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John L O'Shea

John L O'Shea

Cohen, Todd, Kite, & Stanford, LLC
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime ...
  • Ohio
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Summary

Call John 24/7 on 513-300-4012 if you need help immediately. He is always available to protect his clients.

John focuses on DUI/OVI (“drunk driving”), criminal and white collar defense. John also practices in all other areas of litigation, including civil litigation, business law, serious personal injury and wrongful death claims.
John was named to the Super Lawyers Top 100 lawyers in Ohio for 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 and the Top 50 lawyers in Cincinnati for 2012 through 2020. In 2018 John was named to America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys. He is The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Cincinnati Criminal Defense “Lawyer of the Year” and the 2018 Cincinnati Criminal Defense: White Collar “Lawyer of the Year”. John has a perfect 10.0 rating from AVVO.com and was honored with AVVO’s 2014 Client’s Choice Award. See John’s AVVO.com profile for peer endorsements.

Before joining the firm in 1994, John served as an assistant prosecutor in criminal trial divisions of the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office. During that time, John was also appointed by the Ohio Attorney General to serve as a special prosecutor for the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission. After joining the firm, John was twice appointed as a special prosecutor by the Hamilton County Courts.

John uses his trial experience to defend individuals and businesses in white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions, as well as adults and juveniles charged with misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses of every type, including drug offenses and driving under the influence.

In civil matters, John has successfully advised and represented business clients on various corporate matters, disputes and litigation. He has earned significant awards for clients in numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases. Call at your convenience for a free consultation or if you just have a question.

Call John on 513-300-4012 - day or night - if you need help immediately.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    White Collar Crime
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Area
  • Litigation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard, Discover & American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Cohen, Todd, Kite, & Stanford, LLC
- Current
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office
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Law Clerk to The Hon. Norman A. Murdock
Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas
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Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. (1989)
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Awards
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
"Lawyer of the Year" - Cincinnati Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
America’s Top 100 Attorneys
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
"Lawyer of the Year" - Cincinnati Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers in America
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Client's Choice Award
Avvo.com
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Perfect 10.0 "Superb" Rating
Avvo.com
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Ohio Supreme Court
Member, Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program for newly licensed attorneys.
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati
Member, Advisory Board
- Current
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Cincinnati Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Criminal Justice Act Panel, U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
Panel Member
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Certifications
Certified Mayor's Court Magistrate
Ohio Municipal League
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford, LLC
Contact & Map
FORMER PROSECUTOR - AVAILABLE 24/7 ON 513-300-4012
Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford
250 East 5th Street, Suite 2350
Cincinnati, OH 45202-5136
Telephone: (513) 300-4012
Cell: (513) 300-4012
Fax: (513) 241-4495
Monday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 7 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Emergency contact 513-300-4012 - Day or Night