Criminal Law

Joseph A. Kochis Co., L.P.A.

Protecting Your Future in Cleveland, Ohio

When you are facing criminal charges, it is important to seek the help of an experienced defense attorney. At the Cleveland law office of Joseph A. Kochis Co., L.P.A., we have spent the past 30 years fighting to protect our clients against criminal charges. If you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Ohio, we will aggressively defend you in negotiation and litigation.

Protect Your Rights in Ohio
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You deserve to have someone on your side. If you are under investigation for a crime, have been arrested or have witnessed a crime, talk to a criminal defense lawyer before you say anything to the authorities.

We have more than three decades of experience defending adults and juveniles against misdemeanor and felony charges such as:

  • Assault and Domestic Violence
  • Possession, Trafficking, Manufacturing or Distribution of Cocaine, Marijuana, Amphetamines or Prescription Drugs
  • Sex Offenses
  • Robbery, Burglary, Theft and Other Property Crimes
  • Drunk Driving (DUI) and Other Traffic Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes Such as Forgery, Embezzlement or Bank Fraud
  • Firearms Charges
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Murder
  • Probation and Parole Violations

A conviction for a criminal charge can have serious consequences. We will fight on your side to protect your reputation and your freedom. We will work hard to help you avoid penalties such as jail time, losing your driver’s or professional license including commercial driver’s license (CDL), high fines, losing your voting rights or ability to carry firearms.

Commercial Driver’s License

If you have a commercial driver’s license, even a speeding ticket can impact your livelihood. A criminal conviction may result in the loss of your commercial driver’s license. We will work to help you keep your CDL, and your job.

Our attorney has spent his entire career in the Cleveland area. We know the local criminal system, and we know the prosecutors and judges. We will aggressively negotiate on your behalf and are not afraid to take your case to court.

At the law office of Joseph A. Kochis Co., L.P.A., we represent clients throughout Northeast Ohio, including those in Cleveland, East Cleveland, West Cleveland, Parma, Garfield Heights, Shaker heights, Elyria, Medina, Akron, Mentor, Rocky River, Bedford, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, South Euclid, Berea, Painesville, Willoughby, Avon Lake, Stow, Barberton, Independence, Brecksville, Strongsville, North Royalton, Cuyahoga County, Medina County, Summit County, Lorain County, Lake County, Stark County, Geauga County and Portage County.