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Shawn R. Dominy

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Phone: (614) 717-1177
Fax: (614) 717-1188

1900 Polaris Pkwy #450-037
Columbus, Ohio 43240

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Ohio, 1997
  • U.S. Southern District of Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000
FORMAL EDUCATION

CONTINUING EDUCATIONFormal education at law school should be the beginning, not the end, of an attorney's training.  To achieve expertise in an area of law, ongoing education is crucial.  Shawn Dominy's training specific to Ohio DUI/OVI includes the following:

  • D.W.I. Means Defend With Integrity, National College for D.U.I. Defense, Annually (2005-present)
  • DWI Detection And Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association Of  Chiefs Of Police (IACP), 2005.
  • Basic Science of Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing and BAC DataMaster, National Patent Analytical Systems, 2007
  • Summer Session at Harvard University, National College for D.U.I. Defense, 2007
  • Speak Like A Leader, Homoly Communications Institute, 2009
  • Winter Session at Atlantis, National College for D.U.I. Defense, 2009
  • Blood & Urine Testing Using Gas Chromatography, Lyons & Lyons, 2010
  • Intoxilyzer 8000, Zager Forensics, 2011
  • Summer Session at Harvard University, National College for D.U.I. Defense, 2012
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association Of  Chiefs Of Police (IACP), 2014
  • Forensic Gas Chromatography, American Chemical Society, 2015

CLASSES & SEMINARS TAUGHTAlthough it is not necessary for an attorney to teach classes and seminars to have expertise in an area of law, being asked to teach, especially to other lawyers, is some evidence of an attorney's expertise.  Shawn Dominy has made presentations at several seminars, including the following: 

  • Trial Skills Academy Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2017
  • The Impact Of The Birchfield Decision, O.S.B.A., 2016
  • The Impact Of The Birchfield Decision, C.B.A., 2016
  • Trial Skills Academy Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2016
  • ABCs of Addressing Belated Charges, O.A.C.D.L., 2016
  • Are Ohio OVI Marijuana Laws Constitutional, O.S.B.A., 2015
  • Are Ohio OVI Marijuana Laws Constitutional, C.B.A., 2015
  • Trial Skills Academy Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2015
  • Hunting For Treasure In ODH Manuals, O.A.C.D.L., 2015
  • Presenting A GERD Defense, C.B.A., 2014
  • Trial Skills Academy Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2014
  • The Lancaster Case In Marietta, O.A.C.D.L., 2014
  • The Intoxilyzer 8000 Is Struck Down Again, O.S.B.A., 2013
  • State v Lancaster May Affect Ohio Breath Testing, C.B.A., 2013
  • OVI In Juvenile Court, C.B.A., 2013
  • Trial Skills Academy Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2013
  • Field Sobriety Testing Studies & How To Use Them, O.A.C.D.L., 2013
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Trends And Issues, O.A.C.D.L., 2013
  • The NHTSA Manual Isn't Just Valuable At Trial, C.B.A., 2012
  • Things You May Not Know About The NHTSA Manual, O.S.B.A., 2012
  • Trial Skills Workshop Instructor, O.A.C.D.L., 2012
  • Don't Get Bullied, C.B.A., 20111
  • Rule 16 In OVI Cases, O.S.B.A., 2011
  • Role Of Defense Attorney In Sex Cases, ONG V.A. Training, 2011
  • Strategies In Defending D.U.I. Cases, Lorman, 2011
  • Motions In OVI Cases, O.A.C.D.L., 2011
  • Discovery In OVI Cases, Mahoning County Bar Association, 2010
  • Discovery In OVI Cases, C.B.A., 2010
  • DUI Trial, Lyons & Lyons Mock Trial Seminar, 2010
  • S.C.R.A.M., O.A.C.D.L., 2009
  • Understanding Breath Testing Machines, C.B.A., 2009
  • Detaining Drivers For OVI, O.S.B.A., 2009
  • Breath Testing Permits, O.A.C.D.L., 2008
  • S.C.R.A.M., Ohio State Bar Association, 2008
  • Drugged Driving, C.B.A., 2007

PUBLICATIONS

  • I Was Charged With DUI/OVI-Now What?!  What You Need To Know Before Going To Court And Before Hiring A Lawyer For DUI/OVI In Ohio, iUniverse Publishing, 2014.
  • Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, Settlement Strategies For DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases chapter, Aspatore Publishing, 2012.
  • Annie's Law Aims To Reduce Drunk Driving In Ohio, C.B.A. 'Legal Connections', April, 2017
  • Chemical Alcohol Test:  An Offer You Can't Refuse?, O.A.C.D.L. 'The Vindicator', 2016
  • Operating A Vehicle Under The Influence Of Marijuana, O.S.B.A. Law You Can Use, 2016
  • Sobriety Checkpoints Are Constitutional, O.S.B.A. Law You Can Use, 2015
  • Drug Trafficking Laws Invoke Serious Consequences, O.S.B.A. Law You Can Use, 2015
  • Law Provides Real Consequences For Counterfeit Controlled Substances, O.S.B.A. Law You Can Use, 2015
  • Counterfeit Controlled Substances, Akron Legal News, 2009
  • Sobriety Checkpoints, Continental News Review, 2009
  • Drug Trafficking Laws, Daily Reporter, 2009
  • Plea Bargaining In The Wake of Howe, Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly, 2007
RECOGNITION / AWARDSPROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association (Founding Member)
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • National Advocacy For DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OVI Committee)
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association (Former Chair, Criminal Law Committee)
  • Delaware Bar Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Powell Chamber of Commerce

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