We are Columbus, Ohio DUI lawyers and Columbus, Ohio criminal defense attorneys serving clients in the central Ohio area. We only practice criminal defense and OVI / DUI defense, we only practice in Columbus and central Ohio, and we only accept a limited number of clients.
By limiting our caseload and focusing on a narrow area of law, our firm has established an elite practice with the goals of obtaining favorable outcomes, providing outstanding customer service, and relieving the stress clients experience in the court system. We have done that by developing expertise in a niche practice area, applying that expertise when litigating these cases in court, and consistently communicating with clients as we guide them through the court system.
You Have Questions
If you were charged with a
serious vehicular crime
(like vehicular homicide or vehicular assault) in Columbus, Ohio or the central Ohio area, you are probably concerned about the impact this is going to have on your life. You want to learn more about your situation, but most attorney websites are focused on selling you the lawyers’ services. What you need now is information. Before you can make decisions, you need answers to your questions.
im体育在线直播 has Answers
This website provides valuable information about Ohio DUI / OVI issues and Ohio criminal law topics. After you learn more about your situation, you will be in a good position to make educated decisions about how to handle your case, whether to hire a lawyer, and how to choose a good lawyer. Other good sources of information are the
Ohio DUI/OVI Guide
Ohio Vehicular Assault Guide
, and the
Ohio Vehicular Homicide Guide
. Those guides can be downloaded for free from this website. Our firm strongly recommends educating yourself before choosing a lawyer.
Choosing a Lawyer
After you educate yourself about your situation, you may decide representation would be beneficial. If so, you need to determine which lawyer to hire. The lawyer you hire may be the single most important decision you make about your case. There are many factors to consider when choosing an attorney. Some of the most significant traits to look for in a lawyer include: focus, expertise, and experience. You should also consider results of past cases, client satisfaction, and industry recognition.
Law Firm With Recognized Expertise
The im体育在线直播 practices one area of law,
, with a focus on
serious vehicular crimes defense
. Our attorneys have developed expertise by completing extensive training specific to these types of cases. This expertise is nationally recognized.
U.S. News & World Report
named the im体育在线直播 as only one of four Ohio law firms ranked as a “Tier 1 Best Law Firm” for DUI/OVI defense and as a “Best Law Firm” for General Criminal Defense.
magazine named the firm as ‘Top Lawyers’ in Columbus, Ohio, a category which includes only about 10% of the lawyers in Columbus. The firm is accredited by the Central Ohio Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating.
Attorney Shawn Dominy is on the SuperLawyers® list (the top 5% of attorneys) for both criminal defense and DUI/OVI defense. SuperLawyers® and
magazine named him one of the Top 50 Lawyers In Columbus, Ohio
(a city with over 8,000 lawyers). Shawn is one of two lawyers in Ohio chosen as one of the
Best Lawyers in America
for both criminal defense and DUI/OVI defense. He holds an AV-Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he is rated a 10.0 on Avvo. Shawn is the past president of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Ohio’s delegate to the National College for DUI Defense, and a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. For more information about Shawn Dominy, please see
Shawn Dominy’s Profile
Attorney Bryan Hawkins has focused on criminal defense and DUI / OVI defense for his entire career. Before joining the im体育在线直播, he worked as an attorney in the Franklin County Public Defender office, so he has handled thousands of criminal and traffic cases. Bryan was selected as one of the
Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In Ohio
. He is rated a 10.0 by Avvo and is also the recipient of the Avvo
Client’s Choice Award
. Bryan is on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense. For more information about Bryan Hawkins, please see
Bryan Hawkins’ Profile
The im体育在线直播 takes on a limited number of clients. By limiting the caseload, the firm can work each case thoroughly and provide the level of representation and service you want as a client. We are here to help, so hopefully you can stop worrying. The result of limiting the caseload and focusing the practice on a narrow area of law is a track record of
Results matter. An attorney’s expertise and experience are only valuable if they lead to favorable results for clients. If you are considering hiring a Columbus law firm for DUI/OVI defense or criminal defense, one of the most important criteria to consider is the outcomes of cases similar to yours handled by that law firm. On this site, there are pages of real results from cases handled by the im体育在线直播. The case results include the circumstances surrounding each case so you can find the outcomes of cases similar to yours on the
More important than what an attorney says about himself or herself is what clients say. With the assistance of the internet, we can now read reviews of nearly every product and service. Deciding which lawyer to hire is an important decision, so you’ll want to see reviews from previous clients. On this site, there are pages of real reviews from real people represented by the im体育在线直播 for criminal offenses and OVI / DUI charges in Columbus and central Ohio. To see what clients say about our representation, please see the
Not all lawyers are the same: there are varying levels of knowledge, experience and service. Accordingly, there is a wide range of fees among lawyers who handle criminal cases and OVI/DUI cases in Columbus and central Ohio. Based on the firm’s experience, expertise and limited caseload, the fees charged by the im体育在线直播 are at the high end of that range. The firm charges flat fees, so it is clear from the beginning exactly how much representation will cost. Fees may be paid by credit card or debit card, and financing is available for qualified applicants. For more information about the im体育在线直播, please see this site’s
im体育在线直播 can Help
We have helped hundreds of clients in situations like yours obtain favorable results for criminal offenses, DUI / OVI charges, and serious vehicular crimes. To find out how we can help with your situation, call the im体育在线直播 at
to schedule a free consultation.