Terry Sherman

Attorney Terry K Sherman is licensed to practice criminal defense law in state & federal courts of Ohio. He is a frequent lecturer at the Ohio State Bar Association on the topics of; opening statements, direct and cross examination, and closing argument.


  • Best lawyers in America, 2004 – 2016
  • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2004 – 2016
  • A Rating in Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating given in the legal peer review)
  • AVVO Rating 9.5 Superb Top Attorney – Criminal Defense
  • National Lawyers Association – Top 100 Lawyers


1978 – today: Private criminal defense practice.
1972 – 1978: Tried felony cases representing the state of Ohio as an Asst Franklin Cty prosecutor​
1971 – 1972: Law clerk for Judge William K. Thomas of U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio).
Ohio Bar Association
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit – U.S. Supreme Court
Judge Hon. William K. Thomas of the US District Court (Northern District of Ohio), Law Clerk
Franklin County, Ohio, Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor
American Bar Association
Ohio Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ohio University – Business Administration
The Ohio State University College of Law (cum laude)​

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. © 2019 All Rights Reserved - Columbus Criminal Defense Lawyer  | Privacy | Sitemap

©2019 Terry Sherman LLC - Columbus Ohio | Privacy | Sitemap