Douglas Riddell Jr

Riddell Law LLC: Ohio DUI, Criminal & Traffic Attorneys
Contact: 614.361.2804
Law School: University of Cincinnati College of Law - University of Cincinnati
Jurisdiction: Ohio


About Douglas Riddell Jr
Douglas Riddell's practice is devoted to defending clients facing DUI / OVI, traffic and criminal misdemeanor charges. With of years of experience practicing criminal defense in Central Ohio, he personally reviews, analyzes and implements a unique proactive defense strategy in each and every case that comes into to his office. After years of practicing criminal defense as both a public defender and at boutique law firms in Central Ohio, Riddell opened Riddell Law LLC with the goal of providing excellent legal defense combined with an up front fee structure.
Directory Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Juvenile Law
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Driver
  • Theft
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • All major credit cards accepted.
  • Free Consultation
    • At your free initial consultation, Mr. Riddell will review the facts of your case, begin to identify weaknesses in the prosecutor's case, and begin to explore potential defense strategies.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • For information about our flat transparent fees, call our attorneys at (614) 361-2804 or visit our website at
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Owner / Attorney at Law, Riddell Law LLC
Staff Attorney, Franklin County Public Defender's Office
University of Cincinnati College of Law - University of CincinnatiLaw
University of Notre DameB.A.Political Science
Professional Activities
Mentor Columbus Bar, Inc.
Ohio Rising Star, SuperLawyers Magazine
Doug was chosen as one of only four Ohio Rising Stars in the area of Criminal Defense: DUI. Ohio Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Rising Stars list consists of selected attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.
Top Lawyers, Columbus CEO
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review ratings
The AV Preeminent is the highest possible rating given by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review for a lawyer and is established wholly on a peer-review basis. The AV Preeminent designation signifies that Riddell has been rated by judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible rating for legal abilities and ethical standards. The AV Preeminent rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience. The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.
Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell
Less than 1% of the 900,000 attorneys listed on and have been awarded this Martindale-Hubbell honor of distinction. This honor is awarded based upon client nominations and ratings in the following areas: ? Communications Ability ? Responsiveness ? Quality of Service ? Value for Money
Professional Associations
Member, Ohio State Bar
Member, Columbus Bar Association
Member, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


Ohio Field Sobriety Tests: What are Police Officers Looking for?
Ohio Field Sobriety Tests: What are Police Officers Looking for?

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Driving Privileges: Can I Drive if I Have Been Charged with an OVI in Ohio?
Driving Privileges: Can I Drive if I Have Been Charged with an OVI in Ohio?

If you have been charged with an OVI in Ohio, what happens to your driver's license? How are you ...
OVI v. DUI: What is the Difference?
OVI v. DUI: What is the Difference?

In this video, Attorney Douglas Riddell answers the question: "What is the difference ...


Articles & Publications


Website: Columbus DUI & Criminal Defense Website



Riddell Law LLC: Columbus DUI & Criminal Attorneys
1335 Dublin Road
Suite 220a
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: 614.361.2804
Fax: 614.453.8849
Riddell Law LLC Cincinnati
9435 Waterstone Blvd
Suite 140
Cincinnati, OH 45249
Telephone: 513.655.7240
Fax: 513.672.1067