“I really enjoy helping people. I became a criminal defense attorney to help fight back against a system that doesn't always look out for them.”

- Catherine Meehan

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Catherine R. Meehan

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Attorney Catherine R. Meehan is a partner at Patituce & Associates after joining the firm in August 2012. Not only does she handle many pretrial proceedings on behalf of our clients, but she also has experience taking cases to trial.

When she isn’t in the courtroom, Catherine is tirelessly working behind the scenes to gather and analyze the evidence against our clients in order to build an effective and tailored legal defense to properly challenge such evidence. Since we are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week for our clients, she is quick to respond to any calls and listen to their needs and concerns about their case.

After graduating from Notre Dame College, Catherine earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011. She is a member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Education
  • B.A. Notre Dame College - Undergraduate School
  • J.D. The Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Graduate School
Bar Admissions
  • State of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – Northern District of Ohio
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Law Firms US News
  • DUIDLA
  • Avvo 10.0
  • 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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