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Colin R. Maher

Colin R. Maher

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Expungement

About Me

Colin is an experienced DUI, criminal, and traffic defense attorney serving clients in Columbus Ohio and the surrounding areas.  He is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He will fight for you every step of the way to ensure you get the positive results you deserve.  With over 80 trials under his belt, he knows what it takes.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. DUI & DWI: 48%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 47%
    6 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Expungement: 5%



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Ryan Michael Shafer

    I endorse Attorney Maher. He has the legal experience and expertise to defend his clients in all aspects of criminal law. He is well respected in the legal community and fights tirelessly for his clients.


    Ryan Shafer DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Anthony Halabi

    I have know Colin for a while now. He is an excellent criminal defense attorney.


    Joseph Halabi DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Maher Law Firm, LLC

1335 Dublin Rd #214a
Columbus, OH, 43215




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
NHTSA Certified Field Sobriety Test PractitionerNHTSA2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Maher Law Firm2013 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderCity of Aurora Public Defender's Office2010 - 2012
Municipal Staff AttorneyFranklin County Public Defenders Office2009 - 2010
Law ClerkFranklin County Public Defenders Office2007 - 2009
Legal InternThe Us District Court, Northern District Of Ohio2006 - 2006
Legal InternPublic Defender's Office, Lucas County2006 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DUI DismissalDismissed
DUI DismissalDismissal
Speeding DismissedDismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Newly Exposed Land and ClaimsSubmerged Land2007
Jail Dental and Civil RightsJail Dental2007
Denied Benefits and Third-Party AdministratorsDenied Benefits and Third-Party Administrators2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Miami University of OhioFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Auror Public Defender TrainingVoir Dire and The Constitution2012
Aurora Public Defender TrainingBad Faith Continuances2011

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