Background and Experience
Mr. Farmer is the only attorney in Southern Maryland who handles both multi-million dollar injury cases and significant criminal cases such as homicides, rapes and armed robberies. In Fact, in his 38 years of practice, he has handled over 25 rape cases and none of his clients have been convicted of rape. Mr. Farmer and his firm have had over approximately 200 cases resulting in six to seven figure awards for his clients. Mr. Farmer is licensed to practice in the Maryland State Courts, Maryland Federal Courts, United States District Courts in Washington, D.C., the Military Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Additionally, Mr. Farmer is a retired member of the United States Air Force after serving 20 years. He was a highly decorated member during his 20 years in service. During his 38 years of practicing law, he has been past president of the Charles County Bar Association and is currently on the State Board of Trustees for the Public Defender’s Office. Not only has Mr. Farmer had a renowned legal career, he has shown he is a man for all season by winning numerous conservation awards and has twice been honored as the Conservationist of the Year for Maryland, the first person ever to do so. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has recently been named as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Maryland and has also been named as one of the Top 100 Criminal Attorneys in Maryland by the American Institute of Law, an entity which also honored him as one of the 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys in overall Client Satisfaction.
Some of Mr. Farmer’s other noteworthy accomplishments and leadership positions include being a member of the Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame, former Chairman of the MD Legislative Sporting Caucus, national runner-up of the prestigious 2001 Budweiser Outdoorsman of the Year Award, #1 Recruiter in the year of 1975 for the Air National Guard, past President of the Capital Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, and former Chairman of Maryland Quail Unlimited. His efforts range from raising millions of dollars for conservation groups such as Quail Unlimited, the Ruffed Grouse Society, and other charitable organizations. His ranch in Vale, Oregon – the Flying Double F Ranch – is renowned throughout the country as one of the best wild bird hunts in the United States, and attracts people from all over the country.
James E. Farmer
1 Olympic Place Suite 900
Towson, MD 21204