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Ohio OVI / DUI Defense Lawyers

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Through, the experienced team at The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. is proud to present helpful OVI, OMVI, and DUI information, and our knowledgeable attorneys provide powerful defense representation in all 88 Ohio Counties.

Whether you are charged with OVI (operating a vehicle impaired), OMVI (operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, impaired, or intoxicated), DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs) or DWI (driving while intoxicated), you need to make sure you have an aggressive and effective legal team on your side.

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Drunk driving defense requires specialized knowledge of the tactics used by police in apprehending alleged drunk driving offenders. 888OVIOhio lawyers are well versed in the proper administration of standardized field sobriety tests and educated on the science behind tests that determine blood alcohol content (BAC) such as breath testing, blood testing, and urine testing.

If you are looking for high-quality legal representation, let our knowledgeable and experienced Ohio OVI attorneys handle the charges against you. We give our clients exceptional legal service at a competitive price. No matter how complex or simple a case is, our clients can expect to receive personalized legal advice and representation based on their background, needs, and objectives.

Highly Regarded & Effective Defense

At, we have achieved national recognition for our commitment to zealous representation, professionalism, and high standards of ethics. Our accolades are among the most prestigious recognitions in the nation, and only a small percentage of practicing attorneys have received honors such as ours. Some of our accomplishments include:

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Ohio Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell®
  • BBB Accredited
  • Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report
  • Best Lawyers® in America
  • Best Ohio Attorneys
  • Columbus Business First Central Ohio Top Firms
  • Columbus CEO Top Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers® listing since 2006
  • Super Lawyers® listing of Top 50 Lawyers in Columbus, Ohio
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars
  • 5 out of 5 Client Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell®
  • 10.0 Superb Rating by Avvo, Inc.

No matter what legal issues you may be facing, retaining the service of a skilled, accomplished, and experienced law firm can ultimately make the difference in the final outcome of your case. Retaining a skilled and highly regarded Ohio OVI lawyer from our firm can help ensure that your rights are protected, your driving privileges are preserved, and your story is heard.

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We have proudly represented individuals, businesses, families throughout Ohio since 1996. As nationally recognized DUI defense and trial attorneys, we have been acknowledged as leading professionals in our areas of practice. At, we have more than 100 years of collective legal experience.

Our lawyers represent clients in all types of OVI-related matters, including:

We strongly believe that our clients deserve their day in court. Whether your case is prosecuted in a state, federal, or juvenile court, we will be right by your side every step of the way. With this primary belief as our focus, we know that an aggressive approach will be crucial for an effective defense strategy. Whether your OVI case involves a failed field sobriety test, a DUI with injury, or underage DUI offense, we can be trusted to defend you to the fullest extent.

We Proudly Represent Clients All Throughout Ohio, Including the Communities of:

Uniquely Equipped to Represent You

We truly believe that the distinguishing characteristic of has to do with our commitment to our clients. Because we believe in being strong advocates for our clients, we always strive to provide personal representation that helps our clients achieve the best possible resolutions. Attorneys Jon Saia and Richard Piatt are uniquely equipped to represent you after an OVI arrest. Both attorneys are certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. They can analyze aspects of your case to ensure that your rights were not infringed upon and to challenge evidence presented against you. Attorney Saia also offers the following qualifications:

  • Member, National College for DUI Defense
  • Certified operator, Diagnostic Verification and Calibration of BAC Datamaster Breath Alcohol Testing Instruments
  • Certified in both administration and instruction of DWI detection
  • Frequent speaker at DUI Defense seminars throughout Ohio
  • Lecturer and contributor for several publications covering DUI and OVI defense, including Law You Can Use
  • Provides consultation services and expert testimony in DUI cases

Our impressive track record of case results reflects how thoroughly we represent clients. At our firm, we believe the job of a lawyer is to represent clients and fight for their rights. We do not want you to become another victim of a wrongful OVI arrest. Our case history is a direct reflection of the fact that we take the time that is necessary to actually fight for our clients' rights and that our zealous advocacy can help produce satisfactory results.

More Than 100 Years of Experience

At, we have dedicated our years of legal experience to providing representation that protects the rights of our clients. Clients can rely on us to be approachable, responsive, efficient, and effective! We are available to our clients 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. With our resources and knowledge, we can effectively fight the allegations against you or your loved one. By going above and beyond the call of duty every day, our legal representation prompts our clients to refer us to their family or friends whenever a legal issue arises.

When you are ready to discuss your legal matters or if you wish to learn more about how our firm can be of further assistance to your case, do not hesitate to call us. Contact an Ohio OVI lawyer from as soon as possible. We offer free case evaluations, so call now to speak with a member of our legal team!

We proudly serve areas throughout Ohio, including Akron, Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, and Delaware.