Cleveland Area Attorney

The Martinez Firm has been providing quality, confidential and effective defense representation to people facing drunk driving (DUI/OVI) charges or other criminal charges in the Cleveland, Ohio, area for over a decade. In addition, we help people suffering from accident injuries recover full and fair compensation in personal injury lawsuits throughout Ohio. Our law firm will provide you with straightforward representation that protects your rights.

Recent Experience


Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence Cases

City of North Ridgeville v. D.H. (2013)
Successfully obtained an acquittal on the OVI charges after a jury trial in the Elyria Municipal Court.

State of Ohio v. J.B. (2012)
Defended client on charges of OVI based upon a prohibited amount of alcohol in client’s breath sample. Obtained a reduction of the OVI charges to a Reckless Operation offense and Court vacated Administrative License Suspension.

City of Eastlake v. A.O. (2012)
Obtained a dismissal of the OVI charges after a Suppression Hearing in the Willoughby Municipal Court.




Criminal Cases

City of Hudson v. K.N. (2014)
Defended client on Domestic Violence charge and obtained a dismissal in the Stow Municipal Court.

State of Ohio v. D.H. (2013)
Successfully obtained for our client a jury verdict of an acquittal on all charges including rape and sexual battery, and trial court granted defense motion of acquittal of kidnapping charges, after a jury trial in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.

State of Ohio v. A.O. (2012)
Successfully obtained for our client a jury verdict of an acquittal of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide felony charges and client found guilty of lesser misdemeanor offense of vehicular manslaughter after a jury trial in the Lake County Court of Common Pleas.


Ohio DUI Defense and Ohio Criminal Defenseovi (2)

Our firm has a track record of achieving reductions in charges, minimizing the impact of potential penalties and jail time, and obtaining acquittals. From beginning to end, attorney Hector G. Martinez will be personally involved in all aspects of your case. When you call our office, you will speak with him about your legal issue. We understand facing criminal charges is overwhelming, intimidating and scary. We work to develop a defense strategy that produces results.

Our attorney has practiced in the majority of the courts in the Northern Ohio area. He is knowledgeable about what pleas are attainable and the potential range of sentences that can be given for a criminal charge. This is important because it allows us to establish bargaining positions that protect your interests. In addition, our attorney is a respected member of the legal community who is often asked to speak to legal professionals. In fact, he recently spoke to the Ohio Judicial College about changes in the laws regarding Operating a Vehicle under the Influence (OVI) of Drugs.

The Legal Results You Need

If you have been arrested for drunk driving, underage drinking, white collar crime, or another criminal offense, or if you have been injured due to negligence, it is important that you contact an experienced attorney immediately to help ensure that your rights are fully protected. Contact our office by calling 216-875-5555 or 877-OVI-OHIO toll-free to speak with our attorney. We are available 24 hours a day via answering service to provide the attention you need for your legal concerns.