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James E. Farmer - Waldorf, MD

3475 Leonardtown RoadSuite 200 Waldorf, MD 20601- 3678

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Updated: 10/06/2021

Waldorf Criminal Defense Lawyer


James E. Farmer

Mr. Farmer received a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his undergraduate program, he studied abroad at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Mr. Farmer graduated law school a semester early and, as part of his legal education, excelled in the Comparative Law program at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland...

About James E. Farmer

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes, DUI/DWI, and Traffic violations
  • Personal Injury
  • Murder***, Major Felonies ***Mr. Farmer is the only private criminal attorney in Maryland to defend multiple cases of Murder involving a Death from Drug/Opioid Overdose by Alleged Drug Dealer, and one of only a very limited few in the entire United States.

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


  • English



  • Aberdeen University School of Law, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
  • University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Study Abroad
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Political Science
    Honors: Dean's List


Other Sources of Feedback About James E. Farmer

Included on the 2023 Maryland list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James E. Farmer on Super Lawyers


  • Top Attorneys: Washington, D.C. Metro Area's Outstanding Young Lawyers, 2014, as published in the Washington Post Magazine
  • Recognized in the Worldwide Registry's 2014-2015 Edition for excelling in the practice of car accident, criminal defense and DWI/DUI law
  • Completed comprehensive training course of Mediation Training pursuant to MD Rule 17-106
  • Awarded Mediation Certificate
  • National Trial Lawyers -- Top 40 Under 40, 2014 - 2018
  • Headlined in Southern Maryland Women's Magazine
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys -- Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney under the age of 40
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012 - 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers , - 2018
  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Attorneys -Rising Stars in Maryland, 2017
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Criminal Lawyers Under 40 , 2018
  • Client’s Choice Award, 2016 - 2018
  • - 10.0 Out of 10.0 , 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Champion, Platinum , 2018
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers, Top 10 Lawyer Under the age of 40 , 2013
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Maryland, 2016

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Office Information


3475 Leonardtown RoadSuite 200 Waldorf, MD 20601- 3678


  • 301-265-2220

Office Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

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