Trotwood, Ohio Criminal Lawyers

Frank Anthony Malocu Esq
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Ohio Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience

Frank A. Malocu is an Experienced, Successful Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Defense, OVI-DUI Defense, Traffic Law, Personal Injury, Car Accident Attorney-Lawyer who offers a Free Consultation, Affordable Fees and Payment... Read More »
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Jason Alan Cavinder Esq
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Get help now! Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I’m an experienced Ohio criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 854-4900 2541 Shiloh Springs Rd
Dayton, OH 45426
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 278-0022 4612 Salem Ave
Dayton, OH 45416
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Frank Anthony Malocu Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(937) 461-0000 130 W 2nd St
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
University of Dayton School of Law
Frank A. Malocu is an Experienced, Successful Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Defense, OVI-DUI Defense, Traffic Law, Personal Injury, Car Accident Attorney-Lawyer who offers a Free Consultation, Affordable Fees and Payment Plans. Attorney Malocu is a well respected trial attorney who has handled numerous high profile criminal cases, complex divorces and serious personal injury claims. He has been interviewed by national and local news media, and he has argued in The Supreme Court of Ohio.

Attorney Malocu is a former Magistrate and is listed in Who's Who in American Law. He was invited into the prestigious...
Brian Joslyn
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(888) 872-7444 10 W. 2nd St.
22nd floor, Suite 2
Dayton, OH 43206
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I firmly believe in the United States Constitution, particularly the rights afforded to every individual under the Due Process Clause of the 5th and 14th Amendments. It is not only my job, but also my life passion to uphold and protect those Constitutional rights. With these ideals in mind, I attended the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where I gained the knowledge to support my passion for law. I refined my knowledge while working with several prominent law firms. However, it was my experiences working at a Public Defender's Office that grounded me and helped deepen my understanding of the...
Nicholas George Gounaris Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(937) 222-1515 130 West 2nd Street
Suite 2000
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
University of Dayton School of Law
Gounaris Abboud, LPA is a full service litigation firm located in Dayton, Ohio. We handle DUI defense, criminal defense, Family law issues (such as divorce, dissolution, and custody), federal criminal law defense and personal injury. The partners of Gounaris Abboud, LPA are like family and understand the importance of treating our clients like extended family. Our clients are our number one priority. At Gounaris Abboud, LPA we pride ourselves in providing our clients with aggressive, dependable legal representation. When we work with our clients, we go out of our way to present them with the individual, one-on-one attention they deserve.
Antony Abboud Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(937) 222-1515 130 W 2nd St #2000
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Dayton School of Law
Attorney Antony Abboud is one of the partners at Gounaris Abboud, LPA. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University Of Dayton School Of Law. He is now licensed to practice law in Ohio and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. Attorney Abboud was a former city prosecutor which has provided him with knowledge of how the other side of the courtroom works. This gives him an upper hand when building a defense and preparing to defend a client in court. Attorney Abboud has a 10.0 ‘superb’ Avvo rating due to the positive reviews that his former...
Mr. Robert F. Healey Jr.
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(937) 531-0435 130 West 2nd St., Suite #310
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal and DUI
University of Dayton
My area of practice is mostly limited to DUI / OVI defense. I have also represented clients with criminal charges for misdemeanors and felonies, as well as many types of traffic infraction and driver's license problem. I am licensed to practice in Ohio and KY as well as Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Having completed NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driver Enforcement (ARIDE) training for detection of drug and alcohol impaired drivers gives me insight into how police decide to make their arrests as well as a perspective...
Jason Alan Cavinder Esq
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(937) 751-4949 424 Patterson Rd
Dayton, OH 45419
Free ConsultationDayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
The University of Toledo College of Law
At Cavinder Law Office, our philosophical approach is to represent you as we would wish to be represented ourselves in the most important of our affairs. For each and every client, in each and every case, we understand that the best representation is achieved only through placing ourselves in the shoes of the client so that we can fully understand and empathize with his or her situation.

L. Patrick Mulligan
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(937) 685-7006 28 North Wilkinson Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Cincinnati College of Law
L. Patrick Mulligan, Esq. is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. As a former prosecutor, he has worked on over 180 felony cases and has now dedicated himself to the practice of criminal defense. He handles a wide variety of cases including DUI, assault, juvenile crimes, sex crimes, and more. As a testament to his nearly 28 years of experience in criminal law, he has been recognized as a Superior DUI Attorney by the NAFDD and has been named a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine in 2007. In addition, he has earned board certification...
Kyle Lennen
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(937) 813-9000 120 West Second Street
Suite 820
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
Charles Anthony McKinney Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(937) 461-9000 118 West First Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Divorce
Harvard Law School and University of Notre Dame
My passion is offering each client personal service in aggressively defending and protecting their rights. I provide the highest quality legal services that gives my clients reliable and effective representation in legal matters that arise everyday in the business context. I have the skill and experience to negotiate or go to trial as needed.
Dwight Dean Brannon Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(937) 228-2306 130 W 2nd St. Suite 900
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
Dwight D. Brannon is the founder of the Brannon Law Firm and has been practicing law in Ohio for over 40 years.
Robert Alan Brenner Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(937) 443-0109 120 West Second Street, Suite 706
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal and Appeals
Albany Law School
Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense Appeals
Douglas Dustin Brannon Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(937) 228-2306 130 W 2nd St. Suite 900
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Doug Brannon has been practicing law for more than 10 years and is a partner at the Brannon Law Firm.
David Dean Brannon Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(937) 228-2306 130 W 2nd St
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
University of Dayton School of Law
David Brannon is a partner at the Brannon Law Firm and has been practicing law since 2005
Anthony Comunale Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(937) 227-3310 130 W 2nd St #1444
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Kevin Lennen Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(937) 813-9000 120 West Second Street
Suite 820
Dayton, OH 45402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Cleveland State University
Richard Steven Skelton Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(937) 226-1212 130 W 2nd St
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Richard Skelton was born in Dayton, Ohio; graduating from University of Dayton School of Law in 1988. He handles both civil and criminal matters including medical malpractice, personal injury and every type of felony/misdemeanor criminal case in federal or state court. Mr. Skelton works hard for every client and has provided sound judgment to clients in high profile cases in Montgomery County, Ohio for over twenty years. See website at rskeltonlaw.com
Brent E. Rambo Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(937) 863-2016 15 W 4th St
Suite 250
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Collections and Traffic Tickets
University of Dayton School of Law
Charles William Morrison
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 293-2141 1105 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
Criminal, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Charles is a native of Centerville, Ohio and prior to entering law school earned his B.A. from Ohio University, an M.P.A. from Wright State University, and was employed for four years with the Montgomery County, Ohio Economic Development Department where he worked to assist local companies grow their business. Charles also managed the County's site selection program where he helped attract new business investment to the Dayton Region. Charles is trial attorney that focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal law, juvenile law, domestic relations law and criminal appeals.
Pierre Tismo
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
(866) 492-7219 131 N. Ludlow St.
Suite 1400
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Thomas Joseph Intili Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 226-1770 40 North Main Street
1500 Kettering Tower
Dayton, OH 45423
Criminal, Business, Construction and Medical Malpractice
Gary Charles Schaengold Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(937) 299-9940 4 E. Schantz Avenue
Dayton, OH 45409
Criminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Dayton School of Law
Tracey Ballard Tangeman Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer
(937) 225-6104 14 W 4th St
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal
Travis L Kane
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(937) 228-9790 28 North Wilkinson Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
I am a Divorce, Criminal & DUI defense area working in the Dayton, Ohio and Cincinnati, Ohio areas.
Diane Kappeler DePascale Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(937) 223-0966 120 W. Second St. - Suite 1406
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
William Oak Cass Jr
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Kettering, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
135 W. Dorothy Ln. Ste. 117
Kettering, OH 45429
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Jeffrey Livingston Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 226-1996 120 W 2nd St
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Eugene Robinson Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 222-1440 131 N Ludlow St, Suite 304
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Business, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Jeffrey Gramza Esq
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney
(937) 271-7914 Talbott Tower, Suite 1210
131 North Ludlow St
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, DUI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Kiriakos Kordalis
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Dayton, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(937) 224-1212 130 W Second St Ste 1818
Dayton, OH 45402
Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Dr. Mark Bamberger Esq.
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Tipp City, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(877) 644-8181 The Mark Bamberger Co., LLC
140 East Broadway Avenue
Tipp City, OH 45371
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Capital University Law School
Geologist turned attorney with almost a decade of hard-core legal experience. Experienced courtroom attorney with many years of valuable background in turn-key legal representation.
Douglas George Houston Esq
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Beavercreek, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(937) 431-9460 3938 Dayton-Xenia Rd.
Suite C
Beavercreek, OH 45432
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Dayton School of Law
Douglas G. Houston has been providing skilled legal representation to Miami Valley clients since 1995. Practice areas include Domestic Relations/Family Law including divorce, military divorce, dissolution, separation agreements, custody and support matters, private adoptions; Criminal Defense in all Ohio courts, including traffic, OVI/DUI, misdemeanors, felonies, drug cases, domestic violence and Federal offenses; Personal Injury cases including wrongful death, automobile accidents and dog bite cases as well as General Civil Litigation Have a skilled, successful and compassionate trial attorney provide you with personal representation in your important legal matter.
Markus Moll
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Springboro, OH Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(937) 748-1004 62 Remick Blvd.
Springboro, OH 45066
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
I have dedicated my legal career to protecting the interest and rights of those involved in domestic relations, juvenile, criminal, and civil matters. Throughout my career I have advised, and zealously advocated for clients on a broad range of personal matters relating to divorce, dissolution, child custody, shared parenting, asset allocation, spousal support, and post degree motions. I have also aggressively defended individuals in a wide variety of cases which span from misdemeanors to the most serious felonies.

I routinely practice in Butler, Clinton, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren County. However, my legal expertise has given me the privilege to advocate for...
Christopher L Wesner Esq.
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Beavercreek, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 339-8001 4461 Dayton Xenia Road
Suite B
Beavercreek, OH 45432
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
University of Dayton
Chris Wesner is a tough, smart attorney focused on providing his clients with aggressive and ethical representation. Mr. Wesner is a former (and Current) Licensed physical therapist that has a unique prospective.
Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq
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Beavercreek, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(937) 426-3310 3836 Dayton Xenia Road
Beavercreek, OH 45432
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Mr. Stadnicar graduated with his law degree (1990) and MBA (1989) from the Ohio State University and began his legal career in 1990 as prosecutor for the cities of Beavercreek and Fairborn, Ohio. He also practiced in the private sector with the law firm of Gerald E. Schlafman & Associates. In 1995, Mr. Stadnicar opened his own law firm in Beavercreek as he continued to prosecute for the City of Beavercreek. In 1996, Mr. Stadnicar associated his practice with the law firm of Hammond and Stier. After several years his firm merged with Hammond and Stier,...
Ryan Shafer
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Beavercreek, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
70 Birch Alley
Ste 240, Bldg B
Beavercreek, OH 45440
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Duquesne University School of Law
Ryan Shafer is a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney who defends the rights of those facing criminal charges in Central Ohio. Shafer is an attorney at Joslyn Law Firm in Dayton, Ohio. There he handles a variety of cases, including DUI, drug crimes, violent crimes and white collar offenses. Shafer studied business and minored in political science at the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated Cum Laude in 2002. He earned his Juris Doctor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 2006 and became licensed to practice law in Ohio the following year. Shafer began his...
Matthew T. Dixon
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Middletown, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(513) 422-4227 16 North Main Street
Middletown, OH 45042
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Probate
Mississippi College School of Law
A Middletown, Ohio, native, Matthew T. Dixon is a graduate of Edgewood High School in nearby Trenton. He earned his undergraduate degree from his grandfather's alma mater, Mississippi State University, in 1996 and his doctor of jurisprudence, magna cum laude, from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2000. Prior to returning to his hometown, he was employed as the senior associate attorney at the law firm of Henley, Lotterhos & Henley, PLLC, in Jackson, Mississippi, practicing primarily in the fields of debtor/creditor law and insurance subrogation. Previously, he had assisted in criminal defense as a legal...
George Lovett Esq
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Tipp City, OH Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(937) 667-8805 1420 W Main St
Tipp City, OH 45371
Criminal, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Ohio State University - Columbus and Ohio State University - Columbus
George H. Lovett is a founding partner of Lovett & Lovett. Mr. Lovett brings years of experience and insight to each case that he handles—unique traits which earned him the title “Best Attorney” in the 1997 Piqua Daily Call “Best of the Best” readership poll. As a certified expert by the Ohio State Bar Association in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Mr. Lovett uses his extensive knowledge to help clients and their families effectively work through legal matters in the areas of Wills and Trusts, Probate, Guardianship, and Medicaid and Nursing Home Planning. Mr. Lovett is also an...
William Randall Rock Esq
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Dayton, 45458
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Legal matters can be intimidating, overwhelming and stressful. For over three decades I have had the privilege and satisfaction of helping people solve legal problems. Most who contact my office are experiencing difficult times and, therefore, legal representation must be competent, effective and conducted with intense enthusiasm and devotion to purpose. In a word, legal representation must be zealous. If you have a concern and seek professional legal advise, contact our office and schedule a FREE INITIAL and CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTATION to discuss your case. Our fees are reasonable, affordable and agreeable payment plans can...
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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.