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Craig Michael Kadish

Craig Michael Kadish

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime, Child Abuse, DUI & DWI

About Me

At Maryland law firm Kadish, & Fastovsky LLC, Craig Kadish focuses his practice on criminal defense and offers extensive experience in protecting people who have been accused of drunk driving, drug crimes, theft, assault, parole violations and other minor offenses. He is also a respected attorney in the defense of more serious charges, such as white collar crimes, fraud, murder, sex offenses and federal crimes. Mr. Kadish accepts clients in Baltimore County and the surrounding areas.


Mr. Kadish understands that the weeks following a criminal charge are often confusing and stressful for people and their families, and that they may not know how to protect their rights. He takes pride in handling each case personally, with meticulous attention to detail in creating a defense aimed at achieving the best possible results in court. Additionally, Mr. Kadish treats each client with compassion and empathy during this difficult time.


After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from The George Washington University, Mr. Kadish earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland.


Mr. Kadish's track record and commitment to outstanding legal ethics have given him numerous leadership opportunities. When he is not representing clients, he works as an instructor at the Maryland State Police Academy, teaching constitutional law and courtroom procedure and protocol. Furthermore, he rewrote the training manual on courtroom protocol for the Maryland State Police. Mr. Kadish frequently lectures on criminal law matters at various continuing legal education seminars and serves as a mock trial judge at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

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Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
  2. Child Abuse: 25%
  3. White Collar Crime: 25%
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Glen Edward Frost

    As a tax attorney, my clients are frequently faced with many different issues. If they are facing criminal charges, it is necessary for them to have a good criminal defense attorney. Craig is a zealous advocate for his clients. His relationships and reputation among the Maryland Bar, in addition to his courtroom demeanor, make him one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the State.

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    Glen Frost Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael P Cognata

    As a DUI attorney myself of 18 years I endorse Mr. Kadish. An aggressive and innovative DUI/DWI defense attorney

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    Michael Cognata DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Craig M. Kadish Attorney at Law

401 E. Pratt Street
Suite 2332
Baltimore, MD, 21202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive199005/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Nation’s Top One Percent Criminal Defense AttorneysNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Baltimore City Bar AssociationJudicial Nominating Commission2000 - 2012
Maryland State Bar Association, Planning CommitteeMember1996 - 2000
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember1990 - Present
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
2012 RAPE AT THE BEACH – NOT GUILTYAfter the State presented three days of witness testimony, and after each witness had been expertly cross-examined by Mr. Kadish, the Judge dismissed the entire case, finding the Defendant not guilty of all counts.
Charges thrown out in narcotics caseFollowing intense pressure by Mr. Kadish, all charges were thrown out.
Murder Charges DismissedIn 2008, after trial had begun, the father chose to plead guilty to a lesser offense of child abuse resulting in death, in exchange for dismissal of the murder charges.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Maryland State Police Training Manual Courtroom Procedure and ProtocolMaryland State Police Training Manual2011
Maryland State Police Training ManualMaryland State Police Lesson Plan and Training Regimen2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
George Washington UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
University of Baltimore School of LawMock Trial Judge2014
Continuing Legal Education ClassesCriminal Law for Non-Criminal Attorneys2009
Maryland State Bar AssociationThe Reasonable Fee Seminar2000