Meet Our Team

Your Legal Champions

Deep Expertise

Strong Advocacy

Reliable Counsel

We hire fantastic legal experts and support staff because our clients deserve the best.

Every member of the JC Law team is dedicated to helping every client in every case succeed. Whether that's reuniting a family, keeping someone out of jail, negotiating a contract, or writing a will we're here to serve you.

JC Law's Attorneys

James E. Crawford_Founding Partner and Senior Litigator_JC Law

James E. Crawford, Jr., Esq.

Founding Partner and Senior Litigator

Jim believes that the power to change the life of even one client is worth more than any amount of money or prestige. That's why he's spent just about every day of his working career in a Maryland courtroom, giving clients their opportunity for justice.

Zachery Groves 2020-Domestic Partner and Senior Litigator_JC Law

Zachery Groves, Esq.

Domestic Partner and Senior Litigator

For your domestic case, the buck stops with Zack Groves. Zack's priority is to maintain your family and quality of life, no matter what your case entails, with individualized representation.

Mark Sobel 2020-Criminal Department Manager and Senior Litigator_JC Law

Mark Sobel, Esq.

Criminal Department Manager & Senior Litigator

Originally a lawyer from the Big Apple, Mark and his family relocated to Charm City to represent Marylanders for both criminal and civil matters. Whether it's a traffic-related charge or a serious criminal matter in District or Circuit Court, you'll want Mark in your corner.

Timothy Sutton 2020-Senior Litigator_JC Law

Timothy Sutton, Esq.

Senior Litigator

Timothy's current clients in domestic litigation leverage his nearly 20 years' experience litigating in state, federal, and administrative courts throughout Maryland. Tim believes that when you represent people and their lives are on the line, they deserve a champion – and he strives every day to be worthy of that title and their trust.

Florian Tabaku 2020-Family-Managing Attorney

Florian Tabaku, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

Clients looking for a dedicated, hard-working, thorough, and tough advocate that offers personalized attention for their unique case should ask for Florian. When Flo handles your case, expect professional, responsive, and proactive representation that gets results.

Abigail Beichler-2020-Associate Attorney_JC Law

Abigail Beichler, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

With a legal focus on domestic cases and a background in criminal defense, Abbey is determined to see justice done for individuals in their time of greatest need, fueled by her passion for thoughtful, mission-oriented preparation. With Abbey at your side, know that your case will be handled with the attention and respect it deserves.

Aaron Goodwin 2020-Family-Associate Attorney

Aaron Goodwin, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Aaron is a true Marylander with his roots sunk down deep – which means he fundamentally understands the area, its residents, and especially the courts. He ferociously fights for his clients throughout the legal system to get them the results they need.

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Angel Campbell, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Angel is an essential Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of James E. Crawford Jr. & Associates LLC. with her primary focus and practice in criminal law.

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Francis Lanasa, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Francis has accumulated a strong reputation as reliable and respectable attorney, helping and delivering results for his clients over the course of three decades.

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Jennie O'Hara, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Jennie's focus and practice is criminal law, dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of those who cannot fight for themselves.

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Nedra D. Ayers, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Nedra prides herself on defending enforcing the rights of her clients to the fullest extent of the law.

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Matthew Thumser, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Matthew's focus at the firm is domestic law. He uses all of his experiences to help each of his clients to the best of his abilities.

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Keera Gilbert, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Keera is a passionate individual here at the firm. Currently focused on domestic cases, she also has a passion for family law and is ready to fight for her clients in any way she can.

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George VanDuzer IV, Esq.

Associate Attorney

George has spent years gaining experience and a fundamental understanding of the law, fueling his passion for finding justice, with a concentration in domestic and family law.

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Zhypar Beishenalieva, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Zhypar's efforts in law and her familiarity with the legal system makes her an essential person to have in your corner when dealing with Domestic cases.

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Shanese Gordon, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Shanese has joined the team and is dedicated to supporting her clients and the firm in domestic law. Her knowledge and experience makes her a formidable asset to have in your corner when the time comes.

JC Law's Legal Staff

Sean McMahon 2020-Family Law and Domestic Department Manager_JC Law

Sean McMahon

Family Law and Domestic Department Manager

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Connie Almond

Senior Executive Assistant and Lead Paralegal

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Jackie Hawkins

Paralegal

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Teresa Soliz

Lead Discovery Specialist

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Nuri Aujla, J.D.

Law Clerk

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Abigail Belayneh

Discovery Specialist

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Rita Dade

Discovery Specialist

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Cristina Granados

Paralegal

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April Jones

Paralegal

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Mariama Keita

Paralegal

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Maggie Koester, J.D.

Law Clerk

Linda OConnor 2020-Criminal-Paralegal

Linda O'Connor

Paralegal

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Diana Hairston

Paralegal

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Daniel Schwartz

Discovery Specialist

JC Law's Office Staff

Dawn Kus 2020-Staff-HR Manager_JC Law

Dawn Kus

Human Resources and Office Manager

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Alison Jane

Controller

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Beth Taby

Billing Manager

Robin Eads 2020-Staff-Accounting and Billing Specialist_JC Law

Robin Eads

Accounting and Billing Specialist

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Alejandra Cruz

Account Manager

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Abolade Alaketu

Receptionist

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Julie Vogl

Receptionist

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Cassandra Gilliam

Lead Intake Specialist

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Kelli Stallings

Lead Intake Specialist

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Sheena Wills

Lead Intake Specialist

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Every case deserves the personal attention of a licensed legal professional. That’s why we offer a free initial consultation to any Marylander who needs it.

Develop Your Legal Strategy

During your initial conversation, your consulting attorney will offer suggestions and advice concerning your specific situation and desired outcomes.

Move Forward With Confidence

Once you retain James Crawford Law, you’ll have the entire Firm team at your disposal to fight for your side of the story. Our first priority will be the success of your case.

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