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I am a Portland Maine Criminal Defense Attorney. I handle all criminal cases before Maine's state and Federal courts. I frequently defend OUI, DUI Operating Under the Influence, Domestic Violence Assault and other domestic violence offenses, drug possession and trafficking, assault charges, cases involving theft or embezzlement and many other offenses.



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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
    10 years, 1.8 thousand cases
  2. Violent Crime: 20%
    10 years, 250 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years, 500 cases
  4. Domestic Violence: 20%
    10 years, 500 cases
  5. Federal Crime: 15%
    10 years



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Contact info

Luke S. Rioux

75 Pearl St. Suite 400
Portland, ME, 04101


MEAuthorized to practice law200511/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Convocation Award for Distinction in Criminal Law StudiesUniversity of Maine School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateFairfield & Associates2008 - Present
AssociateDeGrinney Law Offices2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maine Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Felony Assault on a Police Officer, Refusing to Submit to ArrestJury Verdict of Not Guilty
Felony Aggravated Criminal Trespass, Assault, Criminal ThreateningNot Guilty all counts
Hunting ViolationsAll charges dismissed by judge at trial.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Portland Press HeraldHarmless Error for the Press Herald2014
MCILS Criminal Law Minimum Standards TrainingBail in Maine: Understanding, Setting, Violating and Revoking Conditions of Release2013
Legal BlogHarmless Error Blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
McGill UniversityEnglish and AnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCILS Advanced Criminal TrainingEmerging Fourth Amendment issues2014
MCILS Criminal Law Minimum Standards TrainingBail in Maine2013