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  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    It was by far a better result than I was expecting. Thanks Tom

    I had used Reid Yoder on a previous felony case and was very pleased with the results. When I got an OVI I called him and he referred me to his partner Tom DiCaudo who specializes in OVI/DUI law. Tom sat down and spoke to me about the case. I had been involved in an accident and was cited. The police were waiting on my blood draw to determine the level. Tom reviewed the case with me and with the information that I had told him he did not think that I could beat an OVI. He wanted to focus on beating an aggravated vehicular assault because someone was very badly injured in the accident. I appreciated his honesty and asked him to help me. Next week I got a call from Tom and he told me that he can bring me into court today and plead me to the OVI and make sure that I do not get charged with the felony. I met him in court, pled guilty and got 3 days in Oriana. I was potentially looking at three years in prison. Tom was knowledgeable about the law and knew that I needed to resolve the case quickly or face prison time. It was by far a better result than I was expecting. Thanks Tom

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    He will help you out when you need it the most

    Tom DiCaudo strikes again!!! I can't tell you how many friends I have who have been charged with an OVI who Tom has been able to get off. I don't know how he does it; whether he has some strange Jedi mind trick that he plays on prosecutors and judges or whether he is just so much better than everyone else handling this stuff but he always gets his clients either dismissals or pleas to reduced charges. Do yourself a favor, sit down and talk to this guy. He will help you out when you need it the most.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Trust me when I tell you that these guys are the real deal

    I was charged with attempted murder. The police said I tried to shoot my brother-in-law after an argument that we were in. I had never been in trouble before and didn't know any criminal defense attorneys. After I made bond I got online and started looking for a law firm that specializes in criminal defense. I came across DiCaudo & Yoder LLC's website. I read through their case results and testimonials and to be honest was a little skeptical. I couldn't believe they have had that much success. I decided to give them a call. I called around 9:00 pm thinking that I would leave a message and have someone call back. To my surprise Tom DiCaudo picked up and we began talking about the case. After about 30 minutes of conversation we decided to schedule an appointment the following day. He also suggested that due to the severity of the case we bring Reid Yoder in as co-counsel. I met with Reid and Tom the next day and liked their professionalism and strategy on how to fight the case. I hired them that day. Tom and Reid worked very closely with me the entire time the case was pending. It took almost a year but on the day of trial the Prosecutor's Office amended the attempted murder to misdemeanor assault. I pled no contest and had to pay a fine and cost. Trust me when I tell you that these guys are the real deal! I would recommend them to anyone who is in trouble.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He saved my job and quite frankly my life.

    I was charged with a DUI/OVI in Medina Municipal Court. I had a friend who referred me to an attorney in Medina to handle the case. I paid him in full and at the first pretrial he told me to plead to the DUI/OVI for 30 days in jail and a 3 year license suspension. I told him I needed to think about it and I wanted a continuance. I went home that night and talked to another friend who had been charged with an OVI/DUI in Akron. He told me the case ended up getting dismissed because of his lawyer. He gave me the name of his lawyer, Tom DiCaudo and his phone number. I called him around 9:30 at night thinking I would leave a message at his office. To my surprise it was his personal cell phone and he answered. We talked about the case for about a half hour and he brought me into the office the next morning. I liked what he was telling me and I really felt he knew what he was doing. That same day I hired him and fired my old attorney. The next time we went to Court Tom filed a motion to suppress and we had our hearing. The Judge ruled in our favor and the OVI/DUI was dismissed. This would have been my third OVI/DUI. If I would not have found Tom I would have done 30 days in jail. He saved my job and quite frankly my life

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    I do not have the words to thank Reid and Tom for what they did for me

    I hired the law firm of DiCaudo & Yoder LLC to handle a pandering obscenities case I was charged with. I had multiple counts of this charge and the consequences were severe. Reid Yoder took the lead on the case and was incredibly responsive to my questions and suggestions I had for the case. We hired an expert witness and argued that I did not knowingly download and/or upload child pornography. In the alternative we also argued that the images were not child pornography. We were not able to convince the prosecutor's office to dismiss the case so we proceeded to trial opting to have it heard by the Judge. After a 5 day trial the Judge took the case under advisement. We waited 6 weeks but we were called back into Court and the Judge read his opinion finding me not guilty. I do not have the words to thank Reid and Tom for what they did for me. I always think about worst case scenario; losing my wife and daughter, my job my freedom. I now am able to put this nightmare behind me and move on. I could not have done it with DiCaudo & Yoder.

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    I've never recommended a lawyer for anything but Tom was amazing. He saved my life

    I had 3 prior OVI's in the last 6 years and picked up my fourth with a high blow. I had not used Tom DiCaudo before but I was referred to him by a friend. I didn't think there was much a lawyer could do for me but I went to talk with him and he told me that he thinks I had a pretty good case because they did not have grounds to stop me. He filed a motion to suppress the evidence and we had a hearing on it. The Judge was furious with the Prosecutor and police and she dismissed the case. Tom also helped me with my drinking problem and found a residential facility for me to attend to get help. I've never recommended a lawyer for anything but Tom was amazing. He saved my life

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I was in a pretty bad bar fight.

    I was in a pretty bad bar fight. I got a little out of control and hit someone with a beer bottle. The beer bottle broke and did some injury to the guy's head. I was charged with felonious assault. Reid Yoder represented me in the case. We went to trial and Reid argued to the Jury that it was self-defense and that I only hit the guy because he was coming after me and I thought he had a weapon in his hand. The jury found me not guilty.

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    My recommendation…don't use anyone else but Tom DiCaudo!!!

    I was charged with OVI/DUI and DUS in Medina. I had heard that Judge Chase does not reduce any OVI/DUI cases. My friend had used Tom DiCaudo before on his OVI/DUI case. Mr. DiCaudo got his dismissed so I thought I would see if he could work some magic on mine. Mr. DiCaudo appeared with me from start to finish. All together 8 times. At the end the OVI/DUI was dismissed and I pled to the Driving Under Suspension. I was fined $150. What was even more impressive is Mr. DiCaudo helped me get my license reinstated when I didn't even think I was eligible. To this day I have no idea how he did it. My recommendation…don't use anyone else but Tom DiCaudo!!!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I was so relieved and thankful for all of his help!

    I was stopped and arrested for an OVI. A friend referred me to DiCaudo & Yoder LLC. I was studying to be a nurse and could not have an OVI on my record. Mr. DiCaudo pointed out some weaknesses in the Prosecutor"s case and they offered me a reckless operation without a license suspension. I was so relieved and thankful for all of his help!

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    I was charged with manufacturing meth

    I was charged with manufacturing meth. The police said that I had children in my house while I was doing it and they charged me with an F1, which carried with it mandatory time. I had roommates at the time and believed they were the ones responsible. Mr. Yoder hired a private investigator who found the people who were living in my home at the time. The investigator got them on tape saying that it was their lab. Mr. Yoder took the evidence to the prosecutor and they ended up dismissing the case.

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    Please do yourself a favor and hire them

    What amazed me the most about the law firm's testimonials was the amount of people who took the time after their cases had been resolved to share a comment. I was charged with domestic violence and had Reid and Tom both represent me. Reid was excellent with communicating with me on a daily basis while Tom handled the negotiations with the Prosecutors. At the end the case was dismissed. I decided to use this firm because of the overwhelming support they receive from past clients. Tom informed me that about ¾ of his clients come from client referrals. Their results are astonishing. I would have lost my job if convicted of anything and they went about representing knowing that I needed a dismissal. I can't say enough about this firm. Please do yourself a favor and hire them if you need a criminal defense attorney.

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    His defense is worth every penny if you are looking for quick and effective results.

    I found Mr. DiCaudo through a Google search and met with him on a Sunday. He was very considerate and genuinely interested in defending a friend of mine. He was really clear on his defense strategy and the potential hurdles he may have encountered, but he delivered perfectly what he said would. My friend who had never had a prior record was looking at a potential OVI, but Mr. DiCaudo was able to get the case substantially reduced to a much lower controlled substance violation. I would have to say that his defense is worth every penny if you are looking for quick and effective results. Thank you so much Tom!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    My old friend was correct. Tom is the only attorney we should use!

    My son was charged with OVI and I was afraid that he would lose his license and it could potentially affect his chances of getting accepted into a good medical school. I went to school with a well-known Judge in town and called her to ask who she would recommend. She told me that if her son was in trouble she would use Tom DiCaudo. I asked for another name just in case Tom couldn't do the case and she responded "whatever it takes use Tom." We never have had to hire a criminal defense lawyer so we were quite scared. We met with Tom and immediately liked him. Hired him on the spot and tried to impress upon him how important the case was for us. He listened to all of our concerns and said he would do his best. About a month and half into the case Tom called me one afternoon and told me the Prosecutor was going to amend the charge to reckless operation without any penalties. We paid a small fine and court costs and the case was over. We were very impressed with Tom and how he handled the case. My old friend was correct. Tom is the only attorney we should use!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Tom Dicaudo proved to be a trusted and welcome ally

    From the first point of contact to the successful dismissal of all charges, Tom Dicaudo proved to be a trusted and welcome ally in navigating through the red tape of the Ohio Criminal Court system. I was reassured several times and made to feel as though I was a part of the process.The professional and respectful way in which I was treated was above and beyond what I had expected. Attorney Dicaudo treats you and your case with the seriousness it deserves - and he will fight for your rights. I can't recommend him enough and if you're in a bad situation or need to find good representation, do not hesitate to hire Attorney Tom Dicaudo. Because of him I was cleared of all charges, and I can put this experience behind me and move forward with my life.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He saved my job and probably my life.

    I got an OVI in Canton, Ohio and have my commercial driver's license (CDL). I had never had an OVI before and heard that you should not blow, but I thought I would be under the legal limit and decided to blow. I blew a .109% BAC. I was going to lose my CDL for a year, which meant I would lose close to $45,000. I had heard that lawyers can't really do anything for you when you blow over but I had too much to risk. A friend referred me to DiCaudo & Yoder LLC. I spoke to Reid Yoder who told me I definitely needed to speak to Tom DiCaudo, the lawyer in the firm that specializes in alcohol related offenses. I spoke to him for about an hour in his office and decided that I was going to retain him. We fought the case for about 6 months and the night before the trial was to begin Tom called and told me that he got the case dismissed. I was willing to plead to anything that allowed me to keep my CDL, but he got the whole thing thrown out. To this day I really don't know how he did it but I am forever grateful. If anyone reading this thinks Tom is not the real deal and can't work miracles call the firm, tell Tom you want to talk to the guy who wrote this and have him call me. He saved my job and probably my life.

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    I strongly endorse Tom DiCaudo

    I was arrested for OVI in Stow and blew a .183%, which is considered a high blow. I got online and started looking for a lawyer who specialized in OVI law. I am a chemical engineer and new that I was in some trouble. I went to the website DiCaudo & Yoder LLC and read through their OVI information. I thought it was ok, but I wanted to see their results. I went to the case results and read through some of the things that DiCaudo & Yoder LLC have done in the past. I do not know how many cases they handle in a year but the results speak for themselves. I am a numbers guy and it looks like Tom is probably getting 75-80% of his cases either dismissed or reduced. I couldn't argue with those results so I called and scheduled an appointment. Tom told me that he thinks the officers did not have reasonable suspicion to stop me. He requested the video dash cam of the police car and found out that I did not drive over the marked lanes as the police had said I did. Tom filed a motion to suppression and before the hearing the Prosecutor offered me a reckless Operation with OVI privileges. I did not want to risk a trial so I pled to reduced charges. Tom's batting average just keeps increasing. Use this guy if you get an OVI. I strongly endorse Tom DiCaudo.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He is the best lawyer I have ever seen.

    I was charged with an Aggravated Robbery and Attempted Murder in Akron. I had another attorney who was not doing anything for me. I saw Reid Yoder in court with another client and liked the way he handled himself and asked for his card. I asked Mr. Yoder to come see me in jail to discuss my case. The next day he came to the jail and we discussed strategy and what I wanted to accomplish. Although he didn't promise any results he thought my case was strong enough to take to trial. My old attorney was telling me I need to plead guilty. I liked what he was saying and decided to go with him. Two months later we went to trial and at the recommendation of Mr. Yoder we tried the case to the Court. After three days of trial the Judge found me Not Guilty of all counts. He is the best lawyer I have ever seen.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I cannot thank Mr. DiCaudo enough!!!

    I was charged with OVI/DUI and refusal in Akron Municipal. The following afternoon, I ran several searches for top OVI/DUI attorneys in Northeast Ohio and discovered DiCaudo & Yoder LLC's website. I was impressed with the testimonials and case results I had read. I called their 800-number immediately. Tom DiCaudo answered and we spoke about my case for better part of an hour. He suggested I come in for a consultation. I was blown away he made himself available the same day, as it was the weekend. I indicated my career could be in jeopardy if I was charged with OVI/DUI. We spoke about the case the prosecution would have against me at length and I liked the aggressive approach he planned to bring to my defense. Within several weeks, the OVI/DUI charge was thrown out along with the administrative license suspension and reduced to reckless operation. I cannot thank Mr. DiCaudo enough!!!

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    I thank Mr. Yoder for his hard work

    I was charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin. I hired Attorney Reid Yoder. The Prosecutor kept telling us that he had witnesses that would testify against me. I reviewed all the evidence with Mr. Yoder numerous times and was not seeing any evidence that could be used against me. I decided to go to trial. We called numerous witnesses to testify that I was not involved in any trafficking of drugs. After a two week trial the Judge jury found me not guilty. This is extremely rare. I thank Mr. Yoder for his hard work.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I still don't know how my attorneys were able to accomplish this feat but I am so fortunate to have had them.

    I was a student at the University of Akron and charged with aggravated menacing, tampering with evidence and carrying a concealed weapon. I was a senior and going to graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering. I had never been in trouble in my life. My Dad called an attorney he worked with in Akron and asked him who we should call. They referred us to DiCaudo & Yoder LLC. Mr. Yoder met with us that same day and immediately started working on the case. By that afternoon he had contacted the police officers who had arrested me, the prosecutor's office and the student judicial review board. At that time the University wanted to expel me from school. After having numerous meetings with all the parties involved I was permitted to finish my year and graduate from the University. The Prosecutor's Office dropped all of the felony charges and I pled to a misdemeanor and paid a small fine. I still don't know how my attorneys were able to accomplish this feat but I am so fortunate to have had them

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I could not have asked for a better lawyer

    I was charged federally with conspiracy to distribute marijuana from Arizona. It was a large amount over many years. I heard about Reid Yoder in the jail being the best federal defense attorney in Ohio. I called him and asked him to visit me. He came down without charging me and we discussed my case for 3 hours. He told me how he would handle it and what strategy he would implement. After the meeting I spoke to my wife and we agreed to hire him. Mr. Yoder did exactly what he said he would do. He came down to the jail every week to let me know what he was doing and to discuss our strategy. I did not want to cooperate so we went to trial. He was extremely well prepared and defended my interests aggressively. I could not have asked for a better lawyer. Right before the end of the trial we were able to work a deal out with the Government that was in my best interest. If you have a serious case do yourself a favor and hire Reid Yoder

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    I am thankful for his amazing skills as an attorney

    Don't think I have forgotten our success. I am currently finishing up the Driver Intervention Program, and felt this would be a good time to spend telling the story of your success in regards to my case. I appreciate your hard work. I take this situation very seriously. And my gratefulness will be forever. I'm not sure exactly what led me to Mr. DiCaudo on that Saturday. I had spent two sleepless nights researching the web, looking for answers on what to expect in an OVI. On top of OVI, I had hit/skip, failure to control and a high blow. The future was looking bleak. It was a Saturday at about 10 am when I called Mr. DiCaudo, and I was shocked and relieved when he answered. He met with me that day...on a Saturday. He was straight forward with what the laws were in my case and what I should expect. Six days in jail, maybe 3 days in a driving program, $1000+ in fines, SR-22 insurance, 6 months license suspension, and maybe yellow plates. I was terrified because this also meant I would become unemployed. How could I afford this without a job? Months went by as evidence was reviewed. Days went by without sleep. My court date or a suppression hearing came up about 6 months after the offense. I was embarrassed and scared. Mr. DiCaudo and I went over what to expect once more. He went back and talked with the prosecutor and came out shortly and said we can get a low level OVI. But he was concerned about my job, apparently as concerned as I was. He went back for about 10 more minutes and came out victorious. My high blow OVI was reduced to physical control, dropped the hit/skip, a $17 fine for failure to control, driver program, and some community service. He told me " this doesn't typically happen". And to further support this statement, another attorney presenting at the Driver Intervention Program said "you got away with murder" and was pleased with my attorney's success. I still take this matter seriously and see it as a second chance. I was able to keep my job, I can sleep at night, and ultimately I ended up with 2 of a possible 6 points. I feel Mr. DiCaudo took time to get to know me, asked about my family, and I am thankful for his amazing skills as an attorney. He kept it real, but fought for me when I was vulnerable. For this I will always be grateful.

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    In my opinion he is the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio

    In February 2012, I was under investigation by the Akron Police Department for Aggravated Murder. They accused me of shooting into a house and killing someone. I called Reid Yoder and asked him to represent me in the case. We sat down and talked for a while and he decided to take the case. Over the next two days he interviewed all of my witnesses and had them write out statements. He also hired a private investigator that was able to find a video footage of the shooting that the police could not locate. He met with the police the next week, gave them our witness statements along with the video and they dropped the charges on me. He worked nonstop on my case for a week making sure that I did not do one day in jail. In my opinion he is the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio

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    Tom saved my career and became a friend in the process

    I had a friend who used tom DiCaudo for a dui a few years back and he was very pleased with the results. I called Tom and we talked to me about the case and the possibility of a reduced charge. I am a physician and the charge of dui would have caused me to have quite a few problems. Due to the significant nature of the penalties involved for me I decided to interview a few attorneys to determine who would be the best fit for me. I met with two other attorneys who were highly recommended. I then met with Tom. Unlike the other two he did not waste my time telling me how great he is and how many cases he has won. He got right down to business. He explained to me the law and applied the facts that I gave him to the law as he saw it. He came up with a game plan that I thought was both practical and well thought out. The third time in court we had a suppression hearing and Tom argued that the police officer did not have grounds to stop me because it was an illegal pace. Tom did not think the Judge would make a decision immediately after the hearing but he did. The Judge agreed with our argument and dismissed the case. Tom saved my career and became a friend in the process

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Tom is a fantastic attorney who really gets good results

    I was charged with an OVI/DUI in Barberton Municipal Court. I was using a friend of mine as a lawyer and was not really happy with the offer that we had received from the prosecutor. I talked to another friend of mine and he suggested that I use Tom DiCaudo at DiCaudo & Yoder. I called Tom and we talked about the case for a while. He seemed extremely knowledgeable about the OVI/DUI law so I decided to retain him. Because my case was dragging on for so long the Judge asked Tom to come in and discuss the case with her and the Prosecutor. Tom went in and talked to them for a long time. After the meeting he was able to get me minimum DUI/OVI penalties for a first offense. This however, was my second OVI/DUI. I was thrilled with the results. Tom is a fantastic attorney who really gets good results. If you are charged with a DUI/OVI there is no other attorney you should use.

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    Tom is the greatest DUI lawyer I have ever worked with. Hands down!!

    I got a DUI on a Saturday night. I was in Akron on business and didn't know anyone there. When I got out I got online and started calling lawyers. I called 3 lawyers (none of them answered) before I came across DiCaudo & Yoder LLC. I read the testimonials and it looked like Tom DiCaudo had a lot of success with DUIs. I met with Tom on a Sunday afternoon at his office. How many lawyers work on Sundays? He got me in and we started talking about my case. He pointed out he thought the police might not have had a right to pull me over but said he would have to look at the video first. I got a really good feeling about him and I decided to have him represent me. My problem is I have had 4 prior DUIs and I knew that if I was found guilty I would lose my job, my house…pretty much everything. Tom filed a motion arguing the stop was not good. We went in for a hearing a few weeks later and Tom questioned the cop. The Judge said she wanted to think about it before making her decision. 3 weeks later I got a call from Tom telling me the Judge was dismissing the case completely. It was the greatest news I had ever heard. Tom is the greatest DUI lawyer I have ever worked with. Hands down!!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    His experience and knowledge of the laws proved to be the key factor in ultimately settling my case

    I would like to take a moment to personally thank Mr. Tom DiCaudo for helping me through my case and a difficult time for me and my family. I was charged with OVI and a separate charge of Refusal. While looking at the possibility of a lengthy jail term, multiple years of license suspension and hefty fines, Tom gave me the peace of mind that we were going to succeed and come out of this case positively. Mr. DiCaudo approached my case with extreme professionalism and confidence. After pushing for suppression of evidence and the importance of adhering to the pre-trial court orders, he fought hard and got my refusal charge dismissed and we settled for minimal penalties. His experience and knowledge of the laws proved to be the key factor in ultimately settling my case for a small fine and a 6 day program instead of the 6 months in jail that I was facing. If anyone is looking for the absolute best representation I would tell them to look no further than Tom. They will be happy they chose him.

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    I can't thank him enough. He believed in me and fought for my rights.

    I was charged with trafficking in marijuana in Akron, Ohio. I needed aggressive representation and someone who was willing to fight for my rights. I called Reid Yoder and asked him if he could help. After a two and half hour long consultation and reviewing my evidence Mr. Yoder thought I had been wrongly charged. Three months later we went to trial and the Jury returned a Not Guilty verdict on all charges. I can't thank him enough. He believed in me and fought for my rights.

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    Take it from me Tom DiCaudo is the best lawyer in Ohio!

    I was charged with an OVI near Columbus, Ohio. It would have been my third OVI overall. I had used a Columbus Attorney for my last two and was going to use him again but I was referred to Tom by a friend. I got online and read the law firm's reviews. I called the 800 number around 1:30 in the morning and Tom DiCaudo picked up. I had heard he answered the phone at all hours but didn't believe it. Sure enough he picked up. We spoke for a few minutes and agreed to meet the following day in his office. The meeting lasted for about an hour and at the end I was confident that Tom was going to win my case. It didn't hurt that he cost $1,500 less than my former attorney. Long story short, Tom argued that there was no way they could prove that I was drunk. No breath test, no field sobriety and no impaired driving. The Prosecutor's Office tried to play hardball but the day before the trial was set they called Tom and offered him a reckless operation. Tom spoke to me about and I said no. A few hours later they dismissed the case. Take it from me Tom DiCaudo is the best lawyer in Ohio!

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    I strongly recommend him and his staff

    I was charged with sexual imposition for allegedly fondling a minor's breast. I retained Reid Yoder who I heard specializes in sex offenses. He immediately pointed out that the statue the government charged me with was not the correct one and that he thought we could win by filing a motion to dismiss. I was already a sex offender and required to register so my concern was that I was going to prison for something that I did not do because of the label that I had. Reid assured me he would do everything he could to help without making any promises he could not keep. We waited for 10 months for the Judge to rule on the motion that he filed to dismiss and in the end we won. I was always a skeptic of the justice system for what has happened to me in the past but I am a believer now. If Reid is taking any new cases and you have a sex offense please call him. I strongly recommend him and his staff

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    Reid is an excellent attorney and will fight for you

    I had the pleasure of retaining Reid Yoder on a very complicated embezzlement case that I was charged with out of the Southern District of Ohio. The case lasted for over a year and Reid was relentless with his defense and strategy that we had developed. At the end we were able to convince the Judge at sentencing that the loss the Government had argued for; $3,000,000 was grossly inflated. Reid was able to convince the Judge that the actual loss was under $1,000,000. This creative strategy actually ended up saving me going to prison. From the onsite we discussed our goals and whether Reid would be able to accomplish them. He accomplished more than I ever thought we would be able to. Reid is an excellent attorney and will fight for you.

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    Tom was compassionate, insightful and fought extremely hard on my behalf.

    I got arrest for an OVI while traveling from Columbus to Cleveland on business. I contacted a corporate attorney I know in Cleveland and asked her who she would recommend. She told me I needed Tom DiCaudo. My future job was relying on a not guilty verdict. After two and half days in trial and calling an expert witness the Jury returned a Not Guilty verdict. Tom was compassionate, insightful and fought extremely hard on my behalf.

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    I would strongly recommend Tom DiCaudo for any OVI/DUI case in Ohio

    I got an OVI/DUI in Muskingham County in August 2011. I went with a local attorney who told me he can get me minimum OVI/DUI penalties. I told him I would lose my job and I could not have a DUI/OVI on my record. He said there is nothing I can do. I was not going to hear that so I started looking for another attorney. My friend had told me that Tom DiCaudo had represented him in Ashland and takes cases throughout the State of Ohio. I called Mr. DiCaudo and he agreed to take the case. Mr. DiCaudo reviewed my discovery and checked the calibration records for BAC. He found that the police officer that administered my breath test was not qualified to do so. I pled guilty to a reckless operation for fines and costs. I would strongly recommend Tom DiCaudo for any OVI/DUI case in Ohio.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Tom DiCaudo has represented me in several cases and gotten amazing results for me each time.

    Tom DiCaudo has represented me in several cases and gotten amazing results for me each time. When we are in court he seems to know everybody and I think his previous experience really helps. I appreciate having somebody I can trust fighting for me and I would highly recommend Tom to anybody looking for a good lawyer.

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    Reid Yoder is a great attorney!!!

    I highly recommend Attorney Reid Yoder, he is proficient, professional, caring, and an excellent attorney. My son was charged with a Felony 1, and a Felony 4, it did not look good for him, Reid fought for him and got the case dismissed. I can’t thank him enough, my son was 16 at the time and this could of ruined his life, If your looking for a Great Attorney look no further than Reid Yoder

    Medina, OH

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He will fight for you

    I got pulled over in Akron by an Ohio State trooper. He claimed that I was swerving in and out of lanes. He arrested me for DUI once he smelled my breath and said I had bloodshot eyes. The officer had me perform field sobriety tests but I did not do very well on them. I interviewed a number of lawyers, one of which was Tom DiCaudo. I decided to go with Tom because he was the most honest out of all the lawyers I spoke to and I felt most comfortable with them. Tom filed a motion to suppress arguing that I did not go over double yellow lines which was clear on the video. The judge decided not to rule in our favor. Therefore, Tom and I decided to take the case to trial. The prosecutor's office had a supervisor handle the case and after a day of testimony the jury took 15 minutes to find me Not Guilty. This was my second time charged with DUI. My first time I pled guilty to DUI even though I thought I could beat it because my lawyer told me to. Tom is definitely not that kind of lawyer. He will fight for you and do everything he possibly can to make sure that you are treated fairly and get the justice you deserve.

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    The Judge yelled at the police and prosecutors for lying. The case was dismissed.

    I'm from Pennsylvania and was traveling through Cleveland when I got pulled over and the police found 6 kilos of cocaine. The case was picked up federally. I asked my wife to find me the best federal attorney in Ohio. She asked around and everyone was telling her Reid Yoder. I hired Mr. Yoder and the rest is history. He filed a motion to suppress and argued that the police did not have reasonable suspicion to stop my car. We obtained the police cruisers video and found that I did not swerve over the line like the police had testified. The Judge yelled at the police and prosecutors for lying. The case was dismissed.

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    He really is the best OVI/DUI lawyer in Ohio!

    I was charged with an OVI, BAC and child endangering in Ravenna Municipal Court. I blew at .145%. I was retired but did not want an OVI/DUI on my record. I got online and searched for the "Best DUI Lawyer in Akron". DiCaudo & Yoder's website popped up. I began reading about Tom DiCaudo and the case results that he had gotten. I also talked to a few people in town and they told me he was the best DUI/OVI lawyer I could find. I hired him and he filed a motion to suppress arguing that the Officer did not have probable cause to arrest me. He argued that the Officer had acted too quickly and did not have justification to arrest me without having me perform field sobriety tests first. After a full hearing the Judge ruled that we were right and he dismissed the case. My entire case was completely dismissed and sealed. He really is the best OVI/DUI lawyer in Ohio!

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    I could not have asked for a better result

    I was coming home from a party in Richfield and was pulled over by a police officer. The police officer got a drug sniffing dog out of the car and began to smell the car. The police officer said the dog "hit" on the car. He told me that gave him probable cause to search the vehicle. In it they found a small amount of cocaine. I am in the medical field and would have lost my ability to make a living if found guilty. I retained the services of Reid Yoder who was referred to me by my family attorney. I sat down and talked with Reid telling him what had happened. He immediately decided we needed to attack the K-9 training and argue that the dog did not possess the request training necessary to qualify it as a drug sniffing dog. He pulled the training logs and spoke to the trainers and owner. He also found past cases where the dog was not accurate with his sniffing. He used all this and filed a motion to suppress the dog hitting on the car. We went through a lengthy hearing in which the court took the matter under advisement. Three months later we learned that the Judge agreed with our argument and suppressed the evidence. CASE DISMISSED! I could not have asked for a better result. Reid's professionalism and expertise were impressive. You need to higher this guy if you get in trouble!

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    I wish I had hired Mr. Yoder before my friend did.

    My friend (co-defendant) and I were charged with Aggravated Possession of Drugs in Akron, Ohio. My co-defendant had retained Reid Yoder on his case. We both decided to go to trial and try to beat the case. At the end of the trial I was found guilty and the Jury found my co-defendant Not Guilty. Mr. Yoder was able to show that the police did not do what they were supposed to do and convinced the Jury that his client did not have any knowledge that the drugs were in the car. I wish I had hired Mr. Yoder before my friend did.

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    The day after speaking with Tom I had driving privileges and ultimately my case dismissed.

    An OVI was the most depressing situation I have ever experienced. Feeling lost my first lawyer, a general practitioner who happens to have worked OVI cases, said there was an automatic hard time and that my license would be suspended for at least a minimum of 6-months. Without driving privileges I would have lost my job not to mention turn my household upside down. Feeling desperate, I took the advice of my best friend and called Tom. The day after speaking with Tom I had driving privileges and ultimately my case dismissed. Tom understands your desperation and works hard on his client’s behalf. Hire Tom DiCaudo NOW, he is your best defense, period!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Please everyone before you pick a lawyer sit down and talk with Tom. He was amazin

    I was arrested and charged with OVI in Portage County on New Year's Eve. I am a school teacher and have never been in trouble. I was worried that I would lose my job and needed to make sure that I did not end up with an OVI on my record. A friend referred me to a lawyer she used before. Not knowing any better I went with him and he convinced me to plead guilty to an OVI my second appearance. Sentencing was scheduled for three weeks later. I went home and talked to my boyfriend and he convinced me that this was wrong. That night we got online and started looking for lawyers who might be able to provide a second opinion. I typed in "Best DUI/OVI lawyer in Ohio" and DiCaudo & Yoder LLC popped up. I called that night around 9:30 pm thinking I would leave a message. To my surprise Tom DiCaudo answered and we spoke for about 10 minutes. We scheduled an appointment that night to meet the next day. Tom spent about an hour and half talking to us about the case and what could be done. He did all this free of charge. We decided to go with Tom and he took over the case. He filed a motion to vacate my plea and a suppression motion. I'm not sure everything that he was arguing for but the Judge agreed and at the hearing dismissed the case. This goes to show you that there is a HUGE difference in lawyers and the outcome they can get. Please everyone before you pick a lawyer sit down and talk with Tom. He was amazing

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    Tom got the whole case dismissed!

    I was charged with an OVI offense and blew a .234. My friend referred me to Tom DiCaudo. He filed a motion to suppress and the trial court ruled against us. Tom appealed the case to the Court of Appeals. The Appellate Court agreed with Tom and ordered the trial court to correct their error. Tom got the whole case dismissed!

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    I needed the best and they produced!

    I was charged with an OVI in Ravenna. I live in Chicago and contacted a lawyer I know in Akron, Ohio and asked him for the best DUI lawyer he knows. He referred me to DiCaudo & Yoder. After getting my appearance waived and filing a motion to suppress the Judge found in our favor and dismissed the case. If found guilty I would have lost my job. I needed the best and they produced!

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    Professional, courteous, experienced, realistic and hardworking

    Attorney Tom DiCaudo handled my OVI case with diligence, He worked his magic and got the case reduced from an OVI with complimentary charges to a wreckless opp. This saved me money long term and a lot of future headaches. I would recommend Tom and Team to everyone in a similar circumstance. Professional, courteous, experienced, realistic and hardworking can describe the Attorneys you get at this firm

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    I strongly recommend him as an attorney and person

    I was charged with sexual imposition by a 16 year old girl that was a student of mine and on my track team; (I teach 11th grade math). I live in a small community and have never had to hire a criminal defense attorney. I got online and began looking for attorneys who specialize in this type of law. I came across DiCaudo & Yoder LLC website. I was impressed with their case results. I had contacted a few other lawyers and scheduled appointments but wanted to come in and meet with them. Their secretary Carrie was extremely helpful and scheduled an appointment for me to meet with Reid Yoder. When we met I immediately liked his candor and how he approached the case. He insisted that I meet with the other attorneys that I had scheduled meetings with before deciding who I was going to retain. I found this to be shocking having an attorney send me to a competitor first. He explained to me that I should go with the lawyer that I feel most comfortable with and who I think will do the best job. Needless to say I hired Reid after meeting with the other two. Without going into too much detail Reid filed a motion to dismiss arguing the State could not meet their burden because there were not corroborating witnesses or testimony. The only evidence they had was the young lady. The Judge agreed and dismissed the case. I had adamantly denied any wrongdoing and Reid was able to get the case dismissed. I owe him my job, my life. He is an excellent attorney who shows extremely compassion for his clients. I strongly recommend him as an attorney and person.

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    Hopefully, I will not need an attorney again but if I do it will definitely be Tom.

    I hired Tom DiCaudo to represent me with an OVI that I got in Akron. I had been stopped by the police and blew a .180. Tom told me this was considered a high blow under the law and required enhanced penalties if I were to plead guilty. I have to drive for a living so I could not afford to get an OVI. Tom filed a motion to suppress arguing that the police did not have reasonable suspicion to stop my car. At the hearing Tom talked to the Prosecutor and explained his perspective. The Prosecutor realized his case was weak reduced the charge to reckless operation with no jail time or license suspension. I paid a fine and was done. Hopefully, I will not need an attorney again but if I do it will definitely be Tom.

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    I am very grateful for his hard work and dedication.

    I would highly recommend Attorney Tom DiCaudo. I recently hired him to represent me in a D.U.I. case. When I was arrested I took the breath test and was over the legal limit. If I had been convicted I would have lost my job and would have been devastated. Tom explained to me that it was an uphill battle but he never gave up. He was eventually able to get me a reduction to another charge and saved my job. I am very grateful for his hard work and dedication.

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    If you are a concerned parent and need an excellent attorney please call Tom DiCaudo.

    Our daughter was charged with underage consumption and possession of marijuana at Kent State. She is a nursing student and we were concerned that the charges would affect her ability to graduate and become an RN. She had a previous underage consumption. We contacted a friend of ours who happens to be a Judge and asked who he would recommend me. He recommended Tom DiCaudo. We met with Tom the same day we called and discussed the issues of the case. He spoke to us for more than an hour and took the time to answer a concerned parent's questions. He was incredibly knowledgeable, professional and above all caring. We felt that he truly cared about the outcome of our daughter's case and her future. Over a two month period of time my husband and I must have called and/or texted him around a 100 times. Each time he would take our call and calm our concerns. In the end he was able to convince the Prosecutor to make an exception and allow her to go into a diversion program. Inevitably the case was dismissed and she has no record. If you are a concerned parent and need an excellent attorney please call Tom DiCaudo.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He was phenomenal!

    I was charged with some very serious drug charges in state court. The police found drugs and guns in my house when they showed up to investigate an alleged domestic violence. I had been to prison numerous times in the past and my record was not good. I knew that I was caught but I wanted to work a deal that did not include me going to prison on a repeat violent offender spec or major drug spec. I hired Reid Yoder and asked him to do one thing…get me the best deal he could. After six months and numerous negotiations with the Prosecutor the day of trial I pled guilty for 2 years. I was facing a potential 25 year sentence. I never cooperated with the police or made any statements. Mr. Yoder was able to convince them that they did not want to go to trial because of his cross examination of the police officers who had messed up. He was phenomenal!

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    After being charged with OVI, Tom did the seemingly impossible, having all alcohol related charges dropped.

    I would like to thank your organization and especially Tom DiCaudo for representing me. After being charged with OVI, Tom did the seemingly impossible, having all alcohol related charges dropped. Thank you Tom and your associates.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I am forever grateful

    I have a CDL and was involved in a motor vehicle accident right outside of Columbus which unfortunately killed another driver. They accused me of speeding and charged me with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide. The owner of the company had heard that DiCaudo & Yoder LLC had a lot of experience with these matters. We contacted them and they met us in Mansfield to talk. They talked to us for about two hours informing us of the potential defenses that we might have. The boss of the company hired them and they went to work on the case. Almost every day one of them would call me and let me know what was going on. They hired an accident reconstructionist expert who we used to show that I was not speeding as the State Patrol said I was. It was a difficult case and in the end the Prosecutor's Office dismissed it. Tom and Reid went above and beyond what I thought a lawyer should do. They both helped me cope with the emotional stress of the death of someone. For that I am forever grateful.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Attorney Yoder was amazing. He was always there to take my calls and talk to me

    I was charged with using counterfeit US currency in Ohio. The State first picked up the case and then the Feds came and took it over. Attorney Reid Yoder represented me throughout the entire case. The Government alleged that I used over $30,000 in counterfeit bills. Attorney Yoder went through all of the transactions and determined that it was only $10,000. I agreed to plead guilty. At the time of sentencing Attorney Yoder argued on my behalf that the Court should consider a downward departure for some of the good things that I had done, including getting a job while I was released and starting classes. The Judge agreed and instead of sentencing me to prison I got probation. I thought I was going to be sentenced to 24 months. Attorney Yoder was amazing. He was always there to take my calls and talk to me about what he was doing with my case

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    You know how good he is when you see him in court

    I hired Tom DiCaudo to represent me with an underage consumption case. I want to go into the Naval Academy and didn't want to have anything on my record. Tom was able to successfully argue that the police did not have probable cause to charge me with the crime. He argued the case to the Judge who agreed with him and the Prosecutor was forced to dismiss the case. Tom, is one of those low key guys that doesn't brag about his success but you know how good he is when you see him in court.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    An overwhelming burden was lifted from my shoulders

    I was charged with Arson in Summit County Ohio. The police believed that I burned down one of my rental properties to collect insurance proceeds. I appeared in Court without an attorney for my arraignment and saw Attorney Reid Yoder arguing bond for another one of his clients. I was very impressed with his ability to convince the Judge to reduce the bond low enough for his client to get out. After he finished his argument and was leaving Court I asked for his card and told him I wanted to talk to him about my case. He met with me later that day and we discussed the case at length and his strategy that he would implement. I retained Attorney Yoder and he started the long process of convincing the police and the prosecutors that I did not burn down my apartment complex. After appearing in court a dozen times the day before trial the prosecutors asked the court to dismiss the case. An overwhelming burden was lifted from my shoulders. Attorney Yoder even helped me fight the insurance company to get my insurance money.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    He is an attorney that looks out for and delivers results for his clients.

    Mr. DiCaudo’s experience and tenacity was what attracted me to his firm and his defense profile, in particular. His experience as a former prosecutor for the City of Akron told me that he would have the in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system that I needed in order to get a fair defense of my case. He met with my wife and me on a weekend, initially, to discuss our case and decide if he could help us. Who does that? After a brief discussion, he said he could help us and was very clear about his fee structure. His compassion and lack of judgement about the circumstances of the case, and my prior arrest record told me everything that I needed to know. He would be the lawyer we would choose to represent us. After reviewing the arrest report for what would have been my fourth OVI, he was able to determine that I was pulled over without probable cause. He looked over the facts as they were reported by the arresting officer, and found that there was no probable cause listed, and that I had been pulled over because people reported seeing me asleep in my car. The officer turned his lights on as soon as I backed out of my parking spot, and began to pull away. As a result of getting out of the car too quickly after sitting for too long, I fainted when asked to step out of the car by the officer. I hit my head upon falling and was bleeding from where it hit the pavement. As a result of the fall, I was not able to take any field sobriety test or use the breathalyzer to verify being impaired. A blood test was taken at the hospital, but the results were never introduced into the case. Mr. DiCaudo was able to arrange for driving privileges while we were awaiting the trial dates with the condition of wearing a SCRAM during this time period. This is a more than fair trade off for retaining the ability to drive for anyone considering it as a condition of their bond. He was, also, able to schedule the court dates out far enough that I had sufficient time to plan for taking the time off from work. As a result of the personal injury and the lack of probable cause reported by the officer, Mr. DiCaudo was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss all charges. The judge, reluctantly, agreed to this motion, but with all of the evidence being suppressed as being obtained illegally, she had no choice but to grant the dismissal. His reputation turned out to be spot on. He is an attorney that looks out for and delivers results for his clients. All of the staff that I interacted with at his firm was both professional and courteous every time I called or reached out to them. I highly recommend the firm to look to for your legal needs.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    Mr. Yoder discovered that he FBI did not have probable cause to seize my computer and they had violated my 4th Amendment Rights

    The FBI came to my house and took my computer. Later they reviewed the files and found child pornography on the hard drive. I immediately requested an attorney and had heard that Mr. Yoder had a great deal of experience handling these kinds of cases. I called him that day and talked to him about the case. He was able to procure me a reasonable bond and conduct an independent investigation of the case. Mr. Yoder discovered that he FBI did not have probable cause to seize my computer and they had violated my 4th Amendment Rights. We resolved the case by pleading to a lesser offense and receiving non-reporting probation.

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    There is no one better

    I was charged with trafficking in heroin and cocaine in the Southern District of Ohio. I was referred to Reid Yoder from a lawyer that I had used in the past in San Diego. The referring lawyer told me he worked with Reid before and he thought he would do a good job. Let me say this...Reid was a monster! He is a younger guy who has been practicing for a little over 10 years so he is hungry. He went over all my discovery with me and told me in his opinion the FBI messed up because they did not have a proper search warrant to come into a house of mine. He filed a motion to suppress and we had a hearing. The Judge ruled in our favor. Although the whole case didn't get thrown out Reid was able to get most of the drugs dismissed and I pled to a reduced charge. I'm never going to need Reid again, but if I did there is no one better. The dude kills it!

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    I was charged with Burglary in Cuyahoga County.

    I was charged with Burglary in Cuyahoga County. The police said I broke into my ex-boyfriends home and stole his gun. I retained Reid Yoder to represent me. At the preliminary hearing we argued that I had permission to be in the home and the gun that I allegedly took belonged to me. My ex-boyfriend could not produce a sales receipt and could not say that I did not have permission to be there. The Judge found in our favor and dismissed the charge.

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    They saved my life. If you want the best hire DiCaudo & Yoder LLC for your criminal cases!!!

    I was wrongly convicted of Mortgage fraud and lost the appeal. I hired DiCaudo & Yoder LLC to look into the evidence and make help me find evidence that would prove my innocence. They discovered that the loan applications that the Prosecutor said I signed were actually signed by someone else. They did a handwriting analysis and were able to prove that I was not the one who signed the documents. They saved my life. If you want the best hire DiCaudo & Yoder LLC for your criminal cases!!!

  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder

    I hope I never get in any trouble but if I do I know who I'm calling.

    Tom DiCaudo represented me in a DUI in Summit County. Last week we went in for a suppression hearing that Tom filed. He argued that the stop was not valid and the officers did not have probable cause to arrest me. Although the Judge was not happy he threw the case out and agreed with Tom. I made the mistake of blowing and blew a .28% BAC. Tom got that thrown out as well. I highly recommend Tom. He took the time to discuss my case with me and explain to me all the things that he was doing. I know that he is busy but he really treated me like a person and took an interest in my case. I hope I never get in any trouble but if I do I know who I'm calling.