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Aggressive Ohio DUI and Criminal Misdemeanor Defense Attorney Defending Clients in County and Mayor's Courts Throughout Columbus and Central Ohio

Our attorneys focus their practice on defense of Drunk Driving (DUI, OVI), criminal misdemeanor and traffic charges in courts throughout central Ohio. The touchstone of our firm is personal, one-on-one attention to each client’s case at affordable rates. 

We take the Sixth Amendment constitutional right to counsel to heart and work diligently to provide aggressive and criminal defense to every client accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Whether your case requires negotiation, motion hearings or a jury trial, we work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome given the facts of each client’s case. 

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • DUI
  • Criminal Law
  • Assault
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Violations
  • Criminal Damaging
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • Drug Possession
  • Expungement
  • Firearms Violations
  • Hit Skip
  • Probation
  • Reckless Driving
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Underage Drinking
  • Vandalism

Our attorneys understand that DUI and criminal charges rarely occur during regular business hours. For that reason, our attorneys are on call 24/7 to take client phone calls and discuss cases after regular work hours. We take pride in our responsiveness to client questions, our knowledge of Ohio OVI and criminal law and our affordable rate structure.

Our attorneys also understand that no one goes out planning to get a DUI or criminal charge -- it is always an unexpected expense.  Because of that, we offer payment plans to qualified clients.  Our goal is get a result in your case that will have the least impact on your job, family, and day-to-day life.

Call 614-706-1098 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Douglas E. Riddell, Esq.


  • Ohio
  • U.S. Federal District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Federal District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 2005


  • University of Cincinnati, J.D., 2005
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2002

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rating

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