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Colin is an experienced DUI, criminal, and traffic defense attorney serving clients in Columbus Ohio and the surrounding areas.  He is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He will fight for you every step of the way to ensure you get the positive results you deserve.  With over 80 trials under his belt, he knows what it takes.


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  1. DUI & DWI: 65%
    7 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    7 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Expungement: 5%
    7 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Shawn Richard Dominy

    Colin Maher is a hard-working attorney who cares about his clients. His dedication to the law and his clients makes him a rising star in the areas of criminal defense and DUI defense.


    Shawn Dominy DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Ryan Michael Shafer

    I endorse Attorney Maher. He has the legal experience and expertise to defend his clients in all aspects of criminal law. He is well respected in the legal community and fights tirelessly for his clients.


    Ryan Shafer DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

The Maher Law Firm, LLC

1335 Dublin Rd #214a
Columbus, OH, 43215


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best 2016American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2016
Best DUI Lawyers in ColumbusExpertise2016
NHTSA Certified Field Sobriety Test PractitionerNHTSA2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Maher Law Firm2013 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderCity of Aurora Public Defender's Office2010 - 2012
Municipal Staff AttorneyFranklin County Public Defenders Office2009 - 2010
Law ClerkFranklin County Public Defenders Office2007 - 2009
Legal InternThe Us District Court, Northern District Of Ohio2006 - 2006
Legal InternPublic Defender's Office, Lucas County2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI DismissalDismissed
DUI DismissalDismissal
Speeding DismissedDismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Newly Exposed Land and ClaimsSubmerged Land2007
Jail Dental and Civil RightsJail Dental2007
Denied Benefits and Third-Party AdministratorsDenied Benefits and Third-Party Administrators2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Miami University of OhioFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Auror Public Defender TrainingVoir Dire and The Constitution2012
Aurora Public Defender TrainingBad Faith Continuances2011

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