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MissouriJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Jefferson County, Missouri

In the juvenile justice system in Jefferson County, 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 Jefferson County, 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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Ramona Gau

Ramona Gau
Wegmann Law Firm
455 Maple St. PO Box 740
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Ramona Gau is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Hannibal-LaGrange University... read more >

David Ray Rosener

David Ray Rosener
The Rosener Law Firm, LC
232 Main Street
Festus, MO 63628
David Ray Rosener is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Chicago... read more >

Daris Clinton Almond

Daris Clinton Almond
Almond & Brady, PC
284 Main Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Daris Clinton Almond is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marsha A Brady

Marsha A Brady
Almond & Brady, PC
284 Main Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Marsha A Brady 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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