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Criminal Defense Attorney in Columbia

Unparalleled Support & Compassion in Your Corner

Rutter and Sleeth Law Offices has been a fixture in the Columbia community for many years. Our law offices provide full-service legal representation for residents and businesses alike.

Whether you’re facing a traffic infraction at the state level or have been arrested for a federal crime, make sure you choose a criminal law attorney who believes in you and your case. Call on Rutter and Sleeth Law Offices to help. We aim to offer you unparalleled support and compassion as we fight for a fair outcome.

Experienced Representation When You Need It

In addition to car accidents, work injuries, bankruptcy, and family law, we also handle criminal law cases. We know that you need an advocate to help you wade through legal proceedings, documents, and court appearances. During this difficult time, we stand ready to provide relief. We’ll use our knowledge of local and federal laws to fight for the best outcome possible.

Our cases range from traffic infractions to arrests for federal crimes. No matter what you’re charged with, we can help. Our lawyers are passionate about helping clients succeed, and we’ll treat your case like it’s our own.

Look to us for guidance in the following cases:

If you’ve never been charged with a crime before, we’ll walk you through the process and answer any questions you may have. Rutter and Sleeth Law Offices are prepared to litigate your case. During your legal proceedings, we will serve as your advocate and offer ongoing support. We will fight for your fair trial, challenge any evidence that is illegally obtained, and make certain that your defense is presented as strongly as possible.

Additionally, Rutter and Sleeth will:

  • Carefully investigate your case to uncover evidence
  • Interview all parties involved, including police
  • Bring in witnesses, when appropriate, to testify on your behalf
  • Present you with defense options to help you combat your charges
  • Negotiate with prosecutors to have your charges or sentence reduced, if possible

No matter what you’ve been charged with, Rutter and Sleeth Law Offices is here to help you.

To learn more about Attorney Jim Rutter’s criminal law services and experience, visit his attorney profile. Contact us today online or at (573) 279-1349 to set up a case evaluation.

Client Testimonials

Hear What Former Clients Have to Say
  • “Hands down the best I've seen”

  • “Do your part and he'll do his.”

  • “Brian has been there for any of my legal questions and concerns.”

  • “Always a joy to have an attorney who responds to your phone calls/emails so quickly.”

  • “Mr. Rutter was very professional and knowledgeable about my case.”

  • “Trustworthy, patient and very reliable.”

  • “I will have zero hesitation to refer Brian to any of my family or friends in the future.”

  • “Top of his field”

  • “I have every confidence in Brians abilities and excellent service.”

  • “He has brought comfort as well as very sound legal advice for me and my family. ”

  • “I’ve worked with Brian on several occasions and find him to be kind, smart and very hard working.”

  • “I would recommend him or his firm.”

  • “I have every confidence in Brian's abilities and excellent service.”

  • “Nothing these guys can't handle.”

    Brian A.
  • “I would recommend Brian and his law firm Rutter and Sleeth to my closest friend or relative.”


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