Central Business District, Ohio

James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law

I work to provide aggressive defense and careful protection of my clients' rights

James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law

917 Main Street, Third Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-503-7251
James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, DUI & DWI Law, Services, Cincinnati, Ohio

If you've been accused of a crime, you need an experienced criminal attorney who will provide an aggressive defense and careful protection of your rights. James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law has more than 10 years' experience serving Cincinnati residents with a wide range of legal services, from DUI defense to juvenile delinquencies and expungement of records.

You can rely on James Bogen's expertise in almost any situation, whether you've been arrested for misdemeanors or felony offenses. He will guide you through every step of the overwhelming complexities of the legal process, from the first hearings all the way through to appeals. With his broad experience and dedication to the welfare of his clients, you can depend on this criminal attorney to work hard to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

James Bogen guarantees individualized attention to every one of his clients, so you can be sure you'll get the best legal advice for your particular case. After listening carefully to the details of your situation, your attorney will identify all your legal options and help identify the strategy that's best for you.

Learn more about James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law's areas of practice online, or call (513) 503-7251 to schedule a consultation with a legal expert today.

Announcements & Events from James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law
How Do Parole & Probation Differ?, Cincinnati, Ohio
When someone is arrested and charged with breaking the law, there are many potential outcomes that can occur, depending on the severity of the offense. Two of the most common sentenc...read more
3 Tips for Handling the Stress That Comes With DUI Charges, Cincinnati, Ohio
If you got caught drinking and driving, you could be facing serious consequences—from jail time to hefty fines. Waiting to see what the outcome of your case will be while building a ...read more
What You Need to Know About Expungement in Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio
Expungement FAQs Having a criminal record can complicate almost every aspect of your life, making it difficult to find a job or even rent an apartment. Fortunately, some states allo...read more
5 Tips for Avoiding a DUI This Holiday Season, Cincinnati, Ohio
The holidays are full of festivities, from office Christmas parties to New Year’s get-togethers with friends. All that celebrating means you’ll likely be raising a glass or two,...read more
A Guide to DUIs & DWIs , Cincinnati, Ohio
Making the distinction between a DUI and a OVI is complicated for many people. Both are acronyms commonly used to describe the act of drinking and driving; however, it depends on the...read more
Juvenile delinquency is a term commonly used to describe any criminal offenses committed by a person under the age of 18. There is no one single cause of juvenile delinquency. A numb...read more
During certain occasions and times of the year when it's common to gather together and make merriment, it stands to reason that these are the days when drunk driving is more prevalen...read more
The first three charges for operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) usually qualify as misdemeanors of varying degrees. However, after a certain point, an OVI becomes a fe...read more
Having a criminal record can complicate almost every aspect of your life, making it difficult to find a job or even rent an apartment. Fortunately, some states allow those who have c...read more
This summer, Bird® expanded into Cincinnati, bringing their innovative ride-share program and a fleet of motorized scooters into the city. While these easy, inexpensive scooters will...read more
Speeding is a fairly common occurrence, and most motorists can expect to receive a ticket for doing so at some point in their lifetime. Few drivers expect to be cited for travel...read more
Each state requires all drivers involved in an accident to stop their vehicles and identify themselves, especially if someone was injured. Failing to do so could expose you to misdem...read more
If you have been accused of committing a traffic violation or minor misdemeanor in the state of Ohio, you may have to go to a mayor’s court. This local court hears cases involvi...read more
The terms “white-collar” and “blue-collar” might not be part of the criminal code, but they are frequently used in news media to discuss different types of offenses. In fact, they’re...read more
The United States justice system is set up to deal with juvenile delinquency in courts specially reserved for minors, while those over the age of 18 are tried in separate adult crimi...read more
Getting charged with driving under the influence can be a scary experience. To navigate the moments, hours, and days immediately following a DUI arrest, it can be helpful to know wha...read more
Fireworks can be utterly spectacular, but in the wrong hands, they are incredibly dangerous. Because the misuse of fireworks can have life-threatening consequences, every state regul...read more
Popular culture often creates the impression that a defense lawyer can have your charges dismissed if the arresting officer failed to read you your rights. However, the issue is...read more
Social host laws provide possible avenues for holding drunk drivers liable for car crashes; however, liability applies only to cases where the drunk driver was a minor. It’s imp...read more
Reckless driving occurs when someone operates a vehicle in such a manner that is known to pose a risk to others. While this is a common cause of accidents for motorists of any age gr...read more
On Memorial Day weekend, Ohio’s lakes and rivers are filled with boaters enjoying the warm weather with their families. During these celebrations, it’s important to remember that boa...read more
Fireworks are a traditional part of many summer celebrations, but they’re strictly controlled by many state and municipal governments. Although consumer fireworks can be purchased in...read more
The age at which people in the United States are allowed to buy or consume alcohol is 21, but that does not stop young adults from participating in underage drinking on a regular bas...read more
Underage drinking can lead to juvenile delinquency charges, problems in school, and risky behavior that could impact the rest of your child’s life. Unsure of what to say, many parent...read more
Courtroom hearings can be overwhelming and confusing, especially if you’ve never had to deal with the criminal justice system before. While a good defense attorney will handle most o...read more
If you're facing criminal charges, you want to have the support and guidance of a skilled defense attorney on your side. However, before hiring someone to represent you, you nee...read more
Having a criminal history can make almost every aspect of your life more difficult, impacting everything from child custody decisions to employment prospects. Fortunately, expun...read more
Being accused of a crime is a confusing, intimidating experience, especially for those with limited background with the legal system. If you are facing criminal charges, you might be...read more
Getting a DUI can be a stressful, life-changing experience. To weather its challenges, it can be helpful to understand the right—and wrong—actions to do when facing a drunk driving c...read more
Being convicted of a crime can have a long-term negative impact on your personal and professional life. Fortunately, once a certain length of time has passed, you might have the oppo...read more
In the state of Ohio, a juvenile is anyone younger than 18 years old. When authorities charge them with an unruly or delinquent act, the proceedings that follow focus on rehabilitati...read more
Social media has become a permanent fixture in modern life; even though the most popular sites will change, digital platforms on which to connect with others are here to stay. Whethe...read more
The Miranda Rights are a series of statements read to a criminal suspect as a way of protecting their fifth amendment right against self-incrimination. However, many people are unfam...read more
Not all criminal charges are equal, so every jurisdiction categorizes offenses according to their severity. In general, most are considered either felonies or misdemeanors, with...read more
As of September 2016, Ohio became the 25th state to make it legal to use marijuana for medicinal purposes. While the law is being formalized and the Medical Marijuana Control Pr...read more
Every state has residents that struggle with substance abuse, but certain regions of the country experience more of an issue with drugs and alcohol than others. For years, Ohio ...read more
The state of Ohio takes drinking and driving seriously. For example, even first-time offenders face up to six months in jail and a license suspension of up to three years. For this r...read more
How do you know what to look for when you need a criminal defense attorney? With your rights and freedoms at stake, you need a seasoned professional you can talk to, who will believe...read more
The consequences of a DUI can be severe, but just because you are facing charges does not mean a conviction is imminent. It’s natural to stress about the outcome of a case while it i...read more
Most criminal and civil cases are settled through a plea agreement; but, in some situations, you may have no choice but to go to trial. Courtroom proceedings are always stressful, es...read more
Having a child accused of a crime can be terrifying for most parents, especially for those without significant experience with the criminal justice system. Fortunately, the courts tr...read more
Expungement is the legal process by which a conviction is removed from your criminal record. James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, in Cincinnati, OH, helps his clients pursue this route a...read more
Many people pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving are only charged with a DUI after failing a field sobriety test. But just how accurate is this type of exam? Can the results be ...read more
Is it true that you get what you pay for? James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, an experienced DUI attorney in Cincinnati, OH, believes there’s great value in not competing with the ...read more
House parties are a quintessential part of adolescence, but they’re also one of the most common places where underage drinking occurs. Ohio has unique laws regarding the host’s liabi...read more
In Ohio, drivers facing drunk driving charges may be eligible for a wet reckless plea. But what’s the difference between these two charges, and how can a DUI attorney be of assistanc...read more
If there is a warrant out for your arrest, you cannot expect the court to go easy on you. Even if you have been falsely accused and are innocent, you still have to go through the sta...read more
There is a common misconception field sobriety tests are infallible barometers of an individual's level of intoxication. The reality, however, is much different. Below, DUI attorney ...read more
Being charged with a drug crime inspires many questions. How should you plead? What defense will be most effective for your case? How can you ensure your rights are protected? What a...read more
Driving under the influence is a charge that has potentially life-altering and costly consequences. It’s possible to have the allegation dropped or reduced, but you need an experienc...read more
After a DUI arrest, it’s common to feel stressed and overwhelmed. On top of the logistical concerns, you also have to worry about steep fines and court costs. Due to the significant ...read more
Whether you’ve been charged with a DUI or fraud, when you’re facing criminal charges, you need support from a qualified professional. An experienced criminal defense attorney will pr...read more
Despite the recent passage of Ohio’s medical marijuana bill, most residents still don’t have access to it. While the government configures the framework for the program, the dru...read more
DUI checkpoints are an increasingly common occurrence. That’s why James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, urges clients in Cincinnati, OH, to know their rights when faced with one. As an ex...read more
Citizens are protected from unreasonable searches and seizures under both state and federal law. That means police must have a warrant to inspect your person or property. If they do ...read more
Drunk driving is a serious crime that results in hefty fines, loss of a license, and even jail time. In some cases, a DUI—driving under the influence—or OVI—operating a vehicle impai...read more
Did you know that if a police officer asks to search your car without probable cause, it is your legal right to say no? According to James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, the leading defe...read more
A criminal charge doesn’t just mar your record in society—it can also result in a loss of your driving privileges. While the precise laws vary from state to state, a judge can revoke...read more
A DUI is a serious charge that can lead to hefty legal fines and the loss of your driving license. If you’re pulled over after having a few drinks, and the police officer asks you to...read more
DUI charges are always a serious matter, with even first-time offenders facing possible jail time, a suspended license, and a criminal record that cannot be expunged. In addition to ...read more
A boating DUI charge is just as serious as driving an automobile under the influence. During the spring and summer, law enforcement officers survey area lakes and waterways...read more
Like all states, Ohio forbids anyone under the age of 21 to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Any violation of this law is considered a serious offense—and even more so if the...read more
In Ohio, you can be charged with DUI for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The charge sometimes is referred to as boating under the influence, BUI, or b...read more
If you are facing charges for a drug crime, you have a lot at stake. Depending on the circumstances of your case, potential penalties include fines, a lengthy probation, and even jai...read more
If you’ve been convicted of a crime in Cincinnati, you may have questions about expungement of your criminal record. To this end, speaking with a knowledgeable defense attorney ...read more
Driving under the influence can cause a wreck, and being charged with DUI can wreck your life. When you face this serious charge, there are key points you should know before you head...read more
If you’ve been accused of a DUI, you have a lot at stake, from license suspension to jail time. For an effective DUI defense, you need to understand the laws at play and what the sta...read more
Ohio law enforcement does not take drunk driving lightly. Accordingly, there are certain things you must know when faced with a pending charge, including the possible consequences of...read more
The holidays are just around the corner, and that means more people will be on the roads as they travel to visit their loved ones. Police are always on the lookout for drunk drivers ...read more
For juveniles who are suspected of criminal activity, law enforcement follows a very different set of guidelines than they would with adult offenders. It's important that all parents...read more
If you are ever charged with driving under the influence, you need to know basic facts. That’s why James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law in Cincinnati, OH, is here to outline what you...read more
If you’ve been charged with a drug-related crime, you may be wondering how best to provide for your defense in court. While drug charges are treated very seriously in our legal syste...read more
Getting a DUI permanently removed from your criminal record is an appealing concept for many who have been convicted of a DUI offense. There are some important things to know about e...read more
DUI charges are extremely serious, long-term consequences that can dramatically impact nearly every area of your life if you're convicted. Many defendants harbor the misconception th...read more
There are many popular misconceptions surrounding the criminal justice system, especially when it comes to processes such as filing an appeal. James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, a Cinc...read more
Make no mistake: A DUI charge is a serious situation. A DUI attorney is crucial to helping you combat the charges you are facing. James F. Bogen, Attorney at Law, has over 10 years o...read more
Being faced with a criminal charge like driving under the influence can be extremely troubling. In addition to costly fines and penalties, those charged also run the risk of losing t...read more
Police and state troopers make arrests for DUIs, boating DUIs, juvenile delinquency, and felonies every day. An arrest begins a legal process that can end with paying fines, losing l...read more
I often tell potential clients that I am definitely not the cheapest lawyer out there, and I’m proud of that. It all boils down to what kind of service you are looking for. One of ...read more
Drinking and Driving (DUI/OVI)A first-time DUI (OVI) offender in Ohio faces three to 180 days in jail and fines ranging from $375.00 to $1,075.00. They also face losing their driver'...read more
For many people, criminal charges don't usually result in significant jail or prison sentences. Instead, they will be placed on probation with a jail or prison sentence that only go...read more
If you've been charged with a DUI offense, you may have received a field sobriety test. This test has long been a controversial one, as it is often ineffective in determining a suspe...read more
While the consequences of convictions for DUIs, marijuana tickets, and other misdemeanor offenses are not as steep as felonies, you should always consult an attorney instead of repre...read more
I'm James F. Bogen Attorney at Law, a criminal attorney serving clients in Cincinnati. Many of my clients frequently ask about common myths surrounding criminal law, many of whi...read more
If you’re facing a DUI or criminal charge, one of your best ways to fight the charge is to hire a seasoned defense attorney. Don’t make this decision lightly; consider these tips fro...read more
Thanks to the 5th Amendment, you are not required to incriminate yourself if stopped by a police officer on suspicion of DUI. Unfortunately, many people don’t know what this right en...read more