Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014
On May 1, 2014, Columbus OVI Attorney Jon J. Saia of The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. served as one of the speakers for a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar session at the 2014 Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Annual Convention. According to the CLE seminar information provided on the bar association’s website, Mr. Saia was one of two presenters in the Traffic Law/OVI Update, which was worth 1.5 General CLE hours. The convention was held from April 30 through May 2, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Attorney Saia is a founding member of The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc., and he’s also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.
According to the information provided on the OSBA’s website, the Traffic Law/OVI Update consisted of a case law update and an overview of how attorneys can win OVI cases when the odds are stacked against them. The weekend convention provided attendees with dozens of CLE breakout sessions to choose from. The three-day event also included a President-Elect Reception. The Ohio Bar Association is a voluntary professional association with a total membership of approximately 31,000. Of that total, more than 26,000 of the members are judges and attorneys, representing almost 70% of the state’s law practitioners. The rest of the membership is made up of paralegals and law students.
Attorney Saia is a seasoned lawyer who has earned a high level of respect within his field. He is regularly asked to speak at seminars, and he also provides expert testimony in OVI cases. Mr. Saia—who has more than two decades of legal experience—is certified to train others in the administration of standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs), and he is also certified in the operation, diagnostic verification and calibration of BAC DataMaster Breath Alcohol Testing instruments. He has been honored with an AV® Rating (the highest of the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™), and he has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in the list of Ohio Super Lawyers®.
In addition to being a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Attorney Saia is also Chair (in the area of DUI Defense) for the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense. Furthermore, he is a member of the National College for DUI Defense and maintains membership in many other professional organizations as well. Attorney Saia handles OVI cases, traffic offenses cases and general criminal defense cases.
The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt assists clients in various practice areas, including criminal defense, OVI defense, estate planning, family law, and liquor permits and compliance. The lawyers at the firm have more than a century of combined experience in the practice of law. Individuals in Columbus and other parts of Ohio can turn to The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt for competent legal representatives who will help them look out for the best interests. The law firm offers complimentary case evaluations to prospective clients. More information about the firm can be found at http://www.splaws.com.