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
Mr. Allman was selected 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.
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.
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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.
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