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As  a highly experienced attorney in the Preble-Butler County/Southwest Ohio Judicial System, I come from a background of eight years as a law enforcement supervisor and police academy certified instructor, twelve years as a Prosecuting Attorney, and now fourteen years as a criminal defense/civil plaintiff's/family attorney, with over ten years as the City Prosecutor for Hamilton, Ohio, a City of sixty thousand, where I was the only Prosecuting Attorney in a Court which handled 17,000 cases a year.  During this timeframe, I handled all of the criminal appeals, jury trials, bench trials, preliminary hearings, motions, discovery, and  correspondence for the City Procecuting Attorney's Office.  I am attuned to the needs of single parents, persons going through divorce, and child custody battles, amongst others. have a natural/acquired ability to think on my feet, deal with high volume, high stress situations, common to the criminal justice system and domestic relations court, and have a higher degree of technical knowledge of Criminal/DUI/Traffic/Juvenile/Family law than most area lawyers. 



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 43%
    27 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    27 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    27 years
  4. General Practice: 10%
    27 years
  5. Other: 27%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

Samuel D. Borst, Attorney At Law

3247 Camden Rd.
Eaton, OH, 45320


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListUniversity of Cincinnati College of Law1988
Summa Cum LaudeOhio University1985
Dean's ListHocking Technical College1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney-Solo PractitionerSamuel D. Borst, Attorney at Law2002 - Present
Attorney-Part TimeButler County Public Defender's Office2011 - 2014
City Prosecuting AttorneyCity of Hamilton, Ohio1991 - 2002
Assistant Prosecuting AttorneyButler County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1990 - 1991
AttorneyBaden, Jones, Scheper & Crehan Co., LPA1989 - 1990
Law ClerkBaden, Jones, Scheper & Crehan Co., LPA1987 - 1989
Chief Park RangerHueston Woods State Park1981 - 1986
Park RangerPymatuning State Park1978 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Preble County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Ohio UniversityRecreation StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Hocking Technical CollegeRecreation & Wildlife TechnologyAS1977
Yellow Springs High SchoolN/AHS Diploma1975