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Charles M. Rittgers

Charles M. Rittgers

I am a trial lawyer focused on great results for the people I represent.
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Products Liability ...
  • Ohio
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Numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts, frequent multi-million dollar settlements, and numerous not guilty jury verdicts in difficult cases - Charlie is known by judges, lawyers, and citizens throughout the region as the go-to trial lawyer for those who want the best result.

Charlie focuses on serious injury and death cases as well as complex criminal cases. He is not able to accept every case due to demand and the attention he provides each of his clients.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Flat fees for criminal cases. Contingency fees for injury cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Federal Court, Southern District of Ohio, United States District Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima
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Partner
Rittgers & Rittgers
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Investment Banker
Bank of America
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Worked in New York as an investment banker at Bank of America prior to law school.
Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. (2010)
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Activities: Law Review. Ohio Justice and Policy Center.
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Dartmouth College
B.A. (2006) | History
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Activities: Starting QB for football team.
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Awards
Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
American Trial Lawyers Association
Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Members required to have achieved a multi-million dollar verdict or settlement prior to being qualified to apply for membership.
Million Dollar Advocate
Million Dollar Advocate Forum
One of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
American Trial Lawyers Association
Membership is extended to a select few lawyers who have established results for clients.
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Law Review Alumni Advisor Board
Board Member
Current
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Warren County Bar Associations
Member
- Current
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Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board Member
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Activities: Corroborate and meet with top criminal defense lawyers across the state of Ohio and United States.
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Ohio Association of Justice
Member
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Activities: Meet with top injury attorneys across the state of Ohio to leverage experts and new techniques in injury law.
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Ohio State Bar
Member
- Current
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University of Cincinnati College of Law Law Review
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
False Confessions and the Skylar Richardson Case
The Vindicator (OACDL)
The Constitutionality of Ohio's Death Penalty
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Magazine
The Constitutionality of Ohio's Death Penalty
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (OACDL)
Ohio Motorcycle Accidents
PDF white paper
A Guide To Regaining Your Driver's License After An OVI
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Vote Yes For Lebanon School Levy
Western Star Newspaper
Information Concerning DePuy Hip Replacement Recall
Cincinnati Personal Injury Blog
Speaking Engagements
Find the trial lawyer in you, KJA semi-annual convention, Northern Kentucky
Kentucky Justice Assocation
spoke to Ohio and Kentucky plaintiff trial attorneys about how to connect with jurors and clients in serious injury and wrongful death jury trials
How to obtain 7 figure jury verdicts in difficult medical malpractice cases, Trial Lawyer University, Nationwide by Zoom
Trial Lawyer University
discussed a recent million dollar jury verdict after a zero offer in a medical malpractice case
Obtaining Maximum Recovery in Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, The Lawyers Club of Cincinnati, Montgomery Inn - Boathouse
The Lawyers Club of Cincinnati
Spoke to a room of lawyers about the changing nature of personal injury work and how to get maximum settlements and case value for clients in difficult injury and death cases.
Obtaining large verdicts, Ohio Association for Justice, Cleveland
Ohio Assocation for Justice
Spoke to the preeminent plaintiff personal injury lawyers in the state about effective ways to communicate with the jury and how to achieve maximum verdicts in difficult cases
Local Political Debate Moderator, Lebanon City Council, Lebanon, Ohio
Lebanon Chamber of Commerce
Moderator for Lebanon City Council debate.
University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1L Students, Cincinnati, Ohio
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Spoke to 1L student body at University of Cincinnati College of Law regarding criminal defense and personal injury practice in Ohio.
National Webinar, Social Media and the Law: Fish Where the Fish are, Webinar
Find Law
Speaker for a national webinar for lawyers.
Certifications
Trained and Certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
NHTSA
Websites & Blogs
Website
Rittgers & Rittgers
Website
Personal Injury
Website
Car and Truck Crashes
Website
Criminal defense
Website
Personal Injury
Blog
Rittgers & Rittgers Blog
Videos
Closing arguments in aggravated murder case. Skylar Richardson Trial Defense Closing Argument 09/12/19

Closing arguments in aggravated murder case.

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Charlie Rittgers of Rittgers & Rittgers talks about what to do if you have been stopped by the police. http://www.rittgers.com/OVI-DUI-DWI/ Video transcript: Charlie M. Rittgers: “We are often asked what... What should I do if I have been stopped by the police after I have been drinking?

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Charlie Rittgers of Rittgers & Rittgers speaks about domestic violence cases in Ohio. More info: http://www.rittgers.com/Criminal-Defense/Domestic-Violence.shtml Video transcript: Charlie M. Rittgers: “At Rittgers and Rittgers we frequently handle domestic violence... What you should know about domestic violence.

Charlie Rittgers of Rittgers & Rittgers speaks about domestic violence cases in Ohio. More info: http://www.rittgers.com/Criminal-Defense/Domestic-Violence.shtml Video transcript: Charlie M. Rittgers: “At Rittgers and Rittgers we frequently handle domestic violence...

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Charlie Rittgers of Rittgers & Rittgers talks about why victims receive mailings after an accident. Rittgers & Rittgers has never sent out bulk mailings to accident victims, most of their...

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Oxford, OH Office
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Oxford, OH 45056
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Cincinnati, OH 45226
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Lebanon, OH 45036
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