Colin E. McNamee

Colin E. McNamee

Colin E. McNamee has dedicated the entirety of his more than 10-year career in law to the discrete and professional defense of complex criminal cases.  Some of Colin’s most successful case outcomes are the ones that never made a headline, nor came to the attention of his client’s employer.  Handling effectively what may be his client’s most difficult challenge in life, requires compassion and understanding.  Colin chose to focus his law practice exclusively on the defense of criminal cases because he is driven to be a trusted ally for those confronting life’s obstacles.

Colin is a detail-oriented and passionate advocate who is not deterred by the difficult task of pushing back against the government.  Intensive investigation and diligent preparation characterize the approach he takes to defending every accusation leveled at his clients.  Colin invests himself in each matter and strives to avoid uncertain outcomes, because he knows that his clients value their families, freedoms, and livelihoods.

A jury trial is one of the most daunting and potentially life-changing experiences a person may face.  Having taken many cases from jury selection to not guilty verdict, whether the accusation is Rape or Disorderly Conduct, Colin believes his clients deserve to be involved and informed throughout the process.  He is committed to forming a cohesive and effective team between attorney and client, to ensure the best possible outcome in every case.

Colin’s daily appearances in Ohio’s courts have earned him the respect of both his peers and the Judges before whom he appears.  His excellent reputation has been publicly recognized by awards that include Martindale Hubble’s AV Preeminent Rating. Colin is judge and peer rated at the highest level of professional excellence.

Prior to joining the Joslyn Law Firm, Colin was a partner in a boutique Columbus Criminal Defense firm.  Throughout his career, Colin has been acknowledged for providing superb client-focused representation to clients from all walks of life.  The government brings all its resources and power to a criminal prosecution.   Colin understands how to frame his client’s best defense and use all available evidence and resources to maintain an advantage.  Successfully

navigating the criminal justice system requires patience, timing, and skill.  Attorney Colin E. McNamee brings these qualities, creativity, and provides real experience, to each client who entrusts him with their case. 

Proudly Recognized by Respected Legal Organizations

NACDA Top Ten Selection for Criminal Defense in Ohio NACDA Top Ten Selection for Criminal Defense in Ohio National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Better Business Bureau Accredited Business Better Business Bureau Accredited Business Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney by the NAFDD Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney by the NAFDD Member of the National College for DUI Defense Member of the National College for DUI Defense Member of the Federal Bar Association Member of the Federal Bar Association Superb Rating for Criminal Defense on Avvo Superb Rating for Criminal Defense on Avvo
Member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member of the American Bar Association Member of the American Bar Association Member of the National Police Accountability Project Member of the National Police Accountability Project Member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association Member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association Member of the American Association for Justice Member of the American Association for Justice