As a skilled, experienced, and aggressive trial lawyer Attorney Jay Clark is actively involved in national, state, and local organizations with the common mission of providing zealous and effective representation to those accused of crime.
Since he began his work as an Ohio criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Clark has effectively and aggressively represented people charged with Felonies and Misdemeanors including:
While a large portion of his practice is trial level representation as a criminal defense lawyer, he also provides representation at the appellate level. In addition to appearing in the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Attorney Jay Clark has successfully appeared in the First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Twelfth District Courts of Appeal in Ohio. Mr. Clark has also made two successful appearances in the Ohio Supreme Court.
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Jay Clark has been representing the criminally accused in State and Federal courts for over 15 years in Southern Ohio. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Jay graduated from The Seven Hills School in 1981. He attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts where he received a B.A. in Business Management and B.S. in Economics, in 1985. In 1989 he graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law. Jay is a 1996 graduate of the National Criminal Defense College and Advanced Cross Examination Program, in Macon, Georgia.
As a skilled, experienced, and aggressive trial lawyer Jay is actively involved in national, state, and local organizations with the common mission of providing zealous and effective representation to those accused of crime. Jay is on the Board of Directors of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he has served as Co-chair of the Strike Force since 1998. He is also currently the Chairman of the CLE Committee. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he is Vice-Chair of the Forensic Committee. He is a Past President and Board member of the Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Jay is a frequent lecturer on numerous subjects including cross examination, using public records in criminal cases, ethics and professionalism, defending cases where there is a confession, preparing to cross the police officer, and using Power Point in defense of the accused. Since 2001, Jay has been an adjunct faculty member at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Law where he teaches Forensic Science and Criminal Pre-Trial Investigation.