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Steve Wilson is a criminal defense attorney in private practice at Murray Law Firm in Columbia, Missouri. Steve currently practices solely in the area of criminal defense and related matters, including felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases. He also practices in any related civil or administrative cases, as well as civil proceedings related to driver’s license suspensions, revocations, reinstatements, and criminal record expungements.

Steve was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 1978 and was raised and graduated from high school in Dexter, Missouri in 1996. Steve graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in Political Science in 2001 and received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 2004. Steve was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2004.

Experience & Qualifications

Steve has been solely employed in private practice since becoming a lawyer in 2004, and has gained a wide range of legal experience during that time. Prior to joining Murray Law Firm in April 2009, Steve was in private practice at Jones, Schneider and Bartlett (Stevens) in Columbia and Lowes & Drusch in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in general practice in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, insurance defense, estate planning, business/contract law, workers compensation, administrative law, and other general civil litigation.

As an attorney in private practice over the past nearly 15 years, Steve has represented thousands of individual clients in a wide range of criminal and civil cases and assisted numerous business clients with their legal issues. Steve has successfully tried many civil and criminal cases to both judges and juries, ranging from civil property disputes to personal injury cases in civil practice, and from traffic and misdemeanor cases to first degree murder in criminal practice. Steve has represented clients in nearly 70 of the 114 counties across Missouri, represented clients in appellate cases in both the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern and Southern Districts, and has appeared before the Missouri Supreme Court.

Professional Memberships & Publications

Steve is member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Boone County Bar Association, and is a long time general member of the Missouri Bar Criminal Law and Procedure Committee. Steve has presented many CLE seminars for the Missouri Bar, and had a book published in 2017 on Missouri DWI Law by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company. Steve has also served on committees and work groups for the Missouri Bar and the Office of State Courts Administrator. In addition, Steve speaks regularly to student groups at the University of Missouri and University of Missouri School of Law regarding Criminal and DWI law, and DWI prevention and alcohol safety.

What Sets Murray Law Firm Apart

  1. Our attorneys are local to Columbia and have been representing the rights of Missourians since 1985.
  2. Lead attorney Robert A. Murray has tried cases in 90 of Missouri's 114 counties and is the only attorney in Missouri exclusively dedicated to DWI defense.
  3. Our clients are never charged for their initial case evaluation and we offer flexible payment plans.
  4. Our team takes the time to get to know you and your case because we truly care about the outcome.
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