Those who are criminally charged need an aggressive defender to protect them and restore their quality of life. Cleveland Criminal Defense Attorney Ian N. Friedman and our entire team resolutely defends our clients against their accusers in municipal, state, and federal courts. Throughout our years of practice, our reputation has been established as one of excellence and diligence because of our repeated success.
Just some of the awards and recognition that make us stand out include
- Former President of The American Board of Criminal Lawyers
- Selected for Inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers
- Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America
- Lawyer of the Year & Champion of Justice Award by OACDL
- William K. Thomas Distinguished Jurist Award
- Northeast Ohio's Leading Lawyers List
- Cleveland-Marshall Alumni of the Year
Attorney Ian Friedman is well-respected in the legal community and is often sought out for his knowledge and advice by others in the field. Having handled numerous criminal cases of all complexity, he has earned a reputation for being a skilled and fierce advocate for his clients. Attorney Friedman and the team of lawyers at Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law are committed to delivering the high-quality and personalized attention their clients deserve.
“For incredibly large or complex criminal cases, this law firm is the only place to go in my opinion.”- Former Client
“THANK YOU for being someone who cares about making this world a better place.”- J.R.C.
“Ian is the Best - Period!”- Former Client
With years of successful litigation and trial success to his name, Attorney Ian N. Friedman is often sought out by the news and media. As a respected legal authority and analyst, he has made hundreds of television appearances, including NBC, WKYC, ABC, Fox, and others. To form Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law, Mr. Friedman has brought together some of the highest skilled criminal defense attorneys in the state. Though we are well-known for handling high-profile cases, we still offer our clients the personal attention they deserve, for cases big and small.
Higher Standards. Better Results.
Our firm's boldness has solidified our reputation as a premier source of knowledge and experience. We have been repeatedly sought out for such knowledge—speaking nationwide, providing commentary on important legal issues, serving as legal professors, mentoring other lawyers, authoring books on criminal law, and being published in numerous resources. When a firm is sought out by other lawyers and judges consistently, it is an indication that its attorneys are among the best in the field.
Decorated. Distinguished. Devoted.
Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law is chosen time and time again by others in the legal profession due to our ethics and effective manner. We, however, are never satisfied with anything less than perfect, and constantly work to heighten the standards of criminal defense through the cases we handle and resources we put out. We appreciate the people throughout the State of Ohio, nationally and internationally who have turned to our team in times of dire need.
Co-Chair of American Bar Association Cyber Committee
Former President of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Former President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Legal Educators & Analysts
Former President of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Recognized Leaders in the Legal Community
Practicing Throughout U.S. & Internationally
National Authors & Speakers on Our Team
Because of the proliferation of technology, cyber crimes are complex, and the federal government imposes harsh sentences on those convicted of such offenses. If you were charged, you need legal guidance from a firm with the knowledge, skills, and experience to challenge the allegations. Our lawyers at Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law are ready to help.