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James Crawford Lawyer

James E Crawford

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Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer

Representing People in Baltimore, Catonsville, Annapolis, Bel Air and Throughout Maryland

As a "serious trial lawyer" fighting for the rights of the accused since 1992, I have handled almost every type of criminal charge you may face in Maryland, from relatively minor crimes that can result in embarrassment and inconvenience to serious charges that can wreck your life.

The following are examples of the kinds of cases I handle:

   * Sex crimes: Including rape, sexual assault, child pornography, prostitution, indecent exposure, statutory rape, solicitation, sex abuse, sodomy, third- and fourth-degree sex offenses, and sex offender registration
   * Computer crimes: Including possession and distribution of child pornography, chat room offenses, computer tampering, identity theft, piracy and file-sharing, and copyright infringement
   * White collar crimes: Including mortgage and other types of fraud, tax evasion, and theft by deception
    * Theft and robbery: Including shoplifting, larceny, robbery and burglary
    DWI/DUI and traffic violations: Including drunk driving, driver's license suspension and traffic violations
    * Drug charges: Including drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug distribution and drug kingpin charges
    * Weapons and violent crimes: Including assault and battery, weapons charges, carjacking, arson, manslaughter and homicide
    * Family and domestic cases: Including domestic violence, ex parte/protective orders, child abuse and child endangerment
    * Juvenile cases: Including underage drinking and other charges faced by people under the age of 18

If you are charged with a serious crime, you should not talk to police or anyone else until you speak to an experienced defense lawyer. You could end up saying things that will damage your case.
Contact Me

If you face criminal charges, contact me, Maryland criminal defense attorney Jim Crawford, before you talk to police or anyone else. I am available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I offer a free initial consultation.

Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney at Law James E Crawford Jr. & Associates, LLc Baltimore, Annapolis, Bel Air 1993
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Baltimore School of Law JD Law School 1992
University of Baltimore School of Law Juris Doctor N/A 1992
University of Baltimore Master of law Law 1987
Frostburg University BA Political Science 1985
Mt St Joseph High School HS N/A 1980
State / Court Date
Maryland State Bar 06/01/93
  • American Association for Justice
    Maryland Democratic State Central Committee- 1984
    American Bar Association
    Americas DUI DWI Attorneys
    Criminal Defense Lawyers Group
    National Association for Justice
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers  2011,12,13,14,15,16,
    Top Lawyers in Maryland- 2013
    AV Rated 2001-2016
  • Sex Crimes & Registration
        Computer Crimes
        White Collar Crimes
        Theft and Robbery
        DWI/DUI and Traffic Violations
        Drug Charges
        Weapons and Violent Crimes
        Family and Domestic Cases
        Juvenile Cases
        Maryland Criminal Procedure
        Federal Court Charges

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(1993) Licensed as Attorney in Maryland. Verified with Maryland State Bar Association. March 31, 2011

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I am attorney Jim Crawford, founder and principal attorney of the Law Offices of James E. Crawford Jr. & Associates, LLC. Over the past 18 years, I have defended people charged with serious crimes in Baltimore, Catonsville, Annapolis, Bel Air and throughout Maryland. The practice of criminal law is an art. There is really no "right way" or "wrong way" to defend someone from criminal charges. The bottom line is how you perform for your clients. My past performance speaks for itself. I have been there. I have tried many cases and have the ability and knowledge to help you when you need it most.

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1435 Sulphur Spring Road
Baltimore, MD 21227

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