Gordon S. Friedman

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  • 55 Public Square, Suite 1055, Cleveland, OH 44113-1901
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Assistant Cuyahoga County Public Defender, 1967-1970. Director, Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland, 1970-1972. Associate Professor of Law, 1972-1976 and Adjunct Professor of Law, 1976—, Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. CLE Speaker: "Mitigation and Jury Selection in Capital Cases," Louisiana Criminal Defense Seminar, Spring, 1994; "The U.S. Supreme Court and the Law of Arrest," Cleveland Bar Association Criminal Seminar, 1997; "Police Misconduct Litigation: U.S.C. 42 1983," Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers; "We the Jury," Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; "Psychological Defenses," Ohio Capital Litigation, 2001. Speaker: "Prosecuting Defending Police Liability Cases," Professional Education Systems Institute, 2004; "Administrative Searches," Shaker Heights Municipal Court Personnel Seminar, 2005; "Rethinking the Confrontation Clause Post Crawford," NORML Legal Seminar, 2007. Member, Legal Committee, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). Cuyahoga County Public Defender Commission.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Drug Crimes
  • Environmental Law
  • Homicide
  • Personal Injury
  • Police Misconduct
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft
  • Criminal Law
  • Misdemeanors
  • White Collar Crime

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-298-1145  Phone
216-621-0427  Fax
University Attended:
Miami University, B.A., 1964
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., 1967
Year of First Admission:
1969, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1968, Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Civil Liberties Union.
Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, January 4, 1942
Reported Cases:
Ohio v. Lawrence 44 Ohio St. 3d 24 1989 (death sentence reversed); Jones v. Jago 575 F.2d 1164 (6th Cir. 1978); Smith, et al. v. City of Lorain, et al., 857 F. Supp. 1203 (N.D. OH, 1994); Bhola v. State of Ohio, 143 Ohio App. 3d 644 (2001) (Verdict against State for homicide in State mental hospital).
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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