Antony A. Abboud

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dayton, OH

Gounaris Abboud, Inc.
 | 130 West Second Street, Suite 2000
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: 937-222-1515
Fax: 937-222-1224
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Antony A. Abboud is a partner with Gounaris Abboud, LPA, law firm, which has law offices in Dayton and Springboro, Ohio. Nationally recognized as among the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Abboud has more than 16 years of total legal experience, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across his region who stand accused or are under investigation of any type of felony or misdemeanor offense. Along with criminal defense, he also handles family law matters as well as personal injury claims.

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Abboud has achieved a long record of securing acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for those facing accusations of DUI/OVI, drug crimes, theft and property crimes, and many other serious criminal charges. He also has extensive experience helping clients through the complex and emotional divorce process, and he has recovered substantial compensation for those adversely affected by an accident caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism, Mr. Abboud has earned Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40 designations from The National Trial Lawyers, and Cincinnati Magazine voted him among the area's Outstanding Young Lawyers. He has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers as well as designation from the National Advocacy for DUI Defense as one of the Top DUI attorneys in the state of Ohio.

Moreover, Mr. Abboud has received "Superb, 10 out of 10" client ratings on Avvo for his stellar client service along with the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. He has also received numerous five-star client reviews on Google and other sources, and he has received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2000 graduate of the University of Dayton, Mr. Abboud obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2004. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He is also an active member of the Dayton Bar Association, the Green County Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014

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About Antony Abboud

Admitted: 2004, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Cincinnati Magazine, Outstanding Young Lawyers
  • Top DUI attorneys in the State of Ohio by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 10 Best, Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Ohio by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 10.0 “Superb” Avvo rating
  • Included in the list of Ohio Super Lawyers® 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2018, 2019 and most recently 2020
  • Top 40 under 40 award by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dean's Scholarship University of Dayton School of Law, 2000
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • CALI Award University of Dayton, School of Law, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dayton Bar Committee for Criminal Justice
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Green County Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • State of Ohio Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, American Bar Association, 2006 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Member, Dayton Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Member, Criminal Justice Committee, Dayton Bar
  • Member, Greene County Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Ohio

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Facing a DUI? 4 Things You Need to Know,, 2010

Representative Clients:

  • State of Ohio vs. Lawrence Stamps (CA23541)
  • State of Ohio vs. Van R. Wilson (CA 23167)
  • State of Ohio vs. Oliver McGuire (09 CR 3580)
  • Persuasive Public Speaking, Miami Valley, 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of Dayton, B.A. in Criminal Justice Studies, Minor in Political Science
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Office Location for Antony A. Abboud

130 West Second Street
Suite 2000
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone: 937-222-1515

Fax: 937-222-1224

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Last Updated: 1/12/2021

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