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Frederick Criminal Defense Attorney

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Whether it is your first or fifth time, getting arrested for a criminal offense can be frightening, confusing, and stressful. Not only does a conviction result in jail/prison time, fines and other penalties, but a permanent criminal record can cause irreparable damage to your professional and personal reputation. Although all hope may seem lost, an experienced lawyer can help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible.

At the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates, we are dedicated to protecting your rights and future in a court of law. With more than 25 years of experience serving Maryland, our Frederick criminal defense attorney has a comprehensive understanding of both federal and state laws to help you navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system. From start to finish, we will fight for you.

Cases We Handle

Criminal law at the state and federal level is quite complex. While the majority of criminal offenses are considered state crimes, exceptions include crimes which occurred throughout different states or involved a federal employee or property.

The types of state and federal cases our firm handles include the following:

Our Frederick criminal defense lawyer can investigate your case, gather and analyze evidence, provide you with proper instructions during police interrogations, and build an effective defense strategy on your behalf. Since we have obtained thousands of successful outcomes, we have been mentioned in the prestigious Super Lawyers® list and received the highest possible AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Ready to Fight for Your Freedom Today

Our goal at the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates is to either get your entire case dismissed or the penalties you face significantly reduced. From misdemeanors to felonies, we have the experience and skills necessary to help you get your life back on track.

Do not hesitate to contact us and discuss your criminal case with our Frederick criminal defense lawyer today.

Aggressive & Compassionate Representation

For Those Accused of Crimes
  • Decades of Experience

    Led by our attorney who has represented thousands of clients since 1992, we know the court system.

  • Handles Sex Crimes Cases

    We are one of the few law firms in Maryland who will represent clients who have been accused of sex crimes.

  • Contact the Firm 24/7

    We are here for the accused when they need us. Contact the firm 24 hours a day for a free consultation.

  • Highly-Rated Attorneys

    We offer esteemed legal representation, backed by Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell.

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