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Louis Rubenstein

Louis Rubenstein

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, DUI & DWI

About Me

Trial Lawyer since 1978. My focus has been Criminal Defense and Wrongful Death and Personal Injury.

My office is located just west of the Hamilton County Court House. I practice in all Ohio and Federal Courts.

I handle all criminal cases as well as appeals.

I am honest, hardworking and my client's best interests are always first.

I am available 24/7 and am happy to provide a free consultation.

My fees are dependent upon the complexity of the matter. Contingent fees are available for injury matters.

I am listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law, and top peer review rated AV Martindale Hubbell.

I have been married for 30 years, and have raised 3 great sons.

I am also an Ohio Magistrate and preside over Mayor's Courts.

My law office is available to handle most legal matters.

Your case is important to me.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    37 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    37 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    37 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Charles Henry Rittgers

    I endorse Mr. Rubenstein. Lou is dedicated to his clients and profession. Becuase of his dedication and years of experience, he has the respect of prosecutors, judges, and fellow attorneys. Lou is a top notch criminal defense attorney.


    Charles Rittgers Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard Jay Goldberg

    I endorse this lawyer. Lou is a top notch criminal defense lawyer in this community with many years of experience. He is conscientious and is a strong advocate for those who he represents. Lou is highly respected by the Court, prosecutors and his fellow lawyers.I have practiced with him for his entire career and have referred my conflicts to him. Lou's clients are well served.


    Richard Goldberg Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

125 E. Court St., #1000
Cincinnati, OH, 45202



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Attorney of DistinctionWho's Who In American Law2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MagistrateOhio Municipal League2002 - Present
Triial LawyerSelf Employed Trial Attorney1978 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast PresidentN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. LynnNOT Guilty
State v, Foxprobation, no jail

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DaytonLawlaw1978
University of CincinnatiPolitical ScienceBA1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Cincinnati Bar AssnNow that your 182013
CLE and Monthly MeetingsCriminal law and procedure1993