Medina Criminal Defense Attorney

Don’t go to battle alone. Erb Legal is here to defend you & will get you through this.

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Wesley Buchanan
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Wesley is regarded as one of the fiercest defense attorneys in Northeast Ohio.

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Why Choose Erb Legal?

Being charged with a crime in Medina County is scary. You may be worried, but don’t get pushed into a bad decision, like representing yourself or making a statement without a lawyer. Instead, fight back with a Medina criminal defense attorney. Wesley C. Buchanan has years of experience fighting for his clients and what it takes to protect you.

We’ve spent years defending people across Northeast Ohio from criminal charges. We know you’re coming to us for guidance. And rest assured, we’ll relentlessly pursue the outcome you deserve.

We’re Always Available & Pushing Forward

Some criminal lawyers seem to drag their feet. Not Erb Legal. We believe in working efficiently and pushing your case toward a favorable resolution. During that time, we’re always available to talk about your concerns and answer your questions.

Expect Transparency & Honesty

Every case is unique, which is why we get to know you and the circumstances surrounding your case. Thorough preparation gives us the ability to offer you candid advice and a custom defense plan.

Your Needs & Best Interests Come First

We don’t make all of the decisions during your case. We lay out your options, make recommendations and work with you to choose the best path forward. At every point in your case, we prioritize what’s in your best interests.

former client
5 stars

Mr. Buchanan is a top-shelf attorney!

Easy-going attitude, fantastic legal mind, and his in-depth legal knowledge is second to none!"

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Criminal Defense Cases We Handle in Medina

Stay Firm & Get Results

Are you facing a difficult criminal matter in Medina, Ohio? It’s important to remain level-headed and seek advice from a capable criminal defense lawyer who is 100% committed to you.

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our awards


Martindale-Hubbell – Preeminent The AV Preeminent® (their highest standard) is given to attorneys ranked at the utmost level of professional excellence for their expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best A prestigious honor from The American Institute of Legal Counsel recognizing unparalleled success in the practice of family law for the benefit of their clients.

National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Nation’s Premier NAFLA’s highest award, acknowledges the best family law attorneys in each state. Bases on their extraordinary knowledge, skill, experience, expertise, and success.

Avvo’s highest possible designation, attorney Tom Erb Jr provides a snapshot of his skill and insight into his extensive legal background.

As an Elite Lawyer, Thomas Erb Jr has demonstrated a high degree of skill and success in his divorce and family law career, and is active in the community.

The Ohio State Bar Association recognizes an attorney's extraordinary achievements and contribution to the Ohio legal community.

Membership in CACJ includes attorneys and professionals in California and other states with the shared mission of defending people’s rights.

Twice Named to the Top 100

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is invitation-only, made up of the premier trial lawyers from each state.

The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the premier professional association for Ohio defense attorneys.

Avvo is the largest and most popular online legal directory online and prides itself on providing detailed information on lawyers and legal issues.


Client Champions are an elite group of attorneys who have received exceptional reviews from the people that know them best, their clients.


Each year, less than 2.5% of lawyers in each state make the Rising Stars list, recognizing lawyers under the age of 40 who stand out in professional achievement and peer recognition.


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How We’re Different From Other Medina Criminal Defense Firms

Our courtroom ability & results set us apart.

Attorney Wesley C. Buchanan’s priority is securing your freedom and preserving your future. Whether it’s your first DUI or a serious felony allegation, you may be shocked to find yourself here. But you don’t have to resign yourself to a criminal conviction. Let us review the evidence, negotiate, and pursue the best possible outcome.

At Erb Legal, we are true client advocates. Our involvement may be the difference in getting your charges reduced, dismissed, or proving your innocence.

We Look at the Case Details

We Explain All Your Options

We Strive for the Best Possible Result

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5 stars

Absolutely pleased beyond words... the level of professionalism and outcome of Erb Legal."

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Erb Legal is the complete package for high-caliber criminal defense in the Medina, Brunswick, and Wayne County region.