|"It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one." — Voltaire (1747)|
If you are accused of a crime or if the law enforcement officers involved have violated your rights, you are entitled to your day in court. Is your lawyer qualified to protect your rights and ready to fight for you when that day comes?
Cleveland criminal defense attorney R. Paul Cushion, II brings more than 25 years of criminal justice experience to your case. He is a former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Major Drug Offender Section and a former Assistant Attorney General in the Federal Litigation Division who has successfully tried major criminal and civil rights cases on both sides of the law.
The R. Paul Cushion, II, Esq. Law Firm vigorously represents individuals in Cuyahoga County and surrounding jurisdictions of Northeast Ohio and beyond. We stand up for the rights of people who find themselves up against the power and resources of the state or federal government.
Former Assistant Prosecutor Paul Cushion Is On Your Side
With your freedom and your future on the line, the attorney you choose to represent you makes an important difference in the outcome. From his background as an Assistant Prosecutor, Paul Cushion knows how to challenge the government's evidence and expose its weaknesses and any violations of Constitutional rights by police in obtaining that evidence. From arrest and arraignment to motions, trials and appeals, he and his legal team provide a sophisticated and fearless defense.
Our criminal defense practice can handle the most serious felony and misdemeanor charges, including:
- Murder and manslaughter
- Drug possession and drug trafficking
- Fraud, embezzlement and white collar crimes
- Assault, robbery and violent crimes
- Burglary and theft
- Internet crimes and sex offenses
- Drunk driving (DUI/DWI/OMVI)
- Traffic offenses and CDL violations
Lorain County and Northern Ohio
Civil Rights Attorney · Police Misconduct · Public Corruption
As a former cop and officer of the court, Paul Cushion has no stomach for police officers, prosecutors and government officials who abuse their authority. We help citizens seek justice for civil rights violations such as police brutality, false arrest, malicious prosecution, personal vendettas and other misconduct and corruption. We also force governmental entities to relinquish documents under Ohio's public records law — including critical documents that officials desperately want to keep hidden.
Proven Criminal Defense In Cuyahoga County And Beyond
Attorney Paul Cushion has successfully argued cases before District and Appellate Federal Courts and Appellate and Trial State courts, throughout Ohio as well. If you are accused of a crime, call us immediately at 216-502-4609 or (toll free) 800-737-9585 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.