John J. "Jack" Condliffe
John J. "Jack" Condliffe joined Levin & Gann as a principal in 2011. Prior to that time he practiced many years with his wife until her retirement. His practice areas include family law, large personal injury cases and appellate law. He is an acknowledged leader in the legal filed as Secretary of the Board of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, the pro bono organization of the Maryland State Bar Association, and a Governor of the Maryland Association of Justice. Mr. Condliffe is the author of the alimony chapter of Maryland Divorce and Separation Law. He has published a number of article and lectured widely. He has been recognized as a Maryland Super Lawyer ™ for 2010-2012.
Mr. Condliffe has won many appellate cases that have changed Maryland law including Bozman v. Bozman, (abrogating spousal immunity); Aronson v. Aronson, (standard for voluntary and mutual grounds of divorce); Volodarsky v. Tarachanskaya (establishing standard of evidence for abuse based visitation restrictions), and nearly two dozen other published appellate decisions.
Mr. Condliffe graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1974 and he received his B.S. from the University of Oregon in 1978. After service in the Peace Corps and a successful career in business, he received his J.D. from the University of Maryland in 1991.