New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney

Craig Mordock is a top-rated criminal defense attorney based in New Orleans and representing clients 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 20 years of criminal defense experience, he leverages the knowledge one can only gain from many years in the courtroom to aggressively defend his clients. His exclusive focus on criminal defense cases has provided him with a deep understanding 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. Recognizing that each case is different, Craig takes a personalized approach to his defense strategies for each client he represents. He works closely with his clients, taking the time to understand the specific circumstances of each case and develop customized defense strategies for each client.

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 their case has been delegated to less-experienced associates. Craig works directly with his clients and personally represents them at every stage.

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 on 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