Plano Criminal Defense Firm Expands Team of Experienced Attorneys
Crowder Law Firm PC is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to its team. Attorneys Justin M. Carmichael, James T. Chiles, and Howard B. Blackmon have joined the law firm. Firm leader Attorney Darlina Crowder believes that all three attorneys will make valuable additions to her law firm due to their demonstrated skill as trial attorneys in federal and state criminal defense.
Howard B. Blackmon is the new Managing Attorney at the Crowder Law Firm. With over 35 years of experience, Attorney Blackmon has extremely valuable knowledge and skills. This experience and skillset greatly benefit the clients Mr. Blackmon helps. He has tried thousands of criminal case at both the state and federal levels and has defended jury trial cases over 300 times.
Attorney Chiles has focused on criminal defense trials for the entire duration of his career. His proven record as a skilled trial attorney in serious criminal cases helped to earn him a spot at this well regarded Collin County criminal defense firm. He began as a post-bar intern for the Federal Public Defender in the Northern District of Texas, where he worked on capital habeas cases. In law school at SMU Dedman School of Law, he participated in numerous valuable extracurricular activities, including Negotiations and Mock Trial.
Plano Criminal Defense Law Firm Offers Scholarship to High Achieving College Students
The Crowder Law Firm, P.C. is excited to announce that the firm has officially launched its scholarship program. Attorney Darlina Crowder and her legal team understand the time and effort it takes to conquer intimidating obstacles, and with The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship, they hope to provide relief to a student who has demonstrated determination and hard work throughout their academic journey.
The Plano criminal defense firm is currently offering The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship to students who are enrolled to attend an accredited college or university for the Fall 2022 semester. The scholarship provides $1,000 to a high achieving student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or higher. This award may be used toward academic expenses such as tuition, room and board, and books.
To apply for The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship, a student must submit an essay answering the following prompt: “How do you define the American Dream? Do you believe it is attainable today?” While reviewing applications, Attorney Crowder, along with her scholarship committee, will consider each essay’s clarity, comprehensiveness, organization, creativity, and originality in order to select their award recipient.
Plano Attorney Darlina C. Crowder Receives Elite Lawyer Recognition
PLANO (PRWEB) July 11th, 2019
Attorney Darlina Crowder, founder of Crowder Law Firm PC, has been awarded the designation of Elite Lawyer in the field of criminal defense.
The Elite Lawyer rating service recognizes attorneys who display a high level of competence in their practice and receive acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar, and committees. The Elite Lawyer Award assures each attorney chosen for the directory has been nominated by their peers for excellence in the practice of law. The honor is only given to lawyers who have met or exceeded the criteria of a rigorous, multi-phased selection process. It recognizes top-rated attorneys for their outstanding service in their specific area or areas of practice.
Crowder has served Texas clients since 1999, after she received her Juris Doctor from the Texas Wesleyan School of Law, and previously, her undergraduate degree from Texas Woman's University. During Crowder's accomplished legal career, she has provided representation for hundreds of clients and won more than 250 acquittals. She also serves as Associate Judge in the Probate Court of Collin County, where she presides over mental health hearings.