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Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer

We Wrote the Book on Defense

At the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. and Associates, our legal team is led by Attorney James E. Crawford Jr., a dedicated Maryland criminal defense lawyer and insightful author. When you or your loved one is dealing with an arrest or a criminal accusation, it can be a stressful and confusing time.

Contact our criminal lawyer today to schedule your FREE consultation!

Our legal team can provide you with knowledgeable and experienced counsel to help guide you through the legal process. With accomplished and passionate litigators on your side, we have extensive experience in the courtroom defending the rights of the accused.

We Serve Clients Throughout Maryland

Whether you have been accused of a sex crime, drug crime, domestic violence, DWI/DUI, or even a federal offense, our team at the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. and Associates provides detailed representation designed to protect your best interests. With in-depth experience in both state and federal courts, which Attorney James E. Crawford Jr. has put to use for countless clients. In fact, his book, “There is Only an Opportunity for Justice,” has served as a go-to guide for helping those dealing with the criminal justice system.

Call 443-709-9999 anytime, 24/7 to request your consultation with our Maryland criminal defense attorneys.

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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.

Meet the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. and Associates Team

  • James E. Crawford, Jr.
    James E. Crawford, Jr. Founder & Managing Partner
  • Zack Groves
    Zack Groves Senior Associate &
    Head of Domestic Department
  • Mark Sobel
    Mark Sobel Attorney
  • Timothy Sutton
    Timothy Sutton Attorney
  • Abbey Beichler
    Abbey Beichler Attorney
  • James E. Crawford, Jr. Founder & Managing Partner
    James E. Crawford, Jr.

    As an accomplished Baltimore criminal defense attorney and public servant, James E. Crawford, Jr. has dedicated his profession to serving others. After obtaining his Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1992, he has represented thousands of clients in notable cases at the state and federal levels. With extensive experience in the courtroom, attorney James E. Crawford, Jr. can provide you with skilled legal representation. Read More

  • Zack Groves Senior Associate &
    Head of Domestic Department
    Zack Groves

    With the unique experience of having been in every courtroom in the State of Maryland, attorney Zack Groves strictly handles all matters of domestic relations. Having graduated from Widener University in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for law school, attorney Groves has dedicated himself to honing his litigation skillset to better represent clients. Read More

  • Mark Sobel Attorney
    Mark Sobel

    With a dedication to protecting the rights of clients, attorney Mark Sobel is an understanding defense lawyer who has spent practically everyday of his career in the courtroom. Whether it is a criminal or civil matter, he is focused on providing vigorous representation. Read More

  • Lauren Kamenas Attorney
    Lauren Kamenas

    Attorney Lauren Kamenas is focused on providing aggressive representation and litigation for clients involved in domestic cases. By offering compassionate and sensitive legal services, she can provide you with the understanding legal counsel that can make a difference. Read More

  • Jeffrey Griffith Attorney
    Jeffrey Griffith

    Wither personal, educational, and professional experience in Maryland and the Washington DC area, attorney Jeffrey Griffith uses his skills and knowledge to offer quality representation. Read More

  • David Z. Lomke Attorney
    David Z. Lomke

    With an emphasis on maintaining strong client relationships, attorney David Z. Lomke is focused on using his abilities and skills to aid our clients. Read More

  • Timothy Sutton Attorney
    Timothy Sutton

    Timothy Sutton has been practicing law at a high level since 2003. He has had a wide variety of litigation experience in state, federal, and administrative courts in Maryland

  • Abbey Beichler Attorney
    Abbey Beichler

    After several years of experience as a student in the criminal defense field, Abbey has transitioned her legal focus to domestic law

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