Attorney Will Nesbitt has devoted his entire career to the defense of persons charged with criminal and traffic violations. Thousands of individuals have benefited from Mr. Nesbitt's expertise in these areas of practice. Mr. Nesbitt's career jump started after clerking for a Franklin County Municipal Court Judge. After seeing the courtroom from a judicial advantage point Mr. Nesbitt decided to pursue a career in criminal/traffic defense.
While studying law at Capital University Mr. Nesbitt worked part-time as a legal-intern with the Franklin County Public Defender's Office. Upon graduation and admission to the Ohio Bar, Mr. Nesbitt accepted a position as a staff attorney with the PD's office. Although one of the youngest attorneys in the office, Mr. Nesbitt quickly began to aggressively litigate and negotiate successful plea resolutions for his clients. It was the high volume of cases at the PD's office that afforded Mr. Nesbitt the opportunity to solve diverse legal issues. Mr. Nesbitt quickly gained a reputation for zealously and compassionately defending his clients.
Mr. Nesbitt routinely speaks at certified driver's intervention programs around the Columbus metropolitan area. In addition, Mr. Nesbitt has been a guest speaker on the topic of OVI/DUI law around central Ohio. He has been a featured speaker at continuing legal education seminars (CLE). Most recently, his topic was "Representing and Mitigating the Multiple OVI Offender in Ohio" at the 2011 November Lorman Legal Seminar. He has also successfully completed training for the National High Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course.
Mr. Nesbitt earned his bachelor's degree from Indiana University Bloomington. He received his J.D. from Capital University Law School. While Mr. Nesbitt attended law school he was active in the legal fraternity Phi Alpha Delta and the Environmental Law Society.
Mr. Nesbitt is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL). He is also actively involved with the Kiwanis Club of Dublin.
Will is married to Laura, who is also a lawyer, and they have two daughters.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top Lawyers||Columbus C.E.O. Magazine||2015|
|"10 Best"||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Attorney||The Koffel Law Firm||2010 - Present|
|Trial Staff Attorney||Franklin County Public Defender||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Ohio State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Columbus Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|OSU Student Avoids DUI/OVI Conviction||Reckless Operation|
|OHIO DUI / OHIO OVI CHARGES DROPPED||Reckless Operation|
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|Drivers Intervention Program||Legal Aspects||2014|
|Advanced OVI Seminar||Questions for Testing Officer||2014|
|CAPP Drivers Intervention Program||OVI/DUI||2013|
|New Lawyer Meeting||OVI/DUI Overview||2012|
|CAPP Drivers Intervention Program||OVI/DUI||2012|
|Wellness Drivers Intervention Program||OVI/DUI||2011|
|Advanced DUI Strategies||Representing and Mitigating the Multiple DUI Offender in Ohio||2011|
|Weekly Meeting||OVI Overview||2010|