Chelsea Crawford and Anthony May attend 2023 AAJ Annual Convention, including day-long seminar on sexual assault/child sex abuse litigation.

Chelsea Crawford and Anthony May, attorneys at Brown, Goldstein & Levy, attended the 2023 American Association for Justice Annual Convention in Philadelphia from July 14 to 18. The convention, which is hosted for plaintiff lawyers by plaintiff lawyers, gave AAJ members the opportunity to build connections and increase their knowledge in various legal practices and skill sets. Chelsea and Anthony are both members of AAJ, as well as members of the Maryland Association for Justice.

Chelsea and Anthony attended numerous sessions throughout the four-day long event. On Saturday, July 15, they attended a day-long seminar on sexual assault litigation and child sex abuse litigation, sponsored by A Case for Women. The program included topics such as trauma-informed discovery tactics, dealing with media in high profile cases, trauma-informed communication with child sex abuse victims, and more, all facilitated by leaders in the field. Chelsea and Anthony are both part of the BGL team working to obtain justice for victims of child sexual abuse in civil cases throughout the State of Maryland. Learn more about BGL’s child sexual abuse practice area here. Anthony also attended a session on civil rights and police misconduct, as well as a session on employment rights and wage and hour litigation.

In addition to attending training seminars, Anthony and Chelsea networked with other AAJ members during several receptions, including the First-Time Attendee Reception, Opening Reception, Maryland Association for Justice Reception, and LGBT Caucus Reception.


A journalist-turned-litigator, Chelsea Jones Crawford joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in September 2015 and has extensive experience representing individuals and entities in civil matters, including complex civil litigation, wrongful conviction and police misconduct, personal injury and wrongful death, and commercial disputes. Learn more about Chelsea here.


Anthony J. May has represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters including assisting employees with disabilities in obtaining accessible technology and accommodations in the workplace, representing individuals who have been wrongfully convicted, commercial litigation disputes, and fighting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. Learn more about Anthony here.

Founded in 1982, Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a law firm based in Baltimore, Maryland, with an office in Washington, DC. The firm is nationally recognized in a wide variety of practice areas, including complex civil and commercial litigation, civil rights, health care, family law, and criminal defense. Above all else, Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a client-centered law firm that brings decades of experience and passionate, effective advocacy to your fight for justice.