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Criminal Defense Lawyer Clinton Wright

Find Out More About Criminal Defense Lawyer Clinton Wright Of The Wright Firm, LLC

clinton wrightAt The Wright Firm, LLC, your case will be handled by a team led by me, attorney Clinton Wright. I have defended people against serious criminal accusations since I began practicing law in 1992. I started as a public defender for the City of St. Louis, defending individuals charged with serious felonies. After four years in the State Public Defender’s Office in the City of St. Louis, I achieved the highest percentage of acquittals in the system. I have tried more than 15 homicide cases, including capital cases, in my career. After leaving the Public Defender’s Office, I expanded my practice to include the defense of federal crimes.

In short, I have devoted my career to helping people across Missouri facing serious criminal accusations.

My law firm offers a free phone consultation to discuss your case. Call 314-899-2599 to get started. You can also complete my online contact form to schedule a consultation.

Clinton R. Wright

Clinton R. Wright is a member of our firm with over twenty years of experience.

Clinton practiced for four years in the City of St. Louis as a Special Public Defender beginning immediately in felonies and quickly advancing to trials involving the most serious felonies. At the end of his term he had the highest percentage of acquittals in the  State Public Defender’s Office in the City of St. Louis. He then practiced in St. Louis County for four years, expanding his practice to civil and business litigation. In 2000 he joined Rosenblum, Schwartz and Rogers PC and was responsible for the trial preparation and co-counsel of numerous homicides and complex felonies throughout Metropolitan St. Louis.  He has tried more than 15 homicide cases including Capital cases, with excellent results.  He was one of a small number of attorneys with an acquittal in a Federal criminal Trial.  In 1996 he ended the Circuit Attorney’s homicide winning streak with an acquittal in his first murder trial.

Areas of Practice:

State

  • Murder, including death penalty cases – 15 Trials, Multiple acquittals and dismissals Arson
  • DWI/Vehicular Homicide
  • Assault – Multiple acquittals
  • Robbery – Multiple acquittals
  • Fraud – Multiple acquittals
  • Stealing – Multiple acquittals
  • Stealing by Deceit
  • Burglary – Multiple acquittals
  • Rape/Sodomy
  • Possession of Child Pornography – Dismissal
  • Possession, Distribution and Trafficking of Drugs
  • Multiple White Collar Crimes
  • Embezzlement

Federal

  • Tax Evasion
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Embezzlement
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Possession, Distribution and Trafficking of Drugs

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri

Education

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri

  • J.D. – 1992

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

  • B.S. – 1987
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Honors: Golden Key Honor Society, Treasurer
  • Honors: Alumni Association
  • Major: Biochemistry

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Criminal Law Section, Chairman
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys NACDL
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys MACDL
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • Euclid Academy, President, Board of Directors
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Federal Bar of the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Federal Bar of the Southern District of Illinois
  • Federal Bar of the Western District of Missouri

Past Employment Positions

  • Rosenblum, Schwartz & Rogers, P.C., Associate, 2000 – 2006
  • Clinton R. Wright, Solo Practitioner, 1996 – 2000
  • City of St. Louis, Missouri, Special Public Defender, 1992 – 1996
  • Federal Public Defender, 1991 – 1992
  • Washington University, Southern District of IL, Clerkship Federal Judge Stihl, 1992

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Theta

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