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Jeffrey T. Stavroff, Esq.

Jeffrey Stavroff has a diverse background, which distinguishes him from his peers.  A native of Columbus, Ohio, Jeffrey is the owner and managing attorney of The Stavroff Law Firm, located in German Village.

Jeffrey holds a bachelor's in music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he studied bass guitar performance and music business management. After working for music publishing companies and record labels, Jeffrey was inspired to attend law school.  Jeffrey returned to Columbus and attended the Capital University Law School, where he earned his law degree, served on the Law Review Executive Board, and graduated with honors. 

After receiving his law degree and passing the Ohio bar exam, he worked as a prosecuting attorney in the Columbus City Attorney's Office, serving both the trial unit and the domestic violence unit. During his time as a prosecutor at the Columbus City Attorney's Office, Jeffrey sat first chair on multiple jury trials, bench trials, and evidentiary hearings while creating lasting connections with judges, prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, and defense counsel. Jeffrey also used his knowledge to train both new and veteran police officers.

Before starting the Stavroff Law Firm, Jeffrey worked in a small criminal defense firm, where he focused his practice in OVI (commonly known as DUI or driving under the influence) defense and general criminal defense. 

Jeffrey uses his diverse experience to service his clients in federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies throughout the state of Ohio.

In his free time, Jeffrey enjoys playing music and spending time with his family, friends, and Weimaraner dog, Avi. 

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • State of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio

AWARDS:

  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV Preeminent" (Peer Reviewed for Highest Level of Professional Excellence), 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Columbus CEO Magazine, "Top Lawyers," 2017, 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers, "Top Forty Under 40," 2017, 2018
  • American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys10 Best DUI/DWI Law Attorney Client Satisfaction Award, 2015

certifications:

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)

EDUCATION:

  • Capital University Law School.  Order of the Curia; Executive Publishing Editor, Capital University Law Review

  • Berklee College of Music.  Summa cum laude.

Isabella C. Bryan

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Isabella has always been driven in her education and deeply values hands-on experience, her interests lying mainly with medicine and law.

Isabella has constantly excelled in the sciences, finishing at the top of her Chemistry and Medical Terminology classes. While in high school, she worked as a medical assistant, which encompassed a multitude of roles such as direct patient care and assisting the surgeon as a scrub technician when preparing patients for eye surgery. She then went on to become a law clerk for a criminal defense law firm when she was just 19 years old and later was hired by the managing attorney to be a legal assistant for the firm. She continued to work there for over two years, eventually taking on the role of billing assistant for the firm as well. Isabella's passion for criminal law was developed over the course of these years, and she began to study advanced placement psychology and philosophy. Through years of experience, she became very adept in her knowledge of the court systems and criminal defense law, as well as gaining enhanced skills with technology and different billing and filing systems.

In the beginning of 2018, Isabella joined Jeffrey Stavroff’s practice as the sole paralegal for the owner of the firm. While working for The Stavroff Law Firm full time, Isabella is working towards her associates degree in Criminology at Columbus State and then will be aiming for a bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science at the Ohio State University.

Isabella's unique combination of both medical and legal knowledge brings a blended perspective to the workplace which has assisted in multiples cases and further motivates her to pursue a career in Forensic Pathology, which integrates both fields.

 

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