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Criminal Defense

Cavanagh & Associates successfully represents

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer

Over Five Decades of Defending Those Accused of Burglary, Theft, Sex Crimes, and More!

Facing criminal charges can be frightening, overwhelming, and confusing. You may be unsure of what to do or what to say, but everything you do from this point on can directly impact your criminal case and future. In these situations, you must exercise your right to legal counsel. So call an experienced criminal defense attorney in St. Louis, MO, at Cavanagh & Associates to protect your constitutional legal rights!

When your freedom is on the line, trust your criminal case to attorney Jack Cavanagh. He is a former prosecutor and seasoned trial lawyer with over half a century of legal experience. At Cavanagh & Associates, our criminal defense attorneys represent clients facing charges in St. Louis, Chesterfield, St. Charles, and the surrounding areas in MO. In addition, our attorneys take on cases involving DUI/DWI arrests, sex crime charges, domestic violence allegations, drug crimes, theft charges, and other misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.

So what exactly is criminal defense? It is a strategic argument that attempts to challenge the validity and sufficiency of the prosecution's evidence. The prosecution is the party trying to prove the criminal charges against you. The type of defense that you and our attorney choose to pursue will depend on the crime you are accused of and the evidence available to you. With over five decades of criminal defense experience, our criminal defense attorneys know how to tailor a criminal case to meet your unique goals.


Call (314) 309-2799 to Schedule a Consultation With a Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Louis, MO.


Do Not Wait to Involve a Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you were arrested or accused of a crime but formal charges have not been filed – the biggest mistake you can make is to wait to involve a criminal attorney. Every second counts in a criminal case, and your future may be at stake. Getting the help of a practiced criminal defense lawyer in the St. Louis area earlier may mean the difference between an acquittal and a jail cell.

Our attorneys represent clients across Chesterfield, St. Louis, St. Charles, and throughout the state of MO in cases involving:

Our attorneys help clients on probation who have been accused of or arrested for allegedly violating the terms of their probation. Our attorneys can work to avoid the revocation of probation through experienced criminal defense counsel.

Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Chesterfield, St. Charles & St. Louis

Before he went into private practice, criminal defense attorney Jack Cavanagh worked as a prosecutor in St. Louis County for four years. He has been practicing law since 1962 and has handled hundreds of trials in front of judges and juries. If you were arrested, contact Cavanagh & Associates today!


Contact Cavanagh & Associates for a Consultation With Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving St. Louis at (314) 309-2799!


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  • We have a genuine desire to see our clients succeed.
  • Attorney Cavanagh handles our clients' legal matters personally.
  • We achieve positive case outcomes through thorough preparation.
  • Attorney Cavanagh is a former prosecutor turned legal advocate.
  • We offer confidential consultations to every client.
  • Attorney Cavanagh has over 50 years of legal experience.
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