Michael J. Hayes, Esq.

Michael J. Hayes, Esq.

Michael J. Hayes, Esq. is a dedicated attorney who works hard to acheive optimal results for his clients. Mike has years of experience fighting for his clients in all areas of criminal defense with a focus on felony, misdemeanor and DUI/OVI cases.

Firm Overview

Mike brings a world of experience to his practice. Mike Hayes is seasoned former investigator, probation officer, teacher, coach and journalist with a keen eye for cutting edge defense stategies and a willingness to go the extra mile to get optimal results in his unrelenting defense of people who find themselves literally on the ropes. Being charged with a crime is a stressful situation that demands the expertise and undivided attention of an attorney who understands what it feels like to be marginalized and stigmatized. Rest assured that Mike is in your corner and will help you navigate through the treacherous waters of the criminal justice system.

Mike is a gradute of Wittenberg University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. He earned his law degree from Capital University Law School. A member of the Columbus Bar Assocation, he is on the Criminal Law Committee and is a guest lecturer for the Crossroads Recovery Driving Intervention Program where he speaks about OVI Law in Ohio and its impact on drivers. Mike is a married father of two boys who is also a state-certified lacrosse coach for an OHSAA-sanctioned middle school program.

Main Office

Main Office
901 South High Street
Columbus OH 43206


(614) 558-2125


(614) 449-0451


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Office Information

Office Hours

8 a.m to 6 p.m.

Office Manager

Pam Everston

Emergency After Hours


Criminal Defense