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 Defense Attorneys Association.
Ian is a graduate of Boston College, and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Before he joined Young & Valkenet, Ian worked at the Office of the Public Defender for Baltimore City, in both the felony trial division, and at the district court for the Northwestern precinct. He also clerked for Judge Clayton Greene, Jr., in Maryland’s highest court.