Attorney Will Nesbitt, 35, has devoted his entire career to the defense of persons charged with criminal and traffic violations. Thousands of individuals have benefited from Mr. Nesbitt's expertise in these areas of practice. Mr. Nesbitt's career jump started after clerking for a Franklin County Municipal Court Judge. After seeing the courtroom from a judicial advantage point, Mr. Nesbitt decided to pursue a career in criminal/traffic defense.
While studying law at Capital University Mr. Nesbitt worked part-time as a legal-intern with the Franklin County Public Defender's Office. Upon graduation and admission to the Ohio Bar, Mr. Nesbitt accepted a position as a staff attorney with the PD's office. Although one of the youngest attorneys in the office, Mr. Nesbitt quickly began to aggressively litigate and negotiate successful plea resolutions for his clients. It was the high volume of cases at the PD's office that afforded Mr. Nesbitt the opportunity to solve diverse legal issues. Mr. Nesbitt quickly gained a reputation for zealously and compassionately defending his clients.
Mr. Nesbitt routinely speaks at certified driver's intervention programs around the Columbus metropolitan area. In addition, Mr. Nesbitt speaks on the topic of OVI/DUI law around central Ohio. He has been a featured speaker at continuing legal education seminars (CLE). He has been a guest on the Columbus morning show, Good Day Columbus, on Fox28. He has also successfully completed training for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course.
Will is married to Laura, who is also a lawyer, and they have two daughters.
Mr. Nesbitt earned his bachelor's degree from Indiana University Bloomington. He received his J.D. from Capital University Law School. While Mr. Nesbitt attended law school, he was active in the legal fraternity Phi Alpha Delta and the Environmental Law Society.
Awards & Recognitions
Awards & Recognitions
For his exceptional service in the field of criminal defense, Mr. Nesbitt was selected to:
- 2015 Member of American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
- 2015-2016 Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars
- 2014-2016 list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyer
- 2015-2016 Columbus CEO Top Lawyer
- 2015 "10 Best" Attorneys in Ohio
- 2015 Top 100 DUI Attorneys by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Professional MembershipsOhio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL), and the Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (COACDL). He is also actively involved with the Kiwanis Club of Dublin.