Paul Balisteri - Attorney

Paul attended Southern Illinois University, receiving a major in Political Science. He went on to earn his JD from St. Louis University School of Law. Prior to law school, Paul served over two decades in the United States Air Force. Paul’s goal as a criminal defense attorney is to help each client navigate the stressors they are encountering by providing a calm and peaceful experience. He achieves this goal by educating his clients about the legal process throughout their case.

1. Where are you from?
Buffalo, NY

2. What is your educational background? Did you go to college, and if so, what college? Do you have a degree, and if so, in what area?
St Louis University School of Law, JD—Criminal Litigation Concentration
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, BS—Political Science

3. What did you do before working at Rose Legal Services?
2 decades in the United States Air Force; Ran my own practice

4. Why did you choose to work in criminal defense?
I have a passion for helping people and find criminal law interesting.

5. What type of lead/client experience are you trying to create? If a lead/client left a review about you, what would you want it to say?
First, I want to achieve good results for the client. Second, I want to reduce the stress they feel when charged with a crime. I would love for a client to say that I helped them get the best outcome possible and that I helped them understand the process.