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   William L. Summers, Attorney at Law
5910 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 200 Cleveland, OH 44122
(216) 696-0727
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Cleveland Criminal Defense Lawyer

Mr. Summers defends criminal cases in Federal Court, Military Court, and Ohio State Court

Hard Hitting, Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

William Summers brings over 40 years, and well over 550 jury trials of experience to the table. Please contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

 

 

The 2011 movie, "Kill the Irishman," staring Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer, is about one of Mr. Summers' clients, Danny Greene, a tough Irishman working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's. This is one example of Mr. Summers' ability to successfully defend challenging cases, despite the overwhelming odds.

 

If you or a loved one has been charged with a Federal offense in Cleveland Ohio or Kentucky area, call to sepak with an aggressive defense lawyer that understands that you may be afraid and may not know where to turn. It is even more frightening if this is the first time you have been accused of a crime. If you are dealing with the criminal justice system for the first time, you need to find experienced criminal lawyer who understand the system and who will work tirelessly and aggressively to defend you at trial, get the charges dismissed, or reduce your sentence.

 

Cleveland Criminal LawyerMartindale Hubbell "AV Preeminent"

Our defense attorney represent people charged with:

  • White collar crimes
  • Violent crimes, including capital murder
  • Federal offenses
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • OVI / DUI
  • Drug offenses
  • Weapons offenses
  • Sex crimes

As your attorney, we will:

  • Meet with you to fully understand your case
  • Interview involved parties to identify possible witnesses
  • Conduct a thorough investigation of your case (we will retain a private investigator and/or expert witnesses as appropriate) so we can present a vigorous defense
  • Represent you at trial and in all pretrial and motion hearings

Criminal Defense Attorney based in Cleveland Ohio

Attorney William Summers has helped many people through the criminal justice system. He is regarded as one of the best criminal lawyers in Cleveland and throughout the United States by his criminal defense colleagues. In many cases, he and his team have been able to help their clients avoid jail or prison time and even avoid a criminal conviction. See our recent success stories.

 

Below is a list of the types of cases we have successfully defended over the past 40 years:

FEDERAL OFFENSES
Computer Crimes
Computer Hacking
Controlled Substance Violations
Corporate Crimes
Counterfeiting
Gun Law Violations
Health Care Fraud
Immigration Law
Securities Fraud
Social Security Fraud
Customs Violations
Drug Manufacturing
Espionage
Export/Import Crimes
Tax Crimes
Terrorism

VIOLENT CRIMES
Murder - First Degree
Murder - Second Degree
Felony murder
Manslaughter - Voluntary
Manslaughter - Involuntary
Attempted murder
Aggravated assault
Battery
Simple assault
Rape
Maiming
Kidnapping
Domestic violence
Child abuse
Capital punishment & Death penalty

DRUG OFFENSES
P
ossession
Possession with Intent
Drug distribution
Drug use
Drug trafficking
Conspiracy to traffic

Cocaine offenses
Marijuana offenses
Methamphetamine offenses
Heroin offenses
Manufacturing drugs

WHITE COLLAR OFFENSES
E
mbezzlement
Larceny
Impersonation
Conspiracy
Theft
Graft
Bribery
Wrongful appropriation
Identity theft
Tax evasion
Securities Fraud
RICO / Racketeering
Money laundering
Insurance Fraud
Forgery
NON-VIOLENT CRIMES
Perjury
Extortion
Gambling
Protective order violation
Disorderly conduct
Conspiracy
Computer crimes
Aiding and abetting
Accessory
FIREARM OFFENSES
Possession by a felon
Gun trafficking
Gun manufacturing
Altering
Firearm assault
Murder
Attempted murder
Gun control violations
Explosive possession
SEX OFFENSES
Rape
Sexual assault
Child molestation
Child pornography
Indecent exposure
Sodomy
Sexual battery

Enticement
Solicitation
Stalking
Prostitution
Prohibited Consensual Sexual Activity
Statutory Rape
Corruption of a minor

PROPERTY CRIMES
Theft
Wrongful appropriation
Larceny
Criminal trespass
Shoplifting
Arson
Grand larceny
Car theft

OHIO DUI & VEHICLE CASES
DUI - Drunk driving
Minor Drunk driving
Vehicular homicide
Hit and run
Traffic cases
Speeding
Running red light
Improper movement
No registration
No license
Open container
TRAFFIC CASES
Speeding
Drunk driving - DUI
Running red light
Improper movement
No registration
No license
Fleeing the scene
Failure to yield
Underage driving
POST TRIAL MATTERS
Pre-sentencing and sentencing advocacy
Post-conviction relief
Prison placement
Federal plea negotiations
Sentencing representation
Prison designation 
Prison  transfers
Prison disciplinary matters
Criminal Appeals
Direct appeals in Circuit Courts from conviction and sentence
Rule 35 motions
2255 Habeas Corpus Motions
2241 Petitions
Bench Warrants
Probation Violations
Federal Sentencing Expert
Federal Sentencing reduction
Federal Sentencing consultant
Federal Mitigation Consultant
Federal Mitigation expert
Prison Sentence Reduction

Our criminal defense attorneys understand what you are going through and we can help. Please contact our experienced criminal defense lawyers today to ensure you have the strongest possible defense if you are facing criminal charges in Federal Court, or State court in Ohio. A skilled criminal lawyer can help get you the best outcome possible.