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24 N. High Street, Suite 202, Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Ermel R. Luckett

Owner / Attorney at Law


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Ermel R. Luckett, Jr. – Owner / Attorney at Law

Mr. Luckett is the firm’s practicing attorney and has over 26 years of experience in Criminal Litigation.  Mr. Luckett practices in Ohio’s courts of Common Pleas, local Municipal and Mayor’s courts as well as in Ohio’s Federal District courts.  Prior to entering private practice, Ermel worked with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s office for several years, and was the head of the department’s drug unit.  This experience provided specific insight into the evaluation of the strength of the State’s case against a Defendant.  Mr. Luckett primarily focuses his practice on upper level criminal offenses. Mr. Luckett has extensive experience in Felony and Federal courts.  Ermel prides himself on being upfront and honest with his clients about expectations, possible outcomes, and what he expects of you the client.  If you are in need of first class legal representation, please contact our offices today.  Initial consultations are free.


Juris Doctorate

  • Case Western Reserve School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio 1988

Bachelor of Arts: Political Science & History

  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1985
  • Minor in American Literature

Legal Experience

Assistant County Prosecutor – Director of Narcotic’s Prosecution Unit: 

  • Franklin County, Columbus, OH

Assistant Attorney General – Ohio Organized Crime Investigative Unit

  • Ohio Office of the Attorney General; Columbus, OH

Owner / Private Counsel- Luckett Law Office

  • Criminal Defense, Litigation, Domestic Law; Columbus, OH

Bar Admissions / Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted to Practice: 
    • Ohio;
    • US District Court for Southern District of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations:

    • Ohio Bar Association;
    • Columbus Bar Association;
    • Ohio Association of Criminal defense Lawyers;
    • Central Ohio Association of Juvenile Lawyers

Personal background

Ermel is a native of Athens County, Ohio. He attended Miami University in Oxford , Ohio, where he was fortunate enough to meet his wife Jenny.  Upon graduation, the couple moved to Cleveland where Ermel began Law School at Case Western Reserve University obtaining his Juris Doctorate in 1988.  Following graduation, the Luckett’s moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1989 to begin his position with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office.  Ermel and his wife of over 30 years have maintained their residence in Franklin County and have two grown sons.