Joseph C. Patituce

Attorney Joseph C. Patituce is the founder of Patituce & Associates. He has an extensive reputation and successful record as a trial lawyer who has a comprehensive understanding of the criminal process, from the pretrial stages to the appellate process.

From “minor” misdemeanors to complex felonies, Joe understands that a conviction can have devastating and lasting consequences on a person’s life. Without a skilled and knowledgeable legal representation, an individual facing the criminal justice system alone does not understand the potential pitfalls that can lead to an unfavorable outcome in court.

Joe devotes nearly half of his time defending clients in DUI/OVI cases, where he has had entire cases dismissed by the judge or thrown out by juries. He can thoroughly review your case to figure out if law enforcement officials violated your constitutional rights or if there are weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you—in order to build an effective and personalized defense strategy to obtain the best possible results.

Furthermore, Joe has helped clients facing serious criminal offenses—from homicide and other violent crimes to federal and white-collar crimes. He knows that every case is different and filled with unique obstacles, which is why he doesn’t treat his clients like just another case number.

Instead, he takes the time to investigate each case, collect supporting evidence, and develop a strong legal strategy. From start to finish, let Joe protect your rights, reputation, and future.

“The practice of criminal law is at the heart of what happens every day in our society. I started practicing criminal law as a way of helping people obtain justice for themselves and their families.”

– Joe Patituce

Education
  • B.S. –  The State University of New York at Geneseo
  • J.D. –  Cleveland Marshall College of Law
Bar Admissions
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Kentucky
  • United States Federal Court – Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States Federal Court – 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Federal Court – 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Tax Court
  • Supreme Court of the United States
National Board of Trial Advocates
AVVO Rating
DUI Defense
Best Law Firms
The Best Lawyers in America
Super lawyers

What Sets Us Apart?

The Patituce & Associates Difference

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