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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    12 years
  2. Appeals: 10%
    12 years
  3. Employment: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($1-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nolan Daniel Drafahl

    Talmage is an experienced attorney with a proven track record. I regularly seek his advice on labor and employment matters and have referred clients to him, knowing that he does a tremendous job. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Nolan Drafahl Car accident Attorney
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  • Ben Faber

    I've had the pleasure of working with Talmage on a federal case, and can say firsthand that he knows the ins and outs of federal criminal defense.

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    Ben Faber DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Newton Wright Barth, L.L.P.

7515 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO, 63130

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201105/17/2016
MOGood Standing, Active200401/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Robert Duncan Award for Excellence in AdvocacyMissouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2012
Up & Coming Attorney - 2010Missouri Lawyers Weekly2010
Roscoe Anderson Award for Excellency in AdvocacyUniversity of Missouri - Columbia2004
Order of the BarristerUniversity of Missouri - Columbia2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNewton Wright Barth, L.L.P.2015 - Present
Trial AttorneyPleban & Petruska, L.L.C.2005 - 2015
Judicial InternMissouri Supreme Court2003 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2009 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAmicus Strikeforce2009 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard Member2012 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
USA v. C.B.The Government applied for a career offender designation and a sentence of 92-115 months. After an evidentiary hearing I sucessfully defeated the career offender enhancement and secured the statutory minimum sentence of the client.
USA v. S.T.Client was facing a mandatory 60-month sentence. I was able to secure a "safety-valve" reduction and client was only sentenced to 30-months.
U.S.A. v. L.S.Government applied for a sentence of 18-24mo after a lengthy evidentiary hearing client was sentenced to only 90-days in jail.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Evans & Dixon Client NewletterCriminal Investigations in Workers' Compensation2010
Evans & Dixon Client NewsletterA CHANGE IN MISSOURI LAW MEANS MORE DISCRIMINATION CASES WILL BE GOING TO TRIAL; PROPER INTERNAL PRACTICES AND DOCUMENTATION BECOME EVEN MORE IMPORTANT2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of EvansvillePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MACDL Annual MeetingSpeedy Trial Motions - At trial and through appeal.2010
Evans & Dixon Client SeminarAnti-Stacking Provisions and the Missouri Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law2010