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David Edwin Koerner

Criminal defense Attorney at Painesville, OH

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About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    State & federal crimes, won numerous suppression motions, trials, and appeals; 10-11 week RICO trial won appeal, & several other appeals

    38 years, 400 cases

  2. Appeals
    20%
    have won numerous appeals in the federal Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in the Ohio Supreme Court, & in various Ohio State Courts of Appeals

    38 years, 75 cases

  3. Juvenile law
    20%
    prosecuted for one year, worked as defense attorney, parent's attorney, and/or guardian ad litem, then hired by Judge Weaver as magistrate, worked as magistrate until Judge Weaver's age-mandated retirement, newly elected Juvenile Judge from other party did not even return my calls of congratulations

    26 years, 350 cases

  4. DUI and DWI
    15%
    first prosecuted as assistant county prosecuted, defended as public defender for 2 years, adjudicated cases as magistrate/acting judge, prosecuted again as city prosecutor, and defended for 25 years

    36 years, 150 cases

  5. Motorcycle accident
    15%
    worked with Attorney Ralph C. Buss--he specializes in motorcycle personal injury law & he has practice in OH, PENN, W.Va., KY. IN, and MI

    31 years, 400 cases

Licensed for 37 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1985
Updated 11/12/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact David

David E. Koerner, Attorney and Counselor at Law
168 East High Street
Painesville, OH, 44077

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Posted by adam | September 25, 2014
MR. Koerner is the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio
David koerner is my go to attorney in life. I have dealt with several lawyers throughout my life and have not met one that is on par with mr. Koerner. He genuinely cares and in court he does not disappoint. David asks great questions and does not let up when interrogating. He is also not afraid to take your case to trial. Overall I will never get another attorney. In my opinion he is the best criminal defense attorney in ohio. David really cares and his rates are very reasonable. His work on my case is nothing less than what a celebrity would expect to recieve.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-250 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • David E. Koerner, Esq.
  • 1986 - Present
  • Document Review Attorney
  • Black Letter Discovery
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Document Review Attorney
  • UnitedLex
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Mentor Prosecutor
  • 2000 - 2003
  • Magistrate
  • Lake County Juvenile Court
  • 1996 - 2008
  • Acting Judge
  • Painesville Municipal Court
  • 1996 - 2011
  • Acting Judge/Magistrate
  • Willoughby Municipal Court
  • 1992 - 1995
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Office Of The Lake County Public Defender
  • 1990 - 1992
  • Assistant Prosecutor
  • Lake County Prosecutor's Office
  • 1988 - 1990
  • Associate Attorney Litigation
  • Burke, Haber & Berick
  • 1986 - 1988
  • Law Clerk
  • Court of Appeals of Ohio, Second District
  • 1985 - 1986
  • Law Clerk for Judge Wolfe and Judge Dodge
  • Montgomery County Court Of Common Pleas
  • 1984 - 1985
  • Law Clerk/Student
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio
  • 1984 - 1984
  • Legal Aide to Chief of Police
  • City of Dayton Police Department
  • 1982 - 1984
  • Various Jobs worked during college and law school
  • United Parcel Service
  • 1978 - 1982
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Education

  • University of Dayton School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor - Magna cum Laude
  • 1985
  • University of Dayton
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Attended
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • United States v. Lawson, US District Court for N.D. OH, Case No. 3:03CR739
  • Guilty verdict and 20 year sentence
  • Mercer County Court of Common Pleas Case No. 02-CRM-107 & 02-CRM-108
  • Sentenced to 5 yrs. probation & 90 days in jail after we negotiated a Plea Bargain with reduction of charges to 4th & 5th degree felonies and 1st & 2nd degree misdemeanors
  • United States v. Lawson, 535 F.3d 434
  • 20 year sentence reversed
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016

Publications

  • 9 U. Dayton L. Rev. 315 .
  • 9 U. Dayton L. Rev. 315 (1985), Casenote, Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b)
  • 1983

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (3)
Endorse David
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Dave for over 20 years and he is a first rate criminal defense, personal injury and appellate practice attorney. Dave fights hard for his clients and gets good results. I highly endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known David for 20+ years. He is passionate in his representation of his clients."
Personal injury
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DUI and DWI
Painesville Criminal defense Lawyer David Edwin Koerner
David Edwin Koerner
Criminal defense Attorney
Painesville, OH
Licensed for 37 years
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