Daniel Sabol is one of Ohio’s most recognized and skilled criminal defense attorneys. His talent has been acknowledged by many Ohio and National organizations, including America’s Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Columbus CEO, and Columbus Business First. Dan is a regular speaker at seminars across the country, and his expertise is often sought by other defense attorneys, prosecutors, judges, and officers.

Dan has engaged in extensive training to give him an edge in the courtroom. He completed several courses of forensic science in a laboratory, which culminated in a designation of “lawyer scientist” by the American Chemical Society. Further, Dan became the first private attorney in Ohio to be accepted into the National Forensics College, which covered a wide array of advanced tactics including DNA, digital forensics, ballistics, and false confessions. Dan has also completed extensive training in DUI/OVI field work and has been qualified as an instructor in standardized field sobriety testing.

Dan’s true passion lies in trial practice. He is one of only a few in Ohio to be board certified in criminal trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He regularly lectures on trial practiceand strategy, with a particular emphasis on cross examination and closing argument. Dan takes his client’s liberty to heart, and enjoys fighting for them every day.

When not in court, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, step daughter, and twin boys. Originally from Solon, he enjoys Cleveland sports and following tOSU wrestling.

Credentials and Experience

Honors and Awards

Designated as a “lawyer scientist” by the American Chemical Society
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America-2018 Top DUI Lawyer for Columbus, OH
Ohio Super Lawyers
National Board of Trial Advocacy—Board Certified in Criminal Law
AVVO Rating of 10/10
Columbus CEO – Top Lawyers

Specialized Training

2017 NACDL/Cardozo Law National Forensic College
Axion Labs Forensic DUID Course
Axion Labs Forensic Drug Analysis
Axion Labs Forensic Chromatography Theory and Practice
NHTSA Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
NHTSA SFST Instructor Course
NHTSA SFST Student Course
National Patent BAC Datamaster, K, DMT and Basic Science of Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing Operation and Diagnostic Verification Modeled After the BAC Datamaster Supervisor Course
Gas Chromatography and Basic Principles of Metrology

Professional Associations and Memberships

National College of DUI Defense
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board of Directors

Education

Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts with Honors, 2003
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 2006
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Speaking Engagements

New Hampshire Criminal Lawyers Association — Lecturer (2019)
OACDL Summer OVI CLE — Lecturer (2019)
Columbus Police Department DICE Training — Mock Cross Examination (2019)
DUIDLA Trial Skills — Instructor (2019)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar — Lecturer (2019)
Loraine County Bar Association — Lecturer (2018)
OACDL Hot Topics in Criminal Law — Lecturer (2018)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2018)
CBA OVI Update  — Lecturer (2018)
Columbus Bar Association  — Lecturer (2018)
DUIDLA Fall Seminar Philadelphia — Lecturer (2018)
DUIDLA Trial Skills Seminar — Instructor (2018)
OACDL Best in the Midwest OVI Seminar  — Lecturer(2018)
Columbus Police Department DUI Training — Panel Discussion (2017)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2017)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2017)
Capital University Law School, Forensic Evidence — Guest Professor (2017)
Capital University Law School, General Practice Practicum—Guest Professor(2017)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2017)
DUIDLA Trial Skills Seminar — Instructor (2017)
DUIDLA Fall DUI Seminar in Charleston, SC — Mock Closing Argument (2017)
Columbus Police Department DUI Training — Panel Discussion (2017)
Tennessee District Public Defenders Conference  — Lecturer (2017)
OACDL Trial Skills Seminar — Instructor (2017)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2017)
OACDL Hot Topics  — Lecturer (2016)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2016)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2016)
Capital University Law School, Forensic Evidence — Guest Professor (2016)
Capital University Law School, General Practice Practicum — Guest Professor (2016)
OACDL Trial Skills Seminar — Instructor (2016)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2016)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2015)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (October 2015)
Capital University Law School, General Practice Practicum — Guest Professor (2015)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2015)
CBA OVI Seminar — Lecturer (2014)
Capital University Law School, General Practice Practicum — Guest Professor (2014)
OACDL Trial Skills — Instructor (2014)
OACDL The Premier Ohio DUI Defense Seminar  — Lecturer (2014)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2013)
OACDL Trial Skills Seminar — Instructor (2013)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar — Lecturer (2013)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2013)
OSBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2012)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2012)
CBA OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2011)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2011)
Muskingum County Bar Association  — Lecturer (2009)
OACDL Advanced OVI Seminar  — Lecturer (2009)

743 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43206
614.300.5088
info@sabolmallory.com

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