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James E Crawford Jr.

James E Crawford Jr.

James E Crawford Jr. & Associates
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Maryland, Maryland
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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
State Courts
Sex Crimes and Registration
Computer Crimes
Drugs and Distribution
White Collar
DWI and Traffic
Drug Charges
Weapon and Violent Charges
Domestic Violence
Juvenile Cause
Divorce and Custody
Protective Orders
Child Pornography
Bar Admissions
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

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Divorce
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Family Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Sex Crimes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
7th Circuit
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
James E Crawford Jr. & Associates
- Current
Established James E Crawford Jr. Law Firm
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Juris Doctor
University of Maryland - Baltimore
M.A. (1987) | Law
University of Maryland - Baltimore
B.S. (1985) | Frostburg State College
Super Lawyer
Martindale Hubble
Alumni of the Year
Mount Saint Joseph HS
Top Lawyer Baltimore
Washington Post
AV Preeminent Peer Review Highest 2005-2012
Martindale Hubbell
AV Rating Best of Baltimore Award- 2011
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
- Current
Americas DUI DWI Attorneys
- Current
Criminal Defense Lawyers Group
- Current
Forensic Science Litigation Attorney Network
- Current
White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
James E Crawford Jr & Associates, LLC
Senior Managing Partner
- Current
Activities: Founding Partner of James E Crawford Jr & Associates, LLC
Maryland Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Pro Bono Work
Articles & Publications
Scorpion Law
How the Cosby case causes evidentiary rifts in common sense
Legal Publications
There is Only an Opportunity for Justice
Legal Publishing
Defending a Domestic Violence Allegation in Baltimore, MD
Speaking Engagements
Mount Saint Joseph Award Alumni
Websites & Blogs
Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates
Social Media
Contact & Map
Main office - Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates
999 Corporate Blvd. Suite 100
Linthicum, MD 21090
Telephone: (443) 709-9999
Cell: (443) 829-1446
Fax: (443) 919-4207
Arbutus Office
1435 Sulphur Spring Rd.
Arbutus, MD 21227
Toll-Free: (443) 709-9999
Cell: (443) 829-1446
Fax: (443) 919-4207