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 has a broad array of experience in criminal and civil matters at both the trial and appellate levels. He has represented clients charged with serious crimes, from homicide to public corruption, and has fought for people seeking post-conviction relief. Livingston has also represented students in Title IX and other investigatory proceedings at colleges and universities.

In addition, his practice includes seeking redress for clients whose civil and constitutional rights have been violated and those who have been injured as a result of medical malpractice or negligence. Livingston’s substantial First Amendment practice has taken him to courts across the country, where he passionately defends his clients’ constitutional right to freedom of speech and expression.

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 District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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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