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Comprehensive legal assistance centralized in our Ashtabula offices

Andrews & Pontius, LLC in Ashtabula, Ohio is a full-service legal practice.  Our attorneys’ areas of practice complement one another.  Collectively, the firm has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of legal matters—from personal domestic issues to business ventures, from civil lawsuits to criminal matters.

We help local businesses, corporations, insurance companies, school boards, municipalities, and other enterprises with the wide range of legal support services they need to operate smoothly and successfully.

Just as importantly, we provide strong legal counsel to individual clients and families.  We help them with family legal matters, criminal defense, elder law, and estate planning.  We seek justice and compensation for them when they have been injured through the negligence or recklessness of others.  And we are there for them when they face criminal charges.

Personal injury

We represent clients who have suffered physical harm or injury to their rights, reputation, or property as the result of another person’s negligence or intentional misconduct.

Medical malpractice/nursing home abuse

Our firm has represented many individuals and families affected by the negligent acts of medical providers in Ashtabula, Lake, Cuyahoga, Columbiana, and Mahoning counties.  These cases are often complex and technical, so it is important to have a knowledgeable lawyer with experience in the field.

Traffic violations/DUI

Traffic violations can have serious criminal consequences, particularly if you are accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Representation by an experienced criminal defense attorney from Andrews & Pontius, LLC can make all the difference in such a difficult case.

Criminal law

Our justice system provides many protections for those accused of committing a crime.  The criminal defense lawyers at Andrews & Pontius, LLC are well-versed in the applicable laws and have spent many years aggressively defending clients’ rights in court.

Business law and litigation

We assist clients setting up their businesses and help companies large and small with all the legal services they need to operate smoothly and defend their organizations from claims against them.

Family law

Our attorneys understand how contentious and emotionally charged domestic legal cases can become.  We handle family legal matters including divorce and custody cases with knowledge and experience as well as sensitivity and reasonableness.

Juvenile law and custody

We focus on making sure that the child’s rights are protected to get the best legal results possible.  We advise clients in areas ranging from delinquency and criminal charges to dependency and public child protection agency cases.

Wills, trusts, and probate

We help clients protect their loved ones and plan for the distribution of their property and assets after death through the drafting and updating of wills and trusts, and by shepherding the estate through probate.


Experienced and personal legal services throughout Northeast Ohio

For skillful and personalized assistance on a wide range of legal matters in Ashtabula, Lake, Trumbull, Geauga, Mahoning, and Cuyahoga counties, call the lawyers of Andrews & Pontius, LLC at 440-998-6835 or contact us online.


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