Cincinnati Attorney Margie Slagle
Margie Slagle is an accomplished attorney who represents individuals charged with criminal offenses in both trial and appellate courts. Ms. Slagle works tirelessly and passionately to help those with facing criminal charges and has built a reputation as a creative attorney who takes on and succeeds in complex and specialized cases.
Ms. Slagle obtained her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Cincinnati where she graduated a Phi Beta Kappa. She received her law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2007, where she graduated with honors. Ms. Slagle is admitted to practice in Ohio state courts, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Ms. Slagle began her practice as an attorney for the Ohio Justice & Policy Center, a non-profit dedicated to criminal justice reform, where she developed her passion for helping the underdog. Ms. Slagle practiced as a trial and appellate attorney in the areas of criminal defense and civil rights. She has handled civil and criminal litigation in both state and federal courts and has argued appeals in the Ohio Supreme Court and numerous Ohio courts of appeal.
Ohio Justice and Policy Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (August 2006-May 2012)
Staff Attorney (September 2007-May 2012)
- Trial counsel for civil and criminal cases.
- Conduct legal research and draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and memorandums.
- Provide appellate representation in civil and criminal cases with a focus on constitutional law.
- Promote effective sex offender policy through local and national print, television, and radio media.
- Conduct CLE seminars on new Adam Walsh Act.
- Supervise Rule II student attorneys in Constitutional Litigation Clinic.
Rule II Student Attorney, Second Chance Litigation Clinic (August 2006-August 2007)
- Litigated civil rights and complex constitutional claims on behalf of prisoners and formerly incarcerated individuals in both federal and state court under a Rule II limited license.
Morgan, Hazen, Galbreath & Smith, Covington, Kentucky (April-August 2006)
Juris Doctor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2007 (Cum Laude)
- Rank: 11 of 98
- Associate Editor, Law Review.
- Co-author, ERISA Preemption: A Survey of the Kentucky Courts’ Interpretation of the Sixth Circuit’s Preemption Analysis, 34 N. Ky. L. Rev. 3, 575 (2007).
- Dean’s Scholarship, Highest Grade in Civil Procedure and Remedies, Dean’s List Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2007
B.A. Economics, University of Cincinnati, 1989
- Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Golden Key National Honor Society, Hewett Fellowship, Comegy G. Scholarship, University Honors Scholarships
BAR ADMISSIONS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
- State of Ohio
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Ohio Public Defender Appellate Advocacy Training, October 2011
- Pennsylvania Public Defender Appellate Advocacy Training, March 2011
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Maryland Seminar on Defending a Sex Offender, December 2010
- Ohio Legislative Service Commission Seminar on Sex Offender Residence Restrictions, July 2010
- Butler County Rape Crisis Center Professional Development Seminar, Deciphering Sex Offender Laws: Facts and Fallacies, April 2008
- Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar on Ohio’s Adam Walsh Act, December 2007
- Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Seminar on Ohio’s Adam Walsh Act, December, 2007
- Educating the community about effective sex offender policy through local and national television, radio, and print media, including the CBS Early Show, The Montel Williams Show, Newsmakers, The Bill Cunningham Show, NPR in Columbus and Cincinnati, New York Times, The Chicago Reporter, Cincinnati Enquirer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News.