We are a team of Expert Attorneys.

At Combs Waterkotte, we are devoted to delivering a positive outcome for our clients — no matter the severity of your charges. We are proud of the fact that we represent a diverse group of clients who are in need of an experienced criminal defense, DWI/DUI, or order of protection lawyer in the St. Louis area.


Matthew Brown
Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Associate Attorney

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Jennifer Edwards
Jennifer Edwards

Jennifer Edwards


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Breaja Waterkotte
Breaja Waterkotte

Breaja Waterkotte

Legal Assistant

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Always driven to deliver more than expected.

Our exceptional record and over 250 reviews speaks for itself. Our attorneys have over 40 years of combined experienced helping good people in bad situations, whether that means negotiating a reduction in charges, fighting for you at trial, or taking care of a DWI/DUI and keeping points off your license. Where other attorneys see a difficult case, we see an opportunity to get the best possible resolution for our clients and deliver exceptional results.

We shoulder the load so you don't have to.

We understand that facing criminal charges or facing possible restrictions from a DWI/DUI not only affects your future, but your current well-being. From meticulous examination and case preparation to aggressive courtroom representation, we use our experience and skillset to ease your burden. We are driven by positive outcomes and client satisfaction. We fight not just so you can survive your legal battles, but thrive beyond them.

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Fighting for you — no matter what.

Our criminal defense clients include working professionals, juveniles, high school and college students, mothers, fathers, veterans, immigrants, college professors, and anyone who needs a strong defense to fight criminal charges. We believe strongly that every person charged with a criminal offense has the right to a competent and aggressive legal defense.

For those who are in need of an order of protection lawyer, we are here to assist you. We have extensive experience in litigating cases and delivering outstanding results for our clients. Call (314) 900-HELP or contact us online today for a free consultation.

We also work with companies, non-profit organizations, community groups, and individuals who need representation for a civil matter. We are a full-service law firm that has a comprehensive understanding of Missouri laws, as well as municipal laws in St. Louis, St. Charles, and other towns and cities throughout the Greater St. Louis area.

Whether you are being accused of serious criminal charges or are in the middle of dealing with a DWI or an order of protection, navigating the complexities of the legal system can be a life-altering experience. You want to work with a Combs Waterkotte attorney, someone who will fight fiercely and unwaveringly for your interests and understands that good people can often find themselves in bad situations.