Our Team

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James M. Crawford

A tireless litigator, for over 40 years, Jim has made a career out of providing the best legal representation, to achieve realistic, helpful solutions to clients' problems. 

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Ruth H. Baxter

A 1977 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, and the Managing Partner of Crawford & Baxter, P.S.C., Ruth has long been both an effective advocate for her clients, and a Champion for the disadvantaged and the local community.

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Jake A. Thompson

A 2015 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, and a Carroll County native, Jake thoroughly enjoys practicing law.  In fact, his law office is his third favorite place to be in the world, behind only his unprofitable farm, and a trout stream in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

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Mimi, Debbie, Teresa

A prerequisite to any successful law firm is a well trained, efficient staff.  Our paralegals have each been with us at least thirty three years which is a testament to their abilities and their dedication to our clients.