Criminal Defense Services in Cleveland, Akron, and Northeast Ohio

Garson Johnson attorneys are your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of criminal defense in Cleveland, Akron, and Northeast Ohio. Former Assistant Prosecutor, Dallas Hawkins, is here to protect your rights, offer experience guidance, and advocate tirelessly for your best interests in a variety of cases, including:

DUI (Driving Under the Influence)

Facing DUI charges can be overwhelming, but you don't have to go through it alone. We provide in-depth information on the legal aspects of DUI cases, potential consequences, and how our team can provide you with a strong defense to protect your driving privileges and future.

Traffic Tickets

Don't let a simple traffic violation wreak havoc on your life. Explore your options, understand potential consequences, and discover how we can help you minimize the impact on your driving record and insurance premiums.

Driving Under Suspension

Driving with a suspended license can lead to serious legal repercussions. We offer insights into understanding the charges, building a robust defense, and working towards reinstating your driving privileges.

Domestic Violence

When facing domestic violence charges, you need a strong legal ally by your side. Explore our experience in domestic violence cases and how we can help protect your future.


A fresh start is possible with expungements. Find out if you qualify and how our team can guide you through the process of clearing your criminal record, offering you new opportunities.


Being accused of assault can be life-altering. Discover the different types of assault charges, possible defenses, and how we can vigorously defend your rights and reputation.

College Crimes, Including Underage Drinking

College life can come with its own set of legal challenges, particularly for underage students facing alcohol-related offenses. Learn about our experience in handling campus crimes and safeguarding your academic and professional future.

Civil Protection Orders

If you require legal protection from threats, harassment, or domestic violence, our attorneys can help you obtain a civil protection order, ensuring your safety and peace of mind.

Garson Johnson understands the stress and uncertainty that come with criminal charges. That's why we're dedicated to providing you with the best possible legal representation. With years of experience in criminal defense across Cleveland, Akron, and Northeast Ohio, our team has a deep understanding of the local legal landscape, and we're committed to fighting for your rights.

If you're currently facing any of the above-mentioned legal challenges, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team. We offer a free initial consultation where we can discuss the details of your case and outline a tailored strategy to protect your interests and secure the best possible outcome.

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