Terry H. Gilbert

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Attorney Awards


Recipient, John Minor Wisdom Award, American Bar Association Litigation Section, 2002. Faculty Lecturer, Trial Advocacy, Cleveland State University School of Law. CLE Speaker: "Post-Conviction Relief in Ohio," Cuyahoga County Bar Association Immigration Law Seminar, May 1998; "Criminal Law and the Media," Cuyahoga County Bar Association, November 2001-2008. Lecturer, DNA Seminar, Lahore, Pakistan, 2006. Speaker, "Section 1983 Law," Ohio Federal-State Bar Conference, Oct. 2003; Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation, Ohio State Bar Association, 2004; "Going On The Offensive - Malicious Prosecution and Wrongful Imprisonment Remedies," NORML Legal Seminar, 2006. Speaker: "Selective Enforcement - A System out of Balance," ACLU, 2008; " The Future of Forensic Sciences: a Symposium" CSU Law School, 2009; "Handling the Police Liability Claim," 2009. Cooperating Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights.

Areas of Practice (12)

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

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-298-1145  Phone
216-621-0427  Fax
University Attended:
Miami University, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Cleveland State University, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
1974, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits; 1973, Ohio; U.S. Supreme Court
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Lawyers Guild; American Civil Liberties Union; American Academy of Forensic Scientists; National Police Accountability Project; Ohio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, April 29, 1948
Reported Cases:
U.S.A. v. Yee, et al, 12 F.3d 540 (6th Cir. 1993) (DNA test); Ohio v. Lessin, 67 Ohio St. 3d 487 (1993) (free speech flag burning); State ex rel. Jones v. Suster, 84 Ohio St.3d 70 (1998) (re-opening Sheppard murder case); Yates v. Cleveland, 941 F.2d 444 (6th Cir. 1991) (no immunity for police shooting); Wilkinson v. Austin, 125 S.Ct. 2384 (2005) (challenge to Supermax prison).
Payment Information:
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