Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC’s Cahoon Named Fellow At American Board Of Criminal Lawyers

AKRON, Ohio (February 13, 2013) – Longtime Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC partner Peter T. Cahoon was recently selected for fellowship at the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. This prestigious organization includes approximately 200 attorneys from the United States, Canada and Europe.

The American Board of Criminal Lawyers is an exclusive national, legal, honorary society for distinguished criminal trial lawyers. To possess sufficient qualification for to fellowship acceptance, members must have at least 10 years of criminal trial experience, and have tried at least 50 trials of which 35 were felony jury trials.

“While Peter’s record as a trial attorney speaks for itself, this honor places him among the best of the best,” said Buckingham’s Managing Partner, John Slagter. “He’s not only a shining star at our Firm, but also among his peers and in the community. We are thrilled that he has received this honor from such a highly regarded organization.”

Cahoon represents clients in criminal cases and government investigations, as well as in the areas of family law and professional disciplinary proceedings. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2003-2013) and Ohio’s Super Lawyers® (2004-2012), and maintains a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent.  A past President of the Akron Bar Association (2004-2005), Cahoon is the 2013-2014 elected Chair of the Bar’s Family Law section.

Cahoon has been recognized by Inside Business Magazine as a Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio since 2001. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at The University of Akron School of Law for the past 19 years. In 2000, Cahoon received the School of Law’s John R. Quine Award as an outstanding adjunct professor. He and his wife, Heidi, reside in Hudson, Ohio.

For more information on The American Board of Criminal Lawyers visit http://abcl.us.

Buckingham is a leading full-service law firm with offices in Akron, Canton and Cleveland Ohio. Buckingham’s attorneys represent business clients ranging from sole proprietors to multi-national corporations, tax-exempt organizations, governmental bodies, charities and foundations. Further information on Buckingham is available at www.bdblaw.com.

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