Charles M. Rowland II maintains an established DUI/OVI and criminal practice, representing the accused drunk drivers in State and Federal Courts in the Miami Valley and throughout Ohio. Since 2005, Charles Rowland has dedicated his practice exclusively to representing the accused drunk driver and has worked to amass more credentials than any attorney in his field.
DUI/OVI CREDENTIALS Charles served as the Xenia City Prosecutor and has served as a “Special Prosecutor” on high-profile felony cases. Charles is a proud member of the National College for DUI defense and in 2006 attended the intensive seminar on DUI law at Harvard University. National Patent Analytical Systems has certified Charles Rowland in the operation, diagnostic verification and calibration of the BAC DataMaster Breath Alcohol Testing Instrument, the most commonly used breath testing instrument in Ohio for DUI / OVI arrests. In 2007, Charles Rowland was the first attorney in the State of Ohio certificated on the Intoxilyzer 8000 breath testing machine. In 2009, Charles Rowland attended the National College for DUI Defense 16th Annual Scientific Evidence Seminar where he received training on the Intoxilyzer 5000.
Charles M. Rowland II was the first attorney in the United States to earn a certificate in Forensic Sobriety Assessment. FSA certification requires proficiency in the scientific principles and research relating to sobriety testing in a DUI/OVI stop. It subsumes the NHTSA training (knowledge of the NHTSA manual is required) and greatly extends it. In 2009, Charles M. Rowland II will be an attendee in the most current NHTSA approved SFST training curriculum. This is the same NHTSA SFST training course that law enforcement officers are trained in nationwide and testify to in court.
CREDENTIALS BEYOND THE COURTROOM In addition to awards and certificates, Charles M. Rowland II has a wealth of real-life experience. He was the 2004 Ohio State Bar Foundation recipient of the Community Service Award for Attorneys under 40 years old. In 2005, Charles Rowland was given the singular honor of being named a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation. In 2006, Charles Rowland presented a seminar on standardized field sobriety testing before the Greene County Bar Association. Twice-elected to the Beavercreek City School Board, Charles M. Rowland was a co-recipient of the 2006 Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce Public Education Award. Charles also served as President of the Board of Directors of TCN-BHS, Greene County’s Drug and Alcohol provider from 2003-2005. In 2008, he contributed to a revision to Anderson’s Ohio Civil Practice along with the judges of the Greene County Common Pleas Court. He has also been a Wright State University Visiting Professor of Political Science for the University Honors Department. Charles Rowland has appeared on television, radio and in newspapers, authoring DUI-related articles for the popular “Ask an Attorney” section of the Xenia Daily Gazette, the Beavercreek News Current and the Fairborn Daily Herald.
EDUCATION Charles Rowland is a 1988 graduate of Beavercreek High School and a life-long resident of Beavercreek, Ohio. He graduated magna cum laude from Wright State University in 1992, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology. Charles earned the degree of University Honors Scholar with Honors from the Political Science Department, received the Academic Letter Award for earning Outstanding Attorney Awards in the WSU Mock Trial Programs, was awarded Phi Kappa Phi distinction and was selected to represent Wright State University as a Student Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
Charles M. Rowland II was awarded the H. E. Ashcroft Memorial Scholarship to attend Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law. While in law school, Charles studied International Law and European Economic Community Law at the University College London, Bentham Faculty of Laws. As an L-2, Charles was a finalist at the National Tax Moot Court Competition in Houston , Texas. For his efforts he was chosen to serve as an Associate Justice of the Ohio Northern Moot Court Program. Charles Rowland was named to the prestigious Order of the Barristers for excellence in appellate advocacy. He graduated in the top 25% of his class in 1995 and returned to the Miami Valley to begin his practice.
BROWN, ROWLAND, BABB & CAMPBELL One of Greene County’s biggest and most dynamic firms, Brown, Rowland, Babb & Campbell offers a full array of client-centered services. Charles M. Rowland II, (www.CharlesRowland.com) Managing Partner, provides aggressive defense to the accused drunk driver. Richard Brown, of counsel, concentrates his practice in the field of Elder Law. Mark Babb, (www.MarkBabb.com) Senior Partner, is one of the Miami Valley’s most recognized criminal defense attorneys. Patricia Campbell (www.OhioDivorceAttorney.com) is a credentialed and dedicated family law practitioner. Zachary Bushatz (www.OhioBankruptcyAttorney.com) concentrates his practice on Bankruptcy Law. The firm is proud to offer services in Personal Injury , Medical Malpractice, Consumer Law and Employment Law. Whatever conflicts life may bring, we at Brown, Rowland, Babb & Campbell are prepared to stand by your side. If you are in need of an aggressive litigation-oriented firm, call BRB&C today at 937-879-9542 or 1-888-ROWLAND.
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