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Posted by J.A.D, a DUI client,
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.
Posted by Michael, a Transportation client,
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
Posted by David, a Speeding Ticket client,
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.
Posted by Keri,
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.
Posted by A.J., a Speeding Ticket client,
Attorney Athen walked me through every aspect of my case, from beginning to end. He was very helpful providing me with my options at my initial consultation. I felt very secure with him handling my case because of the personal attention he provided. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing an attorney.
Posted by Whitney, a DUI client,
Highly professional, trustworthy attorney. Knowledgeable, organized and prepared for trial. Knows a ton of people in the Howard County jurisdiction-has handled everything for me and assisted me in paperwork every step of the way! Would highly recommend Scott to any one needing defense in a DUI/DWI and CDS case.
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client,
Mr. Athen did a great job handling my case, he kept me updated and responded promptly to my emails. He got me the verdict I was looking for, and represented me in court without requiring me to make an actual court appearance. Things could not have gone more smoothly--I highly recommend his services.
Posted by a DUI client,
I hired Scott for my second DUI which I received in Howard County. He represented me in court and at my MVA hearing as well. Throughout the entire process I felt very comfortable with Scott, his expertise and appreciated his responsiveness. His services were affordable and worth every penny. I'm happy with the outcome and praying to God I never need to hire a lawyer again but if I do, 100% it will be Scott! Thanks for everything!
Posted by Colt, a DUI client,
From the very beginning of my case Mr. Athen was very personable and accommodating of my situation. He went above and beyond his scope of responsibilities for me, immediately earning my respect and trust. He provided resources to expedite my case, in which the outcome was favorable. On top of being knowledgeable and experienced, Mr. Athen is incredibly caring. Overall, I was extremely impressed and would highly recommend his services.
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client,
I found Scott on the internet while searching for a traffic attorney in Ellicott City for my teenager with multiple traffic violations. After meeting with Scott I was sure I had chosen the right attorney. He definitely knows the ins and outs of traffic violations and was able to get four out of five charges completely dropped. I initially saw one bad review of Scott stating something to the effect that he did not communicate information to the client. Scott always called me immediately after our three court dates to let us know the outcome, and at our initial meeting told us what his strategies would be for each violation and the possible outcome. Remember - you have to be proactive too. You are paying for services, so you should make sure you meet and ask questions. Scott always either picks up the phone himself, or calls you back as soon as he can. I highly recommend him for traffic violations in Howard County and would choose him again.