About

Attorney Edrsz_photo_3 (1)ward R. La Rue is a compassionate and dedicated litigator who provides criminal defense for good people in Cleveland. He puts his extensive experience to work in difficult cases involving cutting edge technology and the most complex legal issues at the forefront of criminal law.

No case is too big or too small for Edward. He readily accepts challenges, working with defendants facing a multitude of charges, including sex crimes, drug crimes, federal offenses, fraud, theft, assault, felonies, property crimes, juvenile offenses, traffic offenses, and weapons crimes. He helps clients dealing with substance abuse, mental health problems, and other complicated issues navigate the criminal justice system and works to minimize the future consequences of having been charged with crime.

Edward has valuable experience defending cases on behalf of clients throughout Cleveland. He is particularly passionate about working with the wrongly accused and those who are seeking to change their lives for the better.

He received a bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan and studied law in Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University Law School. His time working as a prosecutor has given him invaluable insight into how the prosecution builds and presents cases. He uses this knowledge to anticipate and rebut possible strategies used by government lawyers. In addition to his trial-level representation, Mr. La Rue is also skilled with post-conviction appeals and motions for expungement and for judicial release.

It is vitally important that you fight to protect your rights, your freedom and your reputation. A conviction could result in a lengthy prison sentence, hefty fines, irreparable harm to your good name and the sacrifice of career, educational and housing opportunities for years to come.

The offices of Edward R. La Rue, Attorney at Law, offers you years of aggressive advocacy, zealous representation at trial, and the personal contact you need during this difficult time. Mr. La Rue is here to help you fight against any criminal charge in state or federal courts, and he has handled everything from Aggravated Murder to DUI, to drug trafficking, and sex crimes, to Internet crimes.