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Jason Anton Korner

DUI and DWI Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

5.0   8 reviews

About Jason

Learn Jason’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    50%
    First Offense DWI Felony DWI Assault Involving a Vehicle Vehicular Manslaughter Commercial Driver's License (CDL) DWI Refusal to Take Breath Test Administrative Hearing

    15 years, 500 cases

  2. Criminal defense
    40%
    Sex Crimes including Child Molestation, Statutory Sodomy, Rape, and Child Pornography Homicide, Murder, and Manslaughter Drug Crimes Prescription Drug Crimes Robbery Weapons Offenses

    15 years, 350 cases

  3. Federal crime
    10%
    Health Care Fraud Tax Fraud Bankruptcy Fraud Mortgage Fraud Drug Conspiracy Racketeering

    13 years

A full service criminal defense firm that specializes in the areas of DWI, Sex Crimes, and Federal Criminal Defense. Our firm offers an aggressive defense by engaging in a thorough investigation of each case.  With the prosecutor's focus on DWI enforecement throughout the State of Missouri, people that have been charged with a DWI need an experienced defense attorney to protect their rights and fight for them in court.  

 

Our firm has spent years defending DWI clients against both the local prosecutor's offices and the Missouri Department of Revenue.  We understand that a suspension of your driving privileges will make it difficult to get to work or pick your kids up from school, which is why we fight vigorously against any possible license suspension.  It is important that all aspects of a case are examined, from the initial traffic stop, to the field sobriety tests, and especially any possible breath test in your case.  Contact our office today to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney.

 

 

 

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Licensed for 16 years
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 09/20/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The Law Office of Jason A. Korner
7911 Forsyth Boulevard
Suite 300
Saint Louis, MO, 63105

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | October 17, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Job
He did an excellent job with my case and was great about explaining everything. Listen to what he says and let him do his job and you'll get the best result you can. After three years of pretrial and three weeks of trial I couldn't be happier with his advice throughout the process.
Posted by anonymous | March 7, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Helpful at Each Step of the Process
Jason Corner took my case and as a first time DUI offender his experience and breadth of knowledge was extraordinarily helpful. He helped level set expectations and walked me through the process. At each step of the way he let me know what to expect and with his help I had a highly favorable outcome of a bad situation. Jason is very personable and I highly recommend his services to anyone facing a DUI charge.
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Posted by anonymous | August 5, 2015
Excellent Results (1st DUI/No Blow)
Mr. Korner got me through a very tough situation. I was pulled over for speeding and ended up with my first DUI in the infamous Town & Country area. I did not blow. Mr. Korner analyzed my video and police report and saw that the arresting officer did not follow proper procedure. That caused the "Do Not Blow" to be won against the DOR (which is rare) and I got my license back quickly. Then, the prosecutor had no legs to stand on for the DUI itself. I ended up with the speeding reduced to illegal parking and a two point, Careless and Imprudent Driving. Court costs in my area were just over $550 total. Mr. Korner used to work with the prosecutor in the St. Louis area and knows the ropes. He was extremely helpful in my case. He isn't the cheapest lawyer, but he is far from the most expensive lawyer (I met with 3 before making a decision). Do not go with the cheapest lawyer you can find! I can honestly say Mr. Korner was the best money I had to spend in a long, long time.
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Posted by anonymous | February 28, 2015
dwi with additional family charge
Mr. Korner was an excellent choice for me in my case. Although the process was long, the outcome was very favorable towards me. I would definitely recommend Mr Korner to anyone facing a dwi charge.
Posted by anonymous | January 30, 2014
The Best Around
Mr. Korner was a fantastic help to me. He and his staff are extremely knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable in a situation and process I was highly unfamiliar with. He was excellent in his follow up and made sure my case was handled professionally and with the most favorable outcome for me. I would definitely refer him to any of my friends seeking legal counsel-thank you Jason!
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Posted by anonymous | May 21, 2013
Simply the best!
My experience with Jason was extremely positive. On both a personal and professional level Jason treated me with the utmost respect. His attention to detail and knowledge base is incredible. I was kept informed throughout this process and from day one felt very relieved to know Jason was in my corner. Without a doubt I would hire Jason again and would only feel comfortable referring those in my situation to him.
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Posted by Joshua | February 14, 2013
The BEST attorney I could have ever wanted
Jason Korner went so above and beyond for me, I don't know where to begin. I trusted him with my life, and I'm glad I did. He made me so comfortable about our decisions, I never regretted anything about the entire process. I had many questions and reservations along the way, but he was extremely thorough in his communication and made every effort to help me understand the legal process and all of my options. He was diligent and commanding in court, and I feel very lucky to have had him on my side. I could not have had a better attorney. This person is very good at what he does. He knows the law and most definitely has a passion for it. He cares about people, and you aren't just "another client". If you want honest, hard-working, and dedicated legal counsel, then this is who you need to call. Period. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Thank you again Jason. You gave me possibilities. You gave me my life back. And I am forever grateful.
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Posted by anonymous | February 12, 2013
Client Review
Jason Korner took my case and was very informative and reassuring throughout the ordeal. I was expecting the case not to go in my favor at all, but he was able to take a very difficult case where the odds were not in my favor and I ended up with a very minor charge. Even a few years later, he has continued to be an additional source of information for me about my case as these things still come up in the future when dealing with school or future employers. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone who is in a tough spot and needs a really good lawyer to get them the best outcome possible.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Law Office of Jason A. Korner
  • 2009 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Law Office Of Carl M. Ward
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Appellate & Post Conviction Relief Intern
  • Maricopa County Attorney's Office
  • 2005 - 2005
  • Mititgation Specialist Intern
  • Maricopa County Public Defender
  • 2004 - 2004
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Education

  • NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing-Student Course
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 2007
  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • University of Arizona
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2003

Legal Cases

  • 6th Offense DWI - Not Guilty
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial
  • Murder Charge Dismissed
  • Murder charge dismissed, and the client agreed to 12 years on the Burglary charge.
  • Public Corruption
  • The client's presumed sentence was 12-16 months in a federal prison, but after a sentencing hearing he was sentenced to probation.
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Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Association of Federal Defense Attorneys
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • General Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Missouri Athletic Club
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Missouri Society for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Nomated for 10 Best Attorneys for the State of Missouri
  • American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
  • 2014
  • Nominated for Lon O. Hocker Award
  • The Missouri Bar
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Stepping Up & Stepping Out
  • DWI Defense
  • 2015
  • Introduction to Law Firm Practice
  • Firm Management Panel
  • 2015
  • Stepping Up and Stepping Out
  • DWI Defense
  • 2014
  • Bernard Adelman Annual DWI Seminar
  • How to Win a DWI Jury Trial
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (18)
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason's knowledge of criminal law and its procedures is only surpassed by his professionalism. I highly recommend Jason Korner."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Friend
"Jason is a top notch criminal defense attorney. I do not hesitate to refer clients to him as I know he will do a fantastic job and justice will always be served. He is very knowledgeable and has great courtroom skills. You can't go wrong with Jason."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jason Korner is one of the best criminal defense and DWI attorneys in the St. Louis area. If I had a friend or family member with a criminal or DWI charge, I would not hesitate to refer them to Jason Korner."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jason is a highly-skilled attorney. He is a zealous advocate for his clients and is well-respected among attorneys and judges alike. I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I sat through a good part of one of his jury trials this week. He was brilliant. His legal arguments to the judge were good. He handled the witnesses well. His closing argument was fresh, moving, and persuasive. It was obvious that he puts a lot of work into preparing his cases. I should know, having tried many cases myself. If I were in trouble I would be confident in his representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is very knowledgeable and good at what he does. I recently had the opportunity to pick his brain on an issue I was having on one of my cases - his skills were evident and his willingness to help was appreciated."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Korner is an incredibly talented and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer, handling a wide range of cases, including sex crimes, DWIs, and federal crimes, to name a few. He is also compassionate and fights for their best interests of his clients. I do not hesitate to endorse Mr. Korner for anyone seeking legal representation for a crime at any level, municipal to federal."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is exactly the kind of lawyer that I respect. He is always willing to share his input on important legal issues and he often gives me a new way to think about issues in criminal law. I truly respect the practice he has built and the time he invests in improving the level of practice of others in the community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Jason Korner understands the hardships and adverse impacts clients undergo when faced with DUI/DWI and criminal charges. As a former prosecutor he has a great deal of litigation experience, which helps provide his clients with strong legal representation. He is proactive and assertive in defense. He is also a devoted peer, in that he interacts, comments and shares their law education content to help others looking for information on the web. He is very knowledgeable and I share his content to public for the benefit of many others. Excellent networking associate. Excellent Legal Advocate for this clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Jason. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Korner is knowledgeable and experienced. His reputation for being a thorough and skilled attorney is endorsed by his peers and clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I fully endorse Jason Korner as top-notch criminal defense attorney in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Mr. Korner is a diligent, trustworthy and zealous advocate for his clients. If I knew someone in trouble in St. Louis, I would not hesitate to refer them to Mr. Korner."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"For anyone arrested for a DUI/DWI in the St. Louis area, I strongly recommend they call Jason Korner for representation and advice. Jason is experienced in the area and takes care of his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is an extremely diligent attorney that is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients. I have sought his advice on my own cases and I value his opinion. He is a trusted colleague and his track record speaks for itself."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Jason was a fine student/associate of mine whe he first entered private practice."
DUI and DWI Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I would highly recommend Jason to anyone seeking to hire an attorney after being charged with DWI. It is apparent to anyone who has watched Jason in court that he is knowledgeable and skilled in the area of DWI defense, as well as other areas of criminal practice. I have worked closely with Jason on many cases and would not hesitate to recommend him to others."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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