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Scott is an excellent lawyer. He got me a JUDGMENT OF ACQUITTAL verdict on my over speeding ticket without me appearing in court.
Scott Athen is top flight service I never consider anyone else when I find myself with a ticket. I am very confident in Scott and recommend him to my friends family and clients.
Scott was very in-tuned with my case. He already had information on my arresting officer before I even had my initial meeting with him. He is extremely knowledgeable of DUI cases and confidently guided me through each step of the process. He took my particular case to trial and got all my charges dropped. Scott is worth every penny!
This was a scary, expensive and frustrating experience. But Scott Athen made it informative, calm as possible with a result of all charges thrown out at the end. This occurred because Mr. Athen was knowledgable, understood what the steps are and kept me informed about each part along the way. His knowledge of the process the police utilize and his association with experts kept the pressure on the prosecution to do their proper homework and have the truth come out. At the end, I also received a thorough education to ensure this never occurs again.
I've hired Scott on several occasions for the different cases I have had over the past 7 years. Anytime I have had questions or concerns, Scott has always addressed my issues immediately and kept me feeling comfortable.
I have recommended Scott to family and friends. Anytime someone that I know needs some sort of legal assistance, I have always passed on Scott's contact info. Whether or not he is able to personally help someone with their issues, he will always point you in the right direction.
Scott is without a doubt the first and last person I would call whenever I or someone I know is in some sort of legal assistance.
Lastly, Scott has always explained to me the different potential outcomes that came along with my charges. Every time, I have always tried to prepare myself for the worse. Yet with Scott's knowledge, expertise, and confidence he has always done better than expected for me and the outcome of my case.
Scott walked me through every step of my DUI proceedings. He kept me informed and alleviated many of my fears and concerns. He is thorough in looking at every angle of the situation. He is proactive in helping his clients prepare the best defense, again considering all of the information available. He has thoroughly educated himself on multiple aspects of DUI proceedings in Maryland, from the field tests to the breath test machines. His book is a wonderful resource I highly recommend to anyone facing DUI charges, or even before it happens!
Mr. Athen has been my one and only legal representation for my entire life. He is very knowledgeable on the state of MD traffic laws and moving violations. He represented me twice. My first case resulted in a PBJ. My second case I was found NOT GUILTY with a breath test of .23. Outside of representing me legally, Scott took the time to counsel me morally. He is very invested in his clients, and that shows from beginning to end. It is without reservation or hesitation that I would recommend Scott to anyone for legal representation.
Scott represented me in traffic court on charges accumulating NINE points and fines of almost five hundred dollars. Not knowing the court system, I'm sure I could have managed to get all nine points and doubled the fines. On our initial consultation Scott didn't make any promises but assured me could help. I felt much better after talking with him. His knowledge of court systems and procedure is obvious due to the outcome of my case. The total fine and court cost was reduced to $85.50 and PBV on only two of the nine points. I could not be happier with this outcome. Thanks Scott.
Sincerely, Mike Allen
Mr. Scott Athen is a great lawyer. I had got a speed ticket and he won my case, verdict: not guilty and no fines to pay! He had kept me informed and called me just after the hearing. I highly recommend him and his service.
Personable, compassionate, knowledgeable, high achiever... Scotts dedication and attention to detail really helped me, not once, but twice! He traveled approximately two hours for my hearings and kept me very informed throughout. My first case where I utilized Scott's expertise was completely dismissed and my second was placed on a stet docket.. I can guarantee there will be no third. I am just pleased to put it all behind me and avoid future incident.