Attorney Joseph Rhea is a local attorney and has represented many people accused of felony and misdemeanor conduct in La Quinta, California. A former Public Defender in Indio, Attorney Rhea has had his office in downtown Palm Springs for many years. Attorney Rhea is well known locally as an aggressive and professional criminal defense lawyer. He was won the Palm Springs life award for best DUI and/or Criminal Defense Lawyer every years since 2010.
The most common cases in La Quinta are DUI/DWI and domestic violence. Attorney Rhea has successfully defended DUI cases ranging from. 08 to .41. Prescription drug DUI cases are also very common. Attorney Rhea has also successfully defended many domestic violence cases arising in La Quinta.
Attorney Rhea defends every case personally. He has personally defended thousands of criminal cases on the state and federal level, and has an excellent record of not guilty verdicts, dismissals and negotiated plea deals. Attorney Rheais the only criminal defense lawyer in California with a doctorate from Harvard, and he meets with every client in person at his office in downtown Palm Springs.
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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