Awards And Professional Associations

National College for DUI Defense (NCDD). Shawn Dominy is a long-time member of the NCDD. The mission of the NCDD is to provide the finest advanced-level training available to DUI defense lawyers. In addition to a collaborative listserv and voluminous resources, NCDD offers annual seminars, including the ‘summer session’: the signature DUI trial skills program held at the Harvard Law School. Shawn Dominy completed the summer session three times.

DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). Shawn Dominy is a founding member of the DUIDLA. The DUIDLA was formed in 2014 to protect and ensure by rule of law those individual rights guaranteed by the state and Federal Constitutions in DUI-related cases. Shawn Dominy is one of only ten founding members in the state of Ohio.

Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers®. Shawn Dominy is named in the Super Lawyers® list of the top 5% of attorneys in the state of Ohio. He is also named by Super Lawyers® as one of top 50 lawyers in the city of Columbus, Ohio: a city with over 8,000 lawyers. Shawn Dominy is one of only four lawyers in Columbus, Ohio listed in Super Lawyers® for the area of DUI/OVI defense.

Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In Ohio. Bryan Hawkins was selected as one of the top 10 Ohio criminal defense attorneys under 40 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA). Fewer than 1% of attorneys in each state are selected to that list.

Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent® Rating. Shawn Dominy was awarded the highest possible rating, AV-Preeminent®, from the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. These ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary.

Avvo Rating 10.0
Avvo Rating 10.0. Avvo provides detailed profiles for over 95% of the practicing lawyers in the United States. Those profiles include a rating from 1.0 to 10.0, and Shawn Dominy is rated a 10.0 on Avvo’s ratings scale of 1.0 to 10.0

Avvo Clients’ Choice Award
Avvo Clients’ Choice Award. Shawn Dominy and Bryan Hawkins are both recipients of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award. The award is based on reviews provided by clients.  Both Shawn Dominy and Bryan Hawkins have a review average which is five stars out of five stars.

Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
Better Business Bureau A+ Rating. The mission of the BBB is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. Accordingly, the BBB rates businesses and provides accreditation to businesses which meet its high standards. The Dominy Law Firm is an accredited BBB business with an A+ rating.

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL). Shawn Dominy and Bryan Hawkins are members of the OACDL, a statewide organization of approximately 700 lawyers committed to defending the rights secured by law of persons accused of the commission of a criminal offense. Shawn Dominy is the President. Bryan Hawkins serves on the Publications Committee and the DUI/OVI Seminar Committee.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). The NACDL is a nationwide organization with a mission of ensuring justice and due process for persons accused of a crime. Shawn Dominy and Bryan Hawkins are both members of the NACDL.

Columbus CEO Top Lawyer. Columbus CEO compiles a listing of the top lawyers in Columbus by practice area. Shawn Dominy was named a 'Top Lawyer' in the area of DUI defense for Columbus, Ohio.

"Shawn is a wonderful person and an elite attorney. Being represented by him gives you complete peace of mind knowing you are in good hands, with..." M.A.
"Shawn Dominy quickly displayed his expertise in defending OVI cases at a level that made me immediately comfortable in my decision to..." K.G.
"I was looking at a Physical control OVI charge. License suspension, 3 day class, all that. Shawn got it reduced to persistent disorderly conduct. I paid a fine, saw..." Y.E.