Daniel M. Margolis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Cleveland, OH

The Law Office of Daniel M. Margolis, LLC
 | 1360 West 9th Street, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-533-9533
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1996
Education: Vermont Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Schools & Education (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Daniel M. Margolis in the founder and owner of Dan Margolis law firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Nationally recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Ohio as well as the entire country, Mr. Margolis has more than 24 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients across the state who have legal needs involving education law or criminal defense.

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Margolis has gained a reputation as an authority in school and education law. His client base ranges from students in kindergarten all the way through college, and he has achieved notable success defending his clients against claims of academic dishonesty, suspensions and expulsions, and other serious school-related issues.

    Through his practice, he handles a lot of criminal defense matters as they relate to students or schools, and he represents clients who face other felony and misdemeanor charges, such as drug crimes, sex crimes, traffic offenses, violent crimes and others. From his efforts, he has a long record of securing dismissals, acquittals and reductions of charges for the accused.

    Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Margolis has earned a Premier 100 rating and a Premier 100 Criminal Lawyers designation from the American Academy of Trial Attorneys. Moreover, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys named him as one of the 10 Best Criminal Attorneys in Ohio, and the National Trial Lawyers Association voted him among the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the State of Ohio. He has also received the Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell among his other accolades.

    A graduate of Carleton College, Mr. Margolis obtained his Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School in 1996 as a dean's list scholar. The Ohio State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

    Mr. Margolis is a member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also serves on the legal committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    • 50%Schools & Education

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    Super Lawyers: 2021

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    About Daniel Margolis

    Admitted: 1996, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: https://www.danmargolis.com/about/attorney-daniel-margolis/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Premier 100 Criminal Lawyers by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA)
    • Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the State of Ohio by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) (2013)
    • Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell (2015)
    • Awarded 10 Best Criminal Attorneys in Ohio by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AICLA)
    • Named in Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the State of Ohio by the National Trial Lawyers Association (2012 – 2016)
    • Premier 100 Designation by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • NORML – National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
    • Legal Committee Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
    • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL)
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • Ohio, 1996

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Former Assistant Prosecutor for Cuyahoga County
    • Founder of the first Arson Prosecution Unit
    • Member of the Volunteer Fire Department

    Educational Background:

    • Carleton College, BA
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    Office Location for Daniel M. Margolis

    1360 West 9th Street
    Suite 200
    Cleveland, OH 44113

    Phone: 216-533-9533

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