Troy D. Wisehart – Sandusky Criminal Defense Attorney

As a criminal defense attorney, Troy Wisehart appreciates that he’s able to fight for justice for people whose lives and freedom are on the line in a courtroom. His clients are people who may face prison sentences if they’re convicted. They also face the stigma of a criminal history, which can affect their ability to get or keep a job after their arrests.

Troy D. Wisehart – Sandusky Criminal Defense Attorney

He has 25 years of experience in criminal defense practice. He has represented more than 1,000 people accused of crimes in state and federal courts. He handles a broad range of criminal charges, including defense of DUI, assault, domestic violence, theft, sex offenses, and drug charges. He has been the lead attorney in a number of high-level felony cases, including defense of murder, vehicular homicide, rape, and drug trafficking charges.
Through his decades of legal practice, Wisehart has gained extensive knowledge of criminal laws and court processes in both Ohio and federal courts. He understands the details of how law enforcement officers investigate crimes, search for evidence, and use it to build a case for an arrest.

He also understands how prosecutors think and how the local Sandusky judges handling your case are likely to approach your charge. He puts that knowledge and experience to work on behalf of each defendant he represents to get the best possible outcome for each charge.

Because of his substantial courtroom experience, Wisehart can be a voice for people of Sandusky who are up against the power of prosecutors and government. He can be a compassionate advocate for people who are treated by the system like they’re guilty — even though they’re presumed innocent unless the government proves their guilt.

Wisehart is a native of Bedford, Mich., just across the state line from Toledo, Ohio. He was inspired as a young man to become a lawyer by an attorney he knew in his church who was dedicated to helping other people get out of tough spots.

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  • Education

    • Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminal Justice
    • University of Toledo College of Law, Juris Doctor

    Professional Memberships

    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Erie County Bar Association
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Academy of Trial Lawyers


    • Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell, 2015

    Bar Admissions

    • Ohio
    • U.S District Court, Northern District of Ohio

    He earned his bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University in Political Science and Criminal Justice. He went on to law school at the University of Toledo. After law school, Wisehart became a public defender in Erie County, where he learned the nuts and bolts of how criminal cases work. He later worked at law firm Buckingham & Holzapfel before joining the law firm that was then Calhoun, Kademenos, & Childress.

    As a criminal defense lawyer, Wisehart balances strong advocacy with professionalism. He believes in straightforward, honest communication with every client. He strives to make sure people accused of crimes understand the criminal process and have all of the information they need to make informed decisions about their lives.

    Wisehart relishes reading about the cutting edge of forensic science and evidence analysis techniques. He also stays up-to-date on the latest developments in search and seizure laws to ensure that his clients’ rights are protected.

    When he isn’t defending clients, Wisehart enjoys coaching basketball and watching Cleveland’s pro sports teams.

    If you’ve been charged with a crime contact Sandusky criminal defense attorney Troy D. Wisehart at (419) 871-9014.

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