Bay Village, Ohio Criminal Lawyers

Dale Naticchia
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Ohio Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

I entered the legal field as a law clerk in 1983 and was admitted into practice in 1986. I began the practice of law with a law firm that represented corporate clients. If any of the corporate client's owners or... Read More »
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Daniel M. Margolis Esq
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Former Prosecutor | 20+ Years Experience | On Your Side

Dan Margolis focuses on criminal defense in all counties and courts in Northern Ohio. He has defended clients — adults and juveniles — in serious cases ranging from DUI to arson and murder. Over the years, Dan has... Read More »
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Jennifer M. Atzberger
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Bay Village, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(440) 263-5720 P.O. Box 40543
(440) 263-5720
Bay Village, OH 44140
Free ConsultationCriminal, Education and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
With over eighteen years of experience in her combined areas of practice, Ms. Atzberger brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the unique needs of your case. Having worked in both the public sector and in private practice, she has provided expert legal advice and representation to a diverse community of clients in Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Geauga County.

Ms. Atzberger has experience in education law, representing clients in suspension and expulsion cases, helping to obtain 504 Plans and IEPs, and defending students against civil rights violations and bullying. She also represents clients in juvenile delinquency proceedings, and previously worked as...
Brian Smith Esq
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Rocky River, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(800) 641-1970 20545 Center Ridge Rd, Ste. 215
Rocky River, OH 44116
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Employment and Traffic Tickets
University of Akron School of Law
Brian Smith provides aggressive, experienced, and effective legal representation to every person served, so they feel confident that their rights are protected, their interests are served, and their results are maximized.

Mr. Smith uses his trial and negotiation skills in a general practice where he has developed expertise in representing men and women in criminal matters, DUI/OVI matters, unemployment appeals and labor matters. He resides in Huron, Ohio, helping Smith Law Offices to easily reach its resources along the northern coast of Ohio, from Cleveland to Toledo.
John Sivinski Esq
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(800) 641-1970 20545 Center Ridge Rd, Ste. 215
Rocky River, OH 44116
Free ConsultationRocky River, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
With more than twenty years experience as a trial lawyer representing plaintiffs who have been injured by the misconduct or negligence of another, or who suffered a workplace injury, Mr. Sivinski concentrates his practice in personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, products liability, asbestos-related injuries and labor law and has tried in excess of 50 cases to verdict, including five multi-million dollar verdicts. Mr. Sivinski's reputation as a skilled and sophisticated litigator has enabled him to negotiate settlements in excess of $100 Million Dollars for injured clients. Mr. Sivinski has also achieved national recognition for his widespread work on...
Matthew Williams
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(216) 785-0093 21055 Lorain Road
Cleveland, OH 44126
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
As an Ohio attorney, I know the legal system is large, complex, and intimidating. I understand that interaction with government agencies is disorienting and the rules are unclear. If you, a family member, or a friend have been arrested, charged with a crime, are the subject of an investigation, or involved in a dispute with the government, it is in the accused person's best interest to obtain legal representation. As an attorney, my job is to defend your interests, freedom, dignity and reputation and to make sure you understand your rights, the process, and the consequences of your...
Dale Naticchia
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Seven Hills, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(888) 384-3253 4141 Rockside Rd
#230
Seven Hills, OH 44131
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
I entered the legal field as a law clerk in 1983 and was admitted into practice in 1986. I began the practice of law with a law firm that represented corporate clients. If any of the corporate client's owners or employees got into trouble with the law, I was assigned the task of representing them. I found I really preferred representing people as opposed to corporations and started my own practice in 1989. I truly enjoy what I do and keep myself immersed in the law and representing my clients in court. Bad things happen to good people and...
William J Balena Esq
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Westlakle, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
30400 Detroit Road
Suite 106
Westlakle, OH 44145
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University and Pennsylvania State University - University Park
William Balena is an experienced bankruptcy and traffic trial attorney. Bill is an active member of NACBA. He attends annual workshops and continuing education in the area of advanced consumer bankruptcy issues. He represents consumers in chapter 7 and chapter 13. Bill is also a former city prosecutor and is well versed in traffic defense including Ohio drunk driving (OVI, DWI, DUI) and speeding tickets.
Mr. George N. Wukovich Esq
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North Olmsted, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(440) 734-4417 24130 Salzburg Circle
North Olmsted, OH 44070-1585
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, Business and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Miami University of Ohio
George N. Wukovich is an attorney licensed to practice before all Federal and State courts and agencies exercising jurisdiction within the State of Ohio. Since 1985, Attorney Wukovich has been in private practice as a small firm litigation associate (1985-1997) and as a sole practitioner (1997-present). He successfully represents the interests of individuals, families and small businesses. Attorney Wukovich is also presently active in several professional or legal organizations and other unique special interest groups.
Jay Milano Esq
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Rocky River, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
2639 Wooster Rd
Rocky River, OH 44116
Criminal and White Collar Crime
Jay Milano is recognized to be among the best Criminal, Injury and Malpractice, and Professional Respresentation Lawyers in Cleveland, Ohio. He is the Founding President of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Past President of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Bar Association.
John T. Forristal Esq
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Rocky River, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(216) 592-8573 19525 Hilliard Blvd #16832
Rocky River, OH 44116
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and DUI
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Kreig Joseph Brusnahan Esq
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Avon Lake, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(440) 930-2600 158 Lear Rd
Avon Lake, OH 44012
Criminal, Business, Family and Insurance Claims
Cleveland State University
Michael O'Shea Esq
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Rockey River, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(800) 529-1966 19300 Detroit Rd.
Suite 202
Rockey River, OH 44116
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Jason D. Wallace
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Rocky River, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(440) 941-5140 19525 Hilliard Blvd #16248
Rocky River, OH 44116
Criminal
Denise Rini Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(440) 668-9209 600 Detroit
Cleveland, OH 44145
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
I was elected in November 2012 and was seated on January 1, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Cuyahoga County area, growing up in Maple Heights until the age of 12, and moving to Lyndhurst where I reside today. I attended public school, graduating from Brush High School in 1975.
I have a daughter, Michelle, and understands how difficult raising a child can be as a single parent.
After Michelle graduated from college, I pursued a degree at Baldwin Wallace University and earned a degree in Human Services while working as a private investigator and a freelance designer in advertising.
I worked as...
Richard Joseph Stahl III
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Middleburg Heights, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(440) 891-8388 18051 Jefferson Park
Suite #102
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Criminal, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Ohio Northern University
Rick is an attorney in Middleburg Heights, Ohio who works mainly in Family Law (Divorce, Support, Custody, etc.). In additional to representing litigants in divorce, custody, and support matters, he also acts as a Guardian ad Litem and represents the rights of children. His practice also includes work in Probate (Wills, Trusts, Estates, etc.), Criminal, and Appellate Advocacy, and provides services throughout Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Medina counties. He graduated from Ohio Northern University with his Bachelors of Science Degree in 2003 and went on to receive his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2006. ...
Christina Marie Turovskiy
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(216) 970-7102 The Caxton Building
812 Huron Road, Suite 290
Cleveland, OH 44115
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Immigration
Cleveland State University
James Lee Lindon
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Avon, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(440) 333-0011 35104 Saddle Crk
Avon, OH 44011
Criminal, Business, DUI and IP
We are located in Avon, Ohio - just 10 minutes west of Cleveland. Se habla espanol.
Matt Mishak
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North Ridgeville, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(440) 941-1669 35888 Center Ridge Road
Suite 3
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Criminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
Emmett Robinson
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(216) 505-6900 6600 Lorain Avenue #731
Cleveland, OH 44102
Criminal, Appeals and Business
Harvard Law School and Ohio State University - Columbus
Denise Michelle Demmitt Esq
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Lakewood, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(419) 366-3203 PO Box 770357
Lakewood, OH 44107
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Divorce
Cleveland State University
Agressive, Honest and Affordable representation available for all of your legal concerns. I am an expericenced Trial Lawyer ready to fight for your rights. My practice focuses predominantly on Criminal Defense, but I have expertise in the areas of Family law, Small Business representation, Contract disputes, Probate law, and Personal injury. Let your problems become mine to solve in a proficient, expedient, and cost-effective manner. If you are looking for an Attorney who will truly advocate for your interests, and one whom still believes this is a noble and respected profession that...
Ms. Jennifer Yobe Scott Esq.
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North Olmsted, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(440) 471-7784 26777 Lorain Road
Suite 708
North Olmsted, OH 44070
Criminal and DUI
Jennifer Scott is a former Prosecutor that assists clients throughout the state of Ohio that have charged with Federal Crimes.
Patrick C. Mackin
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Avon Lake, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
33463 Lake Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
Free ConsultationCriminal, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Delwte entry. I retired
Michelle Lynn Holiday Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
(216) 348-2800 614 W. Superior Ave
Suite 625
Cleveland, OH 44107
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Tiaon Michele Lynch
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Lakewood, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(216) 226-5090 13317 Madison Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Estate Planning
Cleveland State University
Megan Marie Patituce
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North Olmsted, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(440) 471-7784 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 708
North Olmsted, OH 44070
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
I am a former prosecutor with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office that now is a partner with the Criminal & DUI Defense Law Firm, Patituce & Associates.
Cosmin Cocirteu Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
(877) 247-5293 4040 Mayfield Rd
Ste 1
Cleveland, OH 44121
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Denise G Wilms
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Avon, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
36855 American Way, Suite 2C
Avon, OH 44011
Criminal
Achille Craig VanDenBossche
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Avon Lake, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
525 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
Criminal
Ian Nathan Friedman Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(216) 928-7700 1360 E. 9th Street
Suite 650
Cleveland, OH 44114
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
Ian Friedman has earned a fierce reputation for successfully defending individuals and organizations in complex criminal and white collar matters. Based in Cleveland, he has served as counsel across Ohio, the United States and internationally. He is a frequent lecturer, author, commentator, and expert witness called upon to address important legal issues. In addition to his practice, Mr. Friedman is an adjunct professor at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he teaches Computers & Criminal Law. Having tried in excess of 250 jury cases to verdict, Mr. Friedman was inducted into the prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers...
Ronald Lawrence Frey II
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(844) 766-3739 600 Superior Ave. E, #1300
Cleveland, OH 44114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
If you are charged with a criminal offense and require aggressive representation, please contact Charlotte, North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney Ron Frey of The Frey Law Firm, PLLC at (844) 766-3739 for a free consultation. Please visit us on the web at http://www.FreyLegal.com
Robert G. Stiefvater
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Brecksville, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(440) 457-8272 8748 Brecksville Road
Suite 225
Brecksville, OH 44141
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Probate
Cleveland State University
Limited Clients. Proven Results.

I limit the number of clients that I represent because I understand that when you need a lawyer you need someone who is available and can dedicate their time to your legal issue.

I represent individuals and fight to defend their rights and reputation. Call for a free consultation. Even if I am not currently accepting new clients I will make sure that you understand the process in which you are involved.
Daniel M. Margolis Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(216) 438-9070 1360 W 9th St.
Ste 200
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Education and Juvenile
Vermont Law School
Dan Margolis focuses on criminal defense in all counties and courts in Northern Ohio. He has defended clients — adults and juveniles — in serious cases ranging from DUI to arson and murder. Over the years, Dan has built a reputation as an aggressive attorney who zealously advocates on behalf of his clients.

Dan is considered an authority on defending sex cases and high-profile cases in juvenile court. He is a frequent speaker on legal issues and has presented numerous continuing legal education seminars for juvenile law classes at local law schools.

Don’t put your record, your future, or your freedom at...
Attorney R. Paul Cushion II
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(216) 630-1052 75 Public Square, Suite 914
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and DUI
Cleveland Marshall College of Law
The Hallmark of the R. Paul Cushion, II, Esq. Law Firm is their thorough preparation at each phase of the legal process. Their trademark preparation is surpassed only by the passion they hold for their client's legal rights. This passion may, itself, be surpassed by the aggressive legal style of representation this Law Firm displays at each phase of the legal process. These fundamental traits for successful legal defense flow from its founder and CEO, Attorney R. Paul Cushion, II, Esq. The legal career of Attorney R. Paul Cushion, II, Esq. is...
Kristina W. Supler
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(216) 696-1422 101 W. Prospect Ave. Suite 1800
Cleveland, OH 44115
Free ConsultationCriminal
Cleveland State University
Ms. Supler has served as both primary and co-counsel during trials in state and federal courts throughout the United States. She is highly regarded for her organized and comprehensive trial strategies and is well-versed in all criminal areas. Ms. Supler’s particular expertise is federal litigation and sentencing matters. She has lectured on issues affecting sentencing and has authored articles on sentencing and technology topics in national publications.
Patrick DiChiro
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Independence, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(216) 642-0424 6300 Rockside Rd., Suite 302
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland Marshal College of Law
After being admitted to the bar in 1989, Patrick DiChiro began his practice primarily in the areas of Criminal Defense, Domestic Relations, Civil Litigation, and Probate Law where he has obtained favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Over the years, Patrick DiChiro has expanded services to his private practice, and is recognized as a reputable Trial Lawyer.

As a Trial Lawyer, Patrick DiChiro has used his extensive experience to establish favorable outcomes within the Trial Court and throughout various Appellate Courts, on behalf of clients and other attorneys in need of assistance with their complex cases.

Patrick...
Kevin Wayne Rumes Esq
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Brunswick, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(330) 241-7110 Grafton Road
Brunswick, OH 44212
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University and Baldwin-Wallace College
Charged with a crime? You want to retain a lawyer who has experience in both Litigation and Criminal Defense. Choosing the right Criminal Defense Attorney to vigorously defend you is the most important decision you will make. With Attorney Kevin Wayne Rumes, your case will be treated with the seriousness it deserves! Attorney Rumes has handled thousands of cases as both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, and has earned many outstanding legal victories, along with an excellent reputation as a premier Defense Attorney in the Cleveland area. Now practicing in all counties and courts in Ohio.
Amanda Ackerman Condon
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Personal Injury and Criminal Law is the focus of Amanda Condon. Prior to joining Dworken & Bernstein in 2014, she worked at a small boutique firm specializing in personal injury. Amanda also previously served as a Magistrate in Lyndhurst Municipal Court, and from 2005 to 2012, as a prosecutor in Ashtabula County Eastern and Western County Courts. Amanda Condon is currently an Acting Judge in Painesville Municipal Court. Amanda brings a unique perspective to criminal matters, having served on all sides of a case. She is also very committed to the community and has done several...
Jason F. Barr
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Independence, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(216) 586-5437 6100 Oak Tree Blvd
Ste 200
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Capital University Law School
Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Criminal Defense Attorney with the law firm of Barr, Jones & Associates LLP providing legal services in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Cleveland, Ohio. We built a better law firm because our clients matter most.
John Zalic Esq
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(216) 218-2015 7515 Pearl Rd. Ste. 206
Cleveland, OH 44130
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Capital University Law School
Over 25 years experience practicing law. My practice consist in large part of divorce, dissolution, custody, modifications and appeals in domestic relations and Juvenile courts in Northern Ohio, including Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, and Lake Counties.
Jacqueline Greene
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Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(216) 241-1430 55 Public Square, Suite 1055
Cleveland, OH 44113-1901
Criminal and Civil Rights
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Jacqueline Greene joined Friedman & Gilbert in February 2014. Jacqueline’s civil rights practice focuses primarily on police and prison/jail misconduct, wrongful convictions and wrongful imprisonment, and other government misconduct.

Jacqueline also provides criminal defense representation in federal, state, and municipal criminal cases.

In addition, Jacqueline serves as Co-Coordinator for the Ohio Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. In this capacity, Jacqueline recruits and organizes pro bono criminal defense attorneys for political criminal cases in the Greater Cleveland area, defends protesters herself, and represents the NLG in civil litigation. Jacqueline also trains and organizes NLG Legal Observers (who observe law enforcement conduct at...
Mr. Zachary Barnett Simonoff Esq
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Elyria, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(440) 253-9459 124 Middle Avenue, Unit 500
Elyria, OH 44035
Criminal, Consumer and Probate
Cleveland State University and The George Washington University Law School
Zachary B. Simonoff has been representing people since his admission to the Bar in 1998. He generally represents the little guy but operates a general practice. His Motto is "I Defend Freedom One Client at a Time!!!" Zachary B. Simonoff proudly served in the the Reserve Component of the Army and rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant.
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Bay Village Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH


Case Western Reserve University School of Law Kramer Law Clinic
(216) 368-2766
Cleveland, OH

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.