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Nicholas Anthony Klingensmith

also known as Nick Klingensmith

About me

Nicholas Klingensmith is a former prosecutor who now defends those charged with a DUI or other Criminal Offense.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 80%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brad Joseph Groene

    I have seen Nick at work as a prosecutor as well as a defense attorney. He is tremendously knowledgeable when it comes to OVI law. He gets his clients great results. I highly recommend him.


    Brad Groene Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Nicholas Klingensmith, Attorney at Law

810 Sycamore
Cincinnati, OH, 45202-1902


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Cum LaudeSalmon P. Chase College of Law2009
Deans ListUniversity of CincinnatiN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNicholas Klingensmith, Attorney at Law2012 - Present
AttorneyErnst & Assoc., LLC2012 - 2013
ProsecutorCity of Cincinnati2010 - 2012
Law ClerkHamilton County Court Of Common Pleas2006 - 2010
ClerkKatz, Teller, Brant & Hild, A Legal Professional Association2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionAttorney Member2014 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2012 - Present
Voices From the HeartN/A2011 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. O.S. (Not Guilty Jury Verdict)Not Guilty
State v. MackeyAffirmed
State v. G.T.DUI reduced to Reckless Driving
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Publication nameTitleDate
Klingensmith LawWhat you should do if you are stopped by the police2014
LawCincy BlogBe Careful What You Post on Facebook2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
La Pier and AssociatesDWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety TestingCertificate of Completion2014
Northern Kentucky UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of CincinnatiInformation SystemsOther - Bachelors2003
Elder High SchoolN/AN/A1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Moore Law TV ShowDUI2012
Citizens on PatrolCommunity Policing2011
Boy Scouts of AmericaCareer Day2011