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Columbus, Ohio, Criminal Defense Attorneys Siewert & Gjostein

Michael Siewert and Thomas Gjostein are experienced, trial-proven criminal defense attorneys based in Columbus, Ohio, who specialize in representing clients charged with felony drug offenses, OVIs, domestic violence and murder. They resolve cases throughout Ohio, as well as the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, in Columbus.

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Siewert and Gjostein have a combined 65 years of experience as defense attorneys in Columbus and the central Ohio area.

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Trial Tested

Our attorneys know their way around the courtrooms and how to deal with the judges and prosecutors who work there.

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We not only bring skill and experience to the table, but also a personal touch and our passion to never quit on your case.

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Client Testimonials

Case Results

  • State vs. Chris P.Open or Close

    Client was charged with Attempted Murder, Felonious Assault and Robbery. All charges with gun and Repeat Violent offender specifications. Client was facing more than 30 years in prison if convicted. Attorney Michael Siewert tried the case before a jury and received a not guilty verdict on all charges.

  • State vs. Dwain B.Open or Close

    Client was charged with Aggravated Murder, Murder, Aggravated Robbery and Robbery. All charges carried gun specifications. Attorney Thomas Gjostein tried the case before a jury and received a not guilty verdict on all counts.

  • State vs. Mike K. Open or Close

    Client was charged with Possession of Drugs (Felony 1). Attorney Siewert successfully argued that the search warrant was invalid and argued for all evidence to be suppressed. The State withdrew its appeal. All evidence was suppressed and the case was dismissed.

  • State vs. Jason H.Open or Close

    Attorney Gjostein went to trial on a multi-count indictment, which included Aggravated Murder and Murder. After trial, Attorney Gjostein secured jury verdicts of not guilty for those most serious charges in the indictment.

Meet Our Columbus Defense Attorney Team

Michael Siewert
Attorney and Partner
Top Practice Areas: OVI/DUI, Aggravated Murder, Murder, Rape, Kidnapping, Felonious Assault, Robbery, Drug Trafficking, Drug Abuse

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Thomas Gjostein
Attorney and Partner
Top Practice Areas: DUI/OVI Defense, Murder, Robbery, Domestic Violence, Major Traffic Violations, Minor Traffic Offenses, Theft, Forgery, Receiving Stolen Property, Sex Offenses

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Roxanne Dodson

Roxanne Dodson has been working with attorney Michael Siewert since 1989.

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