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“Experienced Trial Lawyer in Columbus Ohio for Criminal, Traffic, OVI,
DUI & Drunk Driving defense.”

-Criminal Defense Client, 2013

Columbus Ohio DUI Attorneys – Criminal Defense Law Firm Central Ohio

Criminal Defense Attorneys Defending Against Sex Crime, Traffic, Drug and DUI Charges

Probst Law Office is a criminal and DUI defense law firm based in Columbus, Ohio. We have the experience and knowledge it takes to defend individuals charged with both felony and misdemeanor criminal, traffic, and driving under the influence (DUI), or as it is more recently known, operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) offenses. As a former prosecutor with more than 16 years of professional experience, Columbus criminal defense and DUI attorney Michael Probst has significant trial experience in addition to an extensive working knowledge of courtroom procedures.

Probst Law Office works and lives by the ethic that every person charged with a traffic offense, criminal offense, sex crime, drunk driving, or drug and alcohol offenses deserves a vigorous defense. Attorney Michael Probst exemplifies the hardworking, tenacious and committed criminal defense lawyer with a record of proven results for his clients. In addition, Michael is approachable, sympathetic and non-judgmental. Michael Probst takes tremendous pride in sustaining a professional and ethical legal practice and in being of service to his clients.

Have you been arrested for a DUI in Central Ohio?

If you have faced a DUI arrest, you need an attorney who understands the process and can work on your behalf for the best possible results in your individual situation. DUI penalties are serious and can be life-altering. An unchallenged drunk driving conviction can virtually ruin future education or job prospects. Consumption of alcohol can lead to such very serious consequences, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated is taken very seriously in Central Ohio. You need an experienced, well-versed advocate who can help you come through this rough patch and provide you a solid defense strategy. You do not need to settle for an inexperienced attorney who doesn’t know the ropes or the system.

Drug crime defense in Franklin County can be especially tricky and the complexities are not something you should approach without experienced, skilled legal counsel. Selecting a criminal defense lawyer to represent you should not be an arduous process. You should have an attorney who puts your needs and concerns at the forefront. The criminal defense attorneys and staff at Probst Law Office pride themselves in delivering a superior legal defense and communicating with clients throughout every step of the legal process.

Being charged with a sex crime can be especially embarrassing and carry a tremendous stigma. Don’t let that embarrassment lead to putting off building the most vigorous defense possible.  Find an experienced sex crime lawyer who knows how to create the strategies and defenses to help you.

Consequences of DUI and Criminal Charges in Columbus Franklin County

Why do you need an attorney to defend you against a criminal, traffic, DUI or sex crime charge? Because facing any one of these charges can be a very scary experience with severe consequences. Convictions can include the possibility of jail time, steep court fines, driver’s license suspensions, and a permanent criminal record. Serious charges such as these can result in loss of employment, loss of a professional license, and consequences with military service. Being charged with or convicted of a criminal offense can also have serious consequences for high school and college students. This includes suspension, expulsion, and loss of scholarships and financial aid.

Our firm provides personalized and attentive legal representation throughout every phase of a criminal case, including:

Attorney Michael Probst

Client Consultations

Meeting with an attorney for the first time should not be a scary experience. We offer a friendly and professional environment with a knowledgeable and experienced staff where people feel comfortable from the moment they walk into our central Ohio office. Conversations with clients about legal matters are held in the utmost confidence. You can be confident of our commitment to you and your case.
We accept same day and next day business appointments and our Columbus OVI attorneys routinely meet with clients after regular business hours and on weekends to accommodate their work and school schedules. For those clients who are charged with a DUI or OVI offense and who can’t drive due to a driver’s license suspension, our DUI lawyers will gladly schedule consultations outside of the office in a location more suitable to the client.

WHY CHOOSE OUR Criminal Defense LAW FIRM

EXPERIENCE : – In private practice since 2002, Michael has substantial and significant experience representing clients on OVI and DUI cases, traffic cases, and misdemeanor and felony criminal matters in State and Federal Courts throughout Ohio. Michael is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association. As an added benefit to our potential clients, our firm offers free initial consultations for anyone looking for legal representation for a criminal, traffic DUI or OVI matter.

COMMITTMENT : – Finding legal counsel should be an easy and worry-free process. The attorneys at Probst Law Office are hard-working and confident in their abilities to offer the highest standard of legal defense. With nearly two decades of experience as both a prosecutor and Columbus criminal defense lawyer, Michael Probst brings that talent and experience to bear in defending adults and juveniles against criminal charges they face. Michael is proud to defend the rights of clients facing charges in mayor’s, state, and federal courts.

Every defendant has a constitutional right to a defense, regardless what accusations you may be facing. Michael’s practice areas encompass all criminal matters, from minor traffic violations to homicide. Whether you have been charged with DUI or OVI, are facing drug charges, or have been charged with a sex crime, you can rely on Michael Probst to help you build the strongest possible defense from his Columbus criminal defense law firm.

For most people, being charged with a crime is both frightening and embarrassing. Michael wants you to know that he is not your judge. He is at your service to help you in what is doubtless a difficult situation. Michael and his staff focus on providing you with an approachable, comfortable atmosphere to provide you the high-quality defense you need and deserve.

LOCAL REPRESENTATION : – Michael Probst is an attorney you can trust with your freedom and your future. A longtime member of the community, Michael takes pride in his community involvement. Michael is a personable and approachable criminal law lawyer who cares deeply about his clients and handles each case as if it were my own. His personal work ethic demands thorough preparation and investigation of all the aspects of the case along with intense and arduous preparation for each case. Michael will negotiate with the prosecution for a positive result, with your best interests as his foremost concern. If the prosecution is unwilling to make a fair offer that works for you, Michael’s trial experience gives him the talent and skill to argue both aggressively and persuasively at trial.
Who you choose to serve as your defense attorney may be one of the most important decisions you make in the matter you are facing. As a former prosecutor, Michael Probst is has a deep, discerning knowledge of local Ohio courts, attorneys and procedures. In addition, he is both an experienced trial lawyer and a skilled negotiator. Michael will work diligently to get positive results for you as your defense attorney.

COMPETITIVE RATES : – At Probst Law Office we know cost is an important consideration. That is why your first consultation with the attorney is at no cost to you. And the rates for defending you against the charges you face are competitive with others in Columbus. In addition to the competitive rates, when you decide to work with Michael Probst you receive his experience, skill, commitment and outstanding track record at the service of your defense. Conversations with clients about legal matters are held in the utmost confidence. You can be confident of our commitment to you and your case.

We accept same day and next day business appointments and our Columbus OVI attorneys routinely meet with clients after regular business hours and on weekends to accommodate their work and school schedules. For those clients who are charged with a DUI or OVI offense and who can’t drive due to a driver’s license suspension, our DUI lawyers will gladly schedule consultations outside of the office in a location more suitable to the client.

WE KNOW OHIO CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW

Probst Law Office provides skilled, experienced defense services for clients facing a wide range of criminal charges.
TRAFFIC & DUI/OVI OFFENSES: – All traffic charges including speeding, reckless driving, OVI, DUI or DWI charges.
THEFT OFFENSES: – Including shoplifting, theft, robbery and burglary.
DRUG CHARGES: – Misdemeanor and felony drug charges, including drug possession, drug trafficking and distribution, cultivation and manufacturing charges.
VIOLENT CRIMES: – Homicide, aggravated homicide, assault, arson, sexual assault, domestic violence and gun crimes and other weapons violations.
WHITE COLLAR CRIMES: – Fraud, embezzlement or another white collar crime in state or federal court.
SEX CRIMES: – Rape/sexual assault, GSI, sexual battery, possession of child pornography, Internet sex crimes, voyeurism, & more.
ADULT, JUVENILE AND COLLEGE STUDENT REPRESENTATION: – Representing clients of all ages from juveniles accused of juvenile delinquency to college students and adults charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES: – Criminal appeals, probation and parole violations and expunging criminal records.

Meet Ohio Attorney Michael Probst

Michael graduated from Ohio State with a B.A. degree, and then went on to graduate from Capital University Law School in 1999 with the honored distinction of cum laude. During his law school career, Michael was a member of Law Review and served as the Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board. He was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1999, and he is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Michael first position after graduating from law school was serving as a Staff Attorney on the Third District Court of Appeals of Ohio. There he helped research and write appellate judicial opinions. He then worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Union County, Ohio, gaining extensive trial experience specializing in prosecuting adult felony offenders.He is the member of Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association and Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

This experience, as well as the many years of distinguished criminal defense practice since 2002, uniquely qualifies Michael to provide you with experienced, trusted legal expertise to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Dedicated Defense Attorney Against All Criminal, Sex Crime, and Drunk Driving Charges

Every defendant has a constitutional right to a defense, regardless what accusations you may be facing. My practice areas encompass all criminal matters, from minor traffic violations to homicide. Whether you have been charged with DUI or OVI, are facing drug charges, or have been charged with a sex crime, you can rely on me to help you build the strongest possible defense from my Columbus criminal defense law firm.

For most people, being charged with a crime is both frightening and embarrassing. I want you to know that I am not here to judge. I am here to help. My staff and I are intent on providing you with an approachable, comfortable atmosphere where we can get to the business of providing you the high-quality defense you need and deserve.

I am a personable and approachable criminal law lawyer. I care deeply about my clients and handle each case as if it were my own. I thoroughly investigate and arduously prepare for each case and negotiate with the prosecution for a positive result, with your best interests as my primary concern. If the prosecution is unwilling to make a fair offer, I have the trial experience to argue aggressively and persuasively at trial.

Contact Columbus OVI/DUI Attorneys & Drug Defense Lawyers

If you have been charged with a drug crime, drunk driving, sex crime, white-collar crime, or another criminal offense, it is important to seek legal help immediately. We can begin building a strategy for your defense immediately. Contact me, your Columbus criminal defense attorney, online or call 614-232-8890 for a free initial consultation. I am the founder of Probst Law Office, Inc., a law firm serving Central Ohio, Columbus and Franklin County. My office is located in downtown Columbus, close to the Franklin County Municipal Court and the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. Contact Michael today for your free consultation, or call now at 614-232-8890.