Joseph P. St. Louis

Joseph P. St. Louis: Attorney with Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Member, Moot Court Board, University of Arizona Law School, 1986-1987. President, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2006. Recipient: District Award of Merit, Catalina Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2010; Best Lawyers in Arizona & New Mexico - Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2012; Top Lawyers in Tucson - Criminal Defense, Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, 2011; Top Lawyers in Tucson - DUI, Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, 2011. Certified Specialist in DWI/DUI Defense, National College for DUI Defense.

(Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Homicide
  • Murder
  • Felonies
  • Drug Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Assault and Battery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Misdemeanors
  • Weapons Charges

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
520-369-5463  Phone
520-622-1222  Phone
520-624-7817  Fax
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.A., Political Science, with honors, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Arizona; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
State Bar of Arizona (Member, Member Assistance Committee); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National College for DUI Defense (Sustaining Member); Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Pima County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Kansas City, Missouri, April 30, 1962
Reported Cases:
State v. Greenway, 170 Ariz. 155, 823 P.2d 22 (1991); State v. Rowland, 172 Ariz. 182, 836 P.2d 395 (App. 1992); U.S. v. Ramos, 815 F.Supp 304 (D. Ariz, 1993); United States v. Ramos, 39 F.3d 219 (9th Cir. 1994); State v. Getz, 944 P.2d 503 (Ariz. 1997) (Invalidating Statute); State v. Zaragoza, 221 Ariz. 49, 209 P.3d 629 (2009); State v. Bernini, 222 Ariz. 607, 218 P.3d 1064 (App. 2009); Carrillo v. Houser, 224 Ariz. 463, 232 P.3d 1245 (2010).
( Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization )
Hobbies & interests:
Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (38 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 04/20/12 in General Practice

    Top notch.

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/19/12 in Criminal Defense

    Joe St. Louis is widely considered as one of the finest Criminal Defense practitioners in the country.

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