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Louis Rubenstein

About me

Trial Lawyer since 1978. My focus has been Criminal Defense and Wrongful Death and Personal Injury.

My office is located just west of the Hamilton County Court House. I practice in all Ohio and Federal Courts.

I handle all criminal cases as well as appeals.

I am honest, hardworking and my client's best interests are always first.

I am available 24/7 and am happy to provide a free consultation.

My fees are dependent upon the complexity of the matter. Contingent fees are available for injury matters.

I am listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law, and top peer review rated AV Martindale Hubbell.

I have been married for 30 years, and have raised 3 great sons.

I am also an Ohio Magistrate and preside over Mayor's Courts.

My law office is available to handle most legal matters.

Your case is important to me.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    38 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    38 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Thomas Andrew Gelwicks

    Lou Rubenstein has long earned a reputation as a very knowledgeable lawyer who applies great diligence to his work. Other lawyers well know Lou is exceedingly skilled at negotiation and litigation. I highly recommend him.


    Thomas Gelwicks Personal injury Attorney
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  • Robert William Dziech

    This is an attorney who will fight for you.


    Robert Dziech Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

125 E. Court St., #1000
Cincinnati, OH, 45202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Attorney of DistinctionWho's Who In American Law2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MagistrateOhio Municipal League2002 - Present
Triial LawyerSelf Employed Trial Attorney1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. LynnNOT Guilty
State v, Foxprobation, no jail
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of CincinnatiPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cincinnati Bar AssnNow that your 182013
CLE and Monthly MeetingsCriminal law and procedure1993