Attorney Joe Edwards is an Attorney of W. Joseph Edwards Attorney at Law, a law firm in Columbus, OH. As a lawyer in Columbus, Ohio, attorney Edwards serves Franklin County, as well as clients throughout Ohio.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- DUI / DWI
- White Collar Crime
Admitted to Practice Law
- The Ohio Bar
|:||Thiel College, Greenville|
|Law School||:||University of Dayton Law School|
- Columbus Bar Association, Member Chairman of Criminal Law Committee (2004-2005) Ohio State Bar Association, Member Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
W. Joseph Edwards grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Joe graduated from Thiel University as a double-major in chemistry and philosophy. Attorney Edwards moved to Ohio for law school at the University of Dayton where he competed on the National Moot Court Team and worked as a law clerk for two years alongside renowned Dayton defense attorney, Daniel J. O’Brien.Edwards was admitted to the Ohio and Federal bars in 1985. Joe began his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General in the federal litigation section under Ohio Attorney General Celebrezze. He later worked at the Attorney General’s office as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Franklin County Prosecutor’s office prosecuting a variety of crimes in Franklin County, Ohio. Attorney Edwards started his law practice in Columbus, Ohio in 1990. His focus was on criminal defense at the state level in Ohio and at federal levels while maintaining a civil practice for personal injury clients. Joe's experience on “the other side of the bench” as a prosecuting attorney gives his representation unique perspective, as he understands the requirements and needs of the prosecution, in addition to continuing long-standing professional relationships with numerous state prosecutors and U.S. Attorneys. Attorney Joe Edwards has tried over one hundred felonies before a jury, argued over ten cases before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and more than seven cases before the Ohio Supreme Court. He has handled over one-hundred fifty criminal appeals and has represented persons accused in a diverse array of matters, ranging from complex mortgage and securities fraud to civil wrongful death actions. In addition to high-stakes felony cases, he also provides legal representation to people charged with DUI and misdemeanors, and immigration law. Columbus, Ohio criminal defense attorney Edwards practices primarily in Central Ohio, focusing his practice in Franklin, Delaware, Madison, Licking, Pickaway, Ross, Fairfield and Muskingum Counties. Additionally, Edwards practices throughout the Sixth Circuit, focusing mainly in the Northern and Southern Federal Districts of Ohio.
W. Joseph Edwards Attorney at Law
511 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
W. Joseph Edwards Attorney at Law is located in Franklin County Ohio.
Criminal Defense, Drug Charges, White Collar Charges, Gun Charges, Sexual Offenses, Violent Crimes, Juvenile Law, Capital Offenses, Immigration Law, DUI Charges