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Attorney Myron P. Watson

Myron P. Watson

Attorney at Law

Attorney Myron Watson has been in private practice for more than 20 years, specializing in criminal trial law, in both State and Federal Courts. In his legal practice, he has been involved in several high-profile criminal cases which received both local and national media attention. He is truly dedicated to his clients and will fight the tough legal battles to achieve the best result for his clients.

Attorney Myron Watson is a native Clevelander and a graduate of the East Cleveland School System. Being from this area, he knows the people and the legal terrain of this region well. He is a proud graduate of Cleveland State University, where he majored in Political Science. From there, he attended and graduated from Law School at Howard University in Washington, DC. After graduating from law school, he became an associate attorney at Willis Blackwell and Rogers before entering private practice.

While being a sole practitioner, he has built a thriving practice and is recognized as one of the most respected criminal trial attorneys in Northeast Ohio. Many inside and outside the field of law consider Attorney Watson’s trial work outstanding. He is also involved in volunteer work for a number of civic organizations in the Greater Cleveland Area.

References

  • Martindale Hubbell

  • Better Business Bureau

Classes & Seminars

  • Criminal Trial Walk-Thru, Cleveland Metro Bypass, 2013

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1992

Awards

  • Visions and Voices Award

  • American Jurisprudence Award

Pro-Bono Activities

  • 3 R's School Program, 2012 to 2013

Published Works

  • Howard Law Journal, Spring, 1990

Representative Cases

  • State v. Gales, 134 Ohio App 3d55, 2001, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • United States v. Lewis, 231 F.3d238, 2001, Sixth Circuit

  • United States v. Baez, 87 F.3d805, 1996, Sixth Circuit

  • State of Ohio v. Clark, 2012-Ohio-2058, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. Shivers-2016-Ohio-1378, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. Clay, 2009-Ohio-2725, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • United States v. Garrett, Case No. 18-3816, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • United States v. Dunson, Case No. 07-4221, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • State v. Williams, 2011-Ohio-108, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. 765 in US Currency, etal, Case No. 2008CA00116, Fifth Appellate District Court of Appeals

  • City of Brooklyn v. Murray, 2015-Ohio-2955, Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. Goings, 2022-Ohio-776, Seventh Appellate District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. Gales, 2022-Ohio-776, Ninth Judicial District Court of Appeals

  • State of Ohio v. Worley, 2011-Ohio-2779 Eighth District Court of Appeals

  • State v. Coleman, 2009 Ohio 6471 (Ohio Ct. App. 2009) Eighth District Court of Appeals