Mr. Eugene Ray Critchett Esq

Central Ohio Litigation Attorney
Contact: 614.610.9432
Law School: Ohio State University - Columbus
Jurisdiction: Ohio


Directory Practice Areas
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Visa & Mastercard
  • Contingent Fees
    • Based on type of case
  • Free Consultation
    • For most cases
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • $220-$350
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Attorney / Owner, E. Ray Critchett, LLC
Litigation attorney with a primary focus on business, insurance and personal injury litigation. My pratice areas also include contract and employment law disputes. While the majority of my practice involves litigation, I prefer to work with my clients (especially business clients) long before a case ends up in court. A little work and preparation can avoid costly litigation.
Partner, Zaino & Humphrey, LPA
Litigation attorney focusing on business, insurance and personal injury litigation. Helping business clients revise their contracts and business methods to become more efficient and less likely to go into litigation. My practice areas also included employment law and contract disputes. I pride myself on being able to assist clients in a wide variety of areas and in those areas I cannot help them myself, I can typically point them to an attorney who can assist them.
Associate, The Plymale Partnership (formerly Plymale & Associates)
Dedicated my practice to helping Ohioians who were injured by the actions of others. Civil litigation including wrongful death, Dram Shop liability, intentional tort, premise liability, tractor-trailor collisions, motorcycle collision, animal attacks, and a variety of other ordinary negligence claims. The practice areas also included contract review and insurance litigation.
Tax Consultant, Deliotte & Touche
Tax consultant focusing on areas of high net wealth planning, mergers, acquisitions, corporate formation and development as well as creating tax planning strategies for individuals and coporations.
Tax Consultant, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Tax consultant focusing on areas of high net wealth planning, mergers, acquisitions, corporate formation and development as well as creating tax planning strategies for individuals and coporations.
Ohio State University - ColumbusJ.D.Law
Ithaca CollegeB.A.Spanish, International Business
Honors: Cum Laude
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubble
E. Ray Critchett has earned Martindale-Hubble’s highest rating, AV Preeminent ®, for legal ethics and ability. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system is based on the confidential opinions of other lawyers and judges. The system evaluates lawyers and law firms in the United States and Canada. Mr. Critchett is proud to have achieved this highest rating and acknowledgement of his exceptional professional abilities.
Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or regions of certain highly-populated states who are younger than the age of 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.
Ohio Rising Star 2009, 2012-2014, Oho Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
Named by Ohio Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2009. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.
Million Dollar Advocate Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. The organization was founded in 1993 and there are approximately 3000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Forum membership acknowledges excellence in advocacy, and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases. Members must have acted as principal counsel in at least one case in which their client has received a verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more.
Professional Associations
Member, Ohio State Bar
Member, U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
Member, U.S. Tax Court
Member (2001-present) Trustee (2009-present), Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ)
Member, The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA)
Member, Columbus Bar Association Member (CBA)
Member, Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ)
Member, The American Association for Justice (AAJ)


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E. Ray Critchett, LLC
681 S. Front Street
Columbus , OH 43206
Telephone: 614.610.9432
Telephone: 614.515.5098
Telephone: 855.2.Buckeye
Fax: 614.448.1847