Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
1211 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
James D. Cardea, partner at the law firm Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A., practices medical malpractice law and civil litigation.
Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Mr. Cardea graduated from Western Maryland College in 1989. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore, where he graduated cum laude in 1995.
Mr. Cardea was admitted to the bar in Maryland, 1995; District of Columbia, 1996; United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1996; United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1997.
He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Association for Justice, Prince George's County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, The District of Columbia Bar, the American Association for Justice, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Cardea has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2011 and Maryland Super Lawyers since 2010. Additionally, he has been recognized as a Top 100 attorney in Maryland for 6 years.
Mr. Cardea has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell which ranks the highest level of professional excellence by his peers in the industry. Most recently, Mr. Cardea received the 2018 prestigious Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Maryland from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc. Mr. Cardea has also been recognized by the American Biographical Institute as the Man of the Year for Outstanding Contributions to Law. While these awards and accolades are significant accomplishments that contribute to a successful career, Mr. Cardea's drive comes from helping patients and their families receive the justice they deserve.