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James Douglas Viets

James Douglas Viets

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Construction Law, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation, Landlord & Tenant

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Licensed since 1983

  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    26 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    32 years, 500 cases
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    32 years, 100 cases
  4. Construction Law: 20%
    32 years, 300 cases
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    26 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact Info

Of Counsel, Decker Vonau LLC

620 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH, 43215




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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselDecker Vonau LLC2010 - Present
Partner/ShareholderDecker, Vonau, Seguin, Lackey & Viets, Co., LPA1991 - 2010
PartnerHarris, McClellan, Binau & Cox, LLC1989 - 1991
Assistant City AttorneyCity Attorney's Office, Columbus, Ohio1983 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Columbus Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Miami UniversityPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1980