Local attorney pleads guilty to drug charges

Ken Lawson
Ken Lawson

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A local attorney admitted in federal court on Wednesday that he used clients to obtain prescription drugs.

Kenneth Lawson pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

Court documents say Lawson conspired to unlawfully or acquire possession of controlled substances such as Oxycontin and Percocet.

Lawson faces up to four years in prison, fines, restitution and supervised release. He will be sentenced later.

His law license is currently suspended.