Attorney Joseph T. Rhea has served the Desert Hot Springs community from his office located in downtown Palm Springs for nearly a decade. He is a local lawyer and will always meet with you in person at his office.
Attorney Rhea has been named Top Criminal Defense and DUI Lawyer by Palm Springs Life Magazine every year since 2010. He has defended hundreds of cases originating in Desert Hot Springs, everything from Driving Under the Influence (DUI) to murder.
The most common cases Attorney Rhea represents from Desert Hot Springs are DUI and domestic violence. Joseph T. Rhea has personally defended over a thousand criminal cases at the state and federal level, with an excellent record of not guilty verdicts, dismissals and negotiated plea deals. In Desert Hot Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area, he has garnered a reputation for being a tireless advocate for his criminal defense clients. After over a decade of practice in Palm Springs, he is well known to many Desert Hot Springs residents. You can see a list of some of his past successes here.
Many cases originating in Desert Hot Springs are badly over-charged. Attorney Rhea always fights to right this imbalance. Attorney Rhea has devoted his entire career to criminal defense and social justice law. He is the only criminal defense lawyer in California to have been awarded a doctorate from Harvard and he left academia specifically to fight for fairness in the courts. Attorney Rhea will handle your case personally and you will always get fast feedback from him about how your case is developing.
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“Mr. Rhea was extremely knowledgeable which, without a doubt, was the reason the Judge dismissed my case without any fines, probation, etc. Additionally, his vast knowledge helped lay out all the scenarios which helped relieve my anxieties. He was extremely prompt and reliable which made working with him a pleasure. I would highly recommend Mr. Rhea’s services to anyone and everyone.” – Former Federal Drug Possession Client