Leveraging Decades Of Experience To Get Results

When you are facing a serious allegation or charge, you need a proven criminal defense firm on your side. Don’t take a chance with your case — the stakes are too high.
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SPRINGFIELD CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRM
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Federal Charges
Not all attorneys are qualified to navigate the federal criminal process and confront these serious charges. We are.
DWI Defense
We will fight to get your charges reduced or dropped so that you can protect your driving privileges.
Sexual Assault Offenses
We act immediately to challenge sex offense allegations or charges that can damage your reputation.
Drug Charges
We know how to get results for clients facing misdemeanor and felony drug charges.

Fighting For Your Rights And Your Future From Day One

Whether you have been arrested or charged with a criminal violation, the choices you make at this time can affect your life long after your legal matter is resolved. At Wampler & Passanise, our lawyers understand what’s on the line: your freedom, your reputation and your constitutional rights.
We aggressively defend our clients against misdemeanor and felony offenses because we believe that a single mistake should not dictate your future. When you hire our firm, we will take swift action to safeguard your rights.
With over 70 years’ combined legal experience, our staff has a substantial understanding of Missouri’s criminal statutes. We have secured favorable outcomes for juveniles and adults in local, state and federal courts.

Call us at 417-882-9300 or complete our contact form to reach our office today.

Skillfully Handling A Range Of Criminal Matters

Our lawyers will not back away from a legal challenge. We are equipped to represent clients facing complex charges, such as white collar offenses or federal criminal offenses. We also defend individuals against charges of rape or sexual assault that threaten their reputations long before a trial date is set.
As your advocate, we do not judge. We explore all options available to get the best results for you. We will do everything in our power to secure a fair outcome that allows you to put the past behind and puts you in a position to succeed.
Time Is Critical When You Are Facing A Criminal Matter. Begin Building Your Defense Today.
Exercise Your Right To Retain Legal Counsel
Uncertain about your options? Considering accepting a plea deal? Talk to one of our lawyers before you make a decision you could regret. We offer free initial consultations on all criminal matters.

Dial 417-882-9300 or email our firm to arrange your appointment.

The Advocates You Want By Your Side
Our lawyers are recognized leaders in the legal and civic community.
JOSEPH S. PASSANISE
TAYLON SUMNERS
Firm Achievements
Our award-winning lawyers have been honored by peers, professional organizations and publications for their legal abilities and records of success.