Brian A. Kane
Brian Kane represents individuals and organizations in negotiations, transactions, and litigation, with concentrations in family law, business law, and alternative dispute resolution. Brian is an experienced mediator often appointed by the courts in family law, business dispute and estate administration cases, and has served as court-appointed child counsel in contested custody cases in several Maryland 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 2017.
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.
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 leases and agreements.
Brian also represents several Washington County community associations (condominium and home owners’ associations), and practices administrative and municipal law. He 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. Brian also has the honor of serving as legal counsel to the Board of License Commissioners of Washington County (the “Liquor Board”).
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 nearly fifty ultramarathons, including distances of over 100 miles.