Kent Criminal Defense Lawyer

Defending Against Criminal Charges for Nearly 20 Years

Since 2003, I have been a fierce advocate for clients facing all types of criminal charges. My firm, Christopher G. Thomarios, Esq. LLC, is committed to helping people across Ohio avoid the consequences of conviction through aggressive advocacy. As an attorney, I strive to give my clients a no-nonsense picture of what they are dealing with and help them uncover all of their legal options. When you need someone by your side during this difficult process, turn to me.

Schedule a free, in-house consultation with an experienced Kent criminal defense attorney by calling (888) 506-2167 or reach out to me online.

Types of Criminal Cases I Handle

Facing criminal charges can be frightening. Even misdemeanor charges can come with life-long consequences. If you have been charged with a crime in Kent, you need to secure trusted legal representation as soon as possible. With 18 years of experience behind me, I have handled hundreds of criminal cases in Ohio. Over the years, I have developed a reputation for aggressive defense strategies and work tirelessly for my clients.

Christopher G. Thomarios, Esq. LLC can handle a wide range of criminal cases, including:

  • Computer crimes
  • Drug crimes
  • Federal charges
  • OVI charges
  • Sex crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Violence crimes
  • Weapons charges

Why You Should Never Represent Yourself in Criminal Cases

If you are charged with a crime, your charges should be taken seriously, no matter what. If you are convicted, you may face steep fines and a prison sentence. Additionally, having a criminal record can seriously limit your future and make it difficult for you to find work, housing, or take care of your family. This is why it is crucial that you do not attempt to represent yourself.

The benefits of working with a skilled lawyer include:

  • Dedicated support, in and out of the courtroom
  • Knowledgeable guidance as you develop your defense strategy
  • Access to a network of professionals who can aid in investigating your case
  • Someone to turn to when you have questions about the judicial process
  • Peace of mind knowing that you are putting your best foot forward

The criminal justice system is complicated, and prosecutors are notoriously aggressive when pursuing criminal cases. This is often overwhelming to those who have limited to no experience with the court system. With strict processes to adhere to and paperwork that must be filed correctly, you have a lot on your plate, not to mention court appearances and litigation. Let me shoulder some of the burdens for you.

We Value Our Clients

“Chris leaves no stone unturned, no argument left unsaid, and no detail unexamined. He was always quick to get back to me with any question I had, even often outside of work hours.”

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You Are Not Alone

Clients often tell me how daunting it is to be charged with a criminal offense. Allegations alone can significantly damage your reputation, and you may be feeling cut off and isolated from your community. You do not have to go through this alone. My team and I are dedicated to providing clients with the personalized legal representation they need.

As an experienced Kent criminal defense attorney, I believe everyone deserves competent legal representation. Whether I'm negotiating with prosecutors or working with a private investigator to ensure every aspect of a case is understood, I put my clients' bests interests first and foremost. I am also experienced in post-conviction services such as criminal appeals and expungements.

Discuss your case today by calling (888) 506-2167 or contact my firm online.

Why Choose Us?

  • Highly Recommended by Past Clients
  • Guidance Through the Criminal Process
  • One-on-One Attention to Each Client
  • Licensed in State & Federal Courts
  • Free In-House Consultation
  • Backed By 15 Years of Experience
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    Christopher G. Thomarios


    Christopher Thomarios has successfully represented clients in criminal defense and civil rights issues in federal and in state courts all over Northeast Ohio, in cases ranging from the most serious drug and violence charges to OVI/DUIs, juvenile cases, and minor driving infractions.

    Christopher is admitted to practice law in Ohio, the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and before the United States Supreme Court.

    Christopher also provides excellent representation for his clients in contract negotiation and drafting as well as a variety of civil matters stemming from contractual disputes, personal injury, collections, and drafting of contracts for the sale of goods, to name just a few.

    Christopher has built a solid reputation with clients dealing with difficult personal issues and momentous life decisions by utilizing a not-so-novel method: truly listening to fully understand their needs and deepest concerns. At no time is this perhaps more important than when creating Wills, Living Will Declarations, and Durable Healthcare Powers of Attorney. Christopher's clients often rely upon his attentiveness and experience in these areas when creating or updating these crucial documents.

    Christopher graduated from Denison University with a B.A. in Political Science. During his time at Denison, he interned in the Washington, D.C. office of United States Senator Richard G. Lugar (IN). Christopher received his law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, where he was a member of the Jessup Moot Court team. During both college and law school, Christopher spent time in Geneva, Switzerland, and London, England studying foreign affairs and international human rights.

    Since 2007, he has operated as a sole practitioner to provide his clients with the individual attention that you simply cannot receive at larger firms. Christopher is a member of the Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and remains passionate about human rights, which is reflected every day in his devotion to his clients.

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