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Stephen F Allen

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30+ Years Experience

The Law Offices of Stephen F. Allen, P.C. has been providing quality legal representation at affordable prices for over 30 years throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia in such areas as criminal/traffic defense, automobile accidents. family law and many other legal matters.

The importance of selecting an experienced attorney in any case cannot be overstated. Your future may depend on your defense. The Law Offices of Stephen F. Allen, P.C. will provide a strong defense designed to protect your rights, preserve your freedom, and safeguard your future.


Aggressive Criminal Representation

The Law Offices of Stephen F. Allen, P.C. believes in aggressive representation for clients facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. We realize that your case is of the utmost importance to you. We will seek to resolve it in the most timely, cost-effective, and favorable way.


Trial Victories, Negotiated Settlements

Our lawyers have achieved numerous trial victories or obtained reduced charges/penalties in criiminal and traffic cases.  We have negotiated significant financial settlements and/or jury verdicts in personal injury and/or automobile accidents.  In each legal matter,  we thoroughly prepare each case for trial and are always prepared to take your case before a judge or jury to defend your rights to obtain a favorable resolution.  


We have competent and well trained staff who also speak Spanish.


Free Initial Consultation  -  Payment Plans

The firm provides free consultations, reasonable fees, and payment plans for most legal matters and/or charge a minimal legal fee fto provide advice . It is our desire to provide exemplary legal representation to our clients. Our desire is to become your lawyer for life.

For a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers, contact us at (301)987-2002. There is nothing to lose and everything to gain. Do not wait as certain legal rights may be waived. Call us now.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    30 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    30 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    30 years
  4. Speeding Ticket: 15%
    30 years
  5. Divorce: 10%
    30 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

14 total 

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  • Maribel LaFontaine

    I endorse this lawyer as a dedicated attorney in matters relating to criminal representation. I had the opportunity to work with Stephen Allen when he represented my firms immigration law clients in separate criminal matters. Mr. Allen represented the clients well in the criminal matters and also considered the impact of the criminal matter on the client's immigration status. I would not hesitate in referring any client to him.


    Maribel LaFontaine Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paul S Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr Allen is a skilled attorney of the highest ethical character. He not only provides aggressive representation but he is excellent at keeping clients week informed about all aspects of their case.


    Paul Lewis Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

301 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877-2328


DCActive 198807/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Contracts IIAmerican Jurisprudence Book Award1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Stephen F. Allen, P.C.1994 - Present
PartnerAllen & Banjavic, Attorneys at Law1990 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Simon E. Sobeloff Law SocietyMember2015 - Present
J. Franklyn Bourne Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Frederick County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Prince Georges County, Office of the SheriffCavalier1996 - Present
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationMember1992 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Automobile Accident Recovery$100,000.00 Settlement
Automobile Accident Recovery$100,000.00 Settlement
Automobile Accident Recovery$261,000.00 Recovery
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Publication nameTitleDate
FaceBookSafe Driving - Winter Tips2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawSenior Associate Editor1986
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Fordham UniversityPolitical Science and EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Financial Planning CourseWills, Trusts, and other Standard Estate Documents2009