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MissouriCriminal Defense Lawyers in Missouri

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Missouri, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Missouri should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Daniel Allan Juengel

Daniel Allan Juengel
Frank, Juengel & Radefeld
7710 Carondelet Ave Suite 350
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Daniel Allan Juengel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Dodson

Daniel Dodson
315 Marshall Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Licensed for 32 years, Daniel Dodson is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer... read more >

John Clayton Schleiffarth

John Clayton Schleiffarth
JCS Law
75 West Lockwood Avenue Suite 222
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Licensed for 9 years, John Clayton Schleiffarth is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended Barry University-La... read more >

Steven F Groce

Steven F Groce
Groce & DeArmon, P.C.
1705 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65803
Licensed for 35 years, Steven F Groce is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended University of Missouri at Kan... read more >

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Jeffrey Goldfarb
Goldfarb Law Group
230 South Bemiston Ave., Suite 1200
Clayton, MO 63105
Licensed for 23 years, Jeffrey Goldfarb is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Saint Louis University School of Law... read more >

Joseph P. Welch

Joseph P. Welch
Attorney at Law
3115 S. Grand Blvd., Suite 100
Saint Louis, MO 63118
Licensed for 18 years, Joseph P. Welch is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended Washington University School of Law... read more >

Thomas M Bradshaw

Thomas M Bradshaw
White, Goss, Bowrs, March, Schulte & Weisenfels
4519 Belleview Ave Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64111
Thomas M Bradshaw is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Koonce

David Koonce
Traffic Counsel LLC
P.O. Box 190821
St.Louis, MO 63119
Licensed for 8 years, David Koonce is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson
Gary M. Wilson Law
1731 E Sunshine, Ste. 817
Springfield, MO 65804
Licensed for 33 years, Gary Wilson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Timothy R. Brown

Timothy R. Brown
Law Office of Timothy R. Brown
1309 E. Montclair St.
Springfield, MO 65804
Timothy R. Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Boyd

Michael Boyd
The Lampin Law Firm
5770 Mexico Rd
St Peters, MO 63376
Licensed for 31 years, Michael Boyd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David M. Lurie

David M. Lurie
David M. Lurie
688 SE Bayberry Ln #105
Lees Summit, MO 64063
David M. Lurie is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tyson Martin

Tyson Martin
Cole & Martin Attorneys at Law, LLC
1441 East Primrose St. Suite C
Springfield, MO 65804
Licensed for 19 years, Tyson Martin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel L Viets

Daniel L Viets
15 N 10th St
Columbia, MO 65201
Licensed for 33 years, Daniel L Viets is a Marijuana Defense and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Christopher Simons

Richard Christopher Simons
Speeding Ticket KC
6301 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
Licensed for 18 years, Richard Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Barberio

Charles Barberio
The People's Counsel - Law Offices of Charles L. Barberio IV
4542 W Pine Blvd Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63108
Licensed for 11 years, Charles Barberio is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rick Farrow

Rick Farrow
Farrow Law Office, LLC
10 Court Square Suite 30
West Plains, MO 65775
Licensed for 19 years, Rick Farrow is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Missouri - Kansas City... read more >

Paemon Aramjoo

Paemon Aramjoo
Aramjoo Law Firm
17 W. Kansas St.
Liberty, MO 64068
Licensed for 5 years, Paemon Aramjoo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kevin Wichman

Kevin Wichman
Wichman Law Firm, LLC
1001 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
Licensed for 8 years, Kevin Wichman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Ave Maria School of Law... read more >

Jason A. Korner

Jason A. Korner
The Law Office of Jason A. Korner
7911 Forsyth Boulevard Suite 300
St. Louis, MO 63105
Licensed for 13 years, Jason A. Korner is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Saint Louis University School of Law... read more >

S Rafe Foreman

S Rafe Foreman
University of Missouri Kansas City
500 East 52Nd St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
S Rafe Foreman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Michael Boyd

Michael Boyd
The Law Office of Michael L. Boyd, LLC
5770 Mexico Road Suite A
St. Peters, MO 63376
Licensed for 10 years, Michael Boyd is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended Saint Louis University School o... read more >

Jill Christine Schaefer

Jill Christine Schaefer
Jill Schaefer LLC
14 S. Central Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63105
Licensed for 21 years, Jill Christine Schaefer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kimberly Benjamin

Kimberly Benjamin
Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at Benjamin Law Firm, LLC
8427 Clint Drive
Belton, MO 64012
Licensed for 23 years, Kimberly Benjamin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Christopher Simons

R. Christopher Simons
Speedingticketkc.com
2005 Burlington Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Licensed for 9 years, R. Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended University of Missouri ... read more >

J Denise Carter

J Denise Carter
Carter & Putnam, LLC
211 NW Executive Way Suite G
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Licensed for 27 years, J Denise Carter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended University of Missouri-Kansa... read more >

William Byrnes

William Byrnes
Byrnes Law Firm
1000 Fairgrounds Rd. Suite 103
St. Charles, MO 63301
Licensed for 28 years, William Byrnes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristin Suzanne Jones

Kristin Suzanne Jones
Jones & Musgrave LLC
2550 S Campbell Ave. Suite 900
Springfield, MO 65807
Licensed for 18 years, Kristin Suzanne Jones is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended Tulane University Law School... read more >

Richard Christopher Simons

Richard Christopher Simons
KC Defense Counsel
2005 Burlington Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Licensed for 9 years, Richard Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Brian Millikan

Brian Millikan
Millikan Wright, LLC
12180 Old Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
Licensed for 18 years, Brian Millikan is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Saint Louis University School of Law... read more >

Michael S. Shipley

Michael S. Shipley
Law Offices of Michael Shipley
204 East Kansas Suite A
Liberty, MO 64068
Licensed for 34 years, Michael S. Shipley is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >

Grant Jason Shostak

Grant Jason Shostak
Shostak Law, LLC
8015 Forsyth Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 65211
Grant Jason Shostak is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jennifer Collins Hansen

Jennifer Collins Hansen
Williams, Venker & Sanders, LLC
100 North Broadway 21st Floor
Saint Louis, MO 63102
Jennifer Collins Hansen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Shane Margulis

William Shane Margulis
Margulis, Grant & Margulis, PC
11 South Meramec Suite 1330
Saint Louis, MO 63105
William Shane Margulis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Arthur S Margulis

Arthur S Margulis
Margulis, Grant & Margulis, PC
11 South Meramec Suite 1330
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Arthur S Margulis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Patrick Rogers

John Patrick Rogers
Rosenblum, Schwartz, Rogers & Glass, PC
120 South Central Ave Suite 130
Saint Louis, MO 63105
John Patrick Rogers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Burton H Shostak

Burton H Shostak
Shostak Law, LLC
8015 Forsyth Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Burton H Shostak is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Washington University Law School... read more >

Donald L Wolff

Donald L Wolff
Wolff & D'Agrosa
7710 Carondelet Ave Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Donald L Wolff is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nick Alexander Zotos

Nick Alexander Zotos
Attorney at Law
4235 Lindell Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Nick Alexander Zotos is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Troy J. Leavitt

Troy J. Leavitt
Troy J. Leavitt Law Firm
1500 NW 7 Highway Ste 300
Blue Springs, MO 64014
Licensed for 23 years, Troy J. Leavitt is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

James P. Feely Jr.

James P. Feely Jr.
Law Office of James P. Feely, Jr., LLC
12747 Olive Blvd. Suite 300
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Licensed for 26 years, James P. Feely Jr. is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended University of Missouri Sc... read more >

Will M Helixon

Will M Helixon
Law Office of Will M. Helixon
435 Nichols Road Suite #200
Kansas City, MO 64112
Will M Helixon is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

David Healy

David Healy
Appleby Healy Law
119 N 2nd St
Ozark, MO 65721
Licensed for 16 years, David Healy is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer... read more >

John J Cavanagh

John J Cavanagh
Cavanagh & Associates
231 Sout Bemiston Avenue Suite 910
St. Louis, MO 63105
Licensed for 57 years, John J Cavanagh is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

K Louis Caskey

K Louis Caskey
The Law Office of K. Louis Caskey, LLC
1102 Grand Avuene
Kansas City, MO 64106
Licensed for 37 years, K Louis Caskey is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer... read more >

David W Russell

David W Russell
Attorney at Law
2345 Grand Boulevard Suite2100
Kansas City, MO 64119
David W Russell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lynsey Nicole Blackledge

Lynsey Nicole Blackledge
179 Babbling Brook Lane
Saint Charles, MO 63303
Lynsey Nicole Blackledge is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alan S Cohen

Alan S Cohen
35 N Central Ave Suite208
Saint Louis, MO 00000
Alan S Cohen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brandon M Sanchez

Brandon M Sanchez
Law Office of Brandon M. Sanchez
565 Virginia Avenue
New Madrid, MO 63869
Licensed for 5 years, Brandon M Sanchez is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Erica Mynarich

Erica Mynarich
Carver Cantin & Mynarich, LLC
901 East Saint Louis Street Suite 1600
Springfield, MO 65806
Licensed for 9 years, Erica Mynarich is a Federal Crimes and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University College of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



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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