Why Choose Carl Civella?

  • Focused DWI Defense
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Up-To-Date With The Latest Technology In Breath Instruments
  • 24 Years Of Experience On Your Side
  • Impeccable Reputation Among Court Personnel, Prosecutors And Judges
  • Highly Personalized Attention

Experienced DWI Attorney In St. Louis County

Carl J. Civella has a proven track record of getting favorable outcomes in Missouri and Illinois DWI cases. He is a former prosecutor with over 24 years of experience. Learn more about Carl J. Civella.

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Proven Results

January 2016 - St. Louis college student pulled over for speeding 21 mph over the speed limit on her birthday, and eventually arrested for DWI. Police officer stated that she passed the One Leg Stand test and had a speech impediment diagnosis. Carl Civella used these facts to his client's advantage.

RESULT: NO CONVICTION. NO LICENSE SUSPENSION.


Retired man from South St. Louis County faces first offense for DWI after leaving River City casino. Man was pulled over for weaving, and admitted to drinking beer throughout the evening. Only Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test given.

RESULT: NO CONVICTION. NO LICENSE SUSPENSION.


Sales Manager at a well-known retail establishment leaves a Clayton bar and is pulled over for not turning on headlights. Only one field sobriety test given due to her battle with rheumatoid arthritis. Eventually she was arrested for DWI and faced losing her license for one year.

RESULT: NO CONVICTION. NO LICENSE SUSPENSION.

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