Criminal Defense Attorney Columbus 



You’ve been arrested. What now?

Drug Charges   |    Theft Charges   |    Violent Crimes    |   Sex Charges   |   Probation Violation

Choosing your criminal defense attorney is a critical decision. So, how do you choose?

  • My unique skills were sharpened as a Columbus City Prosecutor and Franklin County Public Defender.
  • I have defended hundreds of accused in my 20+ years in private practice.
  • I will personally handle your case, from start to finish.

Possession, cultivation, distribution, trafficking, and other offenses related to controlled substances can result in severe penalties which may include prison time. There can also be collateral effects to your finances, personal property, and ability to drive. What I can do for you.


Disagreements among loved ones are common. Unfortunately, when law enforcement gets involved matters often go beyond what any of the parties desire. In Ohio, there is a policy that an arrest should be made if law enforcement determines there was a “primary aggressor.” It is all too common that law enforcement assumes that the male is the primary aggressor. You need a criminal defense attorney who can fight for you every step of the way. I understand unfair law enforcement assumptions and how to overcome them. Read more.


Violent crimes such as assault, robbery, and murder often result in charges that carry severe and long-lasting penalties. Depending upon the severity of allegations, you could face a significant prison term. These cases are treated very seriously by law enforcement and therefore, require an equally determined criminal defense attorney. How I can help.


More than any other crime, people accused of a sex offense are treated as guilty before even going to court. Accusations can be highly subjective. Victim perception, witness observations, and forensic evidence (such as rape kits or DNA tests) can all be interpreted in different ways. You need a criminal defense lawyer who knows the stigma of sexual offenses and can fight next to you. I have conducted hundreds of sex offense trials and I know how to effectively combat law enforcement tactics. What I can do for you.


Depending on the circumstances of your case, as well as the value of the items you’re charged with stealing, you could face years in prison, fines, and other penalties. These are cases that require a highly experienced criminal defense. I have successfully fought and won hundreds of theft cases. Let’s fight this together.


A probation officer’s belief that you are in violation is not the final word. Even if you have violated probation or failed to report, there are often actions that can be taken to minimize penalties and avoid incarceration altogether. See what I can do for you.

Our office is 3 minutes away from the congestion of downtown Columbus, in German Village. Just click or touch our address below for turn-by-turn driving directions. Free parking in our lot. If your arrest prevents you from coming to us, we come to you. Let’s get started.


Charge: DUI / OVI


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(614) 443-6818

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Columbus, OH 43206

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