Edward J. Hartwig, Esq.
Your Youngstown Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
A native of the Mahoning Valley, Edward J. Hartwig graduated from South Range High School before attending John Carroll University (B.S., cum laude, 1995). There he played baseball and was a member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society. He earned his law degree from The University of Akron School of Law in 1998 and was the recipient of the CALI experience for Trial Advocacy Award.
After 13 years as a partner in a Youngstown law firm, Attorney Hartwig started his own private practice in 2012. Hartwig Law LLC was created to primarily focus in the areas of criminal defense, juvenile defense, personal injury, and domestic relations. Attorney Hartwig has been certified by the Supreme Court of Ohio to represent defendants as Trial Co-Counsel in death penalty cases. His recognitions include being rated a 10.0 Superb by Avvo, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive from client ratings and reviews.
He was also recognized in OhioSuper Lawyers® magazine in both 2012 and 2013 in the list of Rising Stars℠, naming him one of the top 1.5% of lawyers in his region and practice areas. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® for having been lead counsel on at least one case that resulted in a multi-million dollar verdict or settlement.
Attorney Hartwig is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association, where he served as President from 2013-2014, and he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He is a past co-chairman and current member of the Young Lawyers/Banquet Committee and grievance committee. He also serves as a member of the Facilities Governing Board for the Community Corrections Association (CCA), the Ohio Association for Justice (former OATL), the Ohio Academy Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL), and the Ohio State Bar Association.
Attorney Hartwig resides in Canfield with his wife Elizabeth, and children Sarah, Lauren, and Nicholas.
Call (330) 899-4446 to discuss your case with Attorney Hartwig.