Joseph D. Hada

Joseph Hada, Attorney for Quinn Legal Associates, practices all over Northeast Ohio. He has dedicated his practice to OVI/DUI, Criminal and Traffic Defense. Attorney Hada has conducted extensive research and gained immense knowledge with respect to the defense of charges relating to OVI/DUI, Criminal and Traffic offenses.  As a former public defender, Joseph has a wealth of experience in defending OVI/DUI, Criminal and Traffic charges from arraignment through trial and on to appellate argument.  He has shared his expertise as a speaker at OVI seminars across Ohio on a variety of topics and is dedicated to remaining on the forefront of OVI defense issues in Ohio.  He regularly attends advanced DUI Defense training and seminars regarding Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Advanced Roadside  Impaired Driving Enforcement, Forensic Chromatography, Breath, Blood and Urine Testing, and trial tactics.

Education:

J.D. Degree Cleveland Marshal College of Law
2007 Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio

B.A. Degree Heidelberg College – Cum Laude
2004 Tiffin, Ohio

Professional Experience:

2016 to Present Attorney – Quinn Legal Associates, Inc.

2012 to 2016 Attorney – The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt Inc.

2008 to 2012 Assistant Public Defender – Lake County

2007 to 2008 Law Clerk – Lake County Public Defender’s Office

2006 to 2007 Law Clerk – Cleveland Municipal Court

Training and Certifications:               

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, (NHTSA), Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Training -Participant (2014)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, (NHTSA), Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) - Participant (2014)

Bar Admissions: State of Ohio

Professional Organizations:

Driving Under the Influence Defense Lawyers Association Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cuyahoga County Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lake County Bar Association
Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Presentations:
2016 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Intoxilyzer 8000 Update,” Columbus, Ohio.

2015 – Parma Bar Association, Mayor’s Court Training, “Collateral Consequences in Criminal and Traffic Offenses,” Cleveland, Ohio

2015 – Lake County Bar Association, Lake County Common Pleas Judges Seminar, “OVI Defense: Arrest to Trial,” Mentor, Ohio

2015 – Lorain County Bar Association, OVI Defense Update, “Using 21st Century Technology – Making Your Work Easier,” Sandusky, Ohio

2015 – Ohio State Bar Association, Traffic Law Update, “Investigating the Breath Machine,” Sandusky, Ohio

2015 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Taking on Breath Tests Post Cincinnati v. Ilg, “The Truth About Invalid Samples,” Columbus, Ohio.

2014 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Premier DUI Defense Seminar, Trial Skills Instructor, Columbus, Ohio.

2014 – Columbus Bar Association, Annual OVI Seminar, “Does Stopping and Starting Really Cause Invalid Samples?” Columbus, Ohio

2013 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Premier Ohio DUI Defense Seminar, “Intoxilyzer 8000 – Current Trends & Upcoming Issues,” Columbus, Ohio

2013 – Lorain County Bar Association, OVI Law Update, “Making an Appealable Record in an 8000 Case,” Sandusky, Ohio

2013 – Ohio State Bar Association, OVI Defense Update, “Reviewing BAC Logs 101,” Columbus, Ohio

2013 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, But Why Am I Under Arrest?  Dismantling SFST’s in OVI Cases, “Fighting Reasonable Suspicion and Probable Cause Using the NHTSA Manual,” Painesville, Ohio

2012 – Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Trial Advocacy Seminar, “OVI Cross-Examination,” Mentor, Ohio

2012 – Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, What You Need to Know to Defend Your Client, The Intoxilyzer 8000 is Coming to a Court Near You, Panel Discussion, Painesville, Ohio

Publications:

“The Right to a Defense: The City of Cincinnati v. Daniel Ilg,” Vindicator, Official Journal of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Issue 1, 2015.

“Getting the Edge: Tech Tips to Make Your Case Stand Out,” Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and Litigation World, Further featured by iPhone J.D. and Droid Lawyer, (2014)

“High Court Upholds Right to a Defense in OVI Cases,” Ohio Tavern News, , (2014)

“Breath Test Results from the Intoxilyzer 8000 Inadmissible,” OnTap Newsletter Volume 5, Issue 2, (2012)

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