Christopher R. Bucio Attorney At Law
Christopher Bucio is a trial lawyer with a history of success in Criminal Defense cases. Chris’ trial history includes “Not Guilty” verdicts in several high profile criminal cases, which include: Attempted Murder, Rape, Kidnapping, Abduction, Felonious Assault, Domestic Violence, and Child Pornography.
Chris is willing to take on tough cases and zealously represent his clients. This is one of the distinctions that set him apart from other lawyers. Although Chris can not guarantee any outcome he does guarantee he will work hard for his clients.
Chris has been selected by AVVO.com for the Client Choice Award for his consistently high marks, and also reviewed highly by former and current clients. Additionally, Mr. Bucio has been selected as Ohio’s Business Man of the Year for his dedication and leadership of his law firm.
As a result of his experience, Chris has appeared on national and local television. He has also served as a moderator for various functions and has also been invited to speak to schools and other public audiences.
After graduating from Newton High School and earning All-State Honors in basketball. Upon graduating High School, Chris enrolled at Bluffton University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology in less than three years while playing college basketball. After graduating with honors from Bluffton University, he earned a law degree from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Law. At the time of being sworn in, he was one of the youngest members admitted to the Ohio Bar. Following Law School, Chris opened up his own law practice in Troy, Ohio in 2004. Chris then eventually partnered with OSBA Certified Specialist in Family Law, Roberta S. Fay (fka Roberts) and partner Scott Kelly, and has grown a boutique firm into several offices that are spread throughout Ohio.
When he is not working on cases, Chris enjoys attending church, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and five children.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 02/27/2017
Felony suspension means an attorney was convicted of a crime and lost his or her license to practice law.
updated on 05/15/2018
Suspended indefinitely means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for an unknown period of time. The attorney will need to re-apply for admission to the Bar if he or she intends to resume practice in the future.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent Client Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Criminal Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Criminal Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Preeminent Client Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Readers Choice||Sidney Daily News||2013|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Top Ten Criminal Defense Attorneys in Ohio||NACDA||2013|
|Top Ten News Story of 2011||Sidney Daily News||2011|
|Business Man of the Year||National Republican Congressional Committeee's Business Advisory Council||2004|
|Partner||Roberts Kelly & Bucio, LLP||2009 - Present|
|Partner||TRB, LLC||2007 - 2009|
|Public Defender||Miami County, Ohio||2004 - 2009|
|Partner||Bucio & Ehinger LLP||2004 - 2006|
|Owner||Law Office of Christopher Bucio||2003 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Law Foundation||Attorney Member||2020 - Present|
|Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Associate Member||2009 - Present|
|Shelby County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2007 - 2011|
|Miami County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2003 - 2010|
|RKB Criminal Law Blog||Defending You Ohio||2015|
|RKB Blog||Defending You Ohio||2014|
|Roberts Kelly Bucio Blog||Tainted Evidence||2014|
|University of Cincinnati||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Bluffton University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Emmaus Conference||Runaway Train: Legal Ethics||2019|
|Emmaus Conference||Cannons of the Law & The Bible||2018|
|Jane Velez-Mitchell||Javier Armengen Trial||2014|
|Diversity and the Law||Diversity and the Law||2010|
|Troy High School||How to Overcome Diversity||2006|
|State v. Maxwell||Trial Court Reversed|
|State v. Cotrell||Probation|
|State v. Lambert||Dismissed|
|State v. Seitz||Acquittal of majority of charges|
|State v. Gump||All felonies dismissed|
|State of Ohio v. Rob Shoe||Not Guilty on all counts|
|State v. Welty||Case Dismissed|
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