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Our goal in providing criminal defense services is to protect the future and reputation of our student clients. 

A criminal charge can happen unexpectedly as a result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, wrongful accusations, stupid mistakes or because you were unaware of the law. We help students defend almost any criminal charge, including misdemeanors and felonies. 

Common questions:

What are the potential penalties for misdemeanors and felonies? Click here

What is the age of consent in Ohio? Click here

What types of crimes could I be charged with? See below.

  • Alcohol/Drug crimes

  • Theft offenses

    • Theft

    • Fraud

    • Forgery/counterfeiting

    • Passing bad checks

    • Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle

    • Unauthorized use of property

    • Receiving stolen property

  • Harassment crimes

    • Telecommunications harassment

    • Menacing by stalking

    • Telephone harassment

    • Hate crimes

    • Inducing panic

  • Violent crimes

    • Domestic violence

    • Assault

    • Kidnapping

    • Abduction

    • Robbery

    • Burglary

    • Breaking & entering

    • Aggravated assault

    • Felonious assault

    • Involuntary manslaughter

    • Voluntary manslaughter

    • Murder/homicide

  • Sex offenses

    • Sexual imposition

    • Sexual battery

    • Unlawful sexual conduct with a minor

    • Rape

    • Prostitution

    • Solicitation

    • Lewd and lascivious acts

    • Importuning

    • Internet sex crimes

    • Procuring

    • Voyeurism

    • Public indecency

  • Weapons offenses

    • Having weapons while under disability

    • Using weapons while intoxicated

    • Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle

    • Improperly discharging firearm at or into school or habitation

    • Unlawful possession

    • Improperly furnishing firearms to a minor

  • Motor vehicle crimes

    • Speeding tickets

    • Seatbelt violations

    • Registration/tag violations

    • Assured clear distance ahead

    • Reckless operation

    • Physical control

    • OVI/DUI

    • Driving under suspension

    • No operator's license

    • Hit skip/leaving the scene of an accident

    • Traffic control device

    • Drag racing

    • Improper passing

    • Failure to yield

    • Unsafe operation around an emergency vehicle

    • Vehicular assault

    • Vehicular manslaughter

    • Vehicular homicide

  • Miscellaneous crimes

As a student at The Ohio State University, I found myself in a few instances in which I needed legal help to resolve my problems. Right from the start Leslie was there to help. She was more than fair and got all of my issues resolved in a timely manner. I would highly recommend her to anyone in need of assistance.
— AW Client
I endorse this lawyer. I have known Leslie for several years as a friend and colleague in the legal community. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer and more genuine and trusted person. She is actively engaged in representing all of her clients in DUI and criminal matters when taking such cases. She is always eager to learn and expand her knowledge.
— Peer Attorney

Questions? Call or text Leslie Albeit at 614.403.7356, or email