James E. Farmer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Waldorf, MD

Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC
 | 3475 Leonardtown Road, Suite 200
Waldorf, MD 20601-3678
Phone: 301-843-3890
Fax: 301-843-8464
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Managing partner and head of the serious injury section at The Law Office of James E. Farmer, P.A., James E. Farmer provides legal representation to those throughout the entire state of Maryland in matters of personal injury, criminal defense and DUI/DWI. He also handles drug crimes, traffic violations and sex crimes along with cases of workers’ compensation. Previously recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys of The National Trial Lawyers, he is also certified in mediation.

Mr. Farmer first attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a spot on the dean’s list and a degree in political science. During his undergraduate work, he attended the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom for a study abroad program, returning to the University of Baltimore School of Law to earn his Juris Doctor a semester early, only to extend his international experience at the Aberdeen University School of Law in Scotland.

Admitted to practice in the state of Maryland, Mr. Farmer also volunteers with families trying to overcome substance abuse addictions with the Charles County Family Recovery Court. He has earned many awards and significant acknowledgements, including being named a Top 10 Under 40 Personal Injury Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys and a headline in Southern Maryland Woman Magazine.

A skilled and knowledgeable DUI/DWI trial lawyer, Mr. Farmer has handled hundreds of criminal and civil cases through his 10-year career. He has experience handling cases of assault, felony drug possession and distribution, and felony homicide or murder.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, DUI/DWI


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About James Farmer

Admitted: 2008, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.southernmarylandlawfirm.com/About-Our-Firm/James-...


  • Recognized as Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers, 2012-2014
  • “Maryland Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014 and 2015
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA), 2013
  • Recognized in the Worldwide Registry's 2014-2015 Edition for excelling in the practice of car accident, criminal defense and DWI/DUI law
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Headlined in Southern Maryland Women's Magazine
  • Top Attorneys: Washington, D.C. Metro Area's Outstanding Young Lawyers, Washington Post Magazine, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mediation Certificate

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Charles County Family Recovery Court, 2010


  • Wills v. State Farm, 2014
  • Howell v. Allstate, 2015

Representative Clients:

  • Byron Westbrook, player for the Washington Redskins at the time., 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of Cambridge, United KingdomStudy Abroad
  • Aberdeen University School of Law, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Honors: Dean's List, Major: Political Science
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Office Location for James E. Farmer

3475 Leonardtown Road
Suite 200
Waldorf, MD 20601-3678

Phone: 301-843-3890

Fax: 301-843-8464

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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