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Paul Andrew Griffin

Criminal defense Attorney at Lorain, OH

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My practice is focused on all aspects of criminal law - from misdemeanors to felonies, to trials and appeals.  I am a member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and have handled cases throughout Ohio in both Federal and State Courts.

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Licensed for 28 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 2001
Updated 02/05/2023
State GA
Status Inactive Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1995
Updated 02/03/2023
State WA
Status Inactive
Acquired 1994
Updated 03/19/2023

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Paul A. Griffin Co., L.P.A.
600 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Lorain, OH, 44052


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Posted by Marie | July 20, 2011
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I have had the pleasure of working with Attorney Paul Griffin. He is highly respected, very knowledgeable and will fight hard for you.


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Work Experience

  • President
  • Paul A. Griffin Co., L.P.A.
  • 2002 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Bradley, Giardini & Tony Co., L.P.A.
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Attorney
  • Davis, Zipperman, Kirschenbaum & Lotito
  • 1994 - 2002


  • Cornell Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989

Legal Cases

  • State v. Luciano
  • Conviction Reversed
  • State v. Ward
  • Conviction Reversed
  • Westlake v. Filiaggi
  • Conviction Reversed
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  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2002 - Present
  • Lorain County Bar Association
  • 2002 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • 2001 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Moot Court Quarterfinalist
  • Cornell Law School
  • 1991
  • National Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1989

Speaking Engagements

  • Juvenile Law Seminar
  • Motions to Suppress and Competency to Stand Trial
  • 2017
  • Juvenile Law Seminar
  • Motions To Suppress
  • 2016
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal
  • Appeals
  • 2013
  • Case Classic Mock Trial Competition
  • Moot Court
  • 2013
  • Lorain County Bar Association Law Day Seminar
  • Voir Dire
  • 2011
  • Update on Criminal Law
  • Ohio Criminal Rule 16
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tall Paul is a very knowledgeable and capable criminal defense attorney. He is part of a minority of attorneys who is willing to take your case to trial, and fight for what is right. A great choice."
Appeals Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is the first person I consult with on all appellate issues. He is a fine lawyer, diligent, with an impeccable reputation for personal and professional integrity."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I many dealings with Paul. He is a real student of the law. He is excellent at all aspects of the criminal practice, trials, motions and appeals. When I have had cases that have been appealed I have requested that the Court appoint Paul. Paul is always avaiable to answer any question and is an excellent colleague. I can't recommend him too highly. He is simply one of the best criminal defense practitioners in Lorain County Ohio."
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