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Jefferson Edward Liston

Jefferson Edward Liston

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense, Juvenile

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Family: 34%
    36 years
  2. Juvenile: 33%
    36 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%
    36 years



Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Tyack, Blackmore , Liston & Nigh

536 South High Street
Columbus, OH, 43215-5605




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Family LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Family lawSuperLawyers2012
Family and Juvenile LawWho's Who In American Law2012
Family and Juvenile LawWho's Who In American Law2011
Family LawSuperLawyers2011
Family LawSuperLawyers2010
Highest ratingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Family LawCEO MagazineN/A
Award of Distinction-Juvenile DefenseNational Juvenile Defender CenterN/A
Community ServiceColumbus Bar AssociationN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTyack,Blackmore,Liston&Nigh1993 - Present
AssociateTyack and Blackmore1990 - 1993
MagistrateFranklin County Court Of Common Pleas, Division Of Domestic Relations & Juvenile Branch1986 - 1990
AttorneyFranklin county Bureau Of Support1985 - 1986
AttorneySolo Law Practice1978 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFormer PresidentN/A
Ohio Associaton of MagistratesLife Member. Founding PresidentN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
State of Ohio Public Defender CommissionCommiissionerN/A
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile LawyersFounding PresidentN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Juvenile Justice CoalitionN/AN/A
Columbus Bar AssociationFormer Chair Juvenile Law CommitteN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
National Juvenile Defender Center PublicationJustice Cut Short:Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Juvenile Delinquency CasesN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve UniversityN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WebcastHouse Bill 86 Recent Changes in Juvenile Law2012
Ohio Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile Law2012
SeminarJuvenile Law2011
Juvenile law Changes-CompetencyJuvenile Law2011
Ohio Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile Law2010
National Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile Law2010
Ohio Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile law2009
Ohio Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile Law2008
Ohio Juvenile Leadership SummitJuvenile Law2007