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John C. Schleiffarth

John C. Schleiffarth

Bold and Aggressive Defense
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime...
  • Missouri
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Summary

John Schleiffarth practices criminal defense law in the Saint Louis area. He represents clients charged with serious criminal charges in both state and federal court. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College of DUI/DWI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and an active member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis. He believes that every client deserves a bold and aggressive defense. He will fight to protect your rights. When not practicing law, John enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors. He is a snowboarder and a hiker. John received the 2018 Client Champion Award from Martindale-Hubbell, has received multiple Clients Choice Awards from AVVO. and Has been recognized for the past four years by Super Lawyers. John has been awarded the "10 Best" in client satisfaction for DWI Defense from the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys. He was a finalist in St. Louis Magazine's "Lawyer of the Year" in 2016. John been recognized for the past four years by Super Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard & Discover
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
JCS Law - John C. Schleiffarth, P.C.
- Current
Clerk
Fisher and Frommer, PLLC
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Education
Barry University
J.D.
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Brigham Young University
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Client Champion
Martindale-Hubbell
"10 Best" DWI Defense Attorney for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Client Champion Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Client Champion Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
"10 Best" DWI Defense Attorney for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
December 2012 Firm of the Month
Attorney At Law Magazine
DWI Clients Choice Award
Avvo.com
Bankruptcy Clients Choice Award
Avvo.com
Professional Associations
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
"10 Best" Award Recipient
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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National College for DUI/DWI Defense
Member
- Current
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J. Ruben Clark Law Society
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)
Witness Preparation and Examination For DUI Proceedings
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)
Property Crimes Defense Strategies
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)
St. Louis Magazine
Looking for Answers-DWI/Open Container Law
Understanding the Law
St. Louis Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Use of Force in Self-Defense, USLS Training Event, 13615 Riverport Dr.
Lectured and provided Q&A on the legal and justified use of force and defense of self and others.
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. what constitutes the right to search a vehicle
A: There are very few ways for police to legally search a vehicle. 1. Probable cause 2. Warrant 3. Search Incident to arrest (Limited to inventory) 4. Consent Specific details would be needed to discuss whether a specific search could be seen as illegal. Hiring an aggressive defense lawyer with experience in fighting illegal searches is imperative in cases like this. There are a number of motions to be filed and arguments to be made. John Schleiffarth JCS Law St. Louis, MO 314-561-9690 www.jcsattorney.com
Q. How long is statue of limitations on a theft charge ????
A: The short answer is one year for a misdemeanor and three years for a felony. There are more details needed to give you a more exact answer. If you believe you are being investigated for a crime, you should contact a criminal defense attorney right away. Theft charges are serious and can follow you for life. John Schleiffarth JCS Law St. Louis, Missouri 314-561-9690 www.jcsattorney.com
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Contact & Map
Webster Groves
75 West Lockwood Avenue
Suite 222
St. Louis, MO 63119
USA
Telephone: (314) 561-9690
Fax: (314) 596-0658