William C. Livingston

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Bill Livingston has been recognized as Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star, an honor reserved for the top 2.5 percent of attorneys under the age of forty. Livingston joined Berkman, Gordon, Murray & DeVan after graduating magna cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. While in law school, he served as the Executive Research Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review. He has a broad array of experience in criminal and civil matters at both the trial and appellate levels. He has represented defendants charged with serious crimes in federal, state, local, and juvenile courts across Ohio and has fought for clients seeking post-conviction relief. In addition to his criminal law practice, he has represented clients seeking redress for the violation of their constitutional and civil rights, as well as those who have been injured as a result of medical malpractice or negligence. Livingston has also represented students in Title IX and other investigatory proceedings at colleges and universities.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law - magna cum laude - Criminal Law Concentration
Mercyhurst College, B.A. 2009; cum laude

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars

First Amendment Lawyers Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cuyahoga County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Have You Been Drinking Tonight Ms. Prynne?, Ohio's Scarlet Letter for OVI/DUI Offenders: A Violation of First Amendment Protection against Compelled Speech. 59 Clev. St. L. Rev. 745.

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