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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

18 total 

  • Dylan R. Boyd

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    Dylan Boyd Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

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    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Luke S. Rioux

75 Pearl St. Suite 400
Portland, ME, 04101



MEAuthorized to practice law200508/14/2015

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