Defending People Accused of Crimes in Ohio
If your future hinges on the verdict in a criminal trial, you can trust the experienced Elyria lawyers of Gemelas, Wilson, Merrill & Fritz Co LPA to use their more than 125 years of combined experience to your advantage, from arrest and arraignment to outcome, appeal and beyond.
The substantial prosecution and magistrate experience at our criminal defense law firm allows us to stay one step ahead of those who would convict and punish you with a prison sentence, heavy fines and criminal record as a felon that follows you everywhere, damaging your employment prospects and personal reputation.
We know how prosecutors think. We can anticipate their strategies and counter with timely, effective tactics of our own. Our in-depth investigation of your charges produces facts and persuasive presentations that resonate with judge and jury.
Act now to preserve your liberties and livelihood and increase your chances of avoiding harsh punishments. Contact us today toll free from wherever you are in Northeast Ohio — 888-506-0340. We give prompt attention to your email or overnight message.
A Responsive Neighborhood Law Firm That Aggressively Protects Your Rights
Smith, Illner & Gemelas safeguards your interests in and out of court, negotiating with prosecutors and litigating if necessary, when you face serious criminal charges such as:
If you are charged with drunk driving, we work hard to discredit blood alcohol content results from Breathalyzers that often malfunction or are defective. We carefully scrutinize police procedures for your drug crime arrest, for any sign of illegal search and seizure. We get to the facts of “he said, she said” complaints that can put an innocent person behind bars for a sex crime. And our white collar crime defense practice aggressively protects the rights and reputation of private businesspersons and public officials alike.
Contact us. Speak with one of our skilled Elyria criminal defense attorneys today in an initial consultation. Gemelas, Wilson, Merrill & Fritz Co LPA is your responsive neighborhood law firm offering personal approaches to your unique legal problem.