“I understand that the outcome of your case will decide you and your family's future so I give 110% into each and every case I take on. I am a firm believer in winning and I pledge to work hard and never stop fighting the good cause.”

- Megan Patituce

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Megan M. Patituce

Partner / Former Prosecutor
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Attorney Megan Patituce is a partner at Patituce & Associates. As a former Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, she has handled some of the most complex cases as a prosecutor, from homicide and other violent crimes to drug crimes and DUI.

Megan is in charge of the law firm’s day-to-day affairs and prepares nearly every DUI case for a suppression hearing and trial. Not only does she work side-by-side with other lawyers in our firm, but she also uses her knowledge of federal NHTSA standards to challenge police reports, as well as state and federal courts.

As a patent attorney, she uses her analytical background to provide a scientific perspective on criminal cases. For instance, the proper calibration of breath- or blood-testing device can be the key to a guilty or not-guilty verdict in DUI cases. When it comes to murder cases, DNA and fingerprints collected at the scene, as well as other types of evidence, must be analyzed to determine who committed the crime. Megan’s background gives her the ability to provide her clients with a strong and tailored legal defense.

Megan earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics at The Ohio State University. She then earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at Cleveland Marshall College.

Education
  • B.S. Physics The Ohio State University - Undergraduate School
  • J.D. Cleveland Marshall College of Law - Graduate School
Bar Admissions
  • State of Ohio (Up to the Supreme Court of Ohio)
  • United States Trademark and Patent Attorney
  • United States Federal Court – Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
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  • Best Lawyers in America
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  • DUIDLA
  • Avvo 10.0
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Real Stories

Client Testimonials
  • Saved Me From Federal Charges

    “I was involved in a situation that went like this: my boyfriend did something horrible, convinced me to help him by depositing some money, and the next thing I know I am potentially a target in a ...”

    - Elizabeth
  • Mr. Patituce & His Team Helped Me Avoid a DUI Convictio

    “Mr. Patituce and his team helped me put a mistake behind me. I had met some friends for dinner and left after a couple of drinks. I did not realize that I had more than I should until I got on the ...”

    - Jorge L.
  • I cannot say enough how grateful we are.

    “I realize that you are doing your job. But. I cannot say enough how grateful we are to you for your understanding, your on-the-ball-ness, your knowledge, and your support. This is an extremely tough ...”

    - Donna S.
  • Yesterday I saw excellence!

    “I really want to send a heartfelt thanks to you both for everything you've done for me over the past 15 months. There have been times when I was scared, confused, unsure and doubtful but you helped me ...”

    - K.H.
  • Bottom Line: Joe Gets Results

    “Joe is an honest and knowledgeable attorney. He handled a very sensitive matter for me in a way that made me feel comfortable and I knew that I could trust him. His associates were very knowledgeable ...”

    - Daniel
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Real Results

Recent Victories
  • Significant Reduction, Probation Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County
  • Plea and Record Expunged Aggravated Theft: State v. Bailey, Cuyahoga
  • Not Guilty at Trial Attempted Murder/Felonious Assault: State v. Brandon Betliskey
  • Case Dismissed Child Pornography: State v. J.S. (A juvenile) Youngstown
  • Not Guilty at Trial Domestic Violence: Rocky River v. D.F.
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Beckwith, Cuyahoga County
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Bittner, Lorain County
  • Evidence Suppressed, State Lost the Appeal DUI / OVI: City of Cleveland v. Oles
  • Case Dismissed DUI / OVI: Cleveland v. Al-Nazer (2012 TRC 040781)
  • Case Dismissed DUI/OVI w. a weapon: State v. Al-Nazer (Cuyahoga Case No. 13-575491)
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