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White Collar Crime Defense Attorney

Although white collar crime charges are typically related to financial or business crimes, they can still carry serious jail time. That’s because white collar crime can be charged as federal offenses, Ohio offenses or both.

If you’re facing white collar crime charges of any kind, you’ll want a defense attorney who knows the law and knows how to handle a courtroom, if need be. Max Hiltner is here to help.

Call 330-475-3164 for a free consultation

“Maxwell did an outstanding job representing my case. He looked out for my best interests. His work ethic was apparent in the way he promptly and thoroughly followed through with all the preparations for my case. I am very satisfied with the outcome.”

- Randall

White Collar Crime in Ohio

The term “white collar crime” as it is used in Ohio law generally covers a range of financial and business-related charges, including any of the following:

  • Fraud
    – Identity Fraud
    – Insurance Fraud
    – Medicaid Fraud
    – Healthcare Fraud
    – Workers’ Compensation Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Embezzlement
  • Tax Evasion
  • Extortion

The penalties for these crimes depend on the severity of the case, seeing as white collar crimes can lead to a range in both misdemeanor and felony charges. Penalties for white collar misdemeanors, for example, include a maximum of 180 days in jail and/or fines up to $1,000. White collar felonies in the first degree, however, can include 3-10 years in Ohio state prison and/or fines up to $20,000.

Additional federal white collar crimes include:

  • Mail Fraud
  • Insider Trading
  • Ponzi Schemes

Why Choose Hiltner Trial Lawyers

At Hiltner Trial Lawyers, lead attorney Max Hiltner is known for his reputation as a trial lawyer who fights tooth and nail for his clients each and every time. He’s often hired by other attorneys to try cases on their behalf, and he’s been honored to frequently speak at CLEs around the country.

Hiltner recently sought to set a new personal record: three not guilty verdicts in three days. However, he was never given the opportunity. Due to his extensive investigation and trial preparation for each of his three clients in three different cases, all charges were dismissed prior to trial. In fact, the day before each client’s jury trial the State dismissed all charges against all clients. 


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Contact Ohio attorney Max Hiltner if you’ve been accused of white collar crime

Max Hiltner has built a multi-state law practice focusing solely on criminal defense. During this time, he’s successfully defended and tried cases of all kinds, including white collar crimes. His dedication to his clients and his success in the courtroom has gained him a reputation as one of the most respected trial lawyers in Northeast Ohio. If you need a defense attorney, contact for help Max today.
Call 330-475-3164 for a free consultation

“Max Hiltner is dynamite in the courtroom by connecting with the jury, recalling facts and cultivating good relationships with the opponents and presiding judge. He is professional, dedicated, honest and cares about the livelihood of his clients and their families. He excels in negotiating and hiring experts necessary for a well rounded defense. Max was one of my lawyers that stood between me and a life sentence. Without him on my team I would still be in prison. He will fight for you.”

- Colleen O.

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