New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney

Craig Mordock is a skilled, aggressive criminal defense attorney representing clients facing criminal charges in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. Craig has a reputation as a trusted and highly skilled criminal defense attorney who has successfully represented clients in high-profile criminal cases throughout the state of Louisiana. His extensive legal knowledge and expertise in criminal law have earned him the respect of his peers and the trust of his clients.

With over two decades of criminal defense experience, he leverages the knowledge one can only gain from many years in the courtroom to aggressively defend his clients. Craig focuses strictly on criminal defense cases providing him with in-depth knowledge of the charges his clients face. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, representing clients charged with sex crimes, violent crimes, drug crimes, white-collar crimes, DUI/DWIs, murders, domestic violence charges, and misdemeanors..

As a New Orleans-based criminal defense attorney, Craig has a proven history of achieving successful outcomes for his clients throughout Louisiana. He works closely with each client to understand the circumstances of their cases and develop unique, personalized strategies to defend them. He recognizes each case is different and fights tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for each client he represents. 

Craig understands that facing criminal charges can be a stressful experience, and that’s why he is committed to providing his clients with personalized attention every step of the way. Often people hire the first name that pops up on Google, or someone they see on a billboard, only to discover that they will be represented by a less experienced associate of that firm. Craig works directly with his clients and personally represents them throughout the entire legal process.

Craig has extensive knowledge of state and federal criminal statutes and takes his time to explain the system. Instead of just telling you what you want to hear just to get the case, Craig will give you honest feedback and explain what you can expect based upon his years of experience defending criminal cases throughout the state of Louisiana.


Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Louisiana by the National Trial Lawyers Association
Top Criminal Defense Attorney by Super Lawyers
Top Lawyer by Global Directory of Who’s Who
Top Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney in New Orleans by
Top Defense Attorney by New Orleans Magazine


Tulane University Law School, Juris Doctor, 2000
Seton Hall University, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions

US District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana
US District Court for Middle District of Louisiana
US District Court for Western District of Louisiana
All Louisiana state courts

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Mordock Legal, LLC
5500 Prytania Street, Box 635
New Orleans, LA 70115