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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    21 years, 125 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    26 years, 204 cases
  4. Appeals: 3%
    23 years, 35 cases
  5. Dog Bite: 2%
    2 years, 2 cases

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Zukerman, Daiker & Lear, Co., L.P.A.

3912 Prospect Avenue East
Cleveland, OH, 44115


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardOhio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2013
President's AwardOhio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2010
President's AwardOhio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCase Western Reserve School Of Law2016 - Present
PartnerZukerman, Daiker & Lear, Co., LPA1996 - Present
AssociateBernard, Haffey & Bohnert Co., L.P.A.1989 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
William K. Thomas American Inn of CourtMember2013 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationGrievance Committee Member2011 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChair Publications Committee2008 - Present
Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Geauga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident2015 - 2016
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary2013 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
The Vindicator (OACDL)"Ohio's Senate Bill 77: A National Model of Reform"2012
The Vindicator (OACDL)"House Bill 86: An Overview of Non-Juvenile Changes in the Law"2012
The Vindicator (OACDL)"Ohio Criminal Background Check Requirements for Individuals Employed by Educational Institutions: Part II: Background Checks for Teachers and Other Licensed School Employees"2011
The Vindicator (OACDL)"The Limits of the Exclusionary Rule, From Weeks to Herring"2010
The Vindicator (OACDL)"The Hoover/SB 17 Dilemma: Advising the OVI Client in the Age of Forcible Blood Draws and Criminalized Refusal"2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"OACDL Burgers, Beers and Professional Conduct"Criminal Defense2015
"The Premier Ohio DUI Seminar"OVI2014
"Criminal Trial Walk-Through"Criminal Defense2013
"Criminal Case Trial Tactics - A Mock Trial"Criminal Defense2013
"Handling First DUI Case"OVI2012
"Defending OVI & Technology in the Courtroom"OVI2012
"Hy Friedman Memorial Seminar - Criminal Law Update"Criminal Defense2011
"Handling First DUI Case"OVI2011
"Strategies in Defending OVI Cases"OVI2009
"Criminal Trial Walk-Thru Seminar"Criminal Defense2007
"Criminal Law Walk-Thru Seminar"Criminal Defense2005
"Personal Injury in Ohio"Subrogation2004