Top Trial Lawyers in Ohio and Around the World
We Handle The 
Toughest Cases

At Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C., we offer a team of top-notch attorneys who have handled thousands of cases in all areas of criminal law. 

We are experienced criminal defense negotiators and litigators, which means whether your case can be resolved inside or outside of court, we're ready to fight for you. Our priority is to help you make informed decisions about how your case proceeds as we leverage our big-firm resources to protect your rights, freedom, and best interests.

Criminal Defense Lawyers
in Cleveland

We Offer Solid Defense for Your Time of Need

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

Team Up with a Nationally Recognized Law Firm

Many of Our Cases have Appeared in the Media

  • Court TV
  • New York Times
  • NBC
  • Fox News
  • CNN
  • Huffpost
  • USA Today
  • ABC
  • The Washington Post

Local Law Firm with a Global Impact

We are an Ohio firm making a global impact. Having represented individuals and corporate entities all over the country and as far as Europe, Asia, and South America our firm has a legacy of success that reaffirms our ability to effectively defend clients. Our experience and knowledge retained over years of success as criminal lawyers gives our firm confidence in approaching cases of all sizes. Each case taken on is handled with the same amount of hard work and dedication in order to facilitate positive outcomes.
If you are looking for criminal defense attorneys in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Summit, Lorain Counties and surrounding areas with proven skills that can produce results, look no further than our firm. Contact Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law at (888) 694-4645 today to discuss your situation!
Get to Know Founding Partner, Ian N. Friedman

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.

Client Testimonials

We've Earned Our Reputation by Protecting Theirs
  • “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

A Law Firm That Stands Out
From the Rest

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.

Defense Done Differently

Why Friedman & Nemecek?
  • 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
Leading Law Firm in 
Cyber Litigation

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.

Big Firm Power,
Small Firm Attention

Choosing the right legal counsel can feel daunting. Our firm strives to secure consistent results, provide superior services, and offer genuine solutions that can make us the trusted – and preferred – choice for individuals throughout Ohio.

Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C. Attorneys at Law was founded to bridge the gap between large firms and solo practitioners. We deliver the personalized representation of a solo practitioner coupled with the vast resources of a large firm. If you have been charged with a crime, the prosecution has an extensive team of investigators including the police force that is dedicated to building a comprehensive, thorough case against you. You need a team on your side to even the playing field. Our team of professionals has the resources, manpower and all necessary means to provide you comprehensive diligence in representation.

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