Dennis P. Evans

Dennis is among the most respected authorities on DUI / OVI defense in Ohio. He is the only attorney in central Ohio who has graduated from both the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy and the Columbus Police Department Academy where he received training on DUI procedures during 36 weeks of Academy training. Formerly a Columbus police officer and assistant Columbus city attorney, Dennis has been a practicing attorney since November, 1985. Since that time he has represented many clients in both criminal and civil matters as a defense attorney since 1990.

Dennis has established himself as a premier advocate of persons charged with driving under the influence, with particular expertise in the machines used for breath testing and on the scientific requirements for calibration of those machines. He regularly counsels attorneys in Ohio and other states on breath testing issues. Dennis is particularly noted for his thorough investigations of both fact and law on behalf of his clients.

Dennis is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Capital University Law School where he was a member of the Capital University Law Review.

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Contact Dennis at (614) 464-2026 (office) or on his cell phone at (614 565-9265.

Dennis P. Evans

Practice Areas: Driving While Intoxicated; Criminal Trial Practice; Personal Injury.

Admitted: 1985, Ohio; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Law School: Capital University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1985

College: Ohio State University, B.S., 1975

Member: Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations; Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association; The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers; Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Biography: Fellow, Inn of Court. Member, Capital University Law Review, 1984-1985. Columbus Police Officer, 1978-1986. Seminar Lecturer, "Drink and Drive," Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, March 31, 1985; "Hot Issues in DUI Litigation," August 25, 1995; "OMVI Law Update," President's Seminar, Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, December 1, 1995; "Strategies in Handling DWI and DUI Cases in Ohio," November 1999 and November 2000; Case Law Update, CBA Criminal Law Seminar, December 1999, December 2000 and December 2001; Advanced DUI Seminar, April 2000 and February 2002; Ohio State Bar Association DUI Seminar, December 2001; Lorman DUI Update Seminar, May 2003 and 2004.

Reported Cases: Buchanan v. Registrar, 85 Ohio App. 3d 263, 619 N.E. 2d 523 (1993); State v. Marryott, 85 Ohio App. 3d 601, 620 N.E. 2d 891 (1993); Hudson v. Brown, 82 Ohio App. 3d 574, 612 N.E. 2d 817 (1993); State v. Lamm, 80 Ohio App. 3d 510, 609 N.E. 2d 1286 (1992); Columbus v. Watson, 64 Ohio App. 3d 6, 580 N.E. 494 (1989); Columbus v. Forest, 36 Ohio App. 3d 169, 522 N.E. 2d 52 (1987).

Born: Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1953

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