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Joseph P St Louis

Joseph P St Louis

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Joe is very bright, has great instincts, his motion work and briefing is superb, and he is always completely prepared. If I have someone who needs an attorney for a criminal charge or DUI matter in the southern part of Arizona, I am sending that person to Joe.

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    Phil Noland Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

216 N Main Ave
Tucson, AZ, 85701-7202

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 198703/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best Lawyer DWI/DUIBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in Tucson (DUI)Tucson Lifestyle Magazine2015
The Best Lawyers in Arizona and New MexicoSuperLawyers2015
Best Lawyer, DWI/DUIBest Lawyers in America2014
The Top Lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico, DUIArizona Super Lawyer2014
RegentNational College for DUI Defense2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Lawyers in Tucson (DUI)Tucson Lifestyle Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in Arizona and New MexicoSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Board Certified DUI Defense SpecialistNational College for DUI Defense2012
The Top Attorneys in Arizona and New MexicoSuperLawyers2012
The Top Attorneys in Arizona and New MexicoSuper Lawyers2011
Top Lawyers in Tucson - DUITucson Lifestyles Magazine2011
Top Lawyers in Tucson - Criminal DefenseTucson Lifestyles Magazine2011
District Award of MeritBoy Scouts of America2010
The Top Attorneys in Arizona and New MexicoSuper Lawyers2010
The Top Attorneys in Arizona and New MexicoSuper Lawyers2009
Certified Specialist in Criminal LawArizona State Bar2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNesci & St. Louis2009 - Present
PartnerNesci, St. Louis & West, P.L.L.C.2005 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College for DUI DefenseRegent2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseNCDD Faculty2013 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseSustaining Member2011 - Present
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal JusticePresident2006 - 2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
U OF AN/AJ.D. in Law1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NCDD Florida Public Defender SeminarBlood Testing: Separating Science from Science Fiction2015
DWI on Trial - Big Apple XVWhy Breath Testing Doesn't Work2015
28th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver SeminarStatewide Blood Update (with Erik Brown)2015
22nd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesMock Trial (with David Katz, Michael Hawkins and Jessica Phipps)2015
22nd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesGas Chromatography for Beginners2015
The Premier Ohio DUI Defense SeminarFirst Person Opening (with K. Frye)2014
The OACDL Trial Skills AcademyTrial Skills Breakout Leader (with Peter Carini)2014
27th Annual Aggressive Defense Of The Accused Impaired Driver ConferenceEthics Jeopardy (with Karen Clark)2014
27th Annual Aggressive Defense Of The Accused Impaired Driver ConferenceAccreditation, Lies and ISO Standards: The Continuing Scottsdale Saga (with Lawrence Koplow)2014
21st Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases,Winning Blood Alcohol Challenges (with Chester Flaxmayer)2014
2014 Winter SessionTear the Whole Place Down: Challenging Blood Evidence by Challenging the Lab Itself2014
2014 Summer SessionNew SFST Manual Cross Examination Demonstration (with Anthony Palacios)2014
Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI seminarBlood Testing: Separating Science from Science Fiction (with Chester Flaxmayer)2013
26th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverDaubert and the Scottsdale Crime Lab: Separating Science from Science Fiction (with Mark DuBiel, Lawrence Koplow, and Clifford Girard)2013
20th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI CasesMock Trial (with Erin Gerstenzang, Evan Levow and Bruce Edge)2013
2013 Summer SessionCreative Opening Statements: Getting to Not Guilty Right Out of the Gate2013
2013 Public Defenders DUI ConferenceBlood Testing: Separating Science from Science Fiction2013
2013 Public Defender DUI SeminarCreative Opening Statements: Getting to Not Guilty Right Out of the Gate2013
2013 NCDD Winter ConferenceBlood Test Cross-Examination Demonstration (with James Nesci)2013
2013 APDA Statewide ConferenceDaubert and the Scottsdale Crime Lab: Separating Science from Science Fiction (with Mark DuBiel, Lawrence Koplow and Clifford Girard)2013
25th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverDismantling the Blood Case2012
25th Annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver2012 New Case Review: More Cases, More Changes2012
19th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesMock Trial (with James Nesci, Virginia Landry and Allen Trapp)2012
19th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesProblem Chromatograms: Finding What Ethically Helps (with James Nesci)2012
Winning at Every LevelUnderstanding Gas Chromotagraphy2011
TACDL 2011 DUI ConferenceTop 10 Challenges to Blood Tests2011
24th Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverJudges Answer the Top 10 Questions of DUI Defense Attorneys (Moderator)2011
24th Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverInvestigating & Preparing a Successful DUI Defense (with Michael Bloom and Stephen Barnard)2011
24th Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverBlood Metrology (with Chester Flaxmayer)2011
Whatever Happened to the Science in Forensic Science?Blood Testing Laboratory Issues in DUI Cases2010
Eighth Annual APDA Statewide ConferenceAdvanced DUI Blood Issues2010
DUI XXVThe Latest in Blood Forensics2010
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteTrue Blood? Identifying Issues in Blood Alcohol Testing and Communicating Those Issues to Jurors2010
23rd Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverCan They Do That?: What about Ethics?2010
23rd Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired DriverVoir Dire and Mini-Openings: Your Best Chance of Getting a Receptive Jury2010
17th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI CasesBlood Testing - What Lawyers Need to Know About Forensic Gas Chromatography2010
The Big Apple IX SeminarJury Selection2009
Seventh Annual Statewide ConferenceThe Time is Now: Learn How to Use PowerPoint in the Courtroom2009
Summer Session 2008Voir Dire: A Capital Idea (Lessons Learned from Death)2008
Save Your Breath for TunicaBlood Alcohol Testing2008
Making the Case for Life VIIIUsing a Forensic Psychologist In the Mitigation Case: Views from a Trial Lawyer2005