Cincinnati's Criminal Defense Law Firm We Refuse to Lose

We personally tailor a defense for each case and aggressively fight against a system designed to convict you.

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Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers

Arrested in Ohio? Call Attorneys with More Than 30 Years of Experience Combined

Patituce & Associates has been defending the rights of the criminally accused for years, bringing more than three decades of collective legal experience to our clients’ cases. Our Cincinnati criminal defense attorneys have taken 200+ cases to trial and earned a reputation of success in the courtroom. We are strategic negotiators and aggressive advocates.

Trusted by Prosecutors and Law Enforcement

How do you know we are the real deal? When police and prosecutors are facing legal issues, we are the team they regularly call. We are respected by judges, peers, and prosecutors alike throughout the local community.

With a team of former felony-level prosecutors on staff, we have invaluable insight into the criminal process and know how to effectively defend our clients in DUI, domestic violence, and theft to even the toughest charges in weapons charges, Federal crimes, and more. With a passion for justice and commitment to securing the best possible results, Patituce & Associates is your source for reliable defense.

Get Proven Defense and Counsel on Your Side

The Cincinnati criminal lawyers at our firm do everything in their power to protect your future and your freedom. We treat all our clients with respect, care, and personalized attention.

At Patituce & Associates, our Cincinnati criminal defense attorneys make sure you understand your legal options and how our firm can help you defend your rights. When you trust your case to our team, you can be confident knowing we truly make your best interests our sole focus from start to finish.

Contact Patituce & Associates online or call (513) 224-5084 for a free review with a Cincinnati criminal defense lawyer.

It's the Only Option

Our team approaches each case with a "can't lose" mentality.

Results Matter

Because Your Life & Reputation Matter
  • Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County Significant Reduction, Probation
  • Aggravated Theft: State v. Bailey, Cuyahoga Plea and Record Expunged
  • Attempted Murder/Felonious Assault: State v. Brandon Betliskey Not Guilty at Trial
  • Child Pornography: State v. J.S. (A juvenile) Youngstown Case Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence: Rocky River v. D.F. Not Guilty at Trial
  • Drug Trafficking: State v. Beckwith, Cuyahoga County Charges Dismissed
  • Drug Trafficking: State v. Bittner, Lorain County Charges Dismissed
  • DUI / OVI: City of Cleveland v. Oles Evidence Suppressed, State Lost the Appeal
  • DUI / OVI: Cleveland v. Al-Nazer (2012 TRC 040781) Case Dismissed
  • DUI/OVI w. a weapon: State v. Al-Nazer (Cuyahoga Case No. 13-575491) Case Dismissed

Facing Criminal Charges?

We Have the Experience You Can Count On
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI
  • Federal Crimes
  • Post-Conviction
  • Sex Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes

What Sets Us Apart?

The Patituce & Associates Difference
  • We Are Available 24/7.

  • We Are the Firm Other Attorneys, Police & Prosecutors Turn To.

  • Our Attorneys Have Taken Cases to Jury Trials Over 200 Times.

  • Our Lead Attorney Is A Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.

  • Our Team Has Over 70 Years of Combined Experience.

  • We Offer No-Cost, Confidential Phone Consultations.

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No Case Is Hopeless

Our Approach

At Patituce & Associates, Cincinnati criminal defense lawyers are committed to taking a personalized approach to criminal defense. We endeavor to learn the stories behind each of our clients, what their unique circumstances are, and what their goals are as they face the accusations against them. This has allowed us to build relationships with our clients and their families and ensure we effectively and thoroughly advocate for them during this uncertain time.

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Best Law Firms US News
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers
Powerhouse Attorneys

The Patituce & Associates team is made up of battle-tested attorneys who are known for their fierce advocacy and rigorous defense of the Constitution.

Client Testimonials

Real People. Real Stories.
  • “I was involved in a situation that went like this: my boyfriend did something horrible, convinced me to help him by depositing some money, and the next thing I know I am potentially a target in a ...”

    - Elizabeth
  • “Mr. Patituce and his team helped me put a mistake behind me. I had met some friends for dinner and left after a couple of drinks. I did not realize that I had more than I should until I got on the ...”

    - Jorge L.
  • “I really want to send a heartfelt thanks to you both for everything you've done for me over the past 15 months. There have been times when I was scared, confused, unsure and doubtful but you helped me ...”

    - K.H.
  • “Joe is an honest and knowledgeable attorney. He handled a very sensitive matter for me in a way that made me feel comfortable and I knew that I could trust him. His associates were very knowledgeable ...”

    - Daniel
  • “I was accused of a felonious assault. Mr. Patituce stood up to the prosecutors who told us that someone had to take a felony. When the prosecutors tried to bully Mr. Patituce around he pushed back and ...”

    - C.A.
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