With twelve years of experience in a wide variety of practice areas including criminal defense, civil litigation, landlord-tenant law, juvenile law, domestic relations, collections and estate planning, Jeff is uniquely prepared to aggressively pursue his clients’ interests. While specializing in the field of criminal defense, Jeff has successfully represented clients charged with a variety of felonies and misdemeanors, from Aggravated Murder to OVI and every imaginable charge in between. An experienced trial attorney, he has represented clients in numerous high profile jury trials with many resulting in Not Guilty verdicts. Jeff is the immediate past Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Akron Bar Association. He held this post for two years and was recognized with an award for Outstanding Section Chair of the Akron Bar Association for 2015-2016. He is also one of a select few attorneys certified by the Ohio Supreme Court to represent indigent defendants in capital aggravated murder cases. After graduating from Walsh Jesuit High School, Jeff went on to earn an English degree from Marquette University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law.