Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorney Services

     Have you been arrested for DWI? Do you have a ticket for speeding or running a stop sign? Do you have other, more serious criminal charges? How about old charges you need to have expunged from your record?

     Since 1999, Stephanie Griffith Beard's work as a criminal defense attorney, trial attorney, and litigator has included representation in the defense of felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecutions. Her experience includes:

  • Drug-Related Charges
  • Felonies, Including those Defined as Crimes of Violence
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Habitual Offenders
  • Juveniles
  • ​Appeals
  • Expungements

     Stephanie's criminal defense experience includes seven years working as court-appointed counsel, during which she also qualified as a court-appointed capital crimes defense attorney.  She has represented hundreds of defendants charged with varying offenses, from juveniles to habitual offenders charged with crimes of violence, from DWI to charges of child abuse. If you are seeking competent and experienced representation, call for an appointment to discuss your particular case.​

     Stephanie believes that staying current with the law is paramount to providing the best representation possible for her clients. For this reason, she attends more than the minimum required annual continuing education hours each year, and ensures that her focus on DWI defense is included in those hours.