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Practice areas

Appeals

Appeals

If you have been convicted of a crime, there are options to help you try to overturn your conviction.

An attorney can closely look at what happened at your trial or sentencing to determine the best way to obtain the relief you need.


Boating DUI

Boating DUI

In Ohio, boating under the influence is addressed in a separate statute from motor vehicle DUIs, and it carries similar penalties. There are some unique evidentiary issues that can be raised in boating DUI cases that usually do not apply to motor vehicle DUIs.


Drugs Crimes

Drugs Crimes

My law practice includes helping people accused of drug crimes minimize or avoid the consequences of conviction through constitutional challenges to the circumstances of an arrest, execution of a search warrant, or traffic stop of a motor vehicle whenever the facts and the law warrant it.


DUI/OVI

DUI/OVI

In any municipal court in Ohio on any given day, you will see a significant number of people charged with DUI who choose to just plea as charged without an attorney. Defendants who plea as charged without an attorney often do not realize the full impact their decision until it is too late.


Felonies

Felonies

A felony conviction can have a devastating effect on a person’s life. Prison time and large fines are not the only potential problems that come with a felony conviction. It can drastically diminish an individual’s employability, opportunities for school and housing, and the ability to obtain or hold various professional licenses.


Expungements

Expungements

Expungement is the same as sealing a record. It is a court process that allows you to have any and all reference to a prior criminal conviction cleared and your court file sealed. It is just as if you were never convicted of the crime.


Federal Offenses

Federal Offenses

If you are charged with a federal crime it is critical that you have a knowledgeable federal criminal defense attorney.


Investigative or
Pre-Indictment Stages

Investigative or
Pre-Indictment Stages

Whenever a defense attorney gets the chance to represent a client prior to a grand jury's return of an indictment, it can be very beneficial to the client. The best result is to convince law enforcement not to pursue charges at


Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile Delinquency

It is always unfortunate when a child gets accused of breaking the law. Also unfortunate is the wide public perception that the juvenile system is more forgiving than the adult system. That is not always the case.


Mayor's Court

Mayor's Court

Even though the consequences of misdemeanor convictions in Mayor’s Courts are not as steep as felonies, this does not mean you do not need an attorney when you are a defendant in Mayor’s Court.


Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors

Even though the consequences of misdemeanor convictions are not as steep as felonies, this does not mean you do not need an attorney when you are charged with one.


Probation Violations

Probation Violations

The continuing threat of prison provides a powerful incentive for people on probation not only to remain law abiding, but also to comply with the conditions and requirements of their probationary sentence.


Sex Offenses

Sex Offenses

Being accused of a sex crime can have a devastating affect on a person's life- even if the charges are never proven in court. If you are under investigation or you have been arrested for a sex crime, it is extremely important to have a dedicated advocate on your side as soon as possible.


White Collar Crimes

White Collar Crimes

In this day and age of corporate scandals, legislation to regulate business practices, and rising shareholder activism, company leaders are coming under increasingly harsh scrutiny.


Homicide

Homicide

When defending a client who is charged with a violent crime, it is important to start with the facts, and go to work immediately to expose gaps in the state's evidence and find the witnesses who can credibly contradict the state’s case.


Traffic Offenses

Traffic Offenses

Under Ohio law, each traffic offense is assigned a certain point value depending on the severity of the violation. The accumulation of 12 points on your driving record within a 2-year period will lead to the suspension of your driver’s license,


Judicial Release

Judicial Release

In certain circumstances, an individual who is sentenced to serve time in prison for one or more felony charges is eligible to file for judicial release, the mechanism that allows the sentencing judge to reduce the prison sentence.