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Samuel B. Weiner

Samuel B. Weiner

Member
Location:
Columbus, Ohio
Phone:
614-556-4273
866-664-8206
Fax:
614-443-9978
E-mail:
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Samuel B. Weiner received his B.A. in 1965 from Miami University (Ohio) and his Juris Doctorate from Capital University in 1973. Mr. Weiner was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1973 and the Florida bar in 1981. In addition, Mr. Weiner was admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio in 1975, the United States Supreme Court in 1978, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit in 1982, the U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida in 1991, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit in 1991, and the U.S. Tax Court in 1992.

Mr. Weiner is a member of the Columbus Bar Association. He chaired the Criminal Law Committee 1987-1989, acted as District 7 Delegate to the Ohio State Bar Council of Delegates in 1994, and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 1997, serving as President 2003-2004.

Mr. Weiner is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association including the Criminal Law Section and Specialization Committee, the Florida Bar Association, the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association where he served as President 1982-1983, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where he served as President 1994-1995, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Since 1984, Mr. Weiner has served as a member of the Franklin County Public Defender's Commission. In 1992, he took part in the Governor's Task Force on Indigent Defense. From 1993 until 1995, Mr. Weiner served on the State of Ohio Public Defender's Commission. Since 1992, he has been a member of the American Inns of Court, Robert M. Duncan Chapter.

Mr. Weiner is a fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation, the Columbus Bar Foundation, and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Weiner received the Earl F. Morris Professionalism Award in 1995 and the Capital University Law School Alumni Association Professionalism Award in 1997. Columbus Monthly named him as one of the Best Lawyers in Columbus. Since 1989, Mr. Weiner has been included in the listing of the Best Lawyers in America. Since 1994, he was been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. The National Board of Trial Advocacy has certified Mr. Weiner as a Criminal Trial Advocate.

Mr. Weiner is an Adjunct Professor of Law for the Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law.

Mr. Weiner's area of practice is Criminal Law, including Felonies, Misdemeanors, White Collar Crimes, Arson, Administrative Law, and Professional Licensing Issues (DUI/DWI).

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Felonies
  • White Collar Crime
  • Arson

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1973
    • Honors: Capital University Law School Alumni Association Professionalism Award, 1997
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1965
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta History Honorary

References

  • Banconio National Bank
  • Huntington National Bank

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Earl F. Morris Professionalism Award, 1995
  • Best Lawyers in Columbus, Columbus Monthly
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1989 - Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1994 - Present
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Columbus Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association, Chairman, Criminal Law Committee, 1987 - 1989
  • Columbus Bar Association, District 7 Delegate, Ohio State Bar Council of Delegates, 1994 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1997 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association, President, 2003 - 2004
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, Specialization Committee
  • The Florida Bar
  • Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1982 - 1983
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1994 - 1995
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Franklin County Public Defender's Commission, Member
  • Governors Task Force on Indigent Defense, 1992
  • State of Ohio Public Defender's Commission, 1993 - 1995
  • American Inns of Court, Robert M. Duncan Chapter, Member, 1992 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Phi Alpha Delta