Bloomston & Basgier - Birmingham Criminal Law Lawyers
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Statutory Rape (Dismissed) :: Murder (Reversed on Appeal, Mistrial, Client Freed on Time Served) :: Murder (Client Exonerated) :: Fraud by Public Official (Client Exonerated) :: Rape (Charge Reduced to Misdemeanor; Probation) :: Assault with Intent to Murder (Dismissed at Trial) :: Medicare Fraud and Abuse (Dismissed) :: Child Abuse Charge v. Police Official (Dismissed Before Trial) :: DUI Murder Charge (Reduced to Misdemeanor; Probation) :: Federal Indictment of Sheriff (Dismissed with Prejudice at Trial) :: Truck/Car Wreck Causing Quadriplegia (Multi-Million Dollar Settlement) :: Medicare Fraud and Abuse Investigation (Dismissed) :: Illegal Gambling Charges and Criminal Forfeiture (Dismissed and Property Returned) :: Theft of Property, 1st Degree (Dismissed) :: Assault (Dismissed) :: Capital Murder (Reduced to Manslaughter) :: Domestic Violence (Dismissed) :: Unlawful Possession of Marijuana; Public Intoxication (Dismissed) :: Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Dismissed) :: Domestic Violence (Dismissed) :: Domestic Violence; Harassment; Criminal Coercion (Dismissed) :: Driving Under the Influence (Dismissed) :: Criminal Trespassing; Disorderly Conduct (Dismissed) :: Trafficking Marijuana; Traffic Cocaine (Cases Dismissed) :: Failure to Register (Dismissed) :: Federal Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance; 3 Counts (Acquittal-Dismissed with Prejudice) :: Federal Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance-Crack Cocaine (Dismissed) :: Rape, 1st Degree (Dismissed) :: Public Intoxication (Dismissed) :: Theft of Property (Dismissed) :: Time Restrictions Employment; Minor Employed/Alcoholic Beverages Sold (Dismissed) :: Minor in Possession (Dismissed) :: Assault, 2nd Degree (Dismissed) :: Theft of Property (Dismissed) :: Driving Under the Influence (Dismissed) :: Sexual Abuse, 1st Degree (Amended to Misdemeanor Harassment) :: Attempted Rape 1st Degree, Sodomy 1st Degree, Attempted Burglary (Attempted Rape amended to Assault 3rd, Remaining cases Dismissed) :: Assault (Dismissed) :: Driving Under the Influence, 2nd Offense (Dismissed) :: Domestic Violence (Dismissed) :: Gambling Possession; Gambling Promoting; Criminal Forfeiture; Unlawful Possession of Firearm; Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Unlawful Possession of Paraphernalia (All Felony Charges Dismissed; Unsupervised Probation on Misdemeanor Charges; Forfeiture Property Returned) :: Domestic Violence/Harassment (Dismissed) :: Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Dismissed) :: Theft of Property, 1st (Amended to the Misdemeanor charge of Theft of Property, 3rd) :: Interfering with Custody (Amended to the Misdemeanor charge of Obstruction of Government Operations) :: Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Unsupervised Probation Granted; Dismissal of Unlawful Distribution of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia) :: Theft of Property (Dismissed) :: Sexual Abuse of a Minor (Dismissed) :: Harassing Communications (Dismissed) :: Sexual Abuse, 1st Degree (Amended to Misdemeanor Harassment) :: Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (Dismissed) :: Capital Murder (Acquittal) :: Making Terrorist Threat; Domestic Violence 3rd (Dismissed on Plea to Public Intoxication) :: Child Abuse 1st Degree (No Billed) :: Harassment (Dismissed)

Joseph J. Basgier III

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Birmingham, Alabama
877-315-0043 (Toll Free)

Joseph J. Basgier III was recently appointed as Special Prosecutor for the City of Birmingham, Alabama.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Gaming Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Police Benevolent Association Attorney
  • Administrative Law
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2003
  • Virginia, 2003
  • Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Law Review: Law & Psychology Review, Research Editor, 2001 - 2002
  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Dean's List 1995-1998
    • Major: Psychology/Business

Published Works

  • Children's Rights: A Renewed Call for the End of Parental Immunity, Law & Psychology Review, Volume 26, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Birmingham Bar Future Leaders Forum, 2009
  • Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, President
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Executive Committee
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Birmingham Bar Foundation, Executive Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, 2003 - 2004
  • Kirk & Spaulding, Contract Attorney focusing on mass tort and class action defense, 2003 - 2004
  • District Attorney - Jefferson County, Deputy District Attorney, 2004 - 2009

Birmingham AL Criminal Defense Attorneys Bloomston and Basgier Video 205-212-9700 Bloomston & Basgier is a client-focused criminal defense law firm that gives their clients the personal treatment they need and deserve. Charged with a crime? Contact the Birmingham, Alabama lawyers.


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