Facts About Record Expungement in Cleveland, Ohio

Attorneys for Expungement in Ohio

Do you feel like your criminal records are holding you back? You are not alone. More than 77 million Americans with criminal records feel the same way. If you’ve ever lost a job opportunity or the chance to get licensed due to your past mistakes, you might be interested in what expungement can do for […]

What is a Civil Protection Order in Ohio?

What Is a Civil Protection Order in Ohio

Unfortunately, there are times when you may need legal protection against someone that you know. To stop violent behavior such as harassment, inappropriate sexual contact, fighting, and verbal abuse, you may need to file a protection order. A civil protection order is also known as a CPO. The process can change based on state, so […]

Our OVI Lawyer in Cleveland Explains the Difference Between an OVI and DUI

Difference Between an OVI and DUI

In Ohio, navigating the complexities of traffic law, especially when it involves impaired driving, requires understanding the specific terminology and legal distinctions employed within the state’s legal system, which is where an OVI lawyer in Cleveland can help. This exploration looks into the essential differences between an OVI and a DUI in Ohio, shedding light […]

My BarStory S01E06: Featuring Leslie S. Johns

On the latest edition of the MyBarstory podcast, we are thrilled to bring you an in-depth and thought-provoking conversation that explores the vital topic of celebrating the lived experiences of Black attorneys. During this engaging and challenging podcast recording, which took place on the last day of Black History Month, our panel of experts and […]

Navigating Allegations of Sex Crimes in Cleveland: The Role of Lawyers in Your Defense

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Sex offenses are serious and complex legal matters that can have severe consequences for those accused. If you or someone you know is facing such charges, it’s crucial to understand the legal landscape surrounding sex offenses in Cleveland, Ohio, and the importance of seeking help from a criminal defense lawyer.  This blog will explore what […]

Confronting Bullying: Chat with Ashley Jones

Welcome back to AJLJ Law’s blog! We’re excited to share some powerful insights from Ashley Jones’s recent guest appearance on the “That’s a Hard No” podcast. In this episode, Ashley, an esteemed attorney and litigator, delved into the crucial topic of combating bullying within the judicial system. She shared compelling real-life anecdotes and legal precedents […]

What You Need to Know About First-time OVI in Ohio

What You Need to Know About First-time OVI in Ohio

Operating a Vehicle Impaired (OVI) is a serious offense with significant consequences in Ohio. If you face a first-time OVI charge, it’s essential to understand the nature of the offense, potential punishments, and the importance of legal representation.  This blog will explore these aspects in detail, providing valuable insights for those navigating the complexities of […]

Celebrate Black History Month with AJLJ Law

As we celebrate Black History Month, we are proud to share that our own Leslie, a partner at our firm, has been invited to be a panelist at a special event organized by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Norman S. Minor Bar Association, and the Cuyahoga County Department of Law. The event, titled “Celebrating […]

Market Yourself as a Lawyer: Proven Strategies

Are you a new lawyer looking to make your mark in the competitive legal industry? In this blog post, we’ll share valuable tips and tricks from Ashley Jones and Leslie Johns, the founders of AJLJ Law, a boutique law firm specializing in criminal defense, OVI/DUI and expungement. As experienced lawyers and guest speakers at the […]

Cleveland Rising Star: Leslie Johns, Esq.

At AJLJ Law, we take immense pride in our team of dedicated and accomplished attorneys. One shining star in our firm is Leslie Johns, Esq., whose exceptional legal expertise and commitment to justice have earned her recognition as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the year 2024. In this blog, we’ll introduce you to […]