Quality legal services tailored to meet our clients’ particular needs since 1996
Our Practice Areas
From the initial charges in criminal court at arraignment, through motions practice and trial, our firm can represent you whether you are charged with anything from a misdemeanor to serious felony. We regularly practice in both the Franklin County Municipal Court as well as the Common Pleas Court.
In law, post-conviction refers to the legal process which takes place after a trial results in conviction of the defendant. Kura, Wilford & Schregardus Co., L.P.A. can assist you through different legal actions, from filing an appeal with the appellate courts through pursuing relief in federal habeas corpus proceedings. Our attorneys practice at every level from the trial court up to the US and Ohio Supreme Court.
Although an inmate does not have a right to have an attorney present during most Parole Board proceedings, the assistance, both before and after any hearing, of an experienced attorney who understands the system can be invaluable to the inmate and his/her family. Kura, Wilford & Schregardus Co., L.P.A. intersects the parole realm.
Among all post-conviction remedies, Executive Clemency is the most unique. Under the Ohio Constitution, the Governor of the State of Ohio has broad power to grant Executive Clemency. Kura, Wilford & Schregardus Co., L.P.A. can assist with Executive Clemency through Either communication of sentence and / or pardon of conviction.
Kura, Wilford & Schregardus Co., L.P.A. was founded in November, 1996 by attorneys James P. Kura and Barry W. Wilford as a criminal defense law firm. Building upon many years of experience as criminal defense trial lawyers, Kura and Wilford worked together to develop a unique law practice—a practice that specializes in post-conviction remedies for inmates within the Ohio prison population as well as traditional criminal defense services. Sarah Schregardus joined the firm in 2010 and became a partner in 2013 to form Kura, Wilford & Schregardus Co., L.P.A. – a firm that can address all of a a client’s needs within the criminal justice system.