Criminal Defense

Buchanan and Bruggenschmidt understand that competent and effective representation is essential to any criminal offense, whether serious or minor.  We recognize that a fair and speedy resolution of your case is the cornerstone of the American judicial system.

The foundation of our firm’s criminal law practice lies in Pamela Buchanan’s nearly twenty years of courtroom experience, which includes almost ten years as a Boone County prosecutor.  Pam has personally mentored her daughter, Lindsey Dils Bruggenschmidt, and both have extensive trial experience defending felony and misdemeanor charges.

Buchanan and Bruggenschmidt will work diligently to defend your legal rights and will zealously advocate for you throughout the pendency of your criminal matter.  In addition to qualified representation, our firm provides trusted advocates during a difficult time for you and your family.  You will always make all of the ultimate decisions in your legal matter and you will never feel pressure from our firm to take a certain course of action.

We provide defense representation in every aspect of criminal law listed below.  Please click on the link below to learn more about a specific area or contact us to schedule a “no risk” consultation to discuss the specifics of your matter.

  • Alcohol and Drug Offenses
  • Drunk Driving
  • Burglary, Theft and Conversion
  • Battery and Assault
  • Expungement
  • Forgery
  • All felonies and misdemeanors
  • Probation Violations
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Juvenile Matters
  • Appeals