Ohio Criminal Defense Attorney


To prevail in the criminal justice system, Patrick Lavelle draws on his in-depth knowledge of federal and state criminal laws in Ohio. Successful defense requires mental dexterity for forging winning strategies, painting defendants in a positive light, and artfully presenting arguments that win over judges and juries. Patrick Lavelle is a highly capable Ohio criminal defense attorney in this respect.


Expertise and effective strategy underpins every phase of the case

When Patrick Lavelle decides to take a case, his strong commitment to the client lays the groundwork. And he proceeds with expert handling in all phases of the criminal justice process.

The investigative phase of representation begins the moment a client hires him. Patrick Lavelle delves into police reports, obtains forensic testimony, and identifies weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Patrick Lavelle works closely with his clients, discussing events and gathering all details pertinent to the defense. Hard work and a thorough approach opens doors to uncovering vital evidence. To convict in a criminal case, the prosecution must prove that the defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The primary role of a criminal defense attorney is to unearth evidence that creates doubt and plants seeds for acquittal.

Authorities do not question his clients unless he is at their side. Expert handling of the media prevents clients from making statements that could jeopardize their case.

Effective strategies underpin each stage of the process, from pre-trial motions through discovery, jury selection, courtroom presentation, cross-examination, and closing argument. Likewise, all statements released to the media are products of intense scrutiny, deliberation to create a desired effect, and overall case strategy.

Equal commitment to clients in all types of criminal cases

Whether defending a client against misdemeanor DWI (driving while intoxicated case) charges, felony drug crime, or fighting for a defendant’s freedom in homicide allegations, the outcome of his efforts shapes the individual’s life. This is fact, and a fact that Patrick Lavelle greatly respects.

Patrick Lavelle take's his job seriously and commit's to doing his very best for each client.

Free Joomla! templates by AgeThemes