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Attorney Edward J. Hartwig

Attorney Edward J. Hartwig

Experienced in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law

After 13 years as a partner in a Youngstown law firm, Attorney Edward J. Hartwig started his own private practice in 2012.

Hartwig Law LLC was created to primarily focus in the areas of:

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Additionally, 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 has also been named Clients' Choice Award by Avvo for seven years in a row, from 2013-2019.

Attorney Hartwig is recognized in Ohio Super 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 personal injury and for having been lead counsel on at least one case that resulted in a multi-million dollar verdict or settlement.

Education and Background

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.


Currently, 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
  • The Ohio Association for Justice
  • The Ohio Academy Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The Ohio State Bar Association

Attorney Hartwig resides in Canfield with his wife Elizabeth, and children Sarah, Lauren, and Nicholas.

Contact us at (330) 899-4446 to discuss your case with Attorney Hartwig.

Why Choose Hartwig Law, LLC?

The Legal Experience & Skill You Need
  • 25+ Years of Trial-Tested Experience

  • Licensed in Ohio & Pennsylvania

  • Ohio’s Top 40 Under 40 – National Trial Lawyers

  • Selection for Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠

  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award from 2013-2019

  • Past Bar Association President (2013-2014)

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