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Joseph C Kreps

About me

SKILLED NEGOTIATORS - FIGHTERS -  First and foremost, we are skilled negotiators and fighters.  We know what is most important to the other side and will present you and your case to them in the way that benefits you most through the negotiation process or the trial process.



Next, we are counselors.  We want to get to the heart of the matter but we also want to get to the hearts of our clients.  As we work through cases, we want to deal with and help you deal with any underlying issues that will help to keep your life in order going forward.


Call us TODAY - 866-977-8119


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    13 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 40%
    13 years, 4.5 thousand cases
  3. Administrative Law: 10%
    13 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    13 years, 850 cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

35 total 

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  • James Roy Moncus III

    Joseph is a superb trial lawyer for any DUI related case. His ethics are impeccable and he always gives his clients 110%. I would not hesitate to refer him even the most difficult of cases.


    James Moncus Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Horace Hendrix Nation IV

    Joseph is widely known to be one of the best and hardest working attorneys in our area. When I refer a DUI case to him(or any other criminal case, for that matter), I am confident he will help the client attain the best result possible. I highly recommend Joseph without reservation.


    Horace Nation Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


ALAuthorized to practice law200307/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certification per NHTSA/IACP to Administer SFSTsPlatt & Associates2013
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 75 DUI AttorneyNational Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Lead Counsel Rating Drunk Driving DefenseLead Counsel2012
Completion Cert. - MSE in DWI/DUI CasesTCDLA & NCDD2010
DUI SFST Instructor CertificationWalden Platt & Associates2007
DUI SFST Practitioner CertificationWalden Platt & Associates2007
Scholar of Merit for Superior PerformanceCumberland School of Law2003
Cumberland Law Review MemberCumberland School of Law2003
Judge Abraham Caruthers FellowCumberland School of Law2001
Top 4 Memo Award for Distinguished PerformanceCumberland School of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerKreps Law Firm, LLC2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLCMember2013 - Present
Federation of Associations of Regulatory BoardsMember2011 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseMember2005 - Present
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Alabama Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
Alabama State BarMemberN/A
Birmingham Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Birmingham Bar Association, Municipal Courts CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2005 - 2006
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Lawyers DivisionBoard of Governors2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commercial Driver Charged with 68 in a 45 zoneNOT GUILTY - No Fine & No Court Costs
Speeding 71 Miles Per Hour in 55 Mile ZoneNegotiated agreement for dismissal upon conditions and case dismissed.
Driving Under the Influence (0.21 BAC)DUI dismissed per negotiated agreement with conditions.
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Publication nameTitleDate Ticket Attorney in Alabama Blog2013 DUI Attorney Blog2013 Law Firm, LLC Blog2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of AlabamaFinanceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dave Ramsey Total Money MakeoverPersonal Finance2008 Attorney SeminarsFor Sale By Owner Real Estate Seminars2006
College Class InstructorConstitutional Law2004
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Samford UniversityPersonal Finance for Young ProfessionalsN/A