If you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation for alleged criminal activity, it is very important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Do not make any statements to the police or prosecutors before talking to your own lawyer — talking can only hurt your case.

As a Jefferson City defense lawyer with more than a decade of experience, attorney Scott Hamblin knows how to achieve successful results for clients who are facing criminal law issues. He is here to help you protect your rights, your reputation and your freedom.

Contact his law office today online or by telephone at 573-821-4013 to speak with an experienced Jefferson City criminal defense lawyer. Scott represents clients from Jefferson City, Linn, Fulton, Columbia, Lake of the Ozarks and throughout Mid-Missouri.

A Former Prosecutor as your Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are facing criminal charges, it can be a significant advantage to have a former prosecutor as your defense lawyer.

As a former prosecuting attorney, Scott knows everything the prosecution has to do in its role. He knows how to identify and seize upon weaknesses in their case, whether challenging evidence or demonstrating that police violated your constitutional rights.

Scott uses his experience to successfully defend clients against a wide range of criminal charges, including:


Serious traffic violations

Boating while intoxicated (BWI)





Sex crimes

Sexual assault

Child pornography

Drug crimes

Drug possession

Violent crimes


White collar crimes



Federal crimes

State crimes



Achieving Results in Criminal Defense Cases

Scott Hamblin’s criminal defense practice is focused on results. He is very sensitive to the fact that you do not want to spend any time in jail. He will do everything he can to keep that from happening. Because Scott works proactively and engage prosecutors early on, he is often able to get cases dismissed before charges are filed or before indictments are returned.

When the evidence is stronger, he works to achieve the next best possible outcome, whether it be reduced charges, alternative sentencing or acquittal by jury. As a former prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney like Scott Hamblin knows how to build criminal cases and how to tear them apart.

Free Initial Consultation · Criminal Defense Attorney in Cole County

Are you facing criminal charges in Jefferson City or elsewhere in Missouri? Contact Scott’s law office today online or by telephone at 573-821-4013 to speak with a knowledgeable Jefferson City criminal defense lawyer. He offers free initial consultations and accept MasterCard and Visa credit cards.

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Scott Hamblin’s legal practice is focused on results.


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