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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 and the Top 50 lawyers in Cincinnati for 2012 through 2019. 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 at any time - day or night - if you need help immediately

Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. (1989)
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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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Certifications
Certified Mayor's Court Magistrate
Ohio Municipal League
Awards
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
Ohio Supreme Court
Member, Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program for newly licensed attorneys.
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Ohio State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati
Member, Advisory Board
- Current
Cincinnati Bar Association
Member
- Current
Criminal Justice Act Panel, U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
Panel Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard, Discover & American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford, LLC
Contact & Map
Chiquita Center
250 East 5th Street
Suite 2350
Cincinnati, OH 45202-5136
USA
Telephone: (513) 300-4012
Cell: (513) 300-4012
Fax: (513) 241-4495