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Posted by a DUI client, Flag
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, Flag
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, Flag
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.
Posted by Tom, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Explained my case very clear and detail on the initial conversation.
Highly professional and smooth during the whole process.
Before talking to Scott, I was stressed from worry about getting points and court date letter.
He gave me confidence in my case by explaining important things right on and the possible outcomes for my type of cases.
Also, explained what actions he will take and the good reasons for those actions.
I do not have to appear on court at all because Scott represented me in court.
I feel so much better that I do not have to watch the judge giving out sentences to people while I wait nervously on the court bench.
Answered all my doubts and questions with patient.
I did call other lawyers before Scott, but most of them was rushing to finish the calls except Scott.
My phone was not working well, and disconnected 3 times, so he had to call me back like couple of times before we were able to started talking.
Very good patient he showed, and it is important in my opinion for looking into my case closely with that.
Quick response and took action on court paperwork the same day after we talked on the first phone call.
100% score for his service.
Strongly recommend Scott Athen.
Posted by Manny R ., a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I Had a speeding ticket in MD, I filled some forms online to get legal advise. Scott called me right away and I noticed right away that he was a professional in his field. Easy paperwork , I did everything online . Great representation , my case was real hard to get through and the case was dismissed due to facts presented by Scott. Great lawyer fully recommended .
Thanks Scott :)
Posted by a Transportation client, Flag
Scott decided it would be best to go on vacation after my trial and not inform me of the outcome. I had to find out via the Maryland Court Case Search despite repeated calls to him. He is terrible at responding to calls and email. Communication is absolutely horrible and I would recommend representing yourself over hiring Scott Athen.
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Upon retaining Scott, he jumped on the case, assessing the potential outcome. He clearly identified and communicated the steps he would take and the likely timing of how things would play out. Not only did he demonstrate a strong understanding of the law but also how things can work in the legal system. Scott was resourceful, persistent, professional and executed just as one would hope his/her attorney would act; he also puts his clients at ease throughout the process. I highly recommend Scott.