Bar Admissions

Ohio, 2000

U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2001

U.S. Supreme Court, 2009

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2012



Phone: (614) 221-1342
Fax: (614) 228-0253

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense: White Collar, OVI/DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Firearm Offenses, Computer Crimes, Sex Offenses, Traffic Offenses, Felonies & Misdemeanors

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death: Auto Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Slips and Falls, Premises Liability, Dog Bites, Medical Negligence/Malpractice

General Civil Litigation


J.D. – 2000, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio

B.A. – 1997, Denison University, Granville, Ohio

  • Honors Program
  • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2017 Columbus, OH Criminal Defense: General Practice “Lawyer of the Year”
  • “Columbus CEO Top Lawyer, 2015” by Columbus CEO Magazine in the area of Personal Injury law
  • Best Lawyers in America: Non-White Collar Criminal Defense, 2013–Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2014–Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2007–2013

Professional Associations + Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
  • Judicial Screening Committee, 2007 — Present
  • Judicial Screening Committee, Chairperson, 2016
  • Ethics Committee, 2007 — 2013
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Franklin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Franklin Inns of Court, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense ®, Member
  • United Who’s Who, Lifetime, Member

Classes, Presentations + Publications

  • Classes and Presentations
    • Document Gathering, Production for Litigation, IPE, 2002
    • Criminal Defense: Pretrial Success, NBI, 2007
    • Criminal Advocacy, Ohio State Bar Association, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
    • Legal Professionalism & Ethics, Franklin County Specialty Dockets CLE, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
    • Attorney Client Privilege, Columbus Bar Association, 2011
    • 2015 Chester Professionalism Institute
    • Speaker, 2016 Emerging Trends in Fraud Investigation and Prevention Conference
    • Presenter, Murder, Jury Nullification, and the Temporary Insanity Defense, Columbus Bar Association (Nov. 14, 2018)



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