Dee Wampler and Joseph Passanise Receive “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firm” Recognition

SPRINGFIELD, MO: Dee Wampler and Joseph Passanise have been recognized again as “Best Lawyers” and the firm has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. Mr. Wampler and Mr. Passanise are not new to this honor as they have been nominated for over fourteen and ten consecutive years, respectively as Best Lawyers and seven consecutive years as a Best Firm. Their selection into Best Lawyers was based on their outstanding work in the practice areas of Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and DUI/DWI Defense.

Joseph S. Passanise has been selected as a Best Lawyer in America for his tenth consecutive year. This outstanding achievement recognizes his work in the areas of white collar, non-white collar, and DUI defense. Mr. Passanise has also been given the 2016 Lawyer of the Year Award for his excellence in Criminal Defense: General Practice. This follows Mr. Passanise’s 2015 Lawyer of the Year Award in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense.

Dee Wampler has been selected as a Best Lawyer in America for his fourteenth year consecutive year. This exceptional achievement recognizes his work in the areas of white collar and non-white collar criminal defense. This follows Mr. Wampler’s Lawyer of the Year Award in both Criminal Defense: General Practice in 2012 and 2014, and Criminal Defense: White Collar in 2013.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer review survey that has been developed and refined over the years. Selection for Best Lawyers is a true honor, as very few lawyers meet the criteria to be selected.

Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving a tiered ranking reflects a combination of quality law practice paired with a breadth of legal expertise. A law firm is only eligible for submission if they have at least one lawyer listed in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers In America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US.

The Law Offices of Dee Wampler and Joseph S. Passanise are the only Criminal Defense: General Practice firm in Springfield, Missouri that has been included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list, which adds to the prestige that this award has.

Dee Wampler and Joseph Passanise have been partners for close to 20 years and practice in Federal, State and Municipal Court. Scott Pierson is an associate with the firm. The Wampler & Passanise firm have eleven of the best and most professional staff to service their clients and assist the attorneys.