Souder Tate has over 24 years experience defending clients charged with felony and misdemeanor drug charges, driving while intoxicated (DWI & DUI), property crimes, probation violations and traffic tickets in Springfield and Southwest Missouri. He helps clients receive limited driving privileges, drivers license reinstatement, expungements and drivers license clean-up. Souder Tate has the education and skills necessary to plan and present an effective criminal defense.
Souder Tate offers a free 30 minute initial consultation in all criminal cases. During this consultation, he can outline a potential client's case, discuss possible outcomes, and answer questions about the nature of the crime and the possible range of punishment. Contact Us to schedule an Appointment.
Criminal charges dramatically impact every area of life: family, employment and reputation. Souder Tate understands the legal issues facing his clients and can help them find the right solution. As a former prosecuting attorney, Souder Tate understands how prosecutors think; as a supporter and long-time team member on local DWI & Drug Courts , he understands the options available to help keep a client out of prison or jail and get the treatment and services they may need. Souder Tate helps his clients look at the big picture and not just focus on their present legal problems.