Paul B. Daiker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Independence, OH

Paul Daiker Law, LLC
 | 7100 E Pleasant Valley Rd, Suite 120
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 440-888-2770
Fax: 440-888-2867
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Paul B. Daiker is the founder and owner of Paul Daiker Attorney at Law located in Cleveland, Ohio. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Daiker has handled a wide range of legal matters throughout the course of his career. He currently focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense, but he also represents clients with their legal needs involving family law and personal injury claims as well.

A 1990 graduate of Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, Mr. Daiker attended Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1993. While in law school, he served with the Cleveland State Law Review.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Daiker has several publications to his credit, and he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics involving DUI/OVI, traffic laws, legal ethics and other subjects. He has also served as a member of the adjunct legal faculty at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he has instructed criminal procedure classes.

Early in his career, Mr. Daiker served as a prosecutor for Moreland Hills. From this experience, he gained invaluable insight into the criminal justice system, allowing him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for those he serves. Whether focusing on criminal defense, family law or personal injury matters, Mr. Daiker always has his clients' rights and best interests at heart, and he is equally effective negotiating favorable terms for his clients in lieu of going to court.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Daiker has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Along with holding an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, he has also received Superb ratings on Avvo, and The Best Lawyers in America has named him among the country's best attorneys for white collar crime and family law each year since 2016.

He has also earned top attorney designations from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, and the American Society of Legal Advocates.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses

Family Law (40%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Assault

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Assault

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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About Paul Daiker

Admitted: 1993, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://pauldaikerlaw.com/#aboutPaul

Honors/Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Cleveland, Ohio in the fields of White Collar Crime & Family Law, 2016 - 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Presented with a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award for excellence in the field of Family Law, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Lawyer of the Year, Criminal Defense: White Collar, for Cleveland for 2019, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2011 - 2019
  • Listed as one of the "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Ohio, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Recognized as one of the Top 100 OVI Attorneys in the State of Ohio, National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as one of the "10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Ohio, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Selected as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the State of Ohio for 2014 and 2016, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Cleveland, Ohio in the fields of White Collar Crime & Family Law, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • AVVO Rating of 10 out of 10

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Chair, Membership Committee, Cleveland Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 1997-1998
  • Cleveland Bar Association, Certified Grievance Committee, 1997-2001
  • Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • William K. Thomas Inn of Court, 2011-Present
  • Member, Cleveland Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Executive Council, Cleveland Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 1996-1998
  • Prosecutor Representative, Cleveland Bar Association, 1997-1998
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • William K. Thomas Inn of Court, 2005-2008 
  • Member, Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Member, Akron Bar Association
  • Cleveland Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, 1996-present
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee, (1997- 2002)
  • Member, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Prosecutor, Village of Moreland Hills, Ohio 1996-2000
  • Ohio, 1993

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Teaching Criminal Procedure II for 2017m 2018 and currently in 2019. Taught Criminal Procedure I, Spring 2017, Adjunct Professor, 2019
  • Seminar Co-Chair, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Criminal Trial Walk-Thru Program, 2013
  • Speaker on Legal Ethics, National Business Institute Seminar "Guns, Gaming, Marijuana, Opiods and Alcoholic Beverages", Cleveland, Ohio,June 9, 2017
  • Speaker and Panel Member, Cleveland Bar Association, Criminal Trial Walk-Thru Program (1998, 2001, 2005)
  • Speaker, Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Advanced D.U.I. Defense, 2002
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, "The Criminal Trial from Start to Finish in Ohio: The Defense", 2003
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, "Practical Legal Ethics in Ohio: Issues and Answers", August 14, 2003
  • Speaker, Lorman Education Services, Traffic Law Practice in Ohio Seminar, January 23, 2004
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, "Criminal Defense Discovery: Problems and Solutions" Seminar, April 7, 2006
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, "Evidence and Expert Testimony Best Practices: Supporting Your Case", October, 2007
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, "Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the Rambo Litigator", July 31, 2009
  • Speaker, Zukerman, Daiker & Lear, "Professional and Ethical Ramifications of State v. Hoover", December 11., 2009
  • Presenter, DUI/OVI, Traffic Law, Ethics Seminars
  • Seminar Co-Chair, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Criminal Trial Walk-Thru Program, 2007
  • Cleveland State Law Review 1991-1993

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, Bachelor of Arts, 1990

Industry Groups

  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Ohio Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Office Location for Paul B. Daiker

7100 E Pleasant Valley Rd
Suite 120
Independence, OH 44131

Phone: 440-888-2770

Fax: 440-888-2867

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