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Joel Daniel Beckwith

Joel Daniel Beckwith

Freeark, Harvey & Mendillo, P.C.
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Personal Injury
  • Illinois, Missouri
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Joel Beckwith, was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and raised by his parents in Southern Illinois. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2009, where he studied philosophy and political science. During his senior year he was awarded Outstanding Senior Assignment in Philosophy from SIUE. He later attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he obtained his law degree. During his final year in law school he completed a one year externship practicing in the public defender’s office. It was during this time he assisted his supervisor with a variety of criminal matters- from domestic disputes to homicide cases. In 2013, his law school commentary was published in the Journal of Legal Medicine. An avid Cardinals fan, in his spare time he frequents the St. Louis downtown area. He is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Missouri.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Freeark, Harvey & Mendillo, P.C.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Burger Law
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
J.D. (2013) | Law
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award
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Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
B.A. (2009) | Philosophy
Honors: Outstanding Senior Assignment
Activities: Sigma Pi Fraternity
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Top 10 for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Excellence for the Future Award, Bioethics and the Law
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6315207
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The Missouri Bar  # 67270
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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- Current
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Articles & Publications
A Cry for Help: Preventing Passive Euthanasia Decision Making for Neonates with Nonfatal Congenital Defects
The Journal of Legal Medicine
Websites & Blogs
Traffic Law Solutions
St. Louis Traffic Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
Freeark, Harvey & Mendillo, P.C.
115 W. Washington
Telephone: (618) 233-2686