Criminal Defense | Lawyer | Counsel | Akron, OH

Summit County 330-434-1529

Portage County 330-678-1529

Attorney Brian L. Coffman – Lawyer | Akron, OH

Professional, Personal, Passionate

Available 24/7

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Committed to protecting your rights

Attorney Brian L. Coffman devotes the majority of his practice to criminal defense and has provided aggressive legal representation to his clients since he began his practice in 1998. Call my office anytime to schedule a free 30-minute office consultation on your case.

Being charged with a crime can be unsettling and embarrassing. Whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, you need a strong and experienced advocate fighting for you. I have been zealously defending the rights of working people for over 20 years in courts throughout Ohio. Before you talk to the police, call me for a FREE office consultation. Don't risk your freedom. I'll take your case seriously and give it the individual attention you deserve.

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Misdemeanors: Common misdemeanors are assault/domestic violence, drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct/resisting arrest. Sentences can include a fine up to $1,000, up to 180 days in jail, and the suspension of your driver's license.

Types of cases:

Home appointments and jail visits are available. Call 24/7.


Member of the Akron, Portage County, and Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Felonies: Felony offenses include most drug charges, seriously property crimes like burglary and breaking and entering, and serious offenses of violence like rape and robbery. Sentences can include a fine of $2,500 to $20,000, 6 months to 11 years in prison, up to 5 years of Post Release Control, and the suspension of your driver's license.


Federal Cases: I have been admitted to practice in the federal courts of the northern district of Ohio since 2004 and have defended clients against serious federal charges.


Probation Violations: Also known as community control violations, violations can result in stricter or longer probation terms, or the imposition of a suspended jail/prison sentence.


Judicial Release: Formerly known as shock probation, some prison sentences are eligible for judicial release. Eligibility is determined by the offense and the length of the sentence imposed.


Sealing/ Expunging a Record: Depending on the offense, and your record, some convictions may be sealed. Sealing a record removes it from the public record. Don't let a criminal conviction hold you back. I can help you seal your record.

"Thank you for your service and hard work to get our son the great results."

- Parents of criminal defense client