Ohio Expands Eligibility Requirements for Expungement of Criminal Convictions

Strauss Troy Attorney Christopher McDowell

Ohio legislature has increasingly expanded the number and types of convictions that can be removed from your record. These changes occurred as a result of the opioid epidemic, criminal justice reform, and a desire on the part of the Republican led legislature to permit more Ohioans to return to the workforce.

On October 29, 2018, the biggest changes yet to Ohio’s expungement law occurred. As of that date, a person in Ohio may expunge up to five felonies and an unlimited number of misdemeanors convictions. As with anything, there are some common sense limitations.

Strauss Troy Attorney Christopher McDowell Named Chairman of River City Correctional Center

Strauss Troy Attorney Christopher McDowell

Christopher R. McDowell has been named chairman of River City Correctional Center’s governing board. During his term, McDowell will be charged with helping River City carry out its mission of assisting residents in recognizing and overcoming substance abuse dependency and other obstacles preventing them from leading happy, full, and productive lives.

Ten Strauss Troy Attorneys Recognized As
2016 Best Lawyers In America®

Ten Strauss Troy attorneys have been honored as 2015 Best Lawyers by Best Lawyers®.

Attorney Christopher McDowell Joins Strauss Troy Firm Expands Criminal and Commercial Litigation Expertise

Strauss Troy Attorney Chris McDowell

Strauss Troy announces that Attorney Chris McDowell has joined the firm.

Ten Strauss Troy Attorneys Named 2015 Best Lawyers By Best Lawyers®

Ten Strauss Troy attorneys have been honored as 2015 Best Lawyers by Best Lawyers®.

Strauss Troy Names Joy Hall As Shareholder

Strauss Troy Attorney Joy Hall has been named a shareholder of the firm. Joy practices in the field of tax law, with an emphasis on tax controversy, tax audit and criminal tax issues. Her practice includes federal and state tax litigation, refund issues, criminal tax indictments/trials, Offers in Compromise, audits and innocent spouse filings. Joy understands how …Read More

How To Protect Yourself Against Investment Fraud

Local investors have accused Cincinnati based money manager Glen Galemmo of running an elaborate Ponzi that could see investment losses of hundreds of millions of dollars. Because Ponzi schemes are not the only danger facing investors as they take greater responsibility of their own portfolios, here are some tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of any investment scam.

Boston Bombing Raises Legal Question:Balancing Public Safety And The Constitutional Rights Of U.S. Citizens

The recent arrest of the living Boston Marathon bomber has raised a tough constitutional question – is he entitled to warnings under Miranda v. Arizona? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was questioned for 16 hours before he was given the warnings. Tsarnaev is an American citizen, arrested in America, and it would be difficult to consider him an “enemy …Read More