Neal D. Schuett

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Oxford, Ohio

Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima
Neal D. Schuett
Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2010

Education: The University of Iowa College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima

121 West High Street
Oxford, OH 45056 Visit website


Attorney Neal D. Schuett is a partner with Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima, which has office locations in Lebanon, West Chester, Cincinnati and Oxford, Ohio, as well as in Florence, Kentucky. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 15 years of total legal experience, Mr. Schuett provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Criminal defense

·       OVI defense

·       Criminal appeals

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Schuett has successfully handled hundreds of complex criminal cases in state and federal courts across his region, and he has obtained a long record of securing acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for the accused. In addition, he has extensive experience with appeals, and he fights hard to protect the rights and liberties of his clients while helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Mr. Schuett has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great satisfaction in being able to help so many in his community during their times of dire need.

A 2002 graduate of The University of Iowa, Mr. Schuett received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the school in 2003, where he was a member of the dean's list and two-time winner of the American Mock Trial Association National Championship. He obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Iowa College of Law in 2006, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

A leader in his field, Mr. Schuett teaches legal writing and reasoning at Miami University as well as law in the business environment and criminal justice. He is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Greater Cincinnati Bar Association and the Butler County Bar Association, and he serves on the board of directors of the American Mock Trial Association.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Appellate

Focus areas

Appeals, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 30% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20% Appellate

First Admitted: 2010, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity
  • National Champion: American Mock Trial Association
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • BLS 342: Law in the Business Environment, Miami University, 2011 to Present
  • Legal Environment of Business, Miami University, 2011 to 2018
  • Legal Writing and Reasoning, Miami University, 2014 to Present
  • Criminal Justice, Miami University, 2018 to Present
  • BLS 316: Legal Writing & Reasoning, Miami University, 2014 to Present
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio, 2010
  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • American Mock Trial Association, Board of Directors
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Miami University
  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Greater Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • American Mock Trial Association, Board of Directors  2009 - present
  • Program Director and Coach - Miami University Mock Trial, 2010 to Present
Educational Background:
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, B.B.A. in Business-MIS; Religious Studies with Dean's List, Honors Program and Two-time American Mock Trial Association National Champion, 2003
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A., 2002

Office location for Neal D. Schuett

121 West High Street
Oxford, OH 45056

Phone: 513-496-0134


3 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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