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Youngstown Criminal Defense Attorney

Trial-Tested Advocacy. Proven Record of Success.

If you have been arrested for or accused of a state or federal crime, you urgently need serious, trial-tested defense to protect you from the possibilities of incarceration, crippling fines, and life with a criminal record. At Hartwig Law LLC our defense lawyer has 17+ years of experience defending the accused throughout Ohio. He makes every case trial-ready and personally handles each case himself, ensuring that you get the strongest defense possible and the individualized attention you deserve. We are backed by results and reviews speak for themselves. Find out how we can be of service to you when you contact our Youngstown criminal defense firm today!

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  • Trafficking and Possession of Cocaine

    Charges Dismissed

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    Case Dismissed

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Meet Our
Youngstown Lawyer

Attorney Edward J. Hartwig

Edward Hartwig will work directly with you at every stage of your case, whether you are fighting against criminal charges or need to wrangle with insurance. He is a 3-time winner of the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in Criminal Defense, most recently garnering this client-voted accolade in 2015. Included in National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and Ohio’s list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Mr. Hartwig gets results. Based on his experience, peer reviews, and professionalism he has earned a perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating. Discover how our Youngstown attorney is qualified to help you assert your every legal right.

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  • “His dedication, knowledge of law and trustworthiness is truly a special gift”

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  • “I honestly have never had such a wonderful experience!”

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  • “Got my life back on track”

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  • “The Johnnie Cochran of the Mahoning Valley!”

  • 17+ Years’ Trial-Tested Experience

  • Personally Handles All Cases Himself

  • Three Avvo Clients’ Choice Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40

  • Known for Excellence, Integrity & Passion