Serving Clients Across Maryland & DC 
Criminal Defense

If you facing criminal charges, it is critical that you do not leave your future to chance. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney with the skills and experience necessary to fight for your rights.  

Waldorf Criminal Defense Attorneys

Representing the Accused throughout Southern Maryland Since 1978

If you have been arrested and are facing criminal charges in St. Mary’s County, Prince George’s County, or Charles County, Maryland, you need someone who knows the law, understands your rights, and will fight ferociously on your behalf. In short, you need the Waldorf criminal defense attorneys of the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC.

Put our decades of combined experience and proven track record of success on your side. Our award-winning attorneys have earned a reputation for being fierce and aggressive advocates for those accused of all types of crimes. We are prepared to fight for you, your rights, and your future.

Call our office at (301) 265-2220 or contact us online now for a free, confidential case evaluation.

What Do Defense Lawyers Do

Defense lawyers help defend someone who has been charged with a crime. Defense lawyers help their client get served a fair trial and make sure the law is accurate and upheld. In the case that someone is convicted, a criminal defense attorney can also help negotiate a reduced sentence.

Effective Advocates for the Accused

Our criminal defense attorneys are relentless in their defense of clients who have been accused of any criminal offense. We have been standing up for the rights of the accused since 1978; we are known in courts throughout Washington, D.C., the D.C. Metro Area, and Southern Maryland as aggressive and effective advocates for the accused.

Whether you were charged with shoplifting, assault, drug crimes, DUI/DWI, or a serious traffic violation, you can rely on us for experienced, aggressive, and effective criminal defense.

We have successfully represented clients facing a wide range of felony and misdemeanor charges, including:

Whatever the charge, you can depend on our Waldorf criminal defense lawyers to protect your rights and advocate in your best interests. We will attempt to get the charges against you reduced or the case dismissed. Our defense team comprises excellent negotiators who are respected by local prosecutors.

We Are Prepared to Fight for You in Trial

Our team of criminal defense lawyers are also excellent trial attorneys. Whenever necessary, they will take your case before a judge and/or jury if that is the best way to achieve a positive outcome. Throughout the process, they will keep you informed of your case’s progress and prepare you for the next step.

Proudly Representing Members of the Armed Forces

Our firm understands the complexities involved when members of the military face criminal charges, including DUI/DWI. All of our criminal defense attorneys are capable of providing knowledgeable defense to service members.

Contact Us Now for a Free Consultation

If you have been arrested for any type of crime in Southern Maryland or the surrounding areas, do not speak to the authorities without a criminal attorney present. Reach out to our Waldorf criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC as soon as possible.

Our team serves clients in Washington, D.C., Waldorf, La Plata, Leonardtown, Upper Marlboro, Clinton, Suitland, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Bladensburg, Lanham, Landover, Oxon Hill, Bowie, Laurel, College Park, the University of Maryland campus, Largo, Fort Washington, Capitol Heights, Beltsville, New Carrollton, Forestville, Silver Spring, Rockville, Wheaton, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Germantown.

You can reach us online or by phone at (301) 265-2220.

Client Testimonials

Real Stories From Real People
  • “Thank you, Mr. Farmer, and may God bless you in your future endeavors.”

    - Father of Defendant in Murder Trial
  • “Don’t mess around when it’s your money on the line. Go with these guys if you want excellent, competent attorneys.”

    - Miguel P.
  • “I have used James Farmer office for two accidents I have been in; both times they were exceptional.”

    - Ashley B.

Our Case Results

Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • State v. Proctor Charges Dismissed

    Tried in the Circuit Court for Charles County


Why Hire Our FIrm?

  • Committed to Improvement

    We take pride in learning the latest strategies for maximizing damages, preparing our clients for trial & mounting an effective case.

  • A Record of Results

    Our firm has won tens of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals & their families.

  • Renowned in Our Field

    We are well-regarded in the legal community & are even known & respected among insurance companies.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.

  • Valuable Insight

    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.

Your Fight is our fight

Contact us for a free consultation to learn how we can help you take control of your situation and discuss your legal options today.