“I really enjoy helping people. I became a criminal defense attorney to help fight back against a system that doesn't always look out for them.”

- Catherine Meehan

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Catherine R. Meehan

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Attorney Catherine R. Meehan is a partner at Patituce & Associates after joining the firm in August 2012. Not only does she handle many pretrial proceedings on behalf of our clients, but she also has experience taking cases to trial.

When she isn’t in the courtroom, Catherine is tirelessly working behind the scenes to gather and analyze the evidence against our clients in order to build an effective and tailored legal defense to properly challenge such evidence. Since we are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week for our clients, she is quick to respond to any calls and listen to their needs and concerns about their case.

After graduating from Notre Dame College, Catherine earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011. She is a member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Education
  • J.D. The Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Graduate School
  • B.A. Notre Dame College - Undergraduate School
Bar Admissions
  • State of Ohio
  • United States Federal Court – Northern District of Ohio
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Law Firms US News
  • DUIDLA
  • Avvo 10.0
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Client Testimonials
  • If you're in trouble, you need Joseph Patituce

    “Because of my stupidity I found myself facing charges for theft. by all accounts, this one mistake could have been the end of my career...thank god I hired Joseph Patituce. when I was sick with worry ...”

    - Former Client
  • Saved Me From Federal Charges

    “I was involved in a situation that went like this: my boyfriend did something horrible, convinced me to help him by depositing some money, and the next thing I know I am potentially a target in a ...”

    - Elizabeth
  • Mr. Patituce & His Team Helped Me Avoid a DUI Convictio

    “Mr. Patituce and his team helped me put a mistake behind me. I had met some friends for dinner and left after a couple of drinks. I did not realize that I had more than I should until I got on the ...”

    - Jorge L.
  • I cannot say enough how grateful we are.

    “I realize that you are doing your job. But. I cannot say enough how grateful we are to you for your understanding, your on-the-ball-ness, your knowledge, and your support. This is an extremely tough ...”

    - Donna S.
  • Yesterday I saw excellence!

    “I really want to send a heartfelt thanks to you both for everything you've done for me over the past 15 months. There have been times when I was scared, confused, unsure and doubtful but you helped me ...”

    - K.H.
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Real Results

Recent Victories
  • Significant Reduction, Probation Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County
  • Plea and Record Expunged Aggravated Theft: State v. Bailey, Cuyahoga
  • Not Guilty at Trial Attempted Murder/Felonious Assault: State v. Brandon Betliskey
  • Case Dismissed Child Pornography: State v. J.S. (A juvenile) Youngstown
  • Not Guilty at Trial Domestic Violence: Rocky River v. D.F.
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Beckwith, Cuyahoga County
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Bittner, Lorain County
  • Evidence Suppressed, State Lost the Appeal DUI / OVI: City of Cleveland v. Oles
  • Case Dismissed DUI / OVI: Cleveland v. Al-Nazer (2012 TRC 040781)
  • Case Dismissed DUI/OVI w. a weapon: State v. Al-Nazer (Cuyahoga Case No. 13-575491)
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