Experienced Federal and State Criminal Defense

600 S Magnolia Ave, Suite 275, Tampa, FL 33606
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Attorney at Law - Criminal Defense

Employment history

Stephen M. Crawford, Esquire, Tampa, FL (1994 to Present)

            Federal and State Criminal Defense Practice

Trenam, Simmons, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye & O’Neill, P.A., Tampa, FL (1990-1994)

            Criminal Defense Practitioner

State Attorney’s Office, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, FL (1985-1990)

            Assistant State Attorney

Adjunct Professor, St. Petersburg Junior College (1986-90)

Annis, Mitchell, Cockey, Edwards and Roehn, P.A. (1983-1984)

            Associate, general litigation

United States Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida, Tampa, FL (1980-1983)

            Assistant United States Attorney

Education

Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia - Juris Doctorate 1980

            Law Review, Moot Court Board, Legal Aid Clinic, Phi Delta Phi

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee - Bachelor of Arts 1977

            Student Government, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Young Life Leader

Florida State University Summer Program of Law at Oxford, England 1979

            Courses in international criminal law and comparative legal systems

Bar and Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court Bar Association (2010)

Florida Bar Association (1980-Present)

            Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer (1987-2010)

           Grievance Committee/13th Judicial Circuit (1991-1995)

            Criminal Law Section

Hillsborough County Bar Association (1980-Present)

            Board of Directors and CLE Program Chairman - Trial Lawyers Section (1983)(1996-98)

            Secretary Treasurer - Young Lawyers Section (1994)

            Judicial Evaluation Committee (1993)

            Chairman - Criminal Law Section (1995)

American Bar Association (1980 to 1994)

            Litigation Section, Criminal Justice Section

National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (1991 to 2010)

             Vice Chairman/Prosecutorial Misconduct Committee (1993)

National Association of District Attorneys (1985-1991)

Federal Bar Association (1991-2015)

American Inns of Court, Justice William Glenn Terrell Inn (1992-1994)

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (1991-2010)

Florida Prosecuting Attorney’s Association (1985-1990)

Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (1991-Present)

            President (1998)


Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court (2011)

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (1981-Present)

United States Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit 

United States Tax Court (1992-2004)

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (1980-Present)

Various other state and federal courts on a pro hac vice basis