Cleveland, OH Criminal Defense Lawyers

850 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Cleveland, OH area.

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Cleveland Has 850 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 2472 Reviews

Christopher Scott Maher

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Christopher Scott Maher, Attorney at Law, LLC
The Bradley Building, 1220 West 6th Street, Suite 303, Cleveland, OH
9 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
Review: Our experience with Chris Maher and his team was nothing short of exceptional. Over the course of a year, they dedicated themselves to our case with unwavering commitment and professionalism. Their honesty, non-judgmental demeanor, and profound un...
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Drug Crime, 25% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License OH, Active since 1991

Timothy Alan Hess

55 Public Square, Suite 1700, Cleveland, OH
27 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
You made a mistake, the police want to speak with you. Do you know what to do? Call my office first.
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 5% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome 35%-40%  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License OH, Active since 2002

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Mary Catherine Corrigan

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Mary Catherine Corrigan, Esq.
The Terminal Tower, Suite 1900, 50 Public Square, Cleveland, OH
17 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
Effective & Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney Who Will Fight For You!
Practice area 60% Criminal Defense, 20% Juvenile, 15% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Sometimes
License OH, Active since 2013

Rhys Brendan Cartwright-Jones

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Criminal Defense Attorney near Cleveland (Lyndhurst)
11 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Helping people and businesses navigate the criminal, appeals, and immigration matrix--
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 20% Appeals, 20% Violent Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $150-300 per hour  • Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome 33%-40%  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always  • Pro Bono "Pro bono" is Latin for "for the public good." An attorney who is working pro bono is working for free. Attorneys often work pro bono to help people with limited resources or to further social causes they support. 5 %
License OH, Active since 2004

Larry William Zukerman

Zukerman Daiker & Lear Co., L.P.A.
3912 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH
27 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 38 years
Larry fights for the rights of individuals facing allegations of white collar crimes, computer/internet crimes, sexual assault, Federal narcotics crimes, and many others. He often handles the cases of high-profile or well-known citizens, which req...

Joseph Carmen Patituce

Patituce & Associates, LLC
600 Superior Ave East, Suite 1300, Cleveland, OH
118 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Joseph C. Patituce is a former Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, and as a prosecutor he gained valuable insights into how the criminal justice and legal system work. These insights allow him help clients woth DUI/OVI & Criminal matters in ways that many...

Gregory Anthony Gentile

Gentile Law, LLC (216) 404-5864
600 E. Granger Road, Cleveland, OH
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
Review: Greg is no exception to an excellent lawyer. The service and client care that I received is top notch. Greg is professional, always available for questions, and most importantly gets your case done with ease. I couldn't recommend him enough to any...

Brandon James Henderson

HMW Law - Ohio Trial Attorneys
1231 Superior Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH
23 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
As a founding partner at HMW Law - Ohio Trial Attorneys, Cleveland lawyer Brandon Henderson provides and offers legal counsel to people who have been charged with a crime. With more than a decade of legal experience under his belt, he has handled ...

Paul Bryan Daiker

Paul Daiker Law, LLC
7100 E. Pleasant Valley Rd., Suite 120, Cleveland, OH
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
I am pleased to state that I have opened my own law firm, Paul Daiker Law, LLC, after more than 25 years at Zukerman, Daiker & Lear. I am continuing to represent clients in the areas of Criminal Defense, OVI/DUI Defense, Family Law, Personal Injur...

Eric Franklin Long

Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C.
1360 E. 9th Street, Suite 650, Cleveland, OH
14 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Mr. Long has earned a reputation as a fierce and loyal advocate for his clients in all case types. Prior to joining Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C., Mr. Long served clients in varying criminal matters as well as in commercial, employment, civil rights,...

Ian Nathan Friedman

Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C.
1360 East 9th Street, Suite 650, Cleveland, OH
13 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
Ian Friedman is a Partner at Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C.. He has earned a fierce reputation for successfully defending individuals and organizations in complex criminal and white collar matters. Based in Cleveland, he has served as counsel across O...

Margaret Wai Wong

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Margaret Wong and Associates LLC
3150 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH
119 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 47 years
Tending to all your immigration needs.
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 70% Immigration, 15% Asylum and more
License OH, Active since 1977

Mark Brad Marein

Marein & Bradley
526 Superior Ave E Ste 222, Cleveland, OH
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 41 years
We know that a criminal indictment can profoundly impact your relationships, career and reputation. We have an unparalleled commitment to navigating each client through the criminal justice impact your relationships, career and reputation. We have...

Scott Michael Lear

Zukerman, Daiker & Lear, Co., L.P.A.
3912 Prospect Avenue East, Cleveland, OH
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
Review: I had a complicated case. I was accused of doing something that I did not do. Mr. Lear believed in me and took care of the situation. The case was eventually dismissed. I recommend him to help you. You just need to trust his experience in the syst...

Michael Jay Goldberg

The Goldberg Law Firm
323 Lakeside Ave. West, Suite 450, Cleveland, OH
31 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
I have represented individuals accused of criminal offenses at trial in Municipal, Common Pleas and Federal Court since 1988. I will aggressively and completely represent you according to the highest standards. All your concerns will be addressed ...
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 20% Federal Crime, 20% Violent Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 15 minutes
License OH, Active since 1988

Mark Roy DeVan

Berkman, Gordon, Murray & DeVan
55 Public Square, Suite 2200, Cleveland, OH
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 49 years
Berkman Gordon Murray & DeVan was founded nearly 60 years ago and has always been at the forefront of criminal, civil and constitutional litigation and appeals. In addition to criminal and white collar defense, we represent plaintiffs in personal ...

Eric William Dysert

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Bret Jordan Co., LPA
50 Public Square, Ste. 1900, Cleveland, OH
65 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Dedicated Defense Attorney in Northeast Ohio with over 10 years of practice focused solely on DUI/OVI. Defended in DUI/OVI trials in Charlotte, Columbus, and Cleveland (area). Invaluable experience gained through practice in over 100 different cou...
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 60% DUI & DWI, 20% Domestic Violence
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License OH, Active since 2009

Rod Richard Mastandrea

Mastandrea Law
20620 John Carroll Blvd, Suite 216, Cleveland, OH
22 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Rod Mastandrea, has focused his entire career on criminal defense. He previously served as a staff attorney for the Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office. There, he handled a large caseload of both felony and misdemeanor matters. Mr. Mastandrea...

Ashley Lenore Jones

Ashley Jones Law
1220 West 6th Street, Suite 303, Cleveland, OH
130 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
My entire practice is devoted to representing people have been accused of a crime. With offices in Cleveland and Akron, I have practiced in courts from Geauga County to Stark County, and nearly every court in between. In addition to being familiar...

Brad Wolfe

Brad Wolfe Law, L.L.C.
1392 SOM Center, Cleveland, OH
33 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 7 years
As a criminal defense attorney, I believe that each case deserves powerful and creative advocacy, and that every client be afforded their constitutional right to fairness in the court system. My practice is focused on serious felonies, misdemeanor...

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