Jerome M. Emoff
Jerome Emoff, acknowledged by his peers as an expert in criminal law, is a fierce advocate for his clients at all stages of the criminal process from investigation to prosecution to appeal. Mr. Emoff’s practice has been confined exclusively to criminal defense since 1974. He has extensive trial and appellate experience at both the federal and state levels. Mr. Emoff has served as lead counsel in approximately 450 jury trials in cases as varied as capital murder, public corruption, drug conspiracies, financial fraud, sex offenses and computer-related crimes. Mr. Emoff, also, has extensive experience in representing clients during grand jury and other investigations. His focus has always been on litigation.
Mr. Emoff has lectured widely on matters related to criminal law, and he has been appointed by the Ohio Attorney General as Special Counsel in a matter relating to a State employee. He has served as an Acting Judge in a local suburb. After graduating from law school in 1974, Mr. Emoff spent a number of years representing indigent clients, and it was during that time that he developed a profound determination to insure that the justice system worked fairly for everyone. That determination has never waned.
Areas of Practice:
Education & Court Admissions:
George Washington University
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
United States Supreme Court
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Supreme Court of Ohio
All other courts in the State of Ohio.
On a Personal Note:
When he is not engaged in professional matters, Mr. Emoff enjoys the Cleveland Orchestra, traveling abroad and reading.