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Criminal defense attorney Patricia J. Smith focuses on DUI/OVI, felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile cases in the greater Cleveland area. Educated at Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Patricia J. Smith knows what it takes to be a successful lawyer in the Cleveland area. Well known and respected in the Cuyahoga, Portage, Summit, and Geauga County courts, Attorney Patricia J. Smith will aggressively pursue your case in order to get results. 

With 7 years of experience in the Public Defenders Office, 2 years as a Prosecutor in Ashtabula, and 13 years in private practice as a criminal defense attorney, Patty Smith has the knowledge and the credibility to get results in your criminal case. With a primary office located in Streetsboro or her satellite office in downtown Cleveland and no charge for an initial consultation, Attorney Patricia J. Smith is the clear choice for your legal case.

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. DUI & DWI: 35%
  3. Appeals: 30%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Patricia J. Smith

9088 Superior Ave. #105
Streetsboro, OH, 44241


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPatricia J. Smith, Attorney at Law1997 - Present
Felony AttorneyAshtabula County Prosecutor's Office2002 - 2004
Juvenile, Felony and Appellate attorneyCuyahoga County Public Defender Office1993 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2015 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseOhio State DelegateN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Portage County Bar AssociationCertified Grievance CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of TWINSBURG v. MaitlandReversed and vacated
State of Ohio v. NolanAffirmed in part; reversed in part and remanded
State of Ohio v. BarkleyReversed and Remanded
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Publication nameTitleDate
NCDD Amicus BriefCity of Cinncinnati v, Ilg2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDUI/OVI2015
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDUI/OVI2014