Highly Qualified DUI and Criminal Defense Law Firm in Tucson

A premier, award-winning Arizona law firm exclusively focused on criminal defense representation

Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC is focused exclusively on criminal defense. Drawing on our over 50 years of combined experience, our attorneys passionately fight for justice in the criminal justice system. At your initial meeting, we explain potential ramifications of your charges and develop strategies. We communicate regularly with you and remain steadfastly by your side until your case is effectively resolved.

In 2013, Nesci & St. Louis received the Arizona Public Defender Association’s Robert J. Hooker Award, “which recognizes a private attorney, attorneys or firm who have provided extraordinary assistance to a public defender or public defender client without regard to the financial, political or other costs of such assistance.” 

What we do

Our firm exclusively handles criminal law cases. All of our lawyers have extensive trial experience and are willing and able to advocate for your best results through the criminal justice courts if you have been accused of:

  • Homicides
  • Drug Offenses
  • Sex Offenses
  • Aggravated Assaults
  • Assaults
  • Domestic Violence
  • Armed Robbery
  • Felony Theft

How our DUI team can help you

Being charged with DUI is always serious. We handle the most complex cases involving driving and alcohol or drugs, including:

  • Felony aggravated DUI offenses
  • Extreme DUI and super extreme DUI
  • Minors driving with alcohol
  • Drunk driving arrest with prior DUI convictions and DUI while on suspended license
  • Driving while under the influence of illegal drugs or prescription medication
  • DUI roadblocks and DUI checkpoints
  • DUI charges against commercial drivers
  • Motor vehicle license suspension hearings
  • DUI manslaughter and DUI homicide
  • DUI child abuse and DUI child endangerment

Where we serve

We exclusively represent individuals who are accused of a crime. Our law firm is located in Tucson, Arizona within walking distance from the courthouses. We handle cases throughout Arizona, including in Maricopa, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Pinal, Graham and Yuma counties.

Who we are

Our criminal defense team includes lawyers who are award winning, dedicated and certified by the State Bar of Arizona and the National College for DUI Defense. Learn about our experienced team:

  • James Nesci is a lawyer with 18 years of experience who has written numerous books and articles on criminal law subjects and has accepted more than 100 speaking invitations to legal conferences throughout the country.
  • Joseph P. St. Louis, who has over 25 years experience, is the only lawyer in Arizona certified as a Specialist in both Criminal Defense (Arizona State Bar, 2000 to present) and in DUI Defense (National College for DUI Defense, a certification recognized by the American Bar Association, 2012 to present).
  • Ryan Bleau is a former public defender who has extensive experience in DUI defense and who was named a “rising star” by the Arizona Public Defender Association in recognition of his exceptional work.

Consult with our law firm in Tucson, AZ about your criminal defense issues

To retain aggressive, effective criminal defense counsel, call Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC today at 520.777.0235 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.