Matthew O’ Leary

Circleville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Good counsel requires good information. I might meet with you a little too long. I may ask you questions you didn’t think need answered. I may explain things you didn’t think to ask about. I’ll probably call you on my way home to remind you what to wear to court tomorrow. Doing my job effectively means asking questions until I am satisfied. That begins by knowing my clients. My goal for every client is to put them in position to make the best decisions they can in what are often difficult circumstances. Doing that means listening. It requires taking time to get to know you better so I can supply the information you need and explain it in a way that matters to you.

Education & Experience

Shortly after graduating from Capital Law School, I started working in the Pickaway County Prosecutor’s Office in Circleville. I spent five years successfully prosecuting everything from juvenile truancy to aggravated murder. After much reflection, I resigned that position to pursue a practice focused on criminal defense.

Though my experience as a prosecutor has proven invaluable to me, I’ve realized that my interest in preserving individual rights and ensuring fair process is best served from the other side of the aisle. Though not devoted exclusively to criminal practice, the majority of the clients I choose to represent face charges in Fairfield, Fayette, Hocking, Madison, Pickaway, and Ross counties.

More About Me

I was born and raised in the Ohio Valley and have resided with my family in central Ohio for more than ten years. I am a proud graduate of Miami University, in Oxford. Learn more by contacting me to ask questions or to schedule a case evaluation.

Call (740) 249-1501 at any time to get in touch with a Circleville criminal defense attorney.

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