Joseph S. Passanise and Taylon Sumners have a deep understanding of state and federal criminal laws. They have successfully represented individuals in a range of matters spanning DWI violations to white collar criminal charges to drug offenses and other serious violations. Trial-tested, they provide high-quality advocacy in municipal, state and federal courts.
Longtime residents of the area, Joe and Taylon work to better the community. They deliver speeches at churches, colleges and professional organizations, discussing social justice and safe practices. Joe volunteers his time at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks and the Theta Chi Iota Beta alumni board of directors. Taylon serves on the boards for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women and the Greene County Historical Sites Commission.
Our lawyers view their profession as their vocation, striving to improve lives in and out of the criminal justice system. Their experience and local insight can give you an advantage when you are grappling with a challenging legal issue.