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Jeffrey M. Gamso

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jeffrey. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • J. Anthony Rich

    Jeff is literally a legal guru. He is a criminal defense lawyer's lawyer. The guy the lawyers go to when they need an answer for complex criminal law issues and or appellate issues.


    J. Rich Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

310 Lakeside Avenue
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH, 44113



TXInactive 198708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Criminal Law Blog Post - 2009Scott Greenfield2010
President's AwardOhio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Outstanding Contributions to Civil LibertiesAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northwest Ohio2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderCuyahoga County Public Defender2013 - Present
PrincipalGamso, Helmick & Hoolahan2009 - 2012
Legal DirectorAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation, Inc.2004 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident2014 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident-Elect2013 - 2014
Ohioans to Stop ExecutionsBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary2009 - 2010
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2004 - Present
Maumee Valley Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident1996 - 2010
American Civil Liberties Union of OhioBoard of Directors1993 - 2004
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Michigan State UniversityEnglishMA - Masters1971