Ian Thomas Valkenet

Ian Thomas Valkenet

Litigation Lawyer

Baltimore, MD





No Misconduct


English , Spanish

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655 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 in criminal defense.  He is admitted to practice in the Maryland and Federal Bars, and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Baltimore City Bar Association, The Baltimore County Bar Association, and the Maryland Criminal...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Client Reviews

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Excellent Lawyer

Posted by: Maria 12 days ago.

I talked to Ian on the phone for legal advice. he was informative and helpful the entire time. I would absolutely seek his help again in the future...

Thank you, Ian

Posted by: a Debt Collection client about 2 months ago.

Ian agreed to offer me legal advice when I had an unexpected run-in with a debt collector. He walked me through my rights, what to expect from the...
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Showing 2 of 24 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Ian . He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Timothy J. Vanderweert
Timothy Vanderweert

Raleigh, NC

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I've referred clients to Ian in the past. He is an excellent DUI attorney and I recommend him highly.
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2012 License Status: Active for the state of Maryland.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/10/2014
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


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2014 Client's Choice



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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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