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MissouriJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Rolla, Missouri

In the juvenile justice system in Missouri, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Missouri, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Carrie Gerischer

Carrie Gerischer
Gerischer Law
1212 East Hwy 72 Suite 7
Rolla, MO 65401
Licensed for 15 years, Carrie Gerischer is a Criminal Defense and Child Support lawyer... read more >

John D Beger

John D Beger
Beger & Bushie, LLC
PO Box 805
Rolla, MO 65402
John D Beger is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >

Lance Blaine Thurman

Lance Blaine Thurman
Williams, Robinson, Rigler & Buschjost, PC
901 N. Pine Street 4th Floor
Rolla, MO 65402
Lance Blaine Thurman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Danny L Birdsong

Danny L Birdsong
Thomas, Birdsong, Mills & McBride, PC
1100 North Elm Street
Rolla, MO 65402
Danny L Birdsong is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott Thomas McBride

Scott Thomas McBride
Thomas, Birdsong, Mills & McBride, PC
1100 North Elm Street
Rolla, MO 65402
Scott Thomas McBride is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Herman Gerhard Guetersloh

Herman Gerhard Guetersloh
Guetersloh Herman, LLC
103 West 10th Street
Rolla, MO 65401
Herman Gerhard Guetersloh is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Herman Guetersloh

Herman Guetersloh
1401 Forum Dr Suite B
Rolla, MO 65402
Herman Guetersloh is a Criminal Defense and Police Brutality lawyer... read more >

David Lyle Mills

David Lyle Mills
1100 North Elm Street
Rolla, MO 65402
David Lyle Mills is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

MACDL is a not for profit corporation formed in 1978. With offices in Jefferson City, Missouri, MACDL promotes excellence in the practice of criminal law and protect the rights of the accused. Members of the MACDL include many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Missouri.



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