Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorney, Chelsea Crawford, recently joined the My Sister’s Place Women’s Center Leadership Council. My Sister’s Place Women’s Center is Baltimore City’s longest-serving women’s day shelter and resource center for women and children experiencing homelessness and poverty. Those serving on the Leadership Council are invited to membership and serve as ambassadors for the My Sister’s Place Women’s Center and its programming.
As a Leadership Council member, Chelsea will use her legal acumen and professional network to bolster the Center’s efforts to empower underserved women in Baltimore to overcome barriers. My Sister’s Place offers many services, including extensive workshops based around the eight realms of wellness: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social wellness.
Chelsea is a passionate advocate for justice and has a diverse, growing civil rights practice. She was included on the Best Lawyers in America’s Ones to Watch list for 2022 for civil rights law, criminal defense – general practice and litigation – labor and employment. Chelsea has been named to the Super Lawyers Maryland Rising Star list each year since 2018, an honor reserved for only 2.5 percent of Maryland attorneys each year.
Chelsea is also active in several bar associations and organizations. She is co-chair of the Leadership Committee for the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service’s Community Advocacy Network and a member of the Executive Board of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland. She previously served on the Young Lawyers Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Executive Board of the Monumental City Bar Association, the oldest and largest specialty bar association in Baltimore City.
Brown, Goldstein & Levy has been recognized as Maryland’s leading private law firm for high-impact, public-interest cases for close to four decades — including being awarded the Pro Bono Firm of the Year by the State Bar Association. Our attorneys have handled these challenges in the Supreme Court and most federal appellate circuits, as well as in state courts throughout Maryland and across the country. Our partners and associates have also staffed pro bono legal clinics in and around Baltimore, provided pro bono counsel to civil rights organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and Maryland Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council, and served as election poll monitors.