Alex   Allman
Principal and Chair of the Family Law Practice (North)

Contact

Phone: 410.209.6438
Fax: 410.209.6435
Mailing: 300 E. Lombard Street ,
Suite 2010 , Baltimore , MD   21202
Linkedin: Alex Allman

Practice Focus

Mr. Allman focuses his practice in the areas of family law and civil litigation. Mr. Allman has been involved in handling all aspects of domestic or family law cases, including divorce, property distribution, child custody, child support and alimony, as well as a broad range of complex commercial and civil litigation.

Points of Distinction

In 2018, the Maryland Daily Record named Mr. Allman a 2018 Leadership in Law Honoree. Leadership in Law recognizes legal professionals in Maryland who have displayed extraordinary dedication to their occupation and communities. Honorees are selected by an outside panel of legal and business leaders. According to the Daily Record spokesperson, Mr. Allman stood out for his professional achievement, community leadership, and role as a mentor.

Mr. Allman was recognized on the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. Best Lawyers' rankings are a leading, unbiased source of legal referrals in the United States. He was also recognized as a 2016-2017 Maryland Super Lawyer and was a Maryland Rising Star from 2010-2015. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mr. Allman has experience handling and trying cases before State and Federal Courts in Maryland and Virginia, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and handling appeals before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Mr. Allman also has experience handling broker-dealer arbitrations before the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. Mr. Allman has been involved in multi-million dollar commercial litigation disputes, and has tried cases of significant dollar value to a successful completion.

Publications/Speeches

Mr. Allman served as a writer and editor of the 2002 Edition of Maryland Practice Forms, a litigation form book for Maryland lawyers, and Going Solo, a publication providing instruction and advice for solo practitioners. Mr. Allman was also appointed to the editorial staff of The Trial Reporter, a quarterly publication of the Maryland Trial Lawyers' Association. He has authored two scholarly articles that were published in The Trial Reporter. In addition, Mr. Allman developed curriculum for and taught a class regarding the essentials of legal writing to law students.

Previous Work

Prior to joining Offit Kurman as a member of the family law practice group, Mr. Allman was a member of the firm's commercial litigation group.  Prior to practicing law, he worked as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable William B. Spellbring, Jr. in the Prince George's County Circuit Court, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Baltimore, 2000
  • B.A., University of Tennessee
  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Activities

  • Adjunct law professor at University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harford County Public Library

Videos

Posts

"Leadership in Law: Alex M. Allman"

Leadership in Law: Alex M. Allman Alex Allman Featured in The Daily Record   By: Special to The Daily Record…

"The Legal Minute Video Series: What is Mediation?"

Many, if not most, family law cases will settle either before filing in court or while the case is pending. …

"The Legal Minute Video Series: How to Keep Your Legal Fees Down"

  Newsflash: litigation is expensive.  Hiring a lawyer is an expensive undertaking.  Most lawyers at my experience level charge $350…

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