Joseph T. Rhea, J.D. (pronounced Ray) is a criminal defense and DUI lawyer. Attorney Rhea has been ranked top Criminal Defense Lawyer or DUI Lawyer by Palm Springs Life Magazine every single year since 2010. More importantly, however, he has hundreds of happy former clients in the local community. Attorney Rhea office has been located in downtown Palm Springs for over a decade and he is very much a local lawyer, well known to the courts as a friendly and aggressive advocate for his clients. His practice is focused on the California desert courts of Indio, Joshua Tree, Palm Springs, Banning, and Blythe. He also accepts federal court cases that are heard in the Black Rock court.