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).