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Hamilton County Expungement Attorneys

As of April 2014, Hamilton County has seen a relatively low employment rate of 4.8, in comparison to the Monroe County's high unemployment rate of 10.7, and offers many employment opportunities, particularly in Cincinnati - the seat of Hamilton County. If, however, you are looking to find employment in Hamilton County, then you need to give yourself every advantage to standout amongst the competition.

Having a criminal record in Hamilton County can make it difficult to pass criminal background checks, and thereby makes it difficult to find employment. The inability to find secure employment, or be eligible for desirable housing, prevents offenders from breaking from the cycle of crime and poverty, continuing the cycle of recidivism and worsening the unemployment rate for the entire county.

Fortunately, you be eligible to clear your Hamilton County criminal record through record sealing, or juvenile expungement. Sealing or expunging your criminal record may make it easier to pass most criminal background checks, helping you to find quality employment and housing, and creating a brighter future for yourself and your family.

Find out which Hamilton County criminal record services you qualify to benefit from. Our law firm handles hundreds of Ohio cases every year. Take our Free Online Eligibility Test.

When you are looking to have your criminal record removed it is important to have a licensed expungement attorney working on your behalf. You can count on's experienced attorneys and trained staff to guide you through the entire process without ever having to come in for an expensive office visit or appear in court.

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Courts and District Attorney in Hamilton County

Hamilton Common Pleas Courthouse
1000 Main Street , Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Facts about Hamilton County

Hamilton County was founded in 1790 and was named for Alexander Hamilton. The county seat and largest city in Hamilton County is Cincinnati, which is the 3rd largest city in Ohio. Hamilton County is known for the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, which is a nationally renowned museum center that offers educational and cultural resources through museums such as the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural Science and History, and more. According to, the estimated median household income in 2009 was $46,451 and the estimated median listing price for a house or condo in Hamilton County is $145,900, which is $11,300 more than the average listing price in Ohio. Demographically, Hamilton County is comprised of 67.6% Caucasians, 25.5% African Americans, 2.6% Hispanics or Latinos, 2.0% Asians, and 1.9% are two or more races.

Hamilton County District Attorney Must Oversee Expungement

Joseph T. Deters serves as Hamilton County's Prosecuting Attorney. He graduated St. Xavier High School in 1975, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1979, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1982. Once he had graduated, Deters began working as an Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor and gained knowledge there that would aid him throughout his entire career.

In 1988, Deters was elected to Hamilton County's Clerk of Courts. During his time as Clerk, Deters learned how to manage an office with hundreds of employees and gained a good reputation amongst his peers and the community. By 1992, Deters was appointed and then subsequently elected to serve as Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney. Sometime later, in 1999, Deters was elected to serve as Ohio's 44th State Treasurer in which he was responsible for managing over $11 billion in assets for the State of Ohio and would hold this position until 2005.

After serving as State Treasurer, Deters decided to return to the position of Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney. He is currently Hamilton County's longest serving Prosecuting Attorney and has been recognized as one of the best and most accomplished prosecutors in the state. Some of his accomplishments includes reducing the time and cost of completing capital litigation, the creation of a DNA database for the entire state, repealing of a 15 year cap on max prison sentences, allowing for certain juvenile offenders to be imprisoned until the age of 21, and made the murder of a child under the age of 13 to possibly entail the death penalty.

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office

230 E. Ninth Street, Suite 4000 Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Phone: (513)-946-3000 Fax: (513)-946-3100

Hamilton Counties Industries to Aplly for After an Expungement

Cincinnati is the county seat of Hamilton County and is host to several industries including insurance, wholesale, manufacturing, transportation, government, insurance, finance, education, and health services. Cincinnati serves as the headquarters to several Fortune 500 companies including AK Steel, American Financial, Ashland Inc., Cinergy Corp., The Kroger Company, Federated Department Stores, Fifth Third Bancorp, and several others. Hundreds of other Fortune 500 companies maintain some presence in the area. If you have a criminal record and are seeking employment in Hamilton County, be aware that expungement could be of great benefit to you.

Finding a job with a criminal record in Hamilton

Even though having your record expunged, sealed, or set aside can greatly increase your ability to find a job, other factors can benefit your job search as well. We have prepared a short video, getting employed with a criminal record, that provides such tips and advice.

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