Attorney Joseph T. Rhea has personally defended thousands of criminal cases on the state and federal level, with an impressive record of not guilty verdicts, dismissals, and negotiated plea deals. First as a Public Defender in Indio and, for over a decade in private practice, Attorney Joseph Rhea has devoted his entire legal career to criminal defense.
Attorney Rhea has been named Top DUI and/or Criminal Defense Lawyer by Palm Springs Magazine every year since 2010. In Indio Superior Court, Attorney Rhea has garnered a reputation for being a tireless advocate for his clients. That concern for clients starts with the very first call. Every potential client receives a full consultation about their legal situation at no charge.
One of the most common reasons for an arrest in California is DUI, and this can involve driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or even lawfully prescribed medications, such as Xanax, Ambien and oxycodone. Over the years he has successfully defended DUI cases with blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels ranging anywhere from 0.08% to 0.41%. Domestic violence and theft cases are also extremely common. You can find a list of recent successes here as well as a detailed profile of attorney Rhea here.
Joseph Rhea is the only California criminal defense attorney to have been awarded a doctorate from Harvard University. He will take the time to make sure you understand the criminal defense process and then fight tirelessly for you in court.
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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