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Jon J. Saia is a founding attorney at The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc., which has offices located in Columbus, Delaware, and Cleveland. Mr. Saia has been practicing law for over 23 years, and focuses his practice on defending individuals who have been charged with a criminal offense. Attorney Saia is certified by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, where he serves as an instructor in the administering of standardized field sobriety tests. To find out about the benefits of working with Mr. Saia, do not hesitate to contact the firm today. 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    30 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    2 years
  3. Family: 25%
    2 years



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Contact info

The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc.

713 South Front Street
Suite 100
Columbus, OH, 43206


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers - DUI/DWI DefenseColumbus CEO Magazine2015
Top 100: OhioOhio Super Lawyers2015
Top 50: ColumbusOhio Super Lawyers2015
Ohio Super Lawyers (DUI Defense)Ohio Super Lawyers2015
DUI / DWI DefenseBest Lawyers in America2015
DUI / DWI DefenseBest Lawyers in America2014
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2014
DUI / DWI DefenseBest Lawyers in America2013
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2013
DUI / DWI DefenseThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2012
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2011
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2010
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2009
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2008
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2007
Ohio Super Lawyer (DUI Defense)Cincinnati Magazine2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Columbus Criminal AttorneyThe Law Offices of Saia & Piatt Inc.1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Ohio Association for JusticeMember2007 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseN/A2005 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChair - DUI Defense2002 - Present
Delaware Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1990 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Ohio v. KatzAdministrative License Suspension (ALS) terminated
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bar BriefsOhio's New CDL Disqualification Law2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1986
King's College, PennsylvaniaGovernment and Politics; HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
University of Copenhagen Faculty of LawLawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2009 Advanced DUI SeminarDUI Defense2009
Strategies in Defending DUI CasesDrugged Driving2008
OVI Defense StrategiesOVI Defense2008
Motions and Warrants in OVI CAsesMotions in OVI Cases2008
Diving into an OVI CaseCommercial Driver's Licenses2008
District 15 Annual MeetingTraffic Law Update2008
Current Issues in Breath Test CasesBreath Alcohol Testing2008
Advanced DUI SeminarInstrument Simulation Checks2008
Superstar SeminarVoir Dire2007