Local Trial Attorneys With a Reputation for Excellent Representation and Results

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Rolla

Protecting Your Rights & Freedom

At Thomas, Birdsong, Mills, McBride & Osborne, P.C., our Rolla criminal defense lawyers vigorously represent clients accused of a wide range of criminal offenses, from minor infractions and misdemeanors to serious felony charges.

If you have been charged with a crime, contact us online or call (573) 364-4097 right away.

Cases We Handle

Criminal charges vary in severity. No matter what you have been charged with, rest assured that our team has the knowledge, experience, and resources needed to handle your case effectively.

We represent individuals who have been charged with:

  • Drug crimes
  • Traffic offenses

On top of that, we represent people charged with serious felonies including:

  • Murder
  • Sex offenses and child sex offenses
  • Child abuse
  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug possession
  • Narcotics sales
  • Conspiracy
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Theft and grand larceny
  • Credit card fraud
  • Passing bad checks

If you have not yet been charged with a crime but are under investigation, our Rolla criminal defense attorneys can provide pre-indictment representation. With our help, it is possible that the police investigation could close and you could avoid charges altogether.

Handling Serious Murder Cases

Committed to the aggressive defense of our clients’ rights within the criminal justice system, our lawyers have earned an excellent reputation among prosecutors for our work in murder cases, including death penalty cases. Ours is one of very few small firms statewide to have tried the number of murder cases we have tried and to show a strong record of acquittals.

How We Approach Criminal Cases

In all of our criminal defense work, we begin with a thorough interview with the client, seeking to understand the full scope of the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the arrest. We conduct an independent investigation and proceed aggressively with discovery until we are satisfied that we know what evidence the prosecution has gathered and what kind of case the prosecution is building.

Our investigation includes an examination of the police report and interviews with witnesses, looking for infringements of constitutional rights, illegal searches and seizures, or otherwise flawed police work. We file motions to suppress evidence and pretrial motions designed to protect our clients’ rights. Our Rolla criminal defense attorneys negotiate with the prosecution regarding plea arrangements and prepare our clients and witnesses for trial before presenting the case to the jury.

Let us help you avoid conviction or severe penalties. Call us at (573) 364-4097 today.

Client Testimonials

  • “I was represented by David Mills in a civil litigation and was so impressed by his work ethic!”

    Bob D.

  • “Scott was professional, yet approachable.”

    Eric M.

  • “I'm very thankful for your help in my case, I can't express that enough”

    Krista P.

  • “David Osborne and the entire firm were so very friendly and helpful.”

    Chuck S.

  • “His cross examination was very thorough - and yet fair - to the point that I did not feel the need to testify.”

    Norman H.

What Makes Our Firm Unique?

  • Strong Reputation

    We have earned a reputation among our colleagues and the courts for excellent trial work.

  • Experienced

    Our knowledgeable attorneys have tried numerous cases in criminal and civil courts.

  • Honest & Ethical

    Our attorneys have a strong moral compass and always have the clients' best interest in mind.

  • Local

    We are local attorneys who care about our community and contribute to many charities.