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Kopstein & Associates, LLC

9831 Greenbelt Road,

Suite 205

Seabrook, Maryland 20706

Phone: 301.552.3330



Attorney Profiles

DAVID M. KOPSTEIN, Principal Attorney, born 1954. Mr. Kopstein graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center with the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1979. He was admitted to the D.C. Bar in 1979, and to the Maryland and Virginia Bars in 1989. He is a Fellow of the National College of Advocacy.  He served as President of the Maryland Association for Justice and also is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Maryland Association for Justice, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Prince George's County Bar Association, and the Fairfax Bar Association.  Mr. Kopstein is a contributing author of the book “Transfusion Associated AIDS,” published in 1995, and has written various articles published in TRIAL Magazine. In December 2006, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma repeatedly cited one of Mr. Kopstein’s articles in support of its decision in Zeier v. Zimmer, Inc., striking down that state’s medical malpractice certification statute.  He has extensive experience handling state and federal appeals. Has litigated numerous complex personal injury, business, and insurance cases in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and elsewhere. Usually works out of the Seabrook, Maryland office. Previously a partner in the firm of DiSalle and Staudinger in Washington, D.C. In 2004, Mr. Kopstein was honored by Justice Stephen Breyer of the United States Supreme Court and others for his participation in Trial Lawyers Care, an organization that provided free legal services to victims of the September 11th attacks.  In 2007, 2010 and 2011, Mr. Kopstein was recognized by The Virginia Lawyers Weekly for having obtained one of the twenty largest verdicts in that state during each of those years.

Email David Kopstein - dkopstein@cox.net


Philip Kuljurgis, Associate, born 1981. Mr, Kuljurgis graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in economics and a minor in German.  he graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2006.  Mr. Kuljurgis was admitted to the Wisconsin State Bar in 2006, the Virginia State Bar in 2007, the District of Columbia Bar in 2008, and the Maryland State Bar in 2010.  He is currently a member of the State Bar Associations for all of the above jurisdictions, as well as member of the Maryland Association for Justice.

Mr. Kuljurgis practiced in the field of insurance defense for 4 years prior to joining Kopstein & Associates in 2010.  Mr. Kuljurgis has represented individuals and organizations as both Plaintiffs and Defendants in personal injury, construction defect, premises liability, and contract and insurance coverage cases.  Mr. Kuljurgis currently focuses his practice in civil litigation on behalf of injured individuals.  His practice also includes the preparation of simple wills and the formation of L.L.C.s.

While in college, Mr. Kuljurgis interned for an engineering firm and spent a summer working on the production line of the BMW factory in Regensburg, Germany. While in law school, Mr. Kuljurgis was a law clerk in the legal department of a large casualty insurance company and participated in clinical programs that allowed law students to represent persons appealing unemployment compensation decisions and indigent persons charged with misdemeanor crimes.

Email Philip Kuljurgis – philip_kuljurgis@comcast.net


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