Attorney Profile

Jeff Hastings is a Cleveland attorney specializing in criminal defense and civil litigation. Bar admissions include:

  • All Ohio Courts including Ohio Supreme Court, 1991
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1991
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1991


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Cleveland, OH
    Juris Doctor Degree, December 1990
  • Baldwin-Wallace College Berea, OH
    M.B.A., June 1987
  • Ashland University Ashland, OH
    B.A. Political Science/Economics, May 1982


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association
  • Cuyahoga County Defense Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio
  • Judicial Conference of the Eighth Judicial District, Life Member
  • Member, Ohio Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedures (06/19 to present)

  • Member, City of North Royalton Civil Service Commission (04/21 to present)
  • Assistant Law Director/Prosecutor, City of Parma (02/18 to 06/21)
  • Law Director, Village of Linndale (11/14 to 9/16)


In addition to providing excellent criminal defense and civil litigation services, Jeff Hastings is a dynamic and engaging legal authority.

  • CLE panelist, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Government Lawyers Section
    2009 The Election Process in Cuyahoga County.
  • CLE speaker, Ohio Attorney General, Special Counsel training.
    2008 Collection Practice and the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct
  • CLE speaker, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association New Lawyers Training
    2008 Criminal Voir Dire.
  • CLE speaker, Cleveland Association of Civil Trail Attorneys
    2007 Voir Dire.
  • CLE speaker, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Government Attorneys Section 2006 Voir Dire.
  • CLE speaker, Duvin, Cahn & Hutton
    2006 Legal Ethics Update.
  • CLE panelist, the Employment Inns of Court
    2006 Electronic Discovery Update.
  • CLE panelist, the Ohio Attorney General’s
    2004 Pro Bono & PATRIOT Program Update.
  • CLE speaker and panelist, the Consumer Law Institute’s
    2004 Consumer Law Update.


  • Member, Cuyahoga County Board of Elections (4/07 to present; Chairman 4/07 – 12/12; 03/18 to present)
  • Board of Directors, Western Reserve Insurance Group (4/13 to present)
  • Member, The Advisory Board for the Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland (4/13 to present)
  • Member, The Advisory Board for Salvation Army Harbor Light Complex (4/13 to present)
  • Member, The City Club of Cleveland
  • The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland; Board Member and Chairman, Advocacy Committee (3/06 – 12/08)
  • Volunteer Juvenile Magistrate City of North Royalton, OH. (6/03 – 4/05)
  • Ohio Athletic Commission, Chairman (10/96 – 6/99)