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Youngstown Criminal Defense Attorney

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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 19+ years of experience defending the accused throughout Ohio. He makes every case trial-ready and personally handles each case with the help of his expert team, to ensure 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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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 5-time winner of the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in Criminal Defense, most recently garnering this client-voted accolade in 2016. 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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