Maximillian F. Van Orden, Esq.

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Max Van Orden graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1992. He received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1995, passed the Maryland Bar in December of that same year, and has been practicing law exclusively in the state of Maryland ever since. Mr. Van Orden regularly represents individual clients before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, the Social Security Administration, the Workers’ Compensation Commission, and the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland. Currently, Mr. Van Orden is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR).

Mr. Van Orden was born and raised in New York State. He moved to Maryland in 1989, and has lived and worked there ever since. Before embarking on his legal career, Max Van Orden served for four years as a military intelligence analyst in the United States Army, including an 18-month tour in the Republic of (South) Korea. From 1989, until he retired in 2008, he served in the United States Army Reserves, first as a strategic intelligence analyst and later, after receiving his commission in 2001, as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps.