Damn Right,
We Fight!
Nationally Recognized
& Award-Winning Law Firm

Why Hire Team HMW?

You Deserve to Be Represented by Competent Legal Professionals

At HMW Law, we truly care about our clients. We will treat you with the care and compassion that you need at this time. If you have been charged with any type of crime or been injured by someone else’s negligence, you deserve to be represented by a group of legal professionals who can provide world-class representation in your local community.

Our attorneys are exclusively focused on their dedicated practice area. Our criminal defense team is solely focused on defending your rights and our personal injury team is solely focused on ensuring you receive the most favorable outcome.

  • We have handled thousands of cases
  • We have decades of legal experience
  • We’re available to take your call 24/7
  • We will review your case for free

Though we are most proud of our thousands of satisfied clients, we have also established a remarkable reputation with the community’s attorneys and judges. We are genuinely passionate about fighting for your rights, and we can put in the time and preparation needed to provide effective representation on your criminal or personal injury case.

Hear from a Few of Our Past Clients:

“They have represented me on numerous types of cases over the years, and they have never lost a case for me. They are, quite simply, the best at what they do.”

“They saved my life. If it wasn’t for them, I’d be sitting in prison for half of my life.”

“Brandon goes above and beyond for his clients. He got me out of situations that other lawyers doubted. I wouldn’t go to anyone else to represent me.”

Professional Accomplishments & Associations

Our Ohio lawyers are proud to have received some of the most prestigious professional recognitions. Throughout our years of practice, our reputation for excellence, ethics, and professionalism has outshined any other accomplishment.

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • A+ accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Included in the “Nation’s Top 1% of Attorneys”

You Can Trust Our Team to Fight for Your Rights

As some of the most reputable criminal defense and DUI attorneys in all of Ohio, we are ready to fight your charges. We put tireless effort into securing the best possible outcome for you. As some of the most trustworthy and ethical defense attorneys in the Cleveland area, we are more than confident that we possess the skills needed to protect you.

Schedule a free, no-risk consultation with our legal team today.

Meet Team HMW

Experienced & Dedicated Trial Attorneys

Brandon Henderson

Brandon HendersonManaging Partner


Justin M. Weatherly

Justin M. WeatherlyPartner


Brandon Pokersnik

Brandon PokersnikOf Counsel


Amanda Kerrick

Amanda KerrickExecutive Legal Assistant


Bailey Zugan

Bailey ZuganLaw Clerk


Laura Eichenmiller

Laura EichenmillerPersonal Injury Division Manager


Megan Mehl

Megan MehlCriminal Paralegal


Mehgan Armstrong

Mehgan ArmstrongClient Relationship Specialist


Michaella Guyot-Polverini

Michaella Guyot-PolveriniLaw Clerk


Michelle Nehez

Michelle NehezAccountant


Rita Alvarenga

Rita AlvarengaLitigation Paralegal


Hot Dog

Hot DogChief Security Officer



CosetteChief Comfort Officer



Understand the Difference

What Sets Team HMW Apart from the Competition?

  • Unmatched Work EthicTeam HMW works harder than the competition. Period. You will not find another firm who works harder for you, your case, and your family.

  • Efficient Communication with Our ClientsAt our firm, you will never feel like just a case number. Team HMW is committed to keeping you informed through every step of the legal process.

  • Passion for Our Work & ClientsTeam HMW’s number one priority is YOU. Our clients and their families are what drive us to push towards the best possible outcome. Your goals are our goals.

  • Team-Oriented ApproachTeam HMW approaches each case we take on as a team. This provides our clients with the benefit of not just one attorney, but an entire team who can help strategize on their case.
  • Decades of Combined ExperienceThere really is no substitute for experience and Team HMW brings a vast array of experience to each case they handle.

Available 24/7 for You & Your Case

When you call, we will answer day or night. Team HMW is there for our clients whenever they need us and this extends past regular business hours. You deserve a team who will be there for you any time, any day.

Case Results

Your Win Is Our Win

Case Results

Nationally Recognized & Award-Winning Law Firm

In this case, HMW Law flew an Expert Witness in Identification and Memory in to assist in the Jury Trial. Essentially guy was looking at approx 30 years in jail for very violent felonious assaults, etc. went to Jury trial and found Not Guilty on all counts.

Case dismissed with prejudice at state’s costs after forensic expert determined home surveillance footage was tampered with by alleged victim. Our domestic violence attorneys in Cleveland were able to handle the case with experience and dedication to protect our clients’ rights.