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.

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.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Shawn Dominy was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the nation’s ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyers’. This is an invitation-only organization composed of the premiere trial lawyers from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile.

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 is a recipient of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award. The award is based on the average reviews left by clients, and Shawn Dominy’s average review 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. Shawn Dominy’s law firm is an accredited BBB business with an A+ rating.

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL). Shawn Dominy is a member of the OACDL, a statewide organization committed to defending the rights secured by law of persons accused of the commission of a criminal offense. He has served as the Secretary, the chair of the Publications Committee, and the co-chair of 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 is a member of the NACDL and has been since the beginning of his career.

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.