Joel J Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry, PC
 | 120 South Central Avenue, Suite 130
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-492-6931
Fax: 314-862-8050
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a principal with Rosenblum, Schwartz & Fry, P.C., in St. Louis, Missouri, attorney Joel J Schwartz focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense. With over 20 years of legal experience, he has defended thousands of clients throughout Missouri against all types of felony and misdemeanor charges, including:

·         Federal criminal charges, including mail, wire and securities fraud

·         Violent crimes, including homicide and assault and battery

·         DWI and DUID offenses

·         Drug crimes

·         White collar crimes

·         Sex crimes

·         Juvenile offenses

·         Theft

·         Kidnapping

A 1984 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Schwartz obtained his Juris Doctor in 1987 from The University of Texas School of Law. The Missouri Bar admitted him to practice in 1989. Since that time, Mr. Schwartz has devoted his skills and resources to providing the highest level of legal defense possible for his clients, earning him an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In addition to practicing before all Missouri state courts, Mr. Schwartz is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the Southern District of Iowa. Along with serving clients in Missouri, Michigan, Illinois and Iowa, he has also represented clients in California, Colorado, Texas, Arizona and Nebraska.

Fully dedicated to his practice, Mr. Schwartz is a member of the American Association for Justice as well as the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he holds a lifetime membership to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Sought for his extensive knowledge of criminal law, he has served as legal commentator to various news outlets and delivered lectures on a variety of legal topics related to criminal law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI

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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2018

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About Joel Schwartz

Admitted: 1989, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.rflawpc.com/Firm-Overview/Joel-J-Schwartz.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • Missouri, 1989

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Several Legal Educational Institutions

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A., 1984
Office Location for Joel J Schwartz

120 South Central Avenue
Suite 130
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 314-492-6931

Fax: 314-862-8050

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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