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John Schleiffarth

also known as John C. Schleiffarth, P.C.

About me

John Clayton Schleiffarth is a third generation native of the Saint Louis area. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and earned his Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law. John practices before both Missouri State Courts and the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, The National College of DUI/DWI Defense, and an active member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis. John has also been awarded "10 Best" DWI Attorneys for the State of Missoiuri. John loves spending time with his family, enjoys the outdoors and SCUBA diving.. He is dedicated to his faith and community.. Learn More About John and JCS Law.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marvin Karl Hawkins Jr.

    I enthusiastically endorse John Schleiffarth. He listens to identify client needs and goals. John works very hard to resolve client problems and find the resolution best suited for the client under the circumstances. John is talented, energetic, and dedicated in pursuit of his clients interests.


    Marvin Hawkins Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

75 West Lockwood Avenue
Suite 250
St. Louis, MO, 63119


MOGood Standing, Active201001/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"10 Best" DWI Attorneys -Missouri - Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Super Lawyers Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
DWI Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
"10 Best" DWI Attorneys -Missouri - Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best LawyersSt. Louis Magazine2014
Clients Choice Award-DWI/Criminal DefenseAvvo2013
Pro Bono Wall of FameMissouri Bar2013
Avvo Rated AttorneyAvvo2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Clients Choice Award-DWIAvvo2012
Law Firm of the Month - DecemberAttorney At Law Magazine2012
Client's Choice Award-Criminal DefenseAvvo2012
Bronze Level Pro Bono ContributorMissouri Bar, Young Lawyers Section2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJohn C. Schleiffarth, P.C.2010 - Present
ClerkFisher and Frommer, PLLC2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Institute of DUI/DWI AttorneysAward Winning Member2014 - Present
Missouri Bar, Criminal Law CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Criminal Law SectionMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2012 - Present
Better Business BureauMember, Accredited A Rating2012 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisMember2010 - Present
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
First Time DWI ChargesWon Department of Revenue Hearing- No Loss of Drivers License / Municipal Court Charges dropped to Careless and Reckless Driving only 2 points and a $90 fine
4 Felony Charges Including Theft of a Motor VehicleNolle Prosequi (All Charges Dropped)
Felony Assault and RobberyCase Dismissed by Judge - All Charges Dropped
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore Book publicationInside the Minds: The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases, 2014 ed.2014
Aspatore Book publicationInside the Minds: Witness Prepration and Examination for DUI Proceedings2014
Aspatore Book publicationInside the Minds: Property Crimes Defense Strategies2014
Top LawyersALIVE Magazine2014
St. Louis MagazineLooking for Answers-DWI/Open Container Law2014
Thomson ReutersChapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies2013
Trends in Consumer Bankruptcy Filings (Inside the Minds)Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, 2013 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Filing Chapter 7 Cases in Today's Consumer Bankruptcy Climate (Inside the Minds)2013
St. Louis MagazineUnderstanding the Law2013
Attorney at Law MagazineLaw Firm of the Month-December2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Brigham Young UniversityInternational Law and DiplomacyBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Invited GuestBusiness Law, Finance, and Bankruptcy In the Free Market2012
Invited GuestBankruptcy, Risk Taking, and Business2011