Michael J. Crawford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Corsicana, TX

The Law Office of Michael J Crawford
 | 416 North 14th Street, Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: 903-875-8500
Fax: 903-875-8512
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael J. Crawford is the founder of The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford, with offices in Corsicana, Texas (Navarro, Freestone, Hill, and throughout Texas) and Waxahachie, Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth, throughout Texas, and the United States).  Crawford provides representation to clients with his varied legal practice including matters involving sexual assault, murder, assault and other violent crimes, drug defense, DUI and DWI defense, and has an Associate Attorney Cedric Johnson who handles family law issues such as divorce and child custody. Locations:

416 North 14th Street, Corsicana, TX 75110 - (903) 875-8500

114 E Main Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165 - (214) 903-7722

After receiving a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2006, Mr. Crawford went on to attend Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2009. While in law school, he served internships at the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, the Navarro County District Attorney's Office which has helped him to better prepare for defending his own clients' criminal defense matters. After graduation, Mr. Crawford was an associate with a Corsicana law firm prior to opening his own firm in 2010.

Mr. Crawford's accomplishments in the courtroom have not gone unnoticed by his fellow attorneys. He is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In 2014 through present, the American Institute of DUI/DWI named Mr. Crawford as one of the top 10 best DUI/DWI attorneys in client satisfaction. Crawford is recognized by Super Lawyers by being selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars list for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 based on peer review for his outstanding achievements in the courtroom on behalf of his clients. He is frequently asked to speak on legal matters before high school and college students. In order to stay abreast of current developments in his field, Mr. Crawford is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, College of the State Bar of Texas (recognizes attorneys who receive above the minimum standards of continuing education credits annually) and Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Michael J. Crawford is a trial attorney, and has successfully defended over 150 clients in criminal jury trials in the state of Texas on various criminal allegations and indictments.

Crawford is ranked in the top 1% of litigation attorney's in the United States.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Family Law (10%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Michael Crawford

Admitted: 2010, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.michaeljcrawfordlaw.com/attorney/michael-j-crawfo...

Honors/Awards:

  • Graduate of Texas Trial Skills College 2011, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in Huntsville, Texas
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer for United States, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014-Present
  • Client’s Choice Award for AVVO, 2013-Present 
  • Top Orator in Freshman Class Moot Court, Southern Methodist University School of Law-Dallas, Texas 2006
  • 10.0 SUPERB Rating AVVO, 2014-Present
  • Distinguished Alumni for BAAS Degree 2011, Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Texas Rising Star-Super Lawyers 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019

  • Top Contributor AVVO, 2014-Present
  • Top 10 Attorney in Texas, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2014-Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Federal Court-Eastern District of Texas-Admitted

    , 2018
  • United States Federal Court-Northern District of Texas-Admitted

    , 2018
  • United States Federal Court-Western District of Texas-Admitted

    , 2018
  • Attorney Member, American Bar Association
  • Attorney Member, Texas DUI/DWI Lawyers Association, 2014-Present
  • Attorney Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2010-Present
  • Attorney Member, State Bar of Texas, 2010-Present
  • Attorney Member, Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2012-Present
  • Attorney Member, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014-Present
  • State Bar of Texas, 2010-Present
  • Attorney Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 2013-Present
  • Attorney Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2013-Present
  • Advisory Board Member, Navarro College Paralegal Education Committee, 2012-Present
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Attorney Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011-Present
  • Attorney Member, Navarro County Bar Association, 2010-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Annually represent individuals who have been charged with crimes at a discount or pro bono in order that justice may be served.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas

    , 1990
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas 2009

    , 2009
  • Texas A&M University, Business Administration, B.A.A.S, Commerce, Texas, 2006

Industry Groups

  • College Of The State Bar Of Texas
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers-Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
  • Navarro County Bar Association
  • State Bar Of Texas
  • SUPER LAWYERS
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Michael J. Crawford

416 North 14th Street
Corsicana, TX 75110

Phone: 903-875-8500

Fax: 903-875-8512

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Last Updated: 8/9/2019

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