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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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)


Halloween DUI Checkpoints in Franklin County

October 31, 2014 2:26 PM

Halloween, Friday October 31, 2014 As you plan your Halloween festivities for tonight, a designated sober driver is a good thing to consider to help prevent accidents and avoid the necessity of the services of Columbus, Ohio DUI Lawyer. The Franklin County DUI Task Force has two DUI checkpoints scheduled tonight in Pleasant Township. From… (read more)


Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoints Tonight on Bethel and Sawmill Roads

October 24, 2014 2:08 PM

Friday October 24, 2014 The Franklin County DUI Task Force is scheduled to hold sobriety checkpoints tonight on Bethel and Samill Roads in Perry Township. From 9-11 p.m. The Franklin County DUI Task Force will hold a sobriety checkpoint on Bethel Rd. east of Kenny Rd.   From 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The Franklin… (read more)


Ohio Supreme Court Allows Challenges to Breath Tests

October 16, 2014 12:32 PM

Last week, The Ohio Supreme Court issued a ruling that could throw into question thousands of drunken driving convictions in Ohio. The Court upheld the ability of a DUI defendant to challenge the accuracy of breath-alcohol testing machines. The ruling stems from a 2011 case out of Cincinnati in which a man lost control of… (read more)


West Side Columbus Ohio DUI Checkpoints Tonight

October 10, 2014 12:22 PM

Friday October 10, 2014 From 9-11 p.m. West Broad Street at I-70, Near the BMV in Columbus, Ohio (It is not specified which whether the Columbus Police DUI Checkpoint will set up to the east or west of I-70. From 1-3 a.m. Saturday Morning Georgesville Rd at Atlanta Drive   While we always recommend and… (read more)


North Side Columbus Ohio DUI Checkpoints on Karl Rd and Cleveland Ave

September 26, 2014 11:14 AM

Friday September 26, 2014 Columbus Ohio DUI Checkpoints Columbus Police have scheduled to hold two OVI / DUI checkpoints tonight on the North Side of Columbus. 9p.m. – 11p.m. Columbus Police have a sobriety checkpoint planned on Karl Rd. at Penworth Drive 1a.m. – 3a.m. Columbus Police have a drunk driving checkpoint scheduled on Cleveland… (read more)


Near East Side Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoints, Bexley Area

September 5, 2014 2:47 PM

Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoints on the Near East Side – Friday September 5th, 2014 in Bexley area:   As announced, the Franklin County DUI Task Force has two DUI/OVI checkpoints on the near east side of Columbus in the Bexley area. From 9-11p.m. a DUI checkpoint is planned to be held on East Broad Street… (read more)


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