With a distinguished career spanning more than 40 years, Alan S. Forman has established a reputation for excellence in the legal field. Known for his unwavering dedication, perseverance, and genuine compassion, Alan has consistently prioritized the needs and interests of his clients.

Having recently transitioned from his solo practice, Alan has embraced an exciting new chapter, joining forces with his daughter, Jenna, at Forman Clothier Law Group, LLC.

An active member of prominent legal associations including the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, the Maryland Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, Alan has been recognized for his exceptional contributions to the legal community. He has received accolades such as the Trustee of the Year award from the Anne Arundel Bar Association and has been honored as a SuperLawyer in Maryland.

With extensive experience as both a trial and transaction attorney across various legal domains in Maryland, Alan offers a comprehensive suite of legal services. His versatility allows him to address a diverse range of legal needs, serving as a dependable resource for individuals seeking legal assistance.

When you meet with Alan, you'll discover not only his proficiency in handling legal matters but also his genuine interest in understanding you as a person. He takes the time to build meaningful connections with his clients, offering personalized attention and support throughout the legal process.

Admission Details

  • 1978, Maryland

Law School Attended

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Class of 1977, J.D.
    • cum laude

University Attended

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Class of 1965, B.A.
  • American University, Class of 1971, M.P.A.


  • U.S. Coast Guard, 1965-1971

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Member
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Board of Trustees (1998-2000)
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Mentor
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • Grey Panel Cases, Member
  • Academy of Law and Public Service, Member
  • Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, Panel Member
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Community Service Division, Chairperson (2002)
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Week, Chairperson (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)


  • SuperLawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Top 10 DUI
  • Top 10 Family
  • What's Up? Leading Lawyers
  • Recipient, Anne Arundel County Bar Association Trustees Award for Outstanding Service to the Bar Association and the Legal Profession (2001)