Free Legal Benefit Available to All Giant, Safeway & Shoppers Union Members

If you are a UFCW Local 400 member working at Giant, Safeway or Shoppers, you and your dependents are eligible for a FREE legal benefit through Akman & Associates, LLC.

These benefits are not available to the general public, and these legal services are provided to you and your dependents (in most cases) completely free of charge. Additional services are available at a highly reduced hourly rate.

When you need an attorney for any reason, make sure that you first call Akman & Associates, LLC, your legal benefits provider. Call 1-844-70-AKMAN, visit or email to get started today.

Free Legal Benefits

The following benefits are available to all eligible participants and their dependents:


  • 24-Hour Emergency Consultation by Telephone
  • Legal Consultations by Telephone or in Office
  • Review of Legal Documents
  • Notary Service
  • Preparation of Simple Legal Documents


  • Bankruptcy Filing
  • Medical Insurance Disputes not involving a Participating Employer, Union, or the Fund
  • Wage and Property Garnishment Actions
  • Personal Property Repossessions
  • Collecting/Defending an Action on a Debt

Personal Injury And Property Damage

  • Representation if injured in an automobile accident
  • Assistance with filing a property damage claim as a result of an automobile accident
  • Representation for Claims brought against you for personal injury and property damage if you do not have insurance
  • Slip and Fall cases
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dog Bites

Family Law

  • Uncontested Divorce or Annulment
  • Contested Divorce or Annulment
  • Uncontested Adoption
  • Contested Adoption
  • Child Support Matters
  • Child Custody Matters
  • Child Visitation Matters
  • Guardianship
  • Draft/Review Pre-nuptial Agreement
  • Name Change Actions
  • Paternity Actions
  • Representation For Child Neglect


  • Representation if you or your dependent is charged with a misdemeanor crime
  • Representation if your child is charged as a Juvenile

Motor Vehicle Violations

Representation for all serious motor vehicle violations, including:

  • All alcohol related offenses, including DUI and DWI
  • Driving while license is suspended or revoked
  • Driving without a license
  • Driving without Insurance or Registration
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer
  • Consultation for minor traffic offenses

Estate Planning

  • Consultation Regarding Estate Planning
  • Preparation of Will
  • Preparation of Power of Attorney
  • Preparation of Advance Medical Directive

Probate And Administration of Estates

  • Assistance in the Administration of Estate
  • Probate of an Estate
  • Conservatorship
  • Contested Will Litigation

Real Estate/Landlord-Tenant (For Primary Residence Only)

  • Landlord Tenant, Consultation
  • Landlord Tenant, Negotiations
  • Landlord Tenant, Rental Accommodations (D.C. only)
  • Negotiation of a Contract for Purchase or Sale of your Residence (including condominium)
  • Real Estate Settlements, Seller
  • Real Estate Settlements, Buyer
  • Representation for Zoning Violations
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Actions
  • Representation for matter involving your Homeowners or Condo Association

Save These in Your Phone

If you ever need legal services, you’ll need to be able to contact your free attorney. Save this information in your phone now:

Akman & Associates, LLC Legal Services

1 (844) 70-AKMAN



1402 Front Avenue, Lutherville, Maryland 21093

8400 Corporate Drive, Suite 230, Landover, Maryland 20785

11032 Nicholas Lane, Suite A202, Berlin, Maryland 21811


2560 Huntington Avenue, Suite 202 Alexandria, Virginia 22303


20 F Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001


345 Southpointe Blvd, Ste 100, Canonsburg, PA 15317

About Akman & Associates, LLC

Akman & Associates, LLC is a general practice law firm that was founded in Baltimore, MD in 1981. Since we opened our doors, our firm has represented thousands of clients in a multitude of different legal matters. Primarily, our firm has worked to represent union members and we have continuously been providing legal services to union members and other public clients for over 40 years, to their utmost satisfaction. All services are provided promptly and efficiently in a courteous and highly professional manner. Our staff includes experienced attorneys and paralegals to meet the needs of all of our clients. Currently, we represent 11 groups of hard working employees in 11 states and the District of Columbia.