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Felice Lisette Harris

Felice Lisette Harris

Harris Law Firm, LLC - Fighting for the Fair Trial our Clients Deserved
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Ohio
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Biography

Attorney Felice Harris began her legal career as an Appellate Attorney with the Office of the Ohio Public Defender and, after navigating the complexities of post-conviction practice, prosecuted misdemeanor offenses with the Columbus City Attorney. Shortly after returning to OPD, she began supervising the Juvenile Division where she managed on and off-site staff, prepared budgets, drafted grants, spoke at conferences, testified before the Ohio legislature, and collaborated with local and state agencies.

In 2009, Attorney Harris opened her first solo practice, handling delinquency, criminal, A/N/D, and appellate matters. Harris Law Firm, LLC is now a boutique practice focusing on Criminal and Permanent Custody Appeals and Post-Conviction Motions. With more than 20 years’ appellate experience, Harris Law Firm provides individualized case strategies for those seeking to challenge their conviction or loss of permanent custody. If a case is beyond direct review, we determine eligibility for Delayed Appeals; Applications for Reopening; Motions for Judicial Release; Petitions for Post-Conviction Relief; and Motions to Seal or Expunge the Record. We also assist with Parole Board Hearings.

The consummate learner, Ms. Harris holds a Master’s degree in Counselor Education and was awarded the CUNY Graduate Center Presidential MAGNET Fellowship (2003 – 2007) as she pursued a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice.

Attorney Harris is licensed to practice law in Ohio, the Federal District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Education
City University of New York - Graduate School & University Center
ABD (2007) | Criminal Justice
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Ohio State University - Columbus
M.A. (2003) | Counselor Education
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Capital University Law School
J.D. (1995) | Law
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Denison University
B.A. (1989) | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Owner
Harris Law Firm, LLC
Current
Founder
Scribe & Squire Legal Writing, LLC
- Current
Of Counsel
Thompson Steward Flecha LLC
- Current
Solo Practitioner
Harris Law Firm, LLC
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Program Design |Youth Initiatives
The National Center for Urban Solutions
Summer Research Team Member
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
Supervisor, Juvenile Division
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
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Assistant State Public Defender
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Navigating the Court of Appeals
Lawyer Monthly
Speaking Engagements
Understanding Criminal and Civil Appeals, Legal Angle Podcast
Awards
Very Good Rating
Avvo
Professional Associations
Columbus Bar Association
Member
Current
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Ohio State Bar Accociation
Member
- Current
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Ohio State Bar  # 0064911
Member
- Current
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African American Law Alumni Association, Capital Univeristy Law School
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services
ID Number: 0064911
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Northern & Southern Districts of Ohio
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Expungement
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Permanent Custody Appeals
  • Post-Conviction Motions
  • State Criminal Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Harris Law Firm Website
Blog
Harris Law Firm News
Contact & Map
Harris Law Firm, LLC
Reynoldsburg Office
6480 East Main St., Suite A
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Telephone: (614) 887-8958
Fax: (614) 859-1253
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Closed for all major and federal holidays.