Brian A. Kane
Brian Kane represents individuals and organizations in negotiations, transactions and litigation. His practice is concentrated in business law, family law, and alternative dispute resolution. Brian is an experienced mediator regularly appointed by the Circuit Courts of Washington and Frederick Counties.
Brian is a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and serves on the Peer Review Committee of the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission and the Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission. He holds a law degree from Penn State University's Dickinson School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Dickinson Law Review. Brian is Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated and has been named by Super Lawyers Maryland as one of the top family law attorneys in the state for 2012 through 2020.
In his business practice, Brian regularly assists small and medium-sized businesses in formation, operation, acquisitions and dispositions, financing transactions, and in negotiating and concluding various types of real property sales and purchases, leases and development agreements. In addition, Brian represents several condominium and homeowners’ associations in matters of governance and finance.
Brian is proud to serve as Town Attorney for the Towns of Sharpsburg, Clear Spring, and Hancock, Maryland, and is a member of the Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association. He also has the honor of serving as legal counsel to the Washington County Board of Elections.
Brian’s family law practice focuses on client counseling, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution and, where necessary, the litigation of complex matters. He handles a broad range of family law matters, including divorce, alimony, marital property distribution, child custody, child support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, enforcement and post-divorce matters, and step-parent and independent/private party adoptions. He has served many times as appointed child counsel in complex contested custody matters, and is a qualified parenting coordinator.
A native Floridian but long-time resident of Washington County, Brian is married and has three active, entertaining children. He is an avid cyclist and runner, and has completed over fifty ultramarathons, including distances of over 100 miles.