Of Counsel

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Fax: 301-951-0147

Phone: 240-743-5412

Morris Topf has more than 40 years of experience in a wide range of legal practice areas. He now provides JDKatz with significant support on matters regarding: civil litigation, family law, small business formation and representation, probate administration, and personal injury work.

He is currently licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia and in the federal courts.  Mr. Topf has served as the city attorney for the City of College Park and several other Maryland municipalities. Mr. Topf’s professional memberships include: Prince George’s County Bar Association, Bar Association of Montgomery County (sections on family law and commercial law), Maryland State Bar Association, and The District of Columbia Bar.


J.D., University of Maryland Law School, 1964
B.S., Long Island University, 1958

Bar Admissions

United States Supreme Court, 1972
United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1965
District of Columbia, 1965
United States District Court for Maryland, 1965
Maryland, 1964

Past Employment Positions 

City Attorney, City of College Park, 1971-1995
Editor, Maryland Municipal Legal Briefs, 1973-1980
Founder of Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association, 1973-1978