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Luke S Rioux

Luke S Rioux

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Violent Crime, Federal Crime

About Me

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

Licensed since 2005

  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



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Amy Theresa Robidas

    I endorse Attorney Rioux. Luke is diligent, knowledgeable and thoroughly experienced in all aspects of criminal defense, which enable him to achieve great results for his clients.


    Amy Robidas Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Luke S. Rioux

75 Pearl St. Suite 400
Portland, ME, 04101


MEAuthorized to practice law200506/28/2015

Professional Misconduct

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 LawLawJD2005
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