DeGenova & Yarwood, Ltd.

Practice/Organization Description

Trial lawyer with concentration in complex civil litigation and criminal defense work.

Lead trial lawyer in civil jury trials. Trial counsel in civil cases involving complex contract issues, business transactions, personal injury, defamation claims for public servants, and defense of intellectual property and copyright claims.

Lead trial lawyer in capital murder cases. Defense lawyer in multiple violent offense cases, white collar crimes, DUI, theft, and drug offenses. Defense trial lawyer in six murder trials to a jury. In addition, lead or co-counsel on six cases with charges of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications. Three of the six capital murder cases tried to a jury.

Education

University of Tulsa College of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of the Mahoning County Bar Association

Member of the Ohio State Bar Association

Life Member of Phi Delta Phi

Honors and Awards

Co-Recipient of Lawyer of the Year Award 2008-2009 by the Mahoning County Bar Association

Fellow Litigation Counsel of America

CALI Award for Excellence in Introduction to Advocacy

CALI Award for Excellence in Jurisprudence

Recipient of the Army Commendation Medal

Two time recipient of the Army Achievement Medal

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Number of Attorneys

2-10 Attorneys

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