The Law Office of Columbus Ohio DUI Attorney W. Joseph Edwards

As local law enforcement officers in Columbus and throughout Ohio have cracked down on driving under the influence in recent years, more and more people are finding themselves in the court system facing DUI/OVI charges. For many, the time after being charged is full of embarrassment, stress, and fear. Choosing the right DUI attorney to represent you is the key to your peace of mind.

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As an experienced defense attorney in Columbus, Ohio, Attorney W. Joseph Edwards has represented hundreds of clients facing OVI/DUI charges in Franklin and surrounding counties. Not only does he have an intimate understanding of the law involved in OMVI charges, he also understands the very real personal consequences charges of this nature can have for people and works with each and every client to ensure that the outcome reached is the best possible result that resolves both the legal and personal concerns.

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Unlike many area firms who leave OVI/DUI work to younger and less experienced associates, when you hire Attorney Edwards to represent you, you can be assured that he and he alone is doing the vast majority of work on your case.


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If you or someone you know is facing Ohio OVI/DUI charges, you need an attorney on your side that will not only work with you to obtain the best possible result, but will also treat you like the person you are and not just another case. Contact us today.

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Columbus, Ohio OVI/DUI News
Attorney Edwards blog, news, and comments on Ohio DUI laws and rules.

Frank Rd, East of Route 62 DUI Checkpoint in Columbus, Ohio Tonight

July 31, 2015 2:25 PM

Friday July 31, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has a Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoint scheduled tonight in Franklin Township. 8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Sobriety Checkpoint is scheduled on Frank Rd. east of Harrisburg Pike (Rt 62). We always recommend and encourage safe driving practices and responsible drinking, however if you are pulled… (read more)


Columbus West Side DUI/OVI Checkpoint Scheduled Tonight

July 10, 2015 11:33 AM

Friday July 10, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has scheduled a DUI checkpoint tonight on the West Side of Columbus in Prairie Township. The sobriety checkpoint is planned for the area of Norton Rd south of W. Broad Street, and is scheduled to run from 9:00 p.m. through 1:00 a.m. Columbus DUI Defense… (read more)


CPD Plan Two DUI Checkpoints in Southeast Columbus, Ohio

June 26, 2015 3:51 PM

Friday June 26, 2015 Columbus Police has two DUI checkpoints scheduled for tonight. The first OVI/DUI checkpoint is scheduled to be held on E. Fifth Ave. near Sterling Ave. The Columbus Police Department will be holding the checkpoint from 9p.m. – 11p.m. The second Sobriety Checkpoint is scheduled to be held on Alum Creek Drive… (read more)


Westerville, Ohio Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight by Franklin County DUI Task Force

May 29, 2015 3:19 PM

Friday May 29, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has announced a Sobriety/DUI Checkpoint will be held tonight north of Columbus, in Westerville, Ohio. The DUI checkpoint is scheduled to be held from 9:00 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. at or near 320 S. State Street. At the Columbus, Ohio DUI Defense Lawyer office of Joe… (read more)


DUI Checkpoint in Columbus/Bexley, Ohio Tonight on East Main Street

May 15, 2015 11:37 AM

Friday May 15, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has announced a DUI Checkpoint in Columbus, Ohio. The sobriety checkpoint is scheduled to be held just to the east of Alum Creek Drive on East Main Street in the Bexley area. Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoint at or near the intersection of E. Main St…. (read more)


Drunk Driving: A Nightmare to “Dreamers” and Immigration Status?

May 14, 2015 10:17 AM

As the temperatures rise around Columbus, the number of DUI’s also rise. People often speak about the hidden costs of a DUI in reference to court costs, attorneys fees, driver’s license suspension, and lost wages, but for young immigrants applying for stays under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), the hidden costs can… (read more)


Dublin/Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoint on Sawmill Road Tonight

March 20, 2015 2:01 PM

Friday March 19, 2015 If you are planning your trip downtown, to a local drinking establishment for the tournament, or visiting friends, take note that Columbus Police have a DUI Checkpoint scheduled tonight on Sawmill Road. 9 p.m. Friday night – 3 a.m. Saturday morning on Sawmill Road near Festival Lane. This falls within the high traffic… (read more)


3 Easy Apps to Help You Avoid Getting a DUI

February 25, 2015 3:02 PM

Technology can be one of the easiest ways to avoid making that dreaded call to a Columbus, Ohio DUI Attorney, because you have been charged with a DUI. There are an abundance of apps for your smartphone designed to help you avoid everything from getting behind the wheel to sobriety checkpoints. Here are three of our… (read more)


Franklin County DUI Task Force to Run All Out Blitz on Big Game Sunday With Saturation Patrols Targeting Suspected Drunk Drivers in Columbus and Surrounding Areas

February 1, 2015 12:15 PM

It is time for another “Big Game” Sunday and the weather here in Columbus, Ohio is expected to be a wintery mix, with rain turning to snow. Additionally, this is a day that there are typically a lot of parties to watch the game so you can expect plenty of vehicles on the road. Whether… (read more)


Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

January 19, 2015 1:13 PM

    Kerry Kennedy, the former wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and daughter of Robert F. Kennedy was acquitted last year of DUI charges stemming from an early morning car crash. Kennedy was found at the scene of the accident slumped over the steering wheel of her SUV and disoriented. The Police charged… (read more)


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