- Jun. 17, 2013 - PALM SPRINGS, Calif. --
Palm Springs Attorney Joseph T. Rhea has recently received the Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year award for 2013 from online lawyer rating service Avvo and Palm Springs Life Magazine. This is not the first time Attorney Rhea has been recognized by these two entities. In 2012, he was named a DUI Lawyer of the Year by the lawyer rating website and the magazine. These awards indicate Attorney Rhea’s excellence in the service he provides to his clients when he helps them challenge their criminal charges. The lawyer serves his clients through his law firm, the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea.
Palm Spring Life Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” listing came out in the publication’
s June 2013 issue. The magazine teamed up with Avvo and identified 77 of the top attorneys in the Coachella Valley. The selections included lawyers who work in 20 different legal specialties, according to Palm Springs Life Magazine. The magazine features lifestyle-related topics covering the Palm Springs areas and the Southern California desert. Avvo provides consumers with lawyer ratings that are based on various aspects of the legal professionals’
careers, such as their experience levels, industry recognition, board certifications and much more. It also provides consumers with other useful information on the attorneys, such as disciplinary history and client reviews. Being recognized by Avvo and Palm Springs Life Magazine is a major accomplishment and a demonstration of the strong professional reputation that Attorney Rhea has established throughout his career.
Attorney Rhea received his law degree from the University of San Francisco. Furthermore, he is the only criminal defense attorney in the state of California to have obtained a doctorate from Harvard University. The lawyer has taught at multiple universities, including Harvard University, Arizona State University, Williams College and Boston College. He is currently a member of multiple professional organizations, which include the California DUI Lawyers Association, the California Public Defenders Association, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, NORML (serving on the Legal Committee), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Regardless of the types of criminal charges you are facing, you can turn to the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea for assistance. He handles a wide array of case types, including cases that involve traffic offenses, drug crimes, driving under the influence (DUI) offenses, theft crimes, sex crimes and much more. The law firm offers free consultations to prospective clients. Additional information about the firm is available at http://www.palmspringsdesertdefense.com