Dustin Blake is one of Ohio’s premier criminal defense attorneys and trial lawyers. Mr. Blake has represented hundreds of individuals charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes. Mr. Blake also handles select high stakes civil lawsuits.
Mr. Blake has been recognized by peers and colleagues as a Top Lawyer in Central Ohio by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine and rated by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV® rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer. AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Blake is a member of many legal organizations including The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, which is an invitation-only national organization, composed of America’s Top Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Blake is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
Criminal Law: Federal / State Crimes, Felony / Misdemeanor Crimes, Appeals. White Collar Crimes, Drug Trafficking / Possession / Paraphernalia, DUI / OVI / DWI, Money Laundering, Embezzlement / Forgery / Theft / Fraud, Crimes of Violence, Sex Crimes, Computer Crimes, Gun Crimes, Extradition, Parole Violations, Expungements.
Licensed since 2006
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I have worked closely with Dustin on several cases. He provides diligent and zealous representation. He works hard for his clients, endlessly striving toward the best possible result. I highly endorse this attorney.
Chris Brockman Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Lawyers In Central Ohio||Columbus C.E.O. Magazine||2013|
|Top Lawyers In Ohio||The Legal Network||2013|
|Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Certifcation||National Highway Transportation Safety Administration||2013|
|Rule 20 Death Penalty Certified Co-Counsel||Ohio Supreme Court||2012|
|Criminal Defense Attorney / Trial Lawyer||Dustin M. Blake Co., LLC||2012 - Present|
|Associate Litigation Attorney||Private Practice||2006 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Reminger Co., LPA||2005 - 2006|
|Bailiff||Alliance Municipal Court||2003 - 2003|
|Law Clerk||Law Offices of Jeffrey Jakmides & Tracey Laslo||2003 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|Franklin American Inn of Court||Member||2010 - 2011|
|Central Ohio Association for Justice||New Member's Committee Chair||2010 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Member||2009 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|NOT GUILTY VERDICT - Felony Aggravated Assault||NOT GUILTY VERDICT - Jury Trial|
|CASE DISMISSED - Felony Gun Charges||CASE DISMISSED by Prosecutor|
|CASE DISMISSED - Felony Aggravated Robbery and Kidnapping||CASE DISMISSED by Prosecutor|
|The Communicator (COAJ)||EDITOR’S COLUMN||2011|
|The Communicator (COAJ)||The "Rocket Docket"||2010|
|University of Akron School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Mount Union College||Business||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Roundtable Discussion||Franklin County Municipal Court's Specialty Dockets||2013|
|New Lawyer Training: Criminal Law||Moderator: Criminal Law||2013|
|Law School Engagement||Opening Up a Law Practice||2012|
|Trial Skills Institute||A Demonstrative View of State v. Daniel Jacobs||2011|