Attorney James E. Crawford, Jr.
Founder and Managing Partner
As a Baltimore-native, Attorney James Crawford grew up watching his father interact with some of the best judges and prosecutors in the state, using forcefulness and grace to navigate complex legal situations. He learned that the power to change the life of even one client is worth more than any amount of money or prestige.
As one of the most capable and tenacious trial lawyers in Maryland, he has enjoyed an extraordinary amount of successes on behalf of clients, spending just about every day of his working career in a Maryland courtroom.
The Founding of His Own Firm
In 1992, he founded the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates to address the need for a qualified criminal lawyer in Baltimore. He has established himself as a premier practitioner in the state of Maryland.
Since entering private practice, Jim Crawford has handled many notable cases that have appeared in the media. The type of cases ranges from ordinary citizens to police officers, professional athletes, lawyer, doctors, politicians, and other persons of notoriety.
Areas of Practice
Federal Criminal Law
Sex Crimes and Registration
Drugs and Distribution
DWI and Traffic
Weapon and Violent Charges
Divorce and Custody
Maryland Bar, 1992
United States District Court of Maryland, 1994
University School of Law Baltimore Maryland: Juris Doctorate, 1992
University of Baltimore School of Law Baltimore, Maryland: Bachelor of Arts Legal Studies, 1998
Frostburg State College: Bachelor of Science, 1995
Mount St. Joseph High School: High School Diploma, 1980
Honors & Awards
Maryland Super Lawyer Listings, 2014–2017
Top Lawyer Maryland Award Legal Network, 2013
AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubble Award, 2005–2017
AV Preeminent Lexis Nexis Peer Review Highest Rating, 2009–2017