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    • I received a Hazmat violation in Columbus on I-71.Googled, Hazmat Attorneys in Ohio and Attorney Riddell came highly recommended. This was my first offense and i was very nervous about how this may turn out and he assured me that all would be ok.He was very knowledgeable about the law and very understanding about truckers as if he has placed himself in our shoes with certain aspects of the law.He walked me through what actions we were going to take going forward with the case. Told me his goal and what he was seeking to achieve.And he did just what he said. No points against my CDL. Nothing on my record. I paid a small fine and im able to breathe again. I highly recommend Attorney Riddell!!

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      Ja P.

      Mr. Riddell was very knowledgeable and very specific in detail when discussing my case with me. His advice and recommendations were spot on for my case and the outcome was exactly as he said it would be. If you are looking for an attorney in the Delaware area be sure to reach out to him.

      Nathaniel O. Avatar
      Nathaniel O.

      Very professional and helped me resolve my case!

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      Staristo C.
    • I hired Mr. Riddell after receiving a ticket in Columbus a few weeks ago. I am very pleased with the service he provided. He takes care of everything associated with your ticket for a very reasonable flat fee. I live about three hours from Columbus so the fee was actually cheaper than travelling and missing work. If you ever have any traffic related legal problems in Columbus Mr Riddell is the man to call. You will not regret it.

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      marcus s.

      I called Mr. Riddell for help in my immediate need, left message with his assistance and he called me right back immediately within 5 minutes. Told him my situation, gave him all the information he needed, and he took care of everything from that point. Thank you so much Mr. Riddell for your professional services.

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      Scanlon S.

      Long story short, I got in trouble, couldn't sleep, so at about 3 am filled a contact form, he replied within 15 min. Since then, he was my ROCK. He didn't pry, he was on TOP of the game. All I had to do is to provide my paperwork and show my face. He took care of everything else. He didn't hold my arm, but he DID walk me through every step all they way through and more.His number is saved with me forever!!!!!!

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      mmDaria M.
    • Best damn traffic lawyer

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      Matt H.

      I am a CDL driver. I mistakenly pulled a load of Haz-mat through downtown Columbus, OH. I was ticketed and also made to appear in court. I contacted Mr. Riddell. He listened to every word I had to say without interrupting and decided to take my case. In the end, Mr. Riddell got me off on the charge and no points were added to my CDL. Mr. Riddell is an AWESOME attorney!!!!!!! USE HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Joe B.

      I was driving through Ohio and got a traffic ticket and a missed court date. Doug helped get it reduced to tail light violation. He could've charged way more but he didn't. He also was fast and communicated everything very well. Hopefully I'll never need a ohio lawyer again, but if I do Ill come back to Riddell law again.

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      Chris M.
    • Doug is definitely down to earth and on top of his game. My s/o and I honestly have no complaints and call him when ever the need and Doug is surely always there to the rescue!!

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      Jessica M.

      I highly recommend Mr. Doug Riddell and his team for any of your legal needs, they were knowledgeable, responsive and helpful on my legal Issue (CDL citation)Thank you again

      Lhassan J. Avatar
      Lhassan J.

      Mr Riddell is very capable and diligent at his job and my family appreciate his hard work. I would recommend him for any CDL case to any one. Thank you Mr Riddell.

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      gheorghe h.
    • Doug is one of the BEST attorney’s so much so that after 8+ years and relocating to Texas, I still utilize his services when needed and refer him to others in need of legal services! He is always one phone call away and his supporting staff is just as fantastic as him.I always feel respected, valued and treated well no matter what I need.Thank you Doug and thank you to your supporting staff. You’re a blessing to the legal community.

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      Keylesha S.

      Mr. Riddell is a consummate professional who doesn’t make you feel less valued even if you only have a minor case (like my case).He always kept me updated on court issues and was always proactive to ensure the case moved along. Affordably priced, patient and professional! You cannot go wrong with hiring Mr. Riddell to represent you. He will take care of everything and do what he can to make sure you get the best possible outcome. He does what he says and follows through. I will never hesitate to call him if I ever need his services again!!!

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      Tom E.

      This firm is actually put a little bit of faith back into lawyers for me they’ve always been responsive always answered my emails and questions they delivered exactly as promised and were a reasonable price for their time I highly recommend if you’re ever in a situation as a commercial driver and you need some help these would be the guys to call when you’re in Columbus Ohio.

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      Nick O.
    • Not only cost efficient but they communicated every step and went out of their way to go into Dublin Mayors Court to discuss my case with the prosecutor. On the day of the court date I didn't need to appear they got it dismissed and just to pay court costs. He called me after every meeting he had and kept me in the loop and went way above and beyond to do right by me!

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      Chelsea B.

      Absolutely a great attorney definitely highly recommend!!!!

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      Joey M.

      Mr Riddell handled my case and saved my livelihood, very professional,informative and always available to answer questions. Thank you Douglas I greatly appreciate you

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      robert h.
    • Doug and his team do an amazing job, I had a speeding ticket that what ridiculous. With my career and schedule it was very hard for me to fight the case and would have been easy to just eat it and pay the fine. I contacted Doug’s firm and they took care of everything for a lesser price then my fine and got the charges dropped. I highly recommend , Well done Doug and Team and thank you

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      Cages722

      Great service and will always get you want is best for you

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      Mustafa Z.

      I don't think I would be able to say the best words that describe my experience with Attorney Dough and his team,Excellent service, reasonable price, over been honest and clear fights til last to get the best outcome.Thank you very much helping my family and friends

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      Abdi M.
    • I picked Mr. Riddell because of the great reviews so I figured why not share my experience. I went through the city with a Hazmat load and what a mistake. I was facing a very large fine and possible jail time. Mr Riddell assured me that he could get it down to a small fine and possibly nothing on my CDL. He did that exactly, Traffic control device citation dismissed and a small $100 fine + court costs for the local environmental summons and that was it. He had to go to two court dates and was very good at keeping me informed on what was going on. I want to also mention his price was outstanding, and I would definitely use him if needed in the future and you should also.

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      Robert G.

      Hello everyone mr Doug Riddell is highly recommended I’d use him future reference he’s professional and explains everything to you he cares about his clients and makes great lawyer to have I couldn’t pass up the deal he gave me now I can move on with me life and prices he charge are reasonable can’t find good man he is he comes along way but I want thank him again so anyone who was charged wit ovi or dui call this man you will get best results I promise again thank you Doug

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      richard s.

      An amazing traffic lawyer. Got a really tough seeming case dismissed. Great at his profession. I appreciate it!

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      Killemr
    • Mr Riddell handled my traffic case quickly and efficiently, I was very happy with the outcome and, though I hope not to need it again, if I did I would definitely call him for help.

      Kimberly J. Avatar
      Kimberly J.

      Mr Riddell handled my traffic case quickly and efficiently, I was very happy with the outcome and, though I hope not to need it again, if I did I would definitely call him for help.

      Kimi J. Avatar
      Kimi J.

      An amazing traffic lawyer. Got a really tough seeming case dismissed. Great at his profession. I appreciate it!

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      Aboud I.
    • I had a particularly bad speeding ticket and Mr. Riddell was able to get the ticket dismissed. He was clear from the beginning setting realistic expectation and put my mind at ease. He was very informative every step of the process. If you are price sensitive, Mr Riddell fee was beyond reasonable. I would easily recommend him to anyone who needs representation in a traffic case.

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      Chris L.

      I don’t normally do reviews, however after dealing with Mr Riddell I felt it important to do so.I received 2 traffic fines/violations within Columbus, OH. After calling Mr Riddell, I felt that not only was his rates beyond reasonable/fair, but maybe even below what would have been a fair rate. What was most important to me though, beyond the fact that his rates were very good is that his communication and service was also very good!Mr Riddell, unlike most lawyers was contactable in the evening. Hours in which most lawyers wouldn’t even take you serious and simply blow you off. He was quick to communicate the terms on the court dates and to keep me updated immediately after so I did not need to be there.If I could give 10 stars to this law firm I definitely would!

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      The P.

      This is an amazing company. They carry out their duties in complete perfection. Thank you for this company

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      azizbek k.
    • I was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Attorney Douglas Riddell and his team saved me time, money and anxiety. I was represented twice in court, while I kept working. Charges were dropped, fine was reduced, and driving record kept clean. If you need an Attorney in the Columbus area - call Riddell Law. They do what they say, and deliver! Thank you very much

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      Rick V.

      Doug and his team do an amazing job, I had a speeding ticket that what ridiculous. With my career and schedule it was very hard for me to fight the case and would have been easy to just eat it and pay the fine. I contacted Doug’s firm and they took care of everything for a lesser price then my fine and got the charges dropped. I highly recommend , Well done Doug and Team and thank you

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      Cody G.

      Great attorneys. Received exactly what I paid for. Hazmat traffic ticket dismissed!

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      George R.
    • Doug did an amazing job at an amazing price with helping me with my speeding ticket! He got my ticket fully dismissed as I requested, and went to court on my behalf! I highly recommend him for your needs! Very friendly at a very fair price!

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      Nicholas v.

      I had an out-of-state speeding ticket, Doug did a great job to get me a favorable decision. Professional, kept in touch throughout the process, highly recommended.

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      small b.

      I was facing a very tough situation with a speeding ticket on July 3rd in Columbus. My insurance was going increase and with teenage drivers on my policy...it was not looking good. However that is when I found Riddell Law. Doug called me back in 5 minutes and took it from there. My ticket was dismissed and I just paid court costs. Bottom line I learned my lesson to watch my speed and not exceed the limit. Riddell Law eased the pain of that lesson. I just could not be more pleased with the service and outcome. I highly recommend Riddell Law.

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      Gregg Johnson
    • Excellent experience! Simply he does what he says! I like him and certainly recommend him!

      Nasir M.

      Incredible Service. Doug has produced favorable results for many of my traffic cases.

      Alec H.

      Excellent experience! Simply he does what he says! I like him and certainly recommend him!

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      Nasir Mehmood
    • Incredible Service. Doug has produced favorable results for many of my traffic cases.

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      Alec Hall

      Absolutely recommend this man. On top of everything from start to finish. Very professional.

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      Fozzy B.

      Doug did his job professionally with prompt communication. We got the first speeding ticket, he represented us at court and negotiated for the best results we didn't expect: case dismissed with completion of internet class. Couldn't be more satisfied. Thank you.

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      Liu L.
    • Amazing person job well done . Straight to the point ,I would recomend his service to everybody.Dejan

      Da D.

      I experienced the impact of strict professionalism working through Doug. He represented me twice and achieved success for me each time.

      delmosons a.

      Doug did an amazing job at an amazing price with helping me with my speeding ticket! He got my ticket fully dismissed as I requested, and went to court on my behalf! I highly recommend him for your needs! Very friendly at a very fair price!

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      pilotnicco
    • I experienced the impact of strict professionalism working through Doug. He represented me twice and achieved success for me each time.

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      delmosons and kem

      I made one phone call to Doug and he handled everything .Very professional. Kept me updated throughout the whole process.Got my ticket and points removed from my cdl without having to appear.Top notch service at a reasonable price

      Douglas C.

      Great communication, very professional and friendly firm.

      Devin M.
    • Riddell Law helped me out with my traffic ticket so quickly and easily! I called, sent in info about my situation and had Doug Riddell go in and represent me in court, as I was out of town during my court date. He didn't just take the easy way, he was willing to go to a second hearing for me in order to get my ticket and points on my license completely dropped. This was such a simple process and helped me out so much!

      Myia H.

      I made one phone call to Doug and he handled everything .Very professional. Kept me updated throughout the whole process.Got my ticket and points removed from my cdl without having to appear.Top notch service at a reasonable price

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      Douglas Ciufo

      Made a mistake & drove into Columbus with Corrosive Placards on my trailer. Officer recommended I get an attorney.Contacted Mr. Riddell & he agreed to represent me. I was pleasantly surprised by his friendly, professional manner. He appeared in court for me and resolved the case better than I'd hoped. Maintained constant communication so I was well informed every step of the way.I would highly recommend Mr. Douglas Riddell.

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      bellers56
    • Couldn't ask for a better experience. We hired Riddell Law to help when my daughter received a ticket and her court appearance would be when we were out of town. We didn't want her to go through the experience alone. The initial price quote was very fair. When he saw the ticket and my daughter's written explanation of what happened, he lowered the price even farther saying it wouldn't be that hard to take care of. Although it was easy from our side, it wasn't as easy as he thought, but he patiently waited and worked on it along with his other cases until it was satisfactorily resolved. If we hadn't had representation, she would have had a very negative experience. To be honest, my gut instinct was to pay and get on with our lives, but since she was required to appear, we decided to hire Riddell Law. I'm very glad we did.

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      Ann W.

      I don’t normally do reviews, however after dealing with Mr Riddell I felt it important to do so.I received 2 traffic fines/violations within Columbus, OH. After calling Mr Riddell, I felt that not only was his rates beyond reasonable/fair, but maybe even below what would have been a fair rate. What was most important to me though, beyond the fact that his rates were very good is that his communication and service was also very good!Mr Riddell, unlike most lawyers was contactable in the evening. Hours in which most lawyers wouldn’t even take you serious and simply blow you off. He was quick to communicate the terms on the court dates and to keep me updated immediately after so I did not need to be there. If I could give 10 stars to this law firm I definitely would!

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      MarlboroGuy

      Riddell Law helped me out with my traffic ticket so quickly and easily! I called, sent in info about my situation and had Doug Riddell go in and represent me in court, as I was out of town during my court date. He didn't just take the easy way, he was willing to go to a second hearing for me in order to get my ticket and points on my license completely dropped. This was such a simple process and helped me out so much!

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      Myia Hall
    • Couldn't ask for a better experience. We hired Riddell Law to help when my daughter received a ticket and her court appearance would be when we were out of town. We didn't want her to go through the experience alone. The initial price quote was very fair. When he saw the ticket and my daughter's written explanation of what happened, he lowered the price even farther saying it wouldn't be that hard to take care of. Although it was easy from our side, it wasn't as easy as he thought, but he patiently waited and worked on it along with his other cases until it was satisfactorily resolved. If we hadn't had representation, she would have had a very negative experience. To be honest, my gut instinct was to pay and get on with our lives, but since she was required to appear, we decided to hire Riddell Law. I'm very glad we did.

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      Ann W

      Called me asap and is already working on the case, ahead of the game . Great pricing and seems very adept at what he does

      Joe T.

      Doing was quick and efficient. He was so quick with communication and I had no worries. Thank you!

      Elizabeth C.
    • Riddell is such a wonderful and honest smart attorney. I contacted him on my case and he responded immediately and started working on the case even when we never met face to face. Got my case resolved in a timely manner. I have no reservation recommending him for anyone needing legal services. You wouldn’t regret having him as your attorney.

      Emeka U.

      Called me asap and is already working on the case, ahead of the game . Great pricing and seems very adept at what he does

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      Joe Thorpe

      Riddell is such a wonderful and honest smart attorney. I contacted him on my case and he responded immediately and started working on the case even when we never met face to face. Got my case resolved in a timely manner. I have no reservation recommending him for anyone needing legal services. You wouldn’t regret having him as your attorney.

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      Emeka Uchegbu
    • Doing was quick and efficient. He was so quick with communication and I had no worries. Thank you!

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      Elizabeth Corll

      Attorney Doug Riddell, I highly recommend his office. I've used this Attorney and always had very good service . Always returns calls and personally cares about clients . A definite Class Act !

      Brian L.

      Incredible! If you need a lawyer, hire him! Mr Riddell is kind, brilliant, caring, patient, and made me feel as though I was his only client. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone. From the first phone call to the end court date he was there for me every step of the way to answer any questions. Can't thank him enough! No points to my CDL.

      Robert C.
    • Great and professional.

      Abdikadir G.

      Incredible! If you need a lawyer, hire him! Mr Riddell is kind, brilliant, caring, patient, and made me feel as though I was his only client. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone. From the first phone call to the end court date he was there for me every step of the way to answer any questions. Can't thank him enough! No points to my CDL.

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      Robert Cantuaria

      Attorney Doug Riddell, I highly recommend his office. I've used this Attorney and always had very good service . Always returns calls and personally cares about clients . A definite Class Act !

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      Brian Lowe
    • Made a mistake & drove into Columbus with Corrosive Placards on my trailer. Officer recommended I get an attorney.

      Contacted Mr. Riddell & he agreed to represent me. I was pleasantly surprised by his friendly, professional manner. He appeared in court for me and resolved the case better than I'd hoped. Maintained constant communication so I was well informed every step of the way.

      I would highly recommend Mr. Douglas Riddell.

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      bellers56

      Absolutely recommend this man. On top of everything from start to finish. Very professional.

      Wilson P.

      I don’t normally do reviews, however after dealing with Mr Riddell I felt it important to do so.

      I received 2 traffic fines/violations within Columbus, OH. After calling Mr Riddell, I felt that not only was his rates beyond reasonable/fair, but maybe even below what would have been a fair rate. What was most important to me though, beyond the fact that his rates were very good is that his communication and service was also very good!

      Mr Riddell, unlike most lawyers was contactable in the evening. Hours in which most lawyers wouldn’t even take you serious and simply blow you off. He was quick to communicate the terms on the court dates and to keep me updated immediately after so I did not need to be there.

      If I could give 10 stars to this law firm I definitely would!

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      MarlboroGuy
    • Thanks for everything Doug! I am more than satisfied with the service you provided.😎

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      final w.

      I came into contact with, Riddell Law, after being pulled over, for excessive speeding. I have a class A CDL driver's license.The charge may have put me behind bars and cost me my career. The attorneys, at Riddel, managed, to get my charges reduced, to an equipment violation, and no points. I was given a reasonable fine and and ordered, to take an online defensive driving course. My career and CDL are intact and I have learned a lesson. Let me make it clear. Hire Riddell, if you need, to win your case. Thank you Doug Riddell.

      Bill C.

      Doug did his job professionally with prompt communication. We got the first speeding ticket, he represented us at court and negotiated for the best results we didn't expect: case dismissed with completion of internet class. Couldn't be more satisfied. Thank you.

      Liu C.
    • Attorney Douglass Riddell was instrumental in assisting with the elimination of all potential points to my record because of a traffic ticket that I had been given. He did a great job in my defense and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a traffic lawyer.

      Ruslan P.

      Had an issue to resolve with a ticket, emailed a request to get in touch and was talking to him in less than 15 minutes. He handled everything professionally and promptly. Does great work and you won't regret a thing.

      Colin S.

      Doug Riddell was perfect. Great price and he got 3/4 cases dismissed for me. 🙏 ❤️

      g s.
    • Douglas took care of me from the moment I received my citation in Columbus. He thoroughly explained the process, as well as the most & least favorable potential outcomes. He communicated well & often, and in the end got me the most favorable outcome. Hopefully I’ll never need his services again, but if I do I’ll definitely be calling him!

      Kenneth B.

      Great communication with them at all times .Doug did a great job helping me fight my citation . Would highly recommend them.

      Joel C.

      Great communication throughout the process of successfully getting my speeding ticket dismissed.

      Shane C.
    • Awesome law firm great service

      Becky H.

      Very professional and outstanding services on time

      Farah H.

      Highly recommended especially if your cdl is on the line

      Anthony C.
    • got the job done with fair price

      James C.

      Douglas did an excellent job representing my case. He was fast and sufficient and handled everything from to start to the finish with professionalism. Thank you again!

      Katie W.

      If you Truck Driver, And you want to protect your CDL license, Ran into traffic violations in ohio, They're the best in Franklin County*****

      Maslah B.
    • Very attentive and responsive

      Charlie K.

      Courteous, fast response and and keeps you constantly up to date on your case. Resolved my issue with a decidedly good outcome. I have no qualms about recommending their services to anyone.

      Peter G.

      Overall experience with Mr. Riddell was excellent. He was very professional, prompt in responding through the whole process, and price for services was reasonable.

      Johnny C.
    • Great attorney

      Jean M.

      Doug and his team were awesome! I was having medical issues at the time of my court dates and he arranged it so I did not have to be there. I was facing several (7) traffic charges which he was able to get all but one dismissed. Very inexpensive and good communication. Thank you!

      Erica F.

      I've used him twice, and he goes above and beyond expectations.

      Maurice R.
    • Competent representation at a very good price.

      Socially A.

      If you are CDL driver and need assistance this is the person you need to contact. He did everything for me, I didn’t even get to court. He was there for me. Great experience in a though situation.

      eddie f.

      Great service and again thank you for your help

      Anthony B.
    • Thanks for everything Doug! I am more than satisfied with the service you provided.😎

      Tommy F.

      Thanks for everything Doug! I am more than satisfied with the service you provided.😎

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      Short N.

      Best lawyer experience ever!!

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      Edward W.
    • The best!!

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      Who i.

      I am very pleased to say Mr. Riddell has demonstrated excellent communication. He gets to the point and was highly recommended.Now i know why he is the best out there!! Im am very please with outcome of the case he took upon me in front of the Judge. He won our case and im pleased that he has proved himself and if you need a Traffic Case Attorney he is your man! He is the best and knows what he is doing!!

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      E M.

      Easy to work with. Informative every step of the way. Very good and easy communication. Got my driver off from the charge. Would work with again. Patrick - Tank Carrier Services, Inc.

      Patrick W.
    • Best lawyer experience ever!!

      Roof M.

      Douglas helped me with my traffic case and finally my case had been dismissed,he is a very punctual and reply all your questions and concerns whenever u call him even at late nightThanks

      Dr.Farhan D.

      Doug is an outstanding attorney! Attention to detail, follow-up, professional and he knows his business.He significantly helped us as we fought a substantial moving violation. We can’t thank him enough for being there for us. 5 stars for this guy. If you need an attorney…give Doug a call. Don’t go it alone!Doug is the man!

      Harold M.
    • I am very pleased to say Mr. Riddell has demonstrated excellent communication. He gets to the point and was highly recommended.Now i know why he is the best out there!! Im am very please with outcome of the case he took upon me in front of the Judge. He won our case and im pleased that he has proved himself and if you need a Traffic Case Attorney he is your man! He is the best and knows what he is doing!!

      m t.

      The best!!

      patrick t.

      He is the best , it's first time i give some one five star, because he told first place what he can do it and he did my ticket get dismissed and also no fine to pay too, wow

      said h.
    • Very professional and effective!

      Lidia

      Riddell law llc was thorough, detailed and dedicated. They communicated regularly and got me the result I wanted. I hope I don't need legal help again, but if I do, I'd go with them!

      Amanda H.

      Was great working with riddell , I dint have to worry about anything. I got a reckless operation and he took care of it for me. He is a really nice person and responsible he always put me up to date. Great working with him😊

      juare m.
    • Riddell Law was extremely helpful and friendly in getting my case resolved. I would recommend them to anyone needing legal help.

      jim r.

      Very pleased with the service!! Highly recommend.

      Hannah P.

      I can't say enough good things about Riddell law . They communicate at every step of the way . I hiaghly recommend them for all your needs

      Tom J.
    • One the best in the business.

      Adam A.

      I am really glad that I found this firm for my speeding ticket. They are very quick responsive and especially Dough Riddell, He informed me each and every step of my case. Whenever I have doubt I can directly talk to him. So that's the best part of this firm which I like the most. Thank You.

      Divyang P.

      I got a traffic ticket that was dismissed and it is all Douglas. There is no better attorney in the area. I highly recommend this attorney.

      Anvar T.
    • Great communicator! Always keeps us informed on court status. Very helpful with Columbus OH Haz-Mat violations. Saves our bacon everytime!!

      Gene P.

      ABSOULUTLY PROFESSIONAL ! Mr. Riddell made my tragic experience much easier to deal with. Well informed and comforting . I would recommend him to everyone. Well done !!!!

      Ron H.

      Best Lawfirm ever

      Ranga R.
    • I received a traffic ticket in Dublin, and I called around to some traffic lawyers that handled that area. I was quoted some pretty bizarre prices for what I felt was a simple ticket. When I reached Attorney Riddell's office, I was quoted a very reasonable rate, and he kept me informed every step of the way. Attorney Riddell got my ticket thrown out altogether. I hope that I don't find myself in a situation in which I will need a traffic lawyer, but if so, I would not hesitate to use Riddell Law whatsoever, and proudly recommend his services to friends and family.

      Robbie H.

      Very helpful and easy to deal with-prompt reaponses

      tina h.

      Riddelld Law is 1 of the best Lawyers in ohio I really thanks to Mr Douglas who really took good care of my case and I came out clean no points on my license also made my license record clean. Aging thank u so much Mr Douglas God bless u and ur family.

      Imran A.
    • I would highly recommend Mr. Riddell. I appreciated his service.

      Serenity H.

      Doug is an outstanding man and attorney! His core values are were shown through his communication with me and my through case results. #dismisswd Every single time I reached to him he returned all calls and emails. I was quite bothersome in my opinion throughout our ordeal, he never wavered and maintained his professionalism. I simply did not have the time or resources to deal with unforseen circumstances but he showed up like the Superstar he is.

      Tatiana H.

      Highly professional, very efficient attorney, who helped us in multiple occasions always exceeding our expectations.

      Adam B.
    • Doug is awesome! He helped me with a legal situation that I could have never handled myself. He is very reasonable with his price and was prompt to reply whenever I had questions about my case. Hopefully I don't need to use legal help again, but if I do, I'll be contacting Doug for sure.

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      MadeinColumbus

      I chose Doug for my speeding ticket due to the overwhelming number of positive reviews and I was not disappointed. Within minutes of submitting a "more information request form" on his website, he called me and discussed my case. After hearing my case, he told me what he was able to do and made it clear what the costs would be with his flat fees before signing any paperwork. Once hired, he handled everything professionally and quickly and, within 2 weeks, my case was dismissed. I hope I never need his services again but he will be the first person I call if I do.

      Kerry B.

      While living out-of-state, I found out there was an outstanding traffic violation and court costs. Resulting in a warrant! So glad I made this call! Doug was more than fair with his price and kept me up-to-date with calls and text. Had everything resolved in less than three days.

      Rod L.
    • Doug is awesome! He helped me with a legal situation that I could have never handled myself. He is very reasonable with his price and was prompt to reply whenever I had questions about my case. Hopefully I don't need to use legal help again, but if I do, I'll be contacting Doug for sure.

      Victor M.

      I live almost 3 hours away from Columbus and got charged with possession of marijuana. Doug was understanding about the fact that I lived so far away and still worked to get the case transferred and eventually got it dropped to disorderly conduct. He kept me constantly updated and was very easy to contact. I'm very happy with the outcome.

      Alison A.

      Doug was the best attourny I have ever spoken with. He called picked up when i called and if he didnt called back in minutes. Great client service I would highly reccomned him to anyone I know!!!

      Ken H.
    • I was surprised how smooth an experience could be with a law office. A few days before my court date for a speeding ticket I thought I should see if a lawyer could help. I wasn't expecting much on short notice, but I tried Riddell on the recommendation of a friend. Within hours of my initial email (Christmas Eve)I was on the phone with the lawyer that got my ticket dismissed with fines removed. I'll definitely try not to get another ticket. If I do get another ticket, I'll call Mr. Riddell right away.

      Garrett B.

      I have worked with Bridget and Doug on several matters and always find them to be diligent, skilled, and pleasant attorneys. They are familiar with the local courts and prosecutors which seems to help them get things resolved quicker. I highly recommend Riddell Law.

      Samir D.

      I highly recommend Doug Riddell. He is very responsive to his clients and always returns phone calls personally even in the middle of the night. From everything I hear, his firm has really reasonable fees and Doug Riddell is one of the best DUI attorneys in the Columbus area.

      Martha M.
    • I picked Doug's name from a Google search when my son had an incident. Doug explained his flat fee and what he thought he could do for us. He prepared us for the worst but in the background was working with prosecutors to help get the charges reduced. He has working relationships with local prosecutors that make him extremely effective. He managed to get the charges reduced and literally gave my son a second chance. I have never worked with a lawyer before but Doug made the process easy. He was available when we needed him and always returned calls or text. I can't say enough about how pleased we were with him.

      Don R.

      He got back to texts and calls within minutes (Even on weekends)Negotiated plea bargain for tickets (Online traffic school class) Took care of everything. All I did was pay.Thanks,Doug.

      Brian C.

      I have known Doug Riddell for over 5 years and have co-counseled with him on several cases. Doug has always been an extremely knowledgeable and astute attorney. We have had successful outcomes on some very difficult cases. I have also referred DUI cases to his office and have received positive feedback regarding his professionalism, courteous manner, and attention to his clients' needs.

      Sean F.
    • My experience with Riddell Law was wonderful. I have never understood law or the justice system very well, but all my questions were answered in simple, easy to understand ways! They helped me and aided me alot in my process and would recommend anyone looking for down to earth help to invest in Riddell Law as their guide!

      Erin W.

      I contacted Doug after I found his profile online and saw that he had received several accreditations, awards and positive recognition. The reason I contacted him was due to a speeding ticket that I was looking for his help to get resolved. Doug was extremely helpful, proactive and very much on top of things throughout the process. He kept me informed and resolved the case very quickly and successfully. I can't say enough about how efficient and qualified he was. Would definitely recommend him for others looking for great representation.

      Sam S.

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    Douglas Riddell

    • Certified in the Approved Curriculum for DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course
    • Represented thousands of OVI, traffic and criminal defense clients throughout Franklin County 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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