Criminal & Traffic Offenses

Cost for Legal Representation on Speeding Tickets: Usually $300

Susan Gwinn has over 25 years of experience as a criminal law and traffic law attorney and has represented hundreds of individuals in misdemeanor and felony criminal law cases. Delaying seeking legal representation from our leading lawyer can have a detrimental effect on the ultimate outcome of your criminal case. Susan Gwinn represents many different citizens, including truck drivers in various traffic cases throughout southeastern Ohio, including the counties of Athens, Hocking, Jackson, Meigs, and Vinton.

There are many unknown pitfalls to handling criminal or traffic offenses on your own. For instance most people are unaware that charges involving misdemeanor drug offenses can result in a six month driver’s license suspension even if you were not driving an automobile at the time of the offense. Or did you know that a misdemeanor drug offense can result in the loss of federal financial aide? Many times Susan can help you avoid these penalties.

Every case is different so please call or email her to be sure you understand what you need to do in your case. After hours you can call Susan Gwinn on her after hours line at 855-296-3396 or during regular hours call 855-296-3394. Or email Susan Gwinn at

Can’t make your court date?

Hiring an attorney can on many occasions prevent the need to appear in court on the date indicated on your ticket. However, unless you have a case continued by the court, never fail to make a court appearance. Hiring an attorney can, on some occasions, prevent the need to appear in court at all. Every case is different so call to find out how an attorney might help you in your specific case.

Think you might be charged with a criminal offense?

The time to seek legal representation can never be soon enough. Call Susan Gwinn to see if you should talk with law enforcement before you do so. Many times people do not realize that their actions could result in criminal charges. Again, Susan Gwinn practices law throughout Southeastern Ohio, serving individuals throughout Athens County and beyond.