Five Decades. 300 Jury Trials. Singular Focus.

A Career Of Commitment To Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with a serious crime in federal or Ohio state courts, there is no room for hesitation or uncertainty. Your freedom, your future and even your life could be at stake – and you should have the utmost confidence that your defense lawyer has the skill and experience required to protect you.

For over 50 years, attorney James Monroe Kersey has distinguished himself as one of Cleveland’s foremost criminal defense lawyers. With a career entirely dedicated to protecting the rights of Ohio’s accused, he is a veteran of hundreds of jury trials, including dozens of aggravated murder and death penalty cases. His superior knowledge and proven ability to win acquittals for his clients make him a clear choice when you’re facing complex charges and potentially devastating consequences for a conviction.

Exceptional Experience In Violent And White Collar Cases

Mr. Kersey represents those facing a full spectrum of serious criminal charges. His clients have included but are not limited to those tried for:

  • Aggravated and double murders
  • Drug and weapons crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • White collar crimes, including Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act charges

Mr. Kersey has defended business professionals, lawyers, medical doctors, politicians, celebrities and athletes, and minors charged as adults. He has testified as an expert witness on the subject of ballistics and firearm wounds, and his “Lawyers’ Handbook for Firearms and Ballistics” is used by attorneys and judges in and beyond Cleveland.

Put Five Decades Of Ferocity On Your Side

During his five decades of criminal defense, Mr. Kersey has earned a reputation for his ferocity in the face of serious and complex charges. Put your case in the hands of an attorney who combines unwavering experience with relentless advocacy and singular focus on your defense. Contact law firm James Monroe Kersey, Attorney at Law, today by calling 216-592-9825 or completing Mr. Kersey’s online form.