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    Douglas Riddell

    • Certified in the Approved Curriculum for DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course
    • Represented thousands of DUI, traffic and criminal defense clients throughout Columbus and Central Ohio
    • Chosen by SuperLawyers Magazine as an Ohio Rising Star five years in a row
    • Chosen by Columbus CEO magazine a Top Lawyer in Columbus
    • Nominated by clients for Avvo’s Client Choice Award
    • Earned Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell

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    Douglas Riddell is an Ohio OVI attorney with extensive experience representing clients faced with OVI charges in jury trials, bench trials and motion hearings. As an experienced Ohio OVI attorney, Mr. Riddell represents clients facing drunk driving charges throughout Ohio, including:

    Columbus DUI, Traffic & Criminal Defense Attorneys

    Our Columbus defense attorneys focus their practice on the defense of DUI (OVI), criminal misdemeanor, and traffic charges.

    Their reputation in Columbus continues to grow.  Attorney Douglas Riddell has been recognized as:

    We offer same-day appointments we well as appointments on the weekend and after business hours as needed.

    Focus on DUI, Traffic & Criminal Misdemeanor Defense

    Focusing on misdemeanor criminal and traffic charges gives our attorneys the opportunity to know and understand the local municipal, environmental and mayors courts inside and out. Focusing our practice has given us the opportunity to gain extensive experience in the areas of Ohio DUI (called “OVI” in Ohio), traffic and Ohio criminal misdemeanor defense.

    If you have been charged with a DUI (OVI), criminal misdemeanor or traffic citation in Columbus or Delaware County, call our Columbus DUI defense attorneys to get advice about your charge. At your initial consultation, you will meet with one of our Columbus DUI attorneys about your case. At that meeting, we will review the facts of your case and explore potential defenses.

    Your initial consultation is free. If you do decide to hire our firm as your attorney, we offer flat fee pricing so that you know all of the costs upfront.

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    OVI CONVICTION THROWN OUT BECAUSE STATE COULD NOT SHOW IT FOLLOWED THE GUIDELINES FOR CONDUCTING BREATH TESTS The Ohio Court of Appeals threw out a conviction for operating a vehicle

    A recent Ohio court decision demonstrates the importance of statutory language in traffic cases. In State v. White, 2021-Ohio-2703, a conviction for violation of Ohio’s “move over” law was overturned

    SPEEDING TICKET THROWN OUT: RADAR EVIDENCE FAULTY & VISUAL OBSERVATION OF SPEED NOT ENOUGH TO CONVICT The Ohio Court of Appeals recently overturned a conviction for speeding because the officer

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