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Known for solving complex problems utilizing innovative thinking, logic, and legal precepts. 

14 year veteran trial attorney experienced in criminal prosecution and all manner of public sector law. Helped victims through the criminal justice process. Responsible for the conviction of numerous criminal defendants who were sentenced to terms of years in prison. Interviewed and presented victims, expert witnesses, and lay witnesses in various court proceedings. 

Ten years of Municipal Law experience representing six villages in Harrison County. Negotiated Ohio EPA approval of major sewer projects for two villages.

Negotiated resolutions in thousands of criminal matters and civil matters including road use maintenance agreements, oil and gas leases, pipeline agreements, property leases, and sales.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    2 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    14 years
  3. Juvenile: 15%
    14 years
  4. Government: 10%
    14 years
  5. Oil & Gas: 10%
    10 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Po Box 944
Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44223-0944


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hometown Hero AwardRed Cross2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMichael B. Washington, Attorney At Law2014 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyHarrison County Prosecutor's Office2002 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Charles F. Scanlon American Inn of CourtBarrister2015 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of AkronPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1997
University of AkronCriminal JusticeAssociate Degree1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Personal Protection Outside the HomeConcealed Carry Firearms Law2015