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Donald Cleveland

Donald Cleveland

Donald Cleveland is a dedicated criminal lawyer based in Lafayette. Focusing on criminal law, Donald provides you with a strategic and vigorous criminal defense.

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201 East Main Street, Lafayette, Louisiana

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Donald D. Cleveland was born in 1976 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated magna cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1999 and received his Juris Doctorate as a cum laude graduate of Southern University Law Center in 2002. He is admitted to all state courts in Louisiana and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

From 2013-2020, Mr. Cleveland was recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as one among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In 2014, the american Society of Legal Advocates named him in the Top 40 Lawyers under 40 list, and in 2014 and 2015 by The National Trial Lawyers in the Top 40 under 40 list.

In 2017, Mr. Cleveland received a lifetime achievement selection to america’s Top 100 Attorneys.

In 2016, Mr. Cleveland was selected by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, as one among the Top 100 DUI attorneys in Louisiana and was also recognized by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys as a Top Ten Attorney in the state of Louisiana for criminal law.

After earning his Juris Doctorate, Donald D. Cleveland spent a year as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Frank McGee in Opelousas, Louisiana. Since that time, he has spent his time as a criminal defense attorney serving clients in Lafayette Parish and the surrounding parishes. His objective has always been to provide quality criminal defense.

Donald D. Cleveland is a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Lafayette Parish Bar Association, the National College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also certified as a practitioner in standardized field sobriety testing.

In 2019 and 2020, Donald was recognized as a Top Lawyer in Acadiana.

In 2020, he was selected as a member of america’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys.

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Practice areas

  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Domestic Assault
  • Impaired/DUI
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft

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About me

Donald D. Cleveland was born in 1976 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated magna cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1999 and received his Juris Doctorate as a cum laude graduate of Southern University Law Center in 2002. He is admitted to all state courts in Louisiana and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

From 2013-2020, Mr. Cleveland was recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as one among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In 2014, the american Society of Legal Advocates named him in the Top 40 Lawyers under 40 list, and in 2014 and 2015 by The National Trial Lawyers in the Top 40 under 40 list.

In 2017, Mr. Cleveland received a lifetime achievement selection to america’s Top 100 Attorneys.

In 2016, Mr. Cleveland was selected by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC, as one among the Top 100 DUI attorneys in Louisiana and was also recognized by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys as a Top Ten Attorney in the state of Louisiana for criminal law.

After earning his Juris Doctorate, Donald D. Cleveland spent a year as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Frank McGee in Opelousas, Louisiana. Since that time, he has spent his time as a criminal defense attorney serving clients in Lafayette Parish and the surrounding parishes. His objective has always been to provide quality criminal defense.

Donald D. Cleveland is a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Lafayette Parish Bar Association, the National College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also certified as a practitioner in standardized field sobriety testing.

In 2019 and 2020, Donald was recognized as a Top Lawyer in Acadiana.

In 2020, he was selected as a member of america’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys.

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