Campus Crimes Defense Attorney

If you are a college student facing criminal charges, act quickly to obtain experienced legal help. Both felony and misdemeanor charges could result in serious ramifications for the future. The threat of jail time and hefty fines could be just the beginning. A minor marijuana drug possession charge could cause you to lose financial aid indefinitely. Limited job opportunities and the potential for your driver's license to be suspended are also real possibilities.

Entrust trial attorney Edward R. La Rue to help secure your legal rights with an effective defense strategy. For more than 25 years, he has handled misdemeanor and felony charges as a former prosecutor and defense lawyer. He knows how both sides of the criminal justice system work. Mr. La Rue will apply his background as a former prosecutor as well as a committed advocate for the defense to your benefit.

Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, contact his Cleveland law office today to schedule a free consultation. Call 216-539-0687 or toll free at 866-730-6509.

What Type of Charge Do You Face?

Attorney La Rue is committed to defending college students, college faculty and staff members from local colleges and universities such as Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College, The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, Kent State University, The University of Akron and Oberlin College, Lorain County Community College, The College of Wooster, etc.

He applies his background as a former prosecutor to defend clients of any age at any stage of the proceedings and to develop an aggressive defense strategy for college students and faculty members accused of committing misdemeanor and felony offenses such as:

  • Riot
  • Vandalism
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Drug possession
  • Drunk driving
  • Sex offenses
  • Weapons violations
  • Shoplifting
  • Gambling
  • Hazing

Pushing Back Against the Charges

When your future is on the line, consult campus crimes defense lawyer Edward R. La Rue. Your first instinct might be to explain your innocence to law enforcement. However, even a minor detail could be used against you. Remain silent and entrust attorney La Rue to develop an effective defense strategy. He is prepared to conduct a thorough investigation focused on uncovering any and all evidence that can be used in your favor.

Mr. La Rue will also fight for a reduction of charges or dismissal based on any gaps in the prosecution's evidence or a violation of your constitutional rights. If a conviction is unavoidable, he will negotiate for a sentence that will have the least ramifications for your future continued enrollment and for employment opportunities down the road.

Handling School Administrative Hearings in Northeastern Ohio

A criminal charge could suddenly affect your educational opportunities. If you are facing criminal charges or Student Honor Code violations, entrust defense attorney La Rue to help secure your legal rights. He has extensive experience protecting college students' best interests in administrative and Student Honor Code proceedings.

Mr. La Rue will evaluate the evidence against you and develop a strong defense strategy protecting you from serious penalties including suspension or expulsion. Entrust attorney La Rue to protect your rights and avoid any negative consequences impacting on your education, your future and your career.

Contact a Skilled Defense Lawyer Today

If you are a college student accused of drunk driving or any other serious offense, contact our law firm to schedule a free initial consultation.

Call 866-730-6509 or locally at 216-539-0687 or complete the online form. After-hours phone calls and messages will be promptly returned, and Mr. La Rue offers off-site visits as needed.