Criminal Defense, DUI/OVI Defense, Civil Rights
Paulís Cincinnati criminal defense practice is uniquely geared toward defending the civil liberties and constitutional rights of citizens facing prosecution by the government. Paul is a seasoned criminal defense attorney who has defended the rights of Ohioans for nearly 15 years. He appears regularly in both state and federal courts throughout southern Ohio. As part of his commitment to the profession, Paul has served as a past president of the Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and currently serves on that organizations Board of Directors.
Paulís experience as a federal criminal defense attorney was recently recognized when he was chosen by the judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio as one of the select few criminal defense attorneys in the Cincinnati area qualified to accept criminal appointments.
Paulís civil rights practice is similarly focused on protecting the constitutional rights of citizens and pursing civil recovery on behalf of those who have suffered from police and governmental misconduct. Most police work and other government conduct is lawful and appropriate. Some is not. As part of our Cincinnati law firm’s criminal defense team, Paul has successfully prosecuted numerous civil rights recoveries on behalf of those who have suffered from abuses of police and governmental power. As part of his commitment to the practice of civil rights law, Paul has served as the Chair of the Cincinnati Bar Associationsí Civil Rights Committee.
Paul was born and raised in Cincinnati. He received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993 before returning home to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1996.
Paul is licensed to practice in all Ohio courts as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of both the Ohio and the National Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys.