Attorney Stephanie L. Maddox received her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015, graduating cum laude. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2009, making the Dean’s List in her final two semesters. While in law school, Attorney Maddox focused on criminal law and obtained her Certificate of Concentration in Criminal Practice.
Attorney Maddox interned for the Office of the Public Defender for Baltimore City, Misdemeanor Jury Trial Division, in the summer following her first year of law school. She later interned for the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, Major Investigations Division from fall semester as a second-year law student until she graduated in 2015. As a third-year law student, Attorney Maddox practiced as a Maryland Rule 16 Attorney with the Office of the Public Defender for Baltimore County in the Juvenile Division. Additionally, Attorney Maddox was a Staff Editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, the most esteemed publication of the school.
After graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015, Attorney Maddox was hired by the Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore City as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Karen C. Friedman. The first part of her clerkship was spent in the Criminal Trial Division, while the second half was spent in the Family Division. In August, 2016, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City hired Attorney Maddox as a prosecutor. During her tenure as an Assistant State’s Attorney, she handled thousands of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases, conducting numerous trials involving drug possession, handgun possession, theft, economic crimes, assaults, attempted murder, and more. She handled dockets in both the District Court and Juvenile Divisions and was able to excel in her development of courtroom presence and knowledge of the law.
Born and raised in Southern Maryland, Attorney Maddox has returned home from Baltimore City to practice at the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC. She represents clients charged with criminal offenses and also handles personal injury, estate planning, and other civil matters.
Certified Legal Specialties
- Criminal, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2015
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 2015-present