Defending clients throughout northeastern and north central Ohio

The Legal Help You Need When Facing Criminal Charges

Attorney Justin Kerr understands how frightening it can be to face criminal charges. Your entire future – not to mention your freedom and reputation – may be on the line. A poor outcome could not only land you in jail but also cost you your job, your driver’s license and countless opportunities in the future.

Partner With A Former Prosecutor

Prior to focusing 100% on criminal defense, Mr. Kerr served as a prosecutor. That role gave him valuable experience handling numerous types of criminal cases and navigating all stages of criminal proceedings. It also gave him an insider’s knowledge into how the other side will likely approach your case. Attorney Kerr knows not only the courtroom and criminal law inside and out but also what strategies are more likely to be successful and which are not. He will apply that knowledge to provide guidance on the right course of action for your case.

Turn to The Law Office of Justin Kerr for guidance on a wide range of criminal matters, including:

  • Assault: An assault conviction isn’t a stain you want on your criminal record. Attorney Kerr can help you find the right angle for challenging the assault charge. Perhaps you were acting in self-defense. Maybe there are cracks in the prosecution’s case. Or perhaps there is a way to negotiate the lesser charge of disorderly conduct. He can walk you through your options and provide guidance on the strongest approach.
  • Domestic violence: These charges can have a big impact on your life. They could rise to the felony level, which means serious long-term consequences. You can lean on attorney Kerr to help you navigate any type of domestic violence charge, whether a misdemeanor or felony.
  • Theft: There are many kinds of property crimes in Ohio. Depending on the charge, you may be able to pursue a diversion program, which will spare you a conviction and the harsh consequences that go along with that. Talk to attorney Kerr for guidance on your specific case.
  • Drug violations: Unfortunately, we live in a society where nonviolent drug offenses can nonetheless have far-reaching repercussions, including incarceration. Attorney Kerr works hard to help people overcome drug charges and get back to their lives.
  • DUI/OVI: Drunk driving (or driving under the influence of intoxicants) is a serious charge in Ohio. You could lose your driver’s license, spend time in jail, lose your professional license and face hefty fines. Attorney Kerr can stand up for you.
  • Expungement (record sealing): If you have an old conviction or criminal record, talk to attorney Kerr about whether you qualify to have it sealed. He handles many of these cases and understands the nuances of the process.

Benefit From Attorney Kerr’s Strong Reputation And Dedication To Your Case

Choosing a criminal defense lawyer is a big decision. At The Law Office of Justin Kerr, in Westlake, you can feel confident that you’ve made the right choice to work with an advocate who knows Ohio’s criminal justice system and will work hard for you. Attorney Kerr has a strong reputation for doing right by clients. Learn more during a free consultation by calling 440-565-0678 or by contacting the firm online.