Michael J. Goldberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Cleveland, OH

The Goldberg Law Firm
 | 323 Lakeside Avenue West, Suite 450
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-696-4514
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Constitutional Law (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder of his own law firm, Michael J. Goldberg has been aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients for almost 27 years. From his office in Cleveland, Ohio, he serves clients throughout all of the northern part of the state. Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, his varied caseload includes federal fraud and other white collar criminal charges, juvenile crimes, drug cases, driving under the influence and theft.

Mr. Goldberg completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1985. He then went on to pursue his legal education at The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988.

Mr. Goldberg is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. His record on drug cases includes numerous dismissals of charges and acquittals at jury trials, and he has defended those accused of fraud at both the state and federal levels. His skill in defending his clients in criminal matters has been recognized by his peers and clients alike, as attested to by his inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Dedicated to the furtherance of his profession, Mr. Goldberg actively participates in several organizations in order to help him stay abreast of current developments in criminal law and procedure. He is a member of both the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%): Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses

Constitutional Law (10%)

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About Michael Goldberg

Admitted: 1988, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.michaeljgoldberg.net/Attorneys/Michael-J-Goldberg...

Honors and Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 in Ohio

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1989
  • Ohio, 1988

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Have delivered numerous presentations and panel discussions to community, school and religious organizations concerning the criminal justice system and processes, Federal Sentencing issues, the opiate crisis and disparate treatment of minorities by police, courts and prosecutors.  Have also lectured on questions of ethical representation of criminal defendants.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Red Cross Community Hero Award, 2006

Educational Background:

  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, B.A. cum laude, Major: History, 1985

Industry Groups

  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Ohio Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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    Office Location for Michael J. Goldberg

    323 Lakeside Avenue West
    Suite 450
    Cleveland, OH 44113

    Phone: 216-696-4514

     

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    Last Updated: 5/3/2017

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