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Aaron A. Schwartz

Associate Attorney
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Aaron A. Schwartz is a dedicated and experienced criminal defense trial attorney. He graduated from Miami University in 1999 with a degree in Political Science and then attended the Case Western Reserve University School of Law earning his JD in 2002. Aaron began his career representing the accused in 2003 when he accepted a position at the Lake County Public Defender’s Office. Since 2003 Aaron has represented clients charged with crimes ranging from minor misdemeanors to first degree felonies. These offenses would include Domestic Violence, OVI, Drug Charges, Sex Offenses, Theft Offenses, Murder and others. Aaron has also been certified to handle death penalty cases in the state of Ohio.

Prior to joining Patituce & Associates in 2019 Aaron continued his legal career as both a solo practitioner and an associate attorney with Reitz, Paul & Shorr in Portage County. During that time he gained a wealth of experience in Domestic Relations, Juvenile Law, Probate and Civil Litigation.

Aaron is a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio and resides on the East Side of Cleveland with his wife and two daughters.

Education
  • J.D. Case Western University School of Law - Graduate School 2002
  • B.A. in Political Science Miami University - Undergraduate School 1999
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  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Client Testimonials
  • Professional, courteous, knowledgeable and tough.

    “Joe's team, especially our attorney, Ashley did a great job of defending my son against a serious assault charge. They were with us every step of the way through a very intimidating legal process, ...”

    - Patricia
  • I owe my future Patituce & Associates

    “I recently was charged with a DUI that could have ruined my career, my relationship with my family, and my personal relationship. I am so thankful that I called Patituce & Associates, and my attorney ...”

    - Andrew
  • He saved my son

    “I am so very glad that I hired them to defend my son. They were prompt, professional, and caring. At first I was a little worried that one of the bigger firms in Ohio wouldn't be personable, they were ...”

    - LaToya
  • Great advocate in a hard situation

    “I hired Joe and his team after consulting with two other attorneys. Joe was fair and I appreciated his honesty in the consultation process. He was able to convince the court to have my breath test ...”

    - Banes
  • Highly Recommend lawyer

    “I was charged with an extreme DUI BAC of over .3. Joe was able to successfully argue that the fault of the BAC was due to the hospital using alcohol on the needles and my arm when drawing my blood and ...”

    - Brandon
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Real Results

Recent Victories
  • Significant Reduction, Probation Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County
  • Plea and Record 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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