Linowes and Blocher LLP (the “Firm”) is liquidating and is no longer providing legal services.  The Firm has filed a state court insolvency proceeding as an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (an “ABC”) in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Case No. 482730V.  On July 15, 2020, the Court assumed jurisdiction over the Firm’s estate.  The Court entered an Order appointing Heather Dlhopolsky as the Assignee to supervise the liquidation proceedings.  By separate Order, the Court authorized employment of Paul Sweeney and the law firm of Yumkas, Vidmar, Sweeney & Mulrenin, LLC as legal counsel to the Assignee.  

The filings in the ABC are publicly available at the Montgomery County Courthouse and copies of all filings are available below.  To open a filing, click on the document name and the selected document will open for you to view and download. 

If you need to speak with someone regarding client or legal matters, please email linowesblocher@gmail.com or call (301) 664-4588.  If you need to speak with someone regarding billing or any other inquiries, please email linowesblocherbilling@gmail.com or call (301) 664-4352.

Official Docket

Docket Sheet as of November 23, 2020
1-Petition to Assume Jurisdiction (070720)
2-Motion for Special Assignment (070720)
3-Petition to Employ YVSM as Counsel to Assignee (070720)
4-Court's Notice of Case Number Assignment (071320)
5-Order Declaring Debtor Insolvent (071520)
6-Order Authorizing Employment of YVSM as Counsel to Assignee (071520)
7-Line Filing Proposed Notice to Creditors by Assignee (071520)
7(a)-Notice to Creditors by Assignee (executed by Clerk) (071520)
8-L&B-Petition for Authority to Employ Special Counsel re PBGC (071720)
9-L&B-Distress Termination Motion (072020)
10-Notice of Appearance for JBG-7200 Wisconsin LLC (071620)
11-L&B-Motion to Reject Bethesda Office Lease (071620)
12-Line with Proof of Bond (072320)
13-Affidavit of Service of Notice to Creditors (072420)
14-First Supplemental Certificate of Service re E-Mailing Notice to Creditors (072820)
15-Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Motion to Reject Bethesda Lease (073020)
16-Certificate of Publication (073020)
17-Schedule of Property and Debts filed (073020)
18-L&B-Petition for Authority to Employ IT Service (Keno Kozie) (073120
19-L&B-Second Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (073120)
21-Assignee’s Petition for Authority to Employ Withum Smith+Brown, PC as Accountants to Assignee and L&B Title Company (080320)
22-Assignee's Consent Motion to Extend Time for PBGC to Respond to Distress Termination Motion (080320)
26-L&B-Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Israel Goldowitz, Esq. of The Wagner Law Group (080720)
27-JBG-7200 Wisconsin, LLC - Consent Motion for Additional Extension of Time (080720)
28-L&B-(Printer's Certificate) Supplemental Certificate of Publication (080720)
30-L&B-Third Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (081020)
31-Order Granting Motion for Admission Pro Hac of Israel Goldowitz (081120)
32-Order Granting Consent Motion for Additional Extension of Time to Respond to Motion to Reject Bethesda Lease (081120)
33-L&B-Fourth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (081420)
34-L&B-Motion for Approval of Termination of Debtor’s 401k Plan (081420)
35-L&B-Petition to Employ and Compensate J.G. Cochran Auctioneers & Associates as Auctioneer to Assignee (082020)
37-JBG-7200 Wisconsin LLC Partial Opposition to Motion to Reject Lease (082120)
38-L&B-Fifth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (082120)
39-L&B-Supplemental Affidavit of Paul Sweeney in Support of Petition to Employ YVSM (082420)
41-Order Granting Motion for Special Assignment (082620)
42-L&B-Motion for Administrative Order Establishing Procedures for Monthly Compensation and Reimbursement of Professionals (082720)
43-L&B-Motion for Authority to Employ Lawrence Coppel as Special Counsel to Assignee (082820)
48-L&B-Motion for Order Authorizing Sale of Assets Free and Clear of Liens, Claims, Encumbrances and Interests (090420)
50-L&B-Sixth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (090420)
52-JBG-7200 Limited Omnibus Objections to Requests to Employ and Proposed Admin Order (091020)
53-L&B-Seventh Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (091120)
54-JGB 7200 Wisconsin LLC's Stipulation and Clarification as to Docket #35 (091120)
55-L&B-Reply to JBG-7200 Wisconsin LLC's Partial Opposition to Assignee's Motion to Reject Bethesda Lease (091120)
56-L&B-Motion to Reject Iron Mountain and American Self Storage Contracts (091620)
57-L&B-Eighth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (091820)
59-PBGC Response to Assignee’s Motion for Order (A) Determining that the Requirements for a Distress Termination are Satisfied and (B) Approving a Distress Termination of the Linowes and Blocher LLP Pension Plan (092420)
60-L&B-Ninth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (092520)
61-Order Authorizing Employment of Wagner Law Group as Special Counsel to Assignee Under General Retainer (093020)
62-Order Denying Assignee's Motion for Order Determining Requirements for Distress Termination are Satisfied (093020)
63-Order Granting in Part Assignee's Motion to Reject Lease with JBG 7200 Wisconsin LLC (903020)
64-Order (Moot) on JBG-7200 Consent Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Motion to Reject Lease (093020)
65-Order Authorizing Employment of Keno Kozie Associates as IT Service Provider to Assignee (093020)
66-Order Authorizing Employment of Withum Smith & Brown as Accountants to Assignee & L&B Title Company (093020)
67-Order (Moot) Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Assignee's Distress Termination Motion (093020)
68-Order Granting Debtor's Termination of 401(k) Plan (093020)
69-Order Authorizing Employment and Compensation of J.G. Cochran as Auctioneer to Assignee (093020)
70-Administrative Order Establishing Procedures for Monthly Compensation and Reimbursement of Professionals (093020)
71-Order Authorizing Employment of Lawrence D. Coppel as Special Counsel to Assignee (093020)
72-Order Granting Consent Motion for Additional Extension of Time for PBGC to Respond to Distress Termination Motion (093020)
73-Order Granting Assignee's Motion for Order Authorizing Sale of Assets Free & Clear (093020)
75-L&B-Consent Motion to Extend Time for Iron Mountain to Respond to Motion to Reject (100820)
76-L&B-Line Supplementing Petition for Authority to Employ Withum Smith Brown PC as Accountants to Assignee and L&B Title Company (101520)
77-L&B-Line Supplementing Petition for Authority to Employ Keno Kozie Associates as IT Service Provider to Assignee (101520)
78-L&B-Line Supplementing Application for Authority to Employ The Wagner Law Group as Special Counsel to Assignee (101520)
79-L&B-Assignee's First Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for July 2020 (101520)
80-L&B-The Wagner Law Group Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for July 2020 (101520)
81-L&B-Assignee's Second Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for August 2020 (101520)
82-L&B-The Wagner Law Group Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for August 2020 (101520)
85-L&B-Line Filing Report of Sale (101920)
86-L&B-Lawrence Coppel's First Monthly Statement for Compensation & Reimbursement for August 2020 (101920)
87-L&B-Lawrence Coppel's Second Monthly Statement for Compensation & Reimbursement for September 2020 (101920)
88-L&B-Keno Kozie Associates Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for July 2020 (101920)
89-L&B-Assignee's Monthly Fee Statement for the Period September 2020 (101920)
90-L&B-YVSM First Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for July 2020 (101520)
91-L&B-YVSM Second Statement of Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred for August 2020 (101520)
92-L&B-Tenth Supplemental Certificate of Mailing Notice to Creditors (102320)
94-Order Granting Motion to Reject Iron Mountain and American Self Storage Contracts (102820)
98-L&B-YVSM Monthly Fee Statement for September 2020 (110520)
106-L&B-Motion for Approval to Pay Keno Kozie Associates to Upgrade File Backup Process (110920)
112-L&B-Line Filing Master Service List (111220)
116-L&B-Withum Smith Brown July 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
117-L&B-Withum Smith Brown August 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
118-L&B-Withum Smith Brown September 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
119-L&B-Wagner Law Group Sept 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
120-L&B-Coppel October 2020 Monthly Fee Statement 111820
121-L&B-Keno Kozie August 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
122-L&B-Keno Kozie September 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)
123-L&B-Assignee's October 2020 Monthly Fee Statement (111820)

Unofficial Filings (pending acceptance by the Court)