The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. - Skilled Columbus Trial Lawyers
The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. is one of Columbus' premiere
law firms. If you or your loved one is involved in a criminal defense
matter, arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), family
law or divorce dispute, or estate planning, a Columbus attorney from The
Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. can provide insight into all of
these legal issues. With
more than 100 years of combined legal experience and dedication to providing unwavering legal representation to every client,
our firm stands ready to represent you!
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National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Ohio Trial Attorneys
Members of our firm have been ranked among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in
Ohio. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization
that is comprised of some of the nation's most premier trial lawyers.
Because this organization is highly selective, each lawyer who is invited
in to the organization must fulfill stringent qualifications as a Columbus
criminal defense trial lawyer.
Selection for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is based on several factors,
- Legal skill in and out of the court
- Success, personal and professional
By combining resources and influence, the National Trial Lawyers continually
strive to share knowledge, network, and train one another in order to
achieve the highest quality possible as the nation's leading trial
lawyers. Together, the top trial lawyers in the nation work together to
promote excellence in the legal field.
- Best Lawyers In America
- Best Law Firms - U.S. News and World Report (Best Lawyers)
- Best Ohio Attorneys
- Columbus CEO Top Lawyers
- Top 100 Ohio Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers
- Super Lawyers
- Super Lawyers Top 50 Lawyers - Columbus, OH
- Super Lawyers - Rising Stars
- Avvo Top Rating (10/10)
- Martindale-Hubble LexisNexis Preferred Rating (5/5)
- Columbus Business First Central Ohio Top Firms
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As a reflection of our firm's stern commitment to providing ethical,
effective, and professional representation for our clients, Attorneys
Jon J. Saia and Richard A.L. Piatt have earned the
highest possible rating of 5.0 AV Preeminent® by the nation's most reliable attorney-rating service, Martindale-Hubbell®.
In addition, Attorney Saia has been listed in
Super Lawyers® since 2007, was included in the Top 50 Columbus, Ohio
Super Lawyers® list in 2013, and has a 10.0 Superb Rating by Avvo. Our firm was
also listed as one of the Best Law Firms by
and World Report.
Attorney Saia is often consulted by peers and colleagues in regard to OVI
defense cases, specifically with evidence involving breath, blood, or
urine testing issues. He and Attorney Piatt are certified in both administration
and instruction of driving while intoxicated detection methods and field
sobriety testing and he provides consultation services and expert testimony.
Attorney Saia is also a frequent speaker at driving under the influence
defense (DUI) seminars throughout Ohio and a frequent contributor to the
Ohio State Bar Association publication
Law You Can Use in the area of DUI defense. We are proud of our accolades and accomplishments, but
recognition and trust from our peers distinguishes our firm from the competition!
Many individuals who find themselves facing criminal allegations are oftentimes
overwhelmed, and rightfully so. A criminal arrest can allow confusing
emotions to arise and can cause individuals to make hasty decisions in
an attempt to make the problem go away as fast as possible. It is tempting
to yield to your charges, but The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc.
can pursue justice on your behalf.
If you have been arrested for a criminal offense such as a
violent crime, or
white collar crime, our firm can be of assistance. As experienced
trial attorneys, we can provide unique insight into your
criminal defense strategy. Unlike most law firms, we defend each case to the fullest extent
of the law, which allows us to effectively represent you at trial.
At a time when it feels as though the entire legal system is against you,
you can trust that The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. will be by
your side from beginning to end. We have represented individuals, families,
and businesses involved in legal disputes in both state and federal courts
countless times. We have been trusted to stand by our clients to defend
their freedom when they need it most.
At Saia & Piatt, we have dedicated a large portion of our practice
to defending individuals who have been arrested for alleged
OVI offenses. Only an attorney who is experienced in all areas of OVI legislation can
determine if all regulations, practices, procedures, guidelines, and mandates
have been appropriately followed in your particular case.
Founding Partner Jon Saia is a member of the National College for DUI Defense,
and both he and Attorney Piatt are certified by the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration for Standardized
Field Sobriety Testing. Attorney Saia also is a certified operator for Diagnostic Verification
and Calibration of BAC Datamaster Breath Alcohol Testing Instrument. As
an active lecturer and contributor for several publications in the area of
DUI and OVI defense, Attorney Saia is the Columbus lawyer to trust after an
arrest for an OVI offense.
Family Law & Divorce
We have the family law experience to help you through the difficult process
of legal issues involving divorce and separation. At Saia & Piatt,
we are familiar with the pain and emotion that many people experience during
divorce. We can help you through dispute negotiation by providing
helpful mediation services in and out of the courtroom!
We can help represent you through tough legal battles including
child custody, and
visitation. We have extensive experience in litigation and non-adversarial alternatives,
including negotiation and mediation services. By offering a cost-efficient
alternative, our clients tend to benefit greatly from our firm's range of
family law services.
At The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc., we can help you preserve
your finances today to help protect your legacy tomorrow. By drafting
the documents that you need for an
estate plan, we can help you create the best possible will, trust, or other tool to
protect your children, money, and assets well into the future. With our
elder law and trial experience, we can pursue legal action on your behalf if the
validity of your
will and trust ever comes into question.
Contact a Columbus Lawyer from the Firm Today
If you have questions about how our firm can provide assistance for your
legal matters, do not hesitate to call us as soon as possible. When you
contact The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc., you can
free case evaluation
with a member of our legal team. We always treat cases as though they are going to trial even if they don't.
Preparing your case to the fullest extent can allow us to help you attain
the best possible resolution in your legal matter!
Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so call us now.