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About me

I am a former Cuyahoga County Assistant Prosecutor with experience defending clients charged with serious crimes in both State and Federal Court.  Communicating with my clients and aggressively defending their rights to clear their good name is essential to my practice. I have secured acquittals and dismissals of my clients' cases.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    10 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    10 years
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
    9 years
  4. Family: 10%
    9 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Clinton Errol Preslan

    I have known and worked with Jennifer for several years. I refer all my clients who have criminal law questions or issues to her as I believe she provides superior representation to all her clients.


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  • Robert Francis Healey Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. She consulted with me regarding one of my federal criminal cases when I asked her for advice on a similar case she had. I have read her filings and looked at her case law research that she shared freely with me. I endorse her without reservation.


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Contact info

J Y Scott Law, LLC

21245 Lorain Road
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH, 44126


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
US Bank Federal Wealth Transfer AwardCleveland Marshall College of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyJ Y Scott Law, LLC2013 - Present
Trial AttorneyPatituce & Associates, LLC2012 - Present
AttorneySelf Employed Attorney2008 - 2012
Assistant District AttorneyCuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office2006 - 2008
Arbitration SpecialistProgressive Insurance2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. DoeNot Guilty
State v. DoeN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
The State of Criminal Justice (ABA)The State of Criminal Justice 20122012
http://cleveland-federal-criminal-defense.comHow Early Should I Contact An Attorney If Federal Authorities Are Involved?2012
Cleveland State Law ReviewUnited States Military Commissions: Balancing the Sovereingty of the Nation Against the Constraints of the World2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Stautzenberger SeminarAppellate Law2011