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JML’s NEW BOOK- Check out John’s new book- Living in La La Land – Flipped Upside and Inside Out. This is John’s first book publication. Funny take on social and political issues. Join the thousands that have already purchased!

JML- THE LEGAL COMMENTATOR- John was recently invited to sign on to provide legal commentary on a variety of hot topics in our community on KSDK-NBC, including Police-involved shootings, pharmacy error, civil rights, opioid epidemic, and other issues in the law. John uses humor to relay serious points.

MURDER CASE RESOLVED- John recently settled a high-profile, federal murder case wherein a former sheriff’s deputy was accused of killing his spouse

NOT GUILTY on recent felony DWI case where there were serious concerns over the legitimacy of the BAC results.

NOT GUILTY on weapons charges in rural county. Self-defense upheld!

Confidential settlement on terrible dog bite case involving elderly couple. Dog euthanized after showing of violent history.

Our Firm


A National Presence with clients all over the country. For years, The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, has been committed to providing clients with the attentive service and the strong representation needed to resolve complex criminal defense, personal injury and general litigation issues. And we have achieved and unparalleled level of success. Our St. Louis trial lawyers aggressively defend state and federal cases involving drug crimes, white collar crimes, violent crimes, DWI and other crimes in the St. Louis area and beyond. As our motto states, YOUR SOLUTION BEGINS WITH US. Call us today for your free consulation!”

Practice Areas


Federal Charges


Any federal crime allegation or arrest can change your life. Aggressive representation is needed to defend against charges at the federal level. The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, offers experienced federal criminal defense for Missouri clients.

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Personal Injury - Are You Hurt?


If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of others, you have the right to seek full and fair compensation for your damages. At The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, in St. Louis, Missouri, we aggressively pursue a full recovery for our injured clients.

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Criminal Charges & DWI/DUI


There are serious criminal repercussions for a DWI/DUI arrest, not to mention the possible loss of your driving privileges. . A former DWI/DUI investigator and proven trial attorney, Attorney John M. Lynch has extensive experience creating successful strategies for defending against drunk driving charges.

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Firm founder attorney John M. Lynch, brings a wealth of experience to every issue from his previous work as a narcotics investigator and as an insurance company defense lawyer.

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Why Choose Us


Our firm founder John M. Lynch is a proven trial lawyer with a record of success in state and federal courts. His former service as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent enable him to see a case from all sides. He is routinely hired by other attorneys to assist with criminal cases. His peer recognition is also evident in the recognition that he has earned with Top 100 Trial Lawyers, AV Preeminent Rating and Super Lawyers. He has also been named as one of the Best Attorneys in St. Louis, a Rising Star in Missouri and a Rising Star in Kansas. His unique and broad -based experience has led to unparalleled success that include dismissal of charges, acquittal and markedly beneficial settlements.

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WHO WE ARE


Attorney John M. Lynch comes from a strong law enforcement background with a decade of experience as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent. Paired with his legal degree from St. Louis University School of Law, Mr. Lynch provides a unique and candid perspective for people charged with a full range of criminal activities. His practice includes federal criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, drug possession defense, white-collar crime defense, personal injury and general trial litigation.

Results


United States v. John Doe

Conspiracy to Commit Bank Robbery- Not Guilty after four-day trial in federal court. Client charged with helping to facilitate a bank robbery with alleged cohorts.

United States v. John Doe

Following two-month federal RICO trial, Client found not guilty of Attempted Murder.

United States v. John Doe

Following two-week federal trial, Client acquitted (not guilty) of 924(c) charge, involving the use of a weapon in conjunction with a violent felony or serious drug offense. This charge would have resulted in an additional 25-year mandatory minimum sentence.

United States v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant in a case styled United States v. John Doe (due to the nature of the case, the client has requested to remain anonymous) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. The Defendant was charged with serious internet crimes of a sexual nature and Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to consider the Defendant’s background and personal characteristics before making a determination and was able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant charged with serious internet sexual crime in the Circuit Court for St. Charles County, Missouri. Attorney Lynch recommended to the Court that they consider the Defendant’s background before making a determination in the case. Lynch was successfully able to urge the Court to sentence the Defendant to PROBATION in this case.

United States v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant for charges involving serious sex crimes in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The Defendant was facing life in prison (generally 470 months), and Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to consider the Defendant’s age and the availability of treatment to the Defendant in creating a sentence that matched his personal needs. Attorney Lynch was able to obtain a substantially lower sentence ( a 75 percent reduction) for his client.

United States v. John Doe

Charged with possession of pseudoephedrine knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (pill shopping). Facing a presumptive guidelines range/term of imprisonment of 108 to 125 months, Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to issue a significant variance and downward departure from which he as able to obtain a sentence of 60 months for his client.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a Class C Felony DWI in the St. Charles County Circuit Court, Defendant was given PROBATION due to the diligent work of the Law Offices of John M. Lynch. Attorney Lynch was able to secure the filing of the lesser charge of a Class B Misdemeanor for his client due to questionable evidence regarding the felony charge.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a Class D Felony DWI in the St. Louis County Circuit Court, Attorney Lynch was successfully able to amend the charge to a Class A Misdemeanor because of a forensic evidence issue. Notwithstanding multiple priors, Attorney Lynch was able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Originally filed as a Manslaughter-DWI case, this St. Charles County Case had to be refiled as a Class B Misdemeanor after Attorney Lynch examined the evidence, employed an expert reconstructionist, and determined that the evidence could not attribute fault to the client. Client received probation.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Client charged with 7th offense DWI. Following depositions, pretrial hearings, and other litigation efforts, client and Attorney Lynch showed for trial. Prosecuting DISMISSED all charges just prior to the start of trial.

Wrongful Death Settlement

Settled significant-SEVEN FIGURE wrongful death case where family member was killed by commercial vehicle while on priveate property. Helped family navigate a very difficult case to achive maximum compensation

Accident- Passenger in Motor Vehicle

Passenger sustained significant injuries as a result of a traffic accident and was required to remain hospitalized for several weeks. Parties settled before trial for $275,000.00.

Murder for Hire Trial

Attorney Lynch just completed a murder trial in federal court. This particular case stemmed from a cold case and involved a very unique and complex set of factors requiring an experienced defense team.

Breach of Contract and Wrongful Discharge lawsuit against Client Corporation

Attorney Lynch successfully represented the Defendant-Corporation. Jury returned a defense verdict, finding in favor of Strait-Flex International, Inc. and therefore no contract and no breach. The wrongful discharge was withdrawn by Plaintiff at the close of his evidence.

Personal Injury Cases

Attorney Lynch recently settled multiple six-figure accident claims wherein the client suffered severe injuries as the result of an impaired driver. Attorney Lynch was able to successfully negotiate a settlement that truly represented the scope and nature of his client’s injuries.

United States v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch represented this particular client, a Greek national, who was charged with multiple state and federal offenses related to the unauthorized use of prohibited software and download(s)- an internet crime. Attorney Lynch was referred this matter by another law firm. Ultimately, the client was charged in both jurisdictions and faced a potential prison term of in excess of 10 to 15 years, including a mandatory minimum prison sentence in federal court. While maintaining contact with the Greek Consulate in Chicago, Attorney Lynch entered and represented the client in both courts, AVOIDED the mandatory minimum through the DISMISSAL of the majority of charges, and successfully resolved this matter with a low sentence of one year. The client is expecting release and deportation.

United States v. Jane Doe

Defendant charged with possession of pseudoephedrine knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (pill shopping). Facing a presumptive guidelines range/term of imprisonment of 87 to 108 months, Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to use a 70 to 87 month starting point from which he as able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

United States v. John Doe

Charged with a federal gun crime- felon in possession, Attorney Lynch brought this case to trial on two separate occasions, each resulting in a hung jury. Unable to secure a conviction, the Government moved to dismiss this case with prejudice.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a second offense DWI, Defendant was found NOT GUILTY following a trial wherein the State was unable to prove Defendant was operating the vehicle in question or when Defendant would have been intoxicated. Highlighting inconsistencies in the 2389 Alcohol Influence Report, as well as other facts suggesting Defendant was not operating the motor vehicle at the time of his arrest, Attorney Lynch was able to secure the not guilty verdict. Congratulations to the client!

United States v. Jane Doe

Charged with possession of pseudoephedrine, knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine, client was facing a term of imprisonment of between 37 to 46 months. Following arguments at sentencing, Attorney John Lynch was able to successfully urge the Court to impose a sentence of PROBATION.

United States v. Jane Doe

Another Defendant charged with possession of pseudoephedrine knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (pill shopping). Facing a presumptive guidelines range/term of imprisonment of 87 to 108 months, Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to use a 70 to 87 month starting point. Following successful argument from Attorney Lynch regarding Defendant’s rehabilitative efforts, as well as other personal factors, the Court imposed a term of PROBATION.

State of Missouri v. Jane Doe

Defendant was charged with Felony Possession of Cocaine, Drug Paraphernalia, and Marijuana. Following a series of hearings, submission of certain pertinent motions and successful argument to the prosecuting attorney, Attorney Lynch was able to show that Defendant was not actually in possession of any narcotic or apparatus used to ingest a narcotics such that she could not be prosecuted. Accordingly, the prosecuting attorney DISMISSED all counts based on Attorney Lynch’s representations regarding the merits of the case at the trial.