Our criminal defense attorneys, in Zanesville, Ohio, help people accused of a crime or arrested due to a DUI or traffic violation. In criminal justice, promptness and trust are perhaps the two most important traits for a law firm. These traits set Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam and Dal Ponte, P.L.L. apart from others when it comes to criminal defense.

What types of cases do criminal lawyers handle?

Criminal defense lawyers defend people accused of crimes such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, theft, and more. We build a defense for our clients, advocate for defendants at trial, file appeals, and negotiate for reduced charges.

Our respected attorneys are ready to fight for those facing extremely stressful circumstances which may lead to the loss of personal freedom, costly fines, and harrowing consequences for their families.

Criminal defense lawyers for local, state and federal courts

Our criminal defense attorneys draw from a broad range of prior legal experience within and outside the criminal justice system. Our attorneys are accustomed, not only to the local courts, but travel regionally throughout the state to defend cases in both state and federal courts.

Can a criminal conviction be expunged?

In some cases, a prior criminal conviction can be expunged from your record. With an expungement, your criminal conviction is wiped away so you have a clean slate moving forward. Our criminal defense attorneys believe in giving people a second chance, so we assist clients in getting records expunged.

When should I file a criminal appeal?

For those clients not satisfied with prior case results, Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam and Dal Ponte, P.L.L. also offers attorneys who will file criminal appeals in the appropriate courts for judicial review in the pursuit of justice.

We protect the rights of people accused of criminal misconduct.

Our trusted criminal defense attorneys have a tradition of providing prompt and zealous representation, protecting the rights of those accused of criminal misconduct, from serious felony cases to misdemeanor cases, including traffic offenses.

Benefits of hiring a DUI attorney

If you were arrested for drunk driving, there will mostly likely be consequences. You could lose your license, pay a large fine, spend time in jail, etc. We know the law as it pertains to driving while under the influence, and we can present your case in the best way possible to try and minimize your penalties.

When do I need a DUI lawyer?

Whether this is your first offense or one of several, an experienced DUI attorney knows the laws, penalties and fines in Ohio and can offer the best defense, file appropriate motions, or handle plea bargains when it’s in your best interest.

Is it possible to win a DUI case in court?

Sometimes police make bad arrests. If you believe you were falsely accused of drunk driving we can help get your charges dismissed.

For a criminal defense or DUI attorney in Zanesville, Ohio, contact Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam & Dal Ponte, P.L.L. for counsel and legal representation. When you’ve been accused of a crime, you need an experienced lawyer on your side to ensure you’re treated fairly. Rest assured, we’ll listen to your side and defend your rights.