Licking County Criminal Defense Lawyer



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Licking County, OH

As one of Licking County’s leading criminal defense and DUI law attorneys, Nathan Akamine has more than 20 years of experience. Licking County residents know that whether you’re in need of a DUI defense, criminal defense, or traffic ticket defense, we’re here to help. We understand that sometimes life needs a reset button and we’ll help get you through this time and out of the criminal justice system as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Whether you’re a licking county local or a visiting tourist, Akamine Law has dealt with cases like yours before. We will work with you every step of the way and will maintain a promise to be upfront and honest with you about the facts of your case. It’s our belief that although the legal truth can sometimes be painful to hear, clear and honest communication is the best policy.

Licking County Criminal Defense Attorney

When you’re facing criminal charges in Licking County, it might feel like the system is working against you. Criminal defense attorney Nathan Akamine will guide you through the court system and fight for you when you feel you have nowhere to turn.

It’s our goal to fight aggressively on behalf of our clients. We do all that is possible to achieve a dismissal, reduction, or acquittal through negotiation or litigation. If those options aren’t possible, then we leave no stone unturned when seeking other alternatives to get you the best outcome possible.

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"I highly recommend Nathan to anybody in need of a defense attorney. He really helped a lot. He's very professional and kind. I am very happy with the service he provided."


"Thank you for a job well done. I appreciate that you took my calls and treated me with respect. I can’t thank you enough for everything you've done. I will recommend you to everyone I know."


"My husband was facing jail time after his 4th DUI arrest. Mr. Akamine encouraged him to get the help he needed in treatment and convinced the judge to allow him to do house arrest instead of jail."

-Amy and John K.

"I didn't hire a lawyer for my first DUI. That was a mistake. Mr. Akamine goes above and beyond. Lawyer of the year in my option. I'll never go anywhere else for my legal issues."

-Adam D.

"Nathan represented my son several times in the past. He recommended the best actions to take in court and truly cared about us. I called often and he always was able to make me feel better about my son's situation."

-Donna F.

Licking County Courts and Resources

Licking County Municipal Court: Located at 155 East Main Street, Newark, OH 43055 / 740-670-7800

City of Newark Division of Police: Located at 39 South 4th Street, Newark, OH 43055 / 740-670-7200

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It is important to know that all criminal charges can be fought – whether you believe you are innocent or not. With the help of a skilled criminal defense attorney, you could have your charges reduced or even dismissed with or without going to trial.

Licking County includes the following townships: Bennington, Bowling Green, Burlington, Eden, Etna, Fallsbury, Franklin, Granville, Hanover, Harrison, Hartford, Hopewell, Jersey, Liberty, Licking, Madison, MaryAnn, McKean, Monroe, Newark, Perry, St. Albans, Union, Washington