Criminal charges — felonies, misdemeanors, drug charges, etc. — can be extremely stressful to you as well as your friends and family. The criminal court process will be extremely taxing, and its outcome could change the course of your life. It is highly important that you have a criminal defense attorney by your side who is not only well-versed and experienced in the law and procedure, but also understands forensic evidence.
As a former Assistant Prosecutor in Lake County Ohio, Northeast Ohio criminal defense attorney Matthew C. Bangerter, ESQ. has experience with the strategies used by prosecutors to pursue their cases. As a member of the Ohio Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Board of Directors of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he takes his profession as a Northeast Ohio criminal defense attorney seriously and ensures that he is up to date with the latest case law and trial strategies.
Forensic evidence is incredibly important in criminal cases, and Matthew Bangerter’s scientific background gives him an edge when evaluating forensic evidence involved in a criminal case. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in biology and studied molecular genetics and computer science in graduate school. He is one of very few criminal defense attorneys who has actually cloned his own DNA in a lab, so he is well-versed in the scientific evidence involved in various criminal cases.
Matthew Bangerter has been certified by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) program, and to administer the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs). This specialized training enables him to thoroughly scrutinize the administration of those tests and present the best possible defense in OVI/DUI cases.
Financing may be available, and the Bangerter Law Office accepts cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and others.
When you’re looking for the best Northeast Ohio criminal defense attorney, Matthew C. Bangerter, ESQ. is your man. Click here for an initial consultation. Call (440) 409-7898 to start planning your defense.
“Matt Bangerter was great, I got better results then I had expected I would get. If in the future I need legal representation, I would call Bangerter Law again. Thank you”
“Matt was referred to me by a friend to help with a child support issue . He was amazing. Very knowledgeable and put my mind at ease . Dealing with difficult and emotional issues causes a lot of distress and anxiety. Having the right person to be confident in and trust makes all the difference in the world. Just knowing this is something you don’t need to worry about really puts your mind at ease . That is Matt . He is very professional, responsive and has a calming but powerful presence . Important quality to have when helping people with legal issues ! I highly recommend Matt Bangerter.”
“Matt was outstanding! Our family would like to thank Matt from Bangerter law office for his excellent service! Our daughter was wrongfully sighted for an accident she did not cause. Thanks to Matt the case was thrown out. We are so grateful to Matt for taking the stress off our shoulders! He was very easy to talk to, kind and comforting!”
“He was very professional and kept us informed. We would recommend Matt who always took that extra step for us.”
“The night I was charged with theft and drug possession was the worst and scariest of my life! Matthew Bangerter helped me through this horrible time. From the first phone call he answered all my questions professionally and with compassion. When we met he explained all outcomes and what to expect. At the pre-trial we had the best possible outcome, he was able to have the felony charge dismissed and for the theft charge I was put on the diversion program. I would recommend him to anyone needing guidance.”
“Matt handled my mother’s divorce proceedings and helped her to get the best possible outcome. He was very patient and was sure to provide explanation of the anticipated process. He provided sound guidance to help navigate a highly contentious situation. I highly recommend him.”
“Matt was great during my dissolution which was fairly cut and dry however; I was emotional several times during the course of our negotiations. Matt made me feel better and more at ease. He reassured me and calmed me down during with stressful time with his knowledge and manner. I would recommend Matt to anyone needing a divorce/dissolution.”
“Mr. Bangerter was professional and he took care of my case on time. He was proficient and acted on timely fashion. I definitely recommend his service for any new clients out there.”
– A 5-star reviewer
“I had a problem and this attorney was on it. He was so professional and responded to all of my calls and emails. He let me know when the issue was resolved. I am so grateful!!”
“Great Lawyer Great Guy he wont treat you like a number like most of these attorneys .For my case, he was there 30 -45 mins before the time ready to go war.”
– Sterling B
“Matt is very professional and knowledgeable. A top notch lawyer! We were glad he was by our side in a time of need.”
– M H
“If you need legal help see this lawyer, he can help!”
– Edward Ogrin
“Matt, made the process very easy to handle. He was very professional and handled every detail.”
– Trish Lewellyn
“My fiance and I needed to find a good legal partner when my fiance got into a bit of trouble a year ago. We did some research and reviewed Matt Bangerter and meeting him seemed like a good place to begin conversations. Well, not many conversations were needed as we both felt immediately comfortable, confident and supported after talking to Matt. These situations are never easy as there is so much “unexpected” and “unknown” so you want someone who understands how you are feeling and tells you what you need to know about the process, timing and outcomes. Matt was able to do this with us. He made us feel hopeful that justice would be done. In the end – we had the best outcome that we could have ever asked for thanks to Matt’s knowledge, hard work and dedication to me and my fiance. We highly recommend him if you are looking for someone who works with you and is not just “a lawyer” Thanks Matt and The Bangerter Law Office.”
– Chrissy Basmagy
“Choosing Mr. Bangerter as my attorney was one of the best decisions I made.”
– A 5-Star Reviewer
“I was very satisfied with the outcome. Your law firm is number one in Willoughby . Mr Bangerter has a very kind professional attitude, that’s full of compassion, he was always prompt with answering all my questions and concerns. Mr. Bangerter receives an A+ in my book.”
Prompt and Professional representation
“Matt did a great job of representing me in a Domestic violence case. He was able to get the charges and fines reduced, plus I was able to re-coop half of my bail money.”
“Matt was always available and very knowledgeable and professional during my case and even now after. I would recommend him very highly to anyone…”
– Satisfied Client
Very Honest And Knowledgeable Lawyer
“Matt is very professional and knowledgeable lawyer. His legal representation saved me from big hassle of my life and career. He was able to dismiss DV case with his legal expertise. He responded very quickly and gave…”
– Dr. K
“Matt has been the most professional attorney I have ever encountered. Over the past two years, Matt has provided the best legal advice and representation in my custody/child support case. I highly recommend Matt Bangerter–he is the only attorney I will ever hire…”
There Are GREAT Attorneys Out There!
“Matt is very professional and extremely knowledgeable in his practice of law. Additionally, he takes the time to walk through the “realities” of your choices as opposed to just the legal language and standing. He was always responsive any time of day and he was always prepared…”
Very Knowledgeable and Caring!
“Matt was an excellent attorney. He represented me in a custody case, with the results being favorable. He walked me through each step in the process and always, put my interests first. I would highly recommend him for any legal services…”
“Matt was great! He was courteous , knowledgeable and prompt. He always answered my calls and responded to emails quickly and accurately. Very reasonably priced as well. I would 100% use his services in the future…”
“I called Mr. Bangerter on a referral from a friend. He started working on my case right away & had everything in order in a timely manner. He was always available if I had any questions. I was informed & treated with respect & kindness…”
Best OVI Lawyer in the State!
“I hired Matt based on his stellar reputation as a top notch OVI defense lawyer and I was not disappointed. At the time I had 6 points on my license and was pulled over for a OVI and facing an automatic suspension on points alone much less the suspension…”
– A DUI Client
One Happy Client
“Mr. Bangerter represented me. He is very knowledgeable of the law and will treat you as a friend. Because of his hard work, my charge was dropped! I would HIGHLY recommend talking to him if you need legal representation. He will work very hard for you and give you the best…”
– One Happy Client
Most Knowledgeable And Personable Lawyer!
“Unfortunately, I was part of an event where I needed legal guidance. If I did not call Matt the next day of the incident, I would have been in a world of trouble. He was on vacation and still returned my call the morning I called him! Matt explained to me my rights…”
– A Satisfied Client
If You Need A Lawyer With Compassion, Look No Further!
“Matthew Bangerter has helped me through more than one ‘family’ crisis where I was unclear what my rights were, as well as what rights my terminally ill Mother had. With his support I was able to get my Mother into a safe, caring environment where she…”
– Jane Hash
“We were getting ready to leave for my birthday vacation when we found out about our son’s “felony” charge for alleged drug trafficking. We did not know where to turn, so I looked to the Bar Association for guidance, and found Matt…”
Personal Legal Documents
“Matthew is a very proficient lawyer. He was knowledgeable, courteous, and timely in preparing our will. His fees are also very…”
Why Would You Choose Another Attorney?
“Matthew.Bangerter is the best attorney I have.ever had the pleasure of working with. He.is the most caring, and trustworthy of any other…”
Professional And Honest Service
“I hired Matthew Bangerter living in Illinois and he was the most honest and professional attorney I had ever pleasure to work with. My case was dismissed and the outcome was exactly I wanted. The result was very important …”
– Stanislaw of Illinois
An excellent choice!
“I’ve never had an occasion to use a lawyer so when I needed one and Matt was recommended to me I didn’t know what to expect. Matt was knowledgeable, direct, honest and patient, made me feel quite comfortable through the entire process. Answered the plethora of questions I had and made sure…”
“I was pleased with Mr. Bangerter and the representation he provided in my OVI case. He was very responsive and willing to explain whenever asked. I would not hesitate to utilize his…”
– An OVI Client
“It was a pleasure working with Matt as he prepared my POA, DPOA, and living will. The process was easy and comfortable. Matt explained everything in detail and demonstrated great customer service….”
“Mr. Bangerter is the epitome of what a perfect lawyer should be. He is brilliant, a solid researcher, and one of the most honest people I have met. He knows the law thoroughly and what he doesn’t know, he has a plethora of network lawyers to…”
“Mr. Bangerter handled a couple different legalities for us and was professional, efficient, caring and completed the legal transactions in a very timely manner. He handled the opposition with knowledge of the subject, tact and straight forwardness…”
Highly Recommended If Your Looking For An Honest Attorney!
“Mr. Bangerter is a highly knowledgeable, honest, reasonably priced attorney. When we met with him, he treated both myself and my husband with dignity and respect. He worked hard to make sure our side was heard and ultimately won our case. He always…”
Knowledgeable And Fabulous
“Never have I worked with an attorney that wanted to know me on a personal level and not just my case. Matt is intelligent, honest, and helps you understand what the smallest legal lingo means for you. Takes the.time and puts in the effort…”
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4124 Erie Street
Willoughby, OH 44094
4124 Erie Street
Willoughby, OH 44094