Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes Defense Lawyers in Waldorf

Accused of a Violent Crime? Our Firm Can Fight for You.

When you are accused of a violent crime in Maryland, it is critical to retain an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney. Allegations of violent crimes have immediate consequences, long before you get a chance to tell your side of the story. Your reputation might take a hit immediately—you could lose your job, child custody, and more.

The best way to protect yourself in the face of serious criminal charges is to put a proven fighter in your corner. Based in Waldorf, Maryland, our team of criminal defense lawyers has extensive experience representing those accused of violent crimes throughout Southern Maryland. We know how to negotiate and prepare for battle. When you have been charged with a violent offense, you can trust our reputation for aggressive representation that gets results.

Violent Crime Cases We Handle

Since the Farmer & Klopfer was established in 1978, we have remained committed to offering high-quality legal representation and doing everything within our power to protect our clients.

We are prepared to offer you the zealous legal advocacy you need to defend yourself against the following violent crime charges, among others:

  • Arson
  • Assault and battery
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Domestic violence
  • Weapons charges

If you are facing serious criminal charges, do not entrust your freedom and your future to just any lawyer. You need an attorney who has the experience, knowledge, and drive to reach the best possible outcome. Our Waldorf violent crime attorneys investigate these types of cases thoroughly in order to develop strong arguments aimed at having our clients’ charges reduced or even dismissed when possible. When dismissal or reduced charges are not feasible, we will take the necessary steps to fight for an acquittal and/or minimize sentencing.


Contact us online or call (301) 265-2220 for a free, confidential consultation with one of our Waldorf violent crimes defense attorneys. Payment plans are available. 

Don’t Wait to Contact Us

If you have been accused of or arrested for, or are simply under investigation for a violent crime, you cannot afford to wait to contact qualified legal counsel. To learn how we can help you through this difficult time, contact the Farmer & Klopfer today. We offer free initial consultations at our law office in Waldorf, and we make jail visits. If we take your case after your free consultation, we have payment plans available.


Call (301) 265-2220 or send this form to contact our firm today.

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  • Kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable

    “I couldn’t be happier with the service I received from this law firm. I felt comfortable from the minute I first walked through the door. I had less than two weeks before the expiration of my personal injury filing date and was overwhelmed. My first appointment was with Elizabeth who took my huge stack of papers with a smile and said, “Let me take care of this for you.” Although all of the staff that I encountered were wonderful, my main experience was with Mr. Farmer and Elizabeth who were both kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable. My case was handled professionally and in a timely fashion. My case was recently concluded and I am very happy with the outcome and would not hesitate to use them again or recommend them to my friends and family in the future. Need a good law firm, no need to look further.”

  • Showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck

    “James Farmer and his team exceeded all expectations! I had a very serious criminal case and his firm was recommended to me by a family member. I was incarcerated during this time and he and his associate Stephanie came to update me on multiple occasions on the progress of my case. They were not only professional but the amount of time and energy they put into my case showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck! They prepared for trial, but in the end was able to work out a plea deal that did not include any jail time. I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Farmer and his team for any criminal case!”

  • A winning team of confident, knowledgeable and successful attorneys

    “I am so pleased with the staff at the James F. Farmer firm. They are true professionals, ready and willing to fight on your behalf. When you retain their services, you are joining a winning team of confident, knowledgeable, and successful attorneys, like Mr. Melvin Allen, who helped me. Thank you!!!”

  • Thorough and attentive to my case from the beginning

    “From the initial consultation, I knew I needed James Farmer and his team on my side. He was thorough and attentive to my case from the beginning, prior to even hiring his firm. Once I officially hired his firm, he and his colleague Mr. Melvin Allen moved to strategically place me in the best position possible. They supported me throughout the process by making sure I understood what was happening and I felt extremely grateful to have them on my side! Long story short, my case was successfully completed with a favorable outcome! An outcome I couldn’t even imagine was possible but Mr. Allen’s expertise, strategy, and courtroom presence made it all possible! My wife and I are forever grateful and will always look to this firm on any future needs and you should, too!”

  • Keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with

    I just recently had James E. Farmer handle my second DUI and I received the best possible outcome I could've wished for. The judge I had could've really laid down the hammer on me but James worked his magic and did an incredible job. He knows what he is talking about and is very humble. He keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with, and he explains everything so you know exactly what is going on. This is my first time hiring James and without a doubt, I would hire him again. He would be the first person I'd call if another legal problem should ever rise-- though I've made a promise to myself to stay away from the law as much as possible. He will be highly recommended to anyone that asks me if I know a great lawyer.

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  • 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.

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