Vigorous Representation Based On 30 Years Of Experience
Criminal charges are frightening because of the unknown. You may not know your rights or understand the charges. You may be in the dark about the criminal penalties or how a conviction or guilty plea will affect your future.
At The Goldberg Law Firm, we give clients the information and honest assessment necessary to understand where they stand and what their options are. We assert your rights and your defenses at every stage of the criminal justice process, from arraignment and bail through hearings, motions, trial, sentencing and appeals.
Serious Representation For All Felonies And Misdemeanors
We defend persons accused of any criminal offense:
- State or federal drug crimes
- Fraud and financial crimes, including mortgage fraud
- Sex crimes
- Assault and violent crimes
- Domestic violence and restraining orders
- Gun crimes and weapon enhancements
- Drunk driving (DUI/OVI)
- Traffic offenses
- Juvenile offenses
- Theft and burglary offenses
- Offenses against the peace
- Probation violations
The Goldberg Law Firm also handles mental health document cases, judicial release, record expungements and criminal appeals.
An Experienced Cleveland Criminal Defense Lawyer
Many criminal law attorneys avoid the courtroom and especially juries. Trial lawyer Michael J. Goldberg has handled more than 200 jury trials in his 24 years as a criminal defense attorney. Prosecutors in northeast Ohio and beyond know that he prepares for trial and is ready and willing to follow through. His courtroom reputation often leads to favorable results in pretrial motions and negotiations.