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Criminal Defense Attorneys in Baltimore, MD

Dealing with a criminal offense or investigation can be overwhelming and stressful. James E Crawford Jr. & Associates law firm has decades of experience specializing in Criminal Defense. Our professional attorneys have been practicing and fighting for their clients in Baltimore, Catonsville, and throughout the entire State of Maryland. This produces positive results for our clients and successful education of the system throughout the process.


Our clients value our dependability and aggressive criminal defense, which is why live up to our title of “serious criminal trial lawyers.” From DUI/DWI convictions and domestic violence, to drug and sex crimes, James E. Crawford and Associates are skilled in handling a variety of cases. If you are facing a criminal charge in the state of Maryland, contact our expert attorneys today.

"This man saved my life."

Our attorneys at James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates have successfully represented clients in Maryland's criminal courts for nearly three decades. Mr. Crawford himself established the firm in 1993. Since then, he has trained each of the trusted and qualified attorneys at his firm to work tenaciously to defend clients.

"This man saved my life. He is an amazing lawyer." We have dedicated ourselves to maintaining the reputation and dignity of our clients. This client-first ideology has helped create our reputation as one of Maryland's most successful criminal defense firms. "There is nobody I would trust with my liberty and reputation more than James Crawford Jr." See for yourself why clients trust our trial attorneys.

Resolving a Prosecution in the State of Maryland

If you are facing criminal charges or are under investigation by the federal government, you need professional legal representation immediately. James E. Crawford & Associates will guide you through your case process, ensuring that we do our best for the most reasonably favorable outcome in each individual case. Having a quality defense attorney will help you decide if your case can be settled even before going to trial, or what the best plan of action is if you do need to attend a trial hearing. Regardless of this decision, is it important that you reach out as soon as possible to avoid missing any important dates or actions.

In the state of Maryland, certain criminal cases can be addressed at the state level, federal level, or can violate both federal and state law. This includes fraud charges, sex crimes, drug traficking, and unauthorized use or posession of firearms. In these cases, it is extremely important that you consult with a well-qualified criminal trial attorney who will help you face the courts with confidence.

Our main office is in Baltimore, Maryland, with a secondary location in Catonsville. However, the lawyers at James E. Crawford & Associates defend clients throughout the entire state. We offer assistance for counties including, but not limited to: Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Baltimore City, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne’s, Washington, and more. Contact us today if you are in need of a quaified criminal defense attorney in Maryland.

There is Only an Opportunity for Justice

Request your FREE copy of James E. Crawford's Book, "There is Only an Opportunity for Justice"

Aggressive Defense & Creative Vision

At James E. Crawford & Assoiates, we believe EVERY criminal defense attorney should reference and question forensics evidence as par of their case. Our criminal defense lawyers utilize state of the art criminal forensic techniques to help defend you. This may include methods such as:

  • Ballistic evidence
  • Forensic DNA
  • Interview Techniques
  • Polygraphs (Lie Detectors)
  • Stress Test Procedures

Our aggressive defense attorneys have the education, training, and experience to provide clients with scientific defense which can help you get the best possible outcome out of your case. Contact us today to learn more.

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Baltimore Office

1435 Sulphur Spring Rd Arbutus, MD 21227

(443) 709-99999

Catonsville Office

802 Ingleside Ave Catonsville, MD 21228

(443) 840-7895