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St. Louis DUI/DWI Law Blog

Welcome to our St. Louis, Missouri DUI/DWI Law Blog On behalf of Ward & Childress

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.

Denise L. Childress | Up and Coming Attorney, Missouri Lawyers Weekly

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on October 31st, 2016

Denise L. Childress DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, TRIAL ATTORNEY, WARD & CHILDRESS, ST. LOUIS Practice areas: DWI/DUI, traffic Law School: Saint Louis University Like many defense attorneys, Denise L. Childress sometimes hears people ask how she can defend “criminals.” She has a ready answer. “On a day-to-day basis, I get to be a constitutional warrior, ever…


I Just Got Pulled Over and I Have Been Drinking. What Should I Do?

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on May 22nd, 2016

Do you find yourself being investigated for DWI?   By Carl M. Ward I am frequently asked what I would do if I had been drinking and was pulled over and found myself being investigated for DWI. First of all, that is extremely unlikely to happen. There are too many police officers in this State…


Associate Attorney Denise L. Childress Saves U.S. Marine’s License

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on July 29th, 2015

27 year old marine stopped while changing tire after having an accident. Officer reports a strong odor of alcohol, watery, bloodshot, glassy eyes, slurred and confused speech, swaying, staggering, profanity and fighting. Because Client was so combative, the officer placed him into protective custody and had to use multiple restraining devices. As such, Client could…


Firm Founder Carl Ward Saves Driver’s License after .196 BAC. 

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on July 29th, 2015

By Denise L. Childress 23 year old welder stopped for speeding. Deputy reports moderate odor of intoxicants, watery, glassy, bloodshot, staring eyes, slurred and mumbled speech, admission to drinking four or five beers, failure of horizontal gaze nystagmus, walk and turn, and one leg stand tests. Client arrested and taken to the Sheriff’s Department for…