Governor Wes Moore appoints Chelsea Crawford to Baltimore City Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission to advise and recommend appointments to the Circuit and District courts.

Chelsea CrawfordMaryland Governor Wes Moore has appointed Brown, Goldstein & Levy partner Chelsea Crawford to the Baltimore City Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission, where she will advise Governor Moore and recommend appointments to Baltimore City Circuit and District courts. Chelsea was appointed to the Baltimore City Commission alongside 12 other leading Baltimore attorneys.

The Trial Court Judicial Nomination Commissions, of which there are 16 statewide, were established by executive order to advertise judicial vacancies, seek recommendations for judicial candidates, and evaluate applicants, among other important duties. The executive order recognizes the “paramount importance” of appointing “highly qualified persons with a demonstrated commitment to the impartial administration of justice to the judiciary,” as well as the appointment of individuals from a diversity of backgrounds.

Chelsea previously served alongside a prestigious group of Maryland lawyers and businesspeople on Attorney General Anthony Brown’s Transition Team, where she sat on the Steering Committee and co-led the Public Safety Policy Team. In her role, Chelsea advised Brown as he developed a vision and established priorities ahead of his term, which began in early 2023.

A journalist-turned-litigator, Chelsea joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in September 2015 and has extensive experience representing individuals and entities in civil matters, including wrongful conviction and police misconduct, personal injury and wrongful death, complex civil litigation, and commercial disputes. At Brown, Goldstein & Levy, Chelsea has worked on some of the largest wrongful conviction and police misconduct cases in the State of Maryland. A former journalist covering daily news, Chelsea brings a passion for storytelling to every case. Chelsea has experience practicing before administrative agencies, courts across Maryland and in the District of Columbia, and in federal courts nationwide. Read more about Chelsea here.

Read Governor Moore’s press release announcing Chelsea’s appointment 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. Learn more about BGL here.