Ian Thomas Valkenet

Ian Thomas Valkenet

Litigation Lawyer

Baltimore, MD





No Misconduct


English , Spanish

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680 questions answered.

About Me

  In 2014, Ian was honored by the Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association, and named to its “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for his accomplishments as a trial lawyer.  He focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and criminal defense.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Federal Court.   Ian was born and raised in Baltimore.  He...

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Cash, Check

Client Reviews

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Fantastic, Trustworthy, and Very Knowledgeable Lawyer

Posted by: a Landlord & Tenant client 7 months ago.

Recently, Ian helped me navigate the very difficult and very complex Landlord/Tenant laws within the courts of Maryland. I was recently faced with...

Knowledgeabe and honest

Posted by: Maria about 1 year ago.

Mr. Valkenet helped me resolve a problem with a neighbor over a dispute related to our utilities easement agreement. He was knowledgeable, honest,...
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Showing 2 of 30 peer endorsements

John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Elk Grove, CA

23 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the...
James Charles Shields
James Shields

Torrance, CA

27 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent....
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2014 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – 2012

The Law Office of Matthew E. Bennett


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2012 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Baltimore School of Law


Showing 1 of 12 awards

2014 Client's Choice



Showing 1 of 13 association entries

2012- present Attorney Member

Maryland Association for Justice

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2013 Maryland v. King: Your DNA on trial.

Young & Valkenet legal blog

2013 Should I refuse a breathalyzer or field sobriety test?

Young & Valkenet legal blog

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 4 occasions

2014 Participant- Advanced DUI Defense

at MCDAA Handling Complex DUI Defense from A to Z

2014 Participant- Advanced Evidence Issues

at Litigating a Traffic Stop in the District Court

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