and lives in Georgetown. He is a 1992 graduate of the Maret School (Go Frogs!).
He is an active member of the District of Columbia Land Title Association, the Maryland Land Title Association, and the Virginia Land Title Association, and teaches seminars for attorneys and other real estate professionals on topics related to his practice.
Russell has been named to the 2013 and 2014 Washington, DC Rising Stars lists of the Super Lawyers rating service.