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Shawn Patrick Hooks

Criminal defense Attorney at Dayton, OH

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  • Licensed for 18 years
    State OH
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Suspended Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2017

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017. See details

About Shawn

Learn Shawn’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    35%
    Handle felonies and misdemeanor work in numerous courts throughout southwest Ohio and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

    19 years

  2. Juvenile law
    20%
    Serve as GAL in cases, represent children and parents in custody, delinquency, and agency cases in juvenile courts in southwest Ohio, also handle Hague Convention cases in Federal Court

    19 years

  3. Personal injury
    20%
    represent plaintiffs in cases involving car accidents, malpractice, slip and falls, dog bites, and other cases resulting in injuries

    19 years

  4. Family
    15%
    represent parents in custody cases, child support, divorce, dissolution and post-decree hearings

    19 years

  5. Appeals
    10%
    handle numerous criminal and civil appeals throughout the 2nd and 12th districts and in the Ohio Supreme Court as well as in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

    19 years

Shawn is very active in the greater-Dayton community as a whole.  In addition to his involvement in the legal community he also participates in his local church activities, community theater, and several sports.  In his free time he enjoys travel, spending time with his family, movies, cards, and watching hockey and football on television.

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Location

Shawn Patrick Hooks
131 N. Ludlow St.
Ste. 630
Dayton, OH, 45402

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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-225 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 2.4 (Strong Caution)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017.

Indefinite Suspension issued in OH, 2017
updated on 01/05/2018

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.

Indefinite Suspension issued in OH, 2015
updated on 10/19/2015

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.

Stay revoked issued in OH, 2014
updated on 03/19/2015

This means an attorney on probation has violated its terms and the original discipline, usually a suspension, has been reinstated. He or she will not be able to practice law again until the suspension expires.

Suspension Stayed issued in OH, 2014
updated on 07/15/2014

Suspension stayed means the attorney has been suspended, but that the suspension is placed on hold (and ultimately removed) if the attorney complies with certain requirements.

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Deal & Hooks, LLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Owner
  • Hooks Law, LLC
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Adjunct Advisor
  • The University of Dayton School of Law
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Senior Associate
  • Scaccia & Associates, LLC
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Law Clerk
  • Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
  • 2004 - 2005
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Education

  • Miami University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001
  • University of Dayton
  • law
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • USA v. Wettstain
  • Reversal
  • Hofit Jenkins v. Avraham Jenkins, et al.
  • Decision under Hague Convention
  • State v. Thrasher
  • Reversal of sentence for being vindictive
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Associations

  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees
  • 2010 - Present
  • Dayton Bar Association, Congeniality Within the Profession Committee
  • Co-Chair
  • 2009 - Present
  • Greene County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association (Dayton Chapter)
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Dayton Bar Association, Criminal Law and Its Enforcement Committee
  • Committee Co-Chair
  • 2008 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Assoication Young Lawyer Section
  • Council Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award Basic Real Estate Transactions
  • The Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction
  • 2005
  • CALI Award Civil Trial Practice
  • The Center for Computer Assiisted Legal Instruction
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Criminal Law Certification Seminar
  • Criminal Law Certification
  • 2011
  • Dayton Bar Association Annual Criminal Law Day
  • Criminal Law Professionalism Panel
  • 2010
  • Dayton Bar Association Criminal Law Certification Seminar
  • Post-Sentencing Obligations for the criminal defense attorney
  • 2009

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (4)
Endorse Shawn
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer because he is a skilled criminal trial lawyer whom I respect."
Appeals Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Shawn is an excellent criminal defense attorney and well-respected in the legal community. He works hard, and draws upon a great foundation of legal knowledge in his representation of his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have worked with Shawn on several matters and referred matters to him where there was a potential conflict of interest. These areas of law include corporate matters, criminal defense, and domestic relation cases. I have heard very positive feedback from the referral clients and have found Shawn to be very responsive on matters that we worked on together."
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Dayton Criminal defense Lawyer Shawn Patrick Hooks
Shawn Patrick Hooks
Criminal defense Attorney
Dayton, OH
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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017. See details