We have experience.

Whether you have a civil or criminal matter, our lawyers have walked individual and corporate clients through the trial courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

TCV Thomas C. Valkenet has been a Maryland and D.C. lawyer for almost three decades in complex cases involving real property, insurance, maritime, general business and construction matters. A graduate of St. Anselm College and the University of Baltimore School of Law, he co-founded the firm with Thomas G. Young, III in 1993. Mr. Valkenet has represented individuals and companies in all areas of law in the state and federal courts.Thomas is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association and several local and specialty law associations relating to many areas of practice.

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ITV Ian T. Valkenet joined the practice in 2012. He is a graduate of Boston College, and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Having clerked with the Office of the Public Defender and for a judge on Maryland's Court of Appeals, Ian practices in the state and federal courts. He is member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, and several local and specialty law associations relating to his practice.

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TGY Thomas G. Young, III co-founded the firm with Thomas Valkenet in 1993. A graduate of Yale and the University of Virginia, Mr. Young is now retired after 40+ years of active practice but remains our mentor. We continue his work in areas of insurance, surety, construction and maritime law.

What other lawyers say.

"Mr.[Ian] Valkenet offers aggressive & effective representation in criminal cases. He is excellent in legal research, allowing him to navigate complex legal questions effectively and diligently. I would highly recommend Mr. Valkenet for the services he offers."
Jess W.

Glen Burnie family lawyer

"I endorse Mr.[Ian]Valkenet. He consistently provides excellent and thorough guidance to folks on Avvo that demonstrates his vast knowledge of the law and desire to help people with their legal problems. He serves his clients equally well, as evidenced by his outstanding client reviews. He is a valuable member of the Maryland legal community."
Stephen S.

Towson criminal lawyer

"I worked with Tom on a number of matters related to resolving real estate land title matters. Tom's experience and thorough knowledge of Maryland procedures invariably lead to great results and efficient litigation."
Susan A.

Richmond, VA corporate lawyer

"Tom possesses the requisite legal skills and instincts to help clients successfully navigate through even the most complex business and real estate related issues while keeping matters simple and straight forward. Equally important, he is a true gentleman and model of civility toward adversary and colleague alike."
L.E.

Baltimore trial lawyer