Firm Overview

My firm is focused mainly on helping those who are currently facing criminal charges and are in need of aggressive, comprehensive legal support. By specializing in this one area of the law, we are able to offer specialized, focused advice.

My firm has been in practice for over 17 years with a focus on criminal defense.

Example cases

8/23/2010: Client charged with her 2nd DUI/OVI in Columbus, Ohio. A mandatory minimum 20 day jail term was reduced to a three day program and three days at a jail alternative center. She was not placed on probation, but her license was suspended for six months along with a $1000 fine.

8/23/2010: Client, a Dublin resident, was charged with a 1st offense DUI/OVI in Ohio. He allegedly failed field sobriety tests and elected not to give a sample of his breath to the police. DUI was amended to Reckless Operation, with a license suspension of two days, non-reporting probation, and a $250 fine.

Main Office

Main
2130 Arlington Ave
Columbus  OH  43221

Phone
  • (614) 675-4845
Fax
  • Available upon request.

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, I offer a free initial case consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Contact me to discuss my fees.

Hourly Rates

Contact me.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Criminal Defense
Criminal charges are always serious and should not be treated lightly. If you have been accused of committing a criminal offense, it is critical that you procure the help you need. Contact a Columbus criminal defense lawyer at The Koffel Law Firm.
If you have been charged with criminal activity of any kind, you could be facing a wide array of potential consequences. Common penalties include prison sentences, monetary fines, and the loss or suspension of various rights and privileges. If you are dealing with indictments of criminal activity, the first thing you should do is to seek out the representation of a lawyer you can trust—an attorney who is prepared to take on your case and fight tirelessly for you in pursuit of the representation you desire. When you come to The Koffel Law Firm, you can rest assured in the support you can receive from a Columbus attorney at the office. The team has dealt with all kinds of DUI cases. Were you pulled over by a law enforcement officer and charged with multiple DUI or underage DUI? It is imperative that you take immediate action. The consequences of DUI charges can be far-reaching and extremely serious, and you don’t want the penalties following you around. A lawyer at the office can help you if you are dealing with Columbus, Ohio DUI/OVI or Delaware, Ohio DUI/OVI. The team has experience with DUI with injury and BMV hearings. They have also dealt with a wide array of serious vehicular crimes, from drag racing to hit-skip cases. Have you been accused of aggravated vehicular assault or aggravated vehicular homicide? It is absolutely essential that you take immediate action and procure the help your case requires without further delay. An attorney at the office has experience with situations pertaining to nitrous oxide and motor vehicles, as well as indictments of fleeing and eluding. Have you been accused of reckless driving? You need to know where you can turn to procure the help and support your case requires. The team at the firm is prepared to assist you! They have also dealt with all kinds of drug crimes. Have you been cited for drug cultivation or having drug paraphernalia? Are you dealing with indictments of trafficking marijuana or have possession of drugs? If you have been charged with drug trafficking/sale, having the possession of drug documents, or deception in obtaining drugs, it is essential that you take immediate action to seek out the help and support your case requires at this time. A lawyer at this firm understands the weightiness of what’s at stake and is committed to fighting for you and the resolution that is in your best interests. You can also receive the help you need for charges of theft crimes. Have you been accused of credit card fraud or embezzlement? Are you dealing with indictments of forgery or stock broker misconduct? If you have been charged with fraud of any kind—whether that’s mortgage fraud, workers’ comp fraud, credit card fraud, or investment fraud—you can rest assured in the representation you can receive when you come to this law office. A lawyer at the firm is well equipped to aggressively defend you at this time. The team at the office has also dealt with indictments of domestic violence and disorderly conduct. They have experience with probation violations and juvenile crimes. Have you been charged with vandalism, or any other pertinent crime? An attorney at this firm has been AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, has been noted in Super Lawyers®, and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America. Furthermore, the law firm has been rated by Avvo and has been commended by the Better Business Bureau. Whatever the details of your case may pertain to, do not put of procuring the help you need today. Contact the law firm today.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I chose criminal defense because I know of the life altering effects that such a conviction can have on a person's life. I wanted to be able to offer them the kind of support that will best help protect their future.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I believe that clients should not be left in the dark and therefore encourage any and all attempts to continually keep themselves educated.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I will review all documents that I believe will help me assist them in reaching their desired outcome.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

In an initial case consultation, I will talk to my clients about the best way that I will be able to help them.

Bradley P. Koffel

If you are dealing with charges criminal activity, it is of the utmost importance that you know where you can turn to procure the help and support your case requires. Criminal charges are extremely serious and can result in life-altering consequences that you never thought you would have to bear. It is at just such a time that you need to know where you can find trustworthy help. A Columbus criminal defense lawyer is prepared to assist you! When you come to The Koffel Law Firm, you can have confidence that your case rests in competent and reliable hands. Attorney Brad Koffel has assisted numerous other individuals who are dealing with charges and accusations just like yours, and he is equipped to take on your case and fight for your rights and privileges today. For four consecutive years, he was selected as the best lawyer in his area of practice throughout the state of Ohio. His reputation speaks for itself, as he is ranked in the 1% of attorneys nationwide. In addition, he is ranked among the 50 most esteemed Columbus attorneys. Attorney Koffel understands the weightiness of criminal charges, and he is well equipped to take on your case and fight for your rights and privileges. He has 20 years of experience helping clients combat criminal charges and pursue a fresh start at life, and he is prepared to do it again. He is dedicated to his clients, fighting for them and the resolution that is in their best interests. Attorney Koffel does not assume he knows his clients
License
  • Bar Number: 0062184
    Ohio , 1993
Education
  • Capital Law School
    Juris Doctor , 1993
    Columbus, OH

Tod A. Brininger

Have you been charged with a criminal offense of any kind? Criminal charges are extremely serious and should be combatted by a knowledgeable and dedicated attorney

Steve Fox

If you are dealing with indictments of criminal activity, it is of the utmost importance that you know where you can turn to procure the help and support your case requires. Criminal charges are always serious and can incur life-altering complications and challenges that call for the defense of a trustworthy lawyer. You may agree, yet be clueless as to where you should even begin to search for the right attorney. When you come to The Koffel Law Firm, a criminal defense lawyer in Columbus can offer you the help you need. It is imperative that you take immediate action to procure aggressive defense at this critical time, and Attorney Steve Fox is prepared to take on your case and fight for your rights. He received his undergraduate degree at Wittenberg University and his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. While he was in law school, he was associated with the Moot Court and participated in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Richmond, Virginia competition. He also gained invaluable experience clerking at Gallon & Takacs law office and worked at the Lucas County Public Defender

Will Nesbitt

If you have been accused of committing a crime, the first thing you must do is to secure the trustworthy help of a lawyer you can count on. Criminal charges can result in extremely serious consequences that you don

Fran Tosi Ward

Criminal charges are serious and can result in all kinds of hardships and complications that you never intended to bear. From jail sentences to monetary fines, the penalties from criminal charges can be life-altering and extremely consequential. If you are dealing with charges of criminal activity, the first thing you should do is to seek out the help of a criminal defense attorney in Columbus that you can trust. At The Koffel Law Firm, you can receive aggressive defense from Attorney Fran Tosi Ward. She is a criminal defense lawyer in Columbus who has dealt with all kinds of criminal cases and is well equipped to serve you today. She attended The Ohio State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation, she furthered her education by pursuing her law degree, graduating from Case Western Reserve University School of Law with her Juris Doctorate. Attorney Ward also studied abroad in Oxford, England, at Oxford University

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