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In addition to practicing law, Taplin Defense Firm gives back to the communities it serves. Taplin Defense Firm provides sponsorship for Edwardsville-Glen Carbon Little League Baseball and District 7 school football, basketball, softball, and hockey. Taplin Defense Firm has also sponsored events supporting Habitat for Humanity, Hope Animal Rescues, Toys for Tots, and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).

Taplin Defense Firm concentrates in three law practice areas: DUI, traffic litigation and criminal law. Lead attorney, K. Todd Taplin, is a former prosecutor with more than 25 years of litigation experience.  He previously served Madison County, Illinois, as an assistant state's attorney from 1988 to 1994.  Taplin then entered private practice, where he devoted most of his expertise to criminal defense with Traffic Law Center.  Taplin ran three Illinois offices for the firm until creating Taplin Defense Firm in April 2011.Taplin has represented thousands of clients across 60 Illinois counties, St. Louis County and St. Charles, County, Mo. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Missouri and the U.S. District Court of Southern Illinois.

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