Arizona Criminal Lawyers

Matthew Leon Lopez
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Tyler Steele
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Accused of a Crime in Arizona? Contact our Defense Firm for a FREE consultation.

Our Criminal Defense Lawyers have years of experience with many satisfied clients and many great awards. If you've been accused of a crime in Arizona - contact us to schedule a FREE consultation. Read More »
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Dana Hogle
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney in Arizona. Also Personal Injury and Accident Attorney. Read More »
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Craig Gillespie
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience

Former Prosecutor familiar with all courts in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist and highest rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Born and raised in Phoenix Arizona. Read More »
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Aaron Michael Black
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(480) 729-1683 4520 N 12th St #101
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Free ConsultationPhoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal and DUI
University of South Dakota School of Law
The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC., is a boutique law firm in Phoenix, Arizona that represents individuals charged with serious criminal offenses, vehicular crimes and DUI in Federal, State and City courts. Aaron places a strong emphasis on DUI and DUI related criminal offenses. Aaron is an experienced Criminal Defense attorney with an outstanding knowledge and understanding of complex Criminal case litigation. Aaron acquired this experience by representing hundreds of individuals. regularly dealing with Criminal and DUI cases involving serious consequences, Aaron Black has successfully defended numerous jury and bench trials. Aaron Black represents a limited number of clients...
Brian Chase
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Tucson, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(520) 477-2767 115 W. Washington St.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Brian is passionate about trial work, and spent over seven years doing mock trials before becoming a lawyer and an adjunct professor/trial coach for law students at the James E. Rogers College of Law. Brian co-teaches the top 8 oral advocates at the law school and prepares them to compete in the National Trial Competition, the nation's most prestigious trial competition. He has won numerous awards for his trial advocacy abilities, including the William T. Birmingham award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy (presented each year to the top trial advocate in the University of Arizona Law School's graduation class) and the...
Michael Kielsky
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(480) 461-5309 1138 N. Alma School Rd., #101
Mesa, AZ 85201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Kielsky joined Udall Shumway PLC in 2016.

Mr. Kielsky is a 1984 graduate of Grand Canyon University, in Phoenix, holding a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

For 15 years, Mr. Kielsky was employed in a variety of roles in technology, including Software Engineer, Business Analyst, and Manager of Engineering, at well-known companies in industries such as aerospace, communications, defense, finance, and technology.

In 1999, seeking new challenges, and due to his long-running interest in law, Mr. Kielsky began on a path to his second career, enrolling in law school on an academic scholarship. Even with completing law school on an accelerated...
Donald J Ramsell
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(800) 342-5384 945 N. Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
Free ConsultationTucson, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law
Donald J. Ramsell, author of several DUI articles and books, is the one of the few DUI defense attorneys to appear and argue on a DUI case before the United States Supreme Court in its entire 213 years of existence. In his 33 year career his firms have defended 15,000 clients.
Matthew A Marner
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(602) 730-1211 442 W. Chandler Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Free ConsultationChandler, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
It's hard to tell one lawyer from the next. It's hard to tell which ones are full of it, and which ones can back it up. So, I want you, my potential client, to learn about me, what I've done, and what I can do. I also encourage you to go to my website: www.marnerlaw.com. There you can watch video of me actually fighting for my clients in the courtroom before the judge and jury, you can read about my most recent successes, and you can get to know the person you are counting on. ...
Craig Gillespie
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(602) 253-1010 3101 N Central Avenue
Suite 990
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Golden Gate University School of Law
Former Prosecutor familiar with all courts in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist and highest rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Born and raised in Phoenix Arizona.
Michael Harwin
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Tucson, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(800) 760-2986 239 North Church Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Arizona
Michael Harwin of the Law Offices of Michael Aaron Harwin, P.C. (www.michaelharwinlaw.com), is an award-winning, nationally-recognized attorney whose practice focuses primarily on representing professionals, their businesses, and families in criminal and regulatory matters. If you find yourself under government investigation, or if you have been charged with, for example, a DUI, financial crime, or domestic violence, among other charges, and the charge may impact your career, licensing or employment, then Michael Harwin is the attorney just for you. For instance, if you are (1) a licensed health care professional; (2) a law enforcement, military or national security clearance holder;...
Ashelee Weeks
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(602) 714-7530 11811 North Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore School of Law
Weeks Law is dedicated to providing superior Arizona DUI, traffic and criminal defense in Phoenix, throughout Maricopa County, and surrounding counties. Ashelee J. Weeks is not only an attorney, but a former prosecutor as well. This experience gives Ashelee the edge over other attorneys because of her significant trial and courtroom experience. Ashelee has handled over a thousand DUI, traffic, & criminal cases and has spent her career in a courtroom with various judges, attorneys, and advocates. The skills and knowledge gained from her experience is unparalleled. Call now for a FREE consultation!
Matthew Leon Lopez
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(602) 980-1987 4700 S Mill Ave #2
Tempe, AZ 85282
Free ConsultationTempe, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Phoenix School of Law
Available 24/7 365 for free consultation - Call (602) 980-1987

Matthew Lopez Law is considered one of Arizona's premier personal injury, car accident, DUI and criminal defense law firms. If you or a loved one have been arrested or injured in a car accident, our lawyers are here to help. Our lawyers aggressively represent clients throughout Arizona including, but not limited to, Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Tucson, Yuma, Lake Havasu, Flagstaff, Prescott and Payson.

If you have been arrested, you need the assistance of an honest, knowledgeable and hard working lawyer. Matthew Lopez Law possesses these...
Kristopher Califano
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(602) 402-8708 722 E Osborn Suite 120
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Free ConsultationPhoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Pepperdine University School of Law
Mr. Califano has defended thousands of Arizonans charged or investigated for crimes. He has been a state-bar licensed Arizona attorney for more than 10 years and has substantial jury trial experience on felony and misdemeanor cases. Mr. Califano has defended cases ranging from first-degree murder to civil speeding cases. He has received numerous recognitions and awards.

Kris is often asked and conducts seminars for other attorneys about DUI laws and trial strategies. He is results oriented, tenacious and pragmatic. His success can be attributed to his knowledge of the law, a strong motion practice, jury appeal, work ethic, and...
Sean Forrester
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer

Sean Forrester, the managing criminal attorney at the Lerner and Rowe Law Group, has made a career advocating for the rights of the citizen accused. Mr. Forrester has handled a wide variety of minor and major felony... Read More »
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Dwane Cates
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience

I am certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in Criminal law. I have been practicing Criminal law in Arizona for over 21 years. We have experience in Mental Health and Addiction issues in Criminal law... Read More »
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Jess A. Lorona
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(602) 385-6825 3838 N. Central Ave.
Ste. 100
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Arizona State University
Jess A. Lorona is a partner at Lorona Mead, PLC, and has been practicing law for over 32 years. He is also a Judge Pro Tem for the City of Phoenix Municipal Court, Chandler Municipal Court, Pinal County Justice Courts, Gila River Indian Community Court, and Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Tribal Court, and is a faculty member of the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy.
Timothy John Tobin
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(480) 447-4837 1910 S. Stapley Dr., Ste. 221
Mesa, AZ 85204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Tobin handles criminal and DUI cases throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area providing clients with professional, experienced, and aggressive representation. He’s known for his honesty, compassion, and dedication to justice. When you step into the Mr. Tobin’s office, expect professionalism with a friendly touch. He’ll take the time to listen to your concerns and needs and work with you to dismiss charges, reduce charges, limit penalties, and protect your legal rights. Attorney Timothy Tobin graduated with honors from Stonehill College in Massachusetts. Following his passion as a legal advocate, he earned his Juris Doctor from New England Law Boston...
Dana Hogle
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(480) 999-5334 1013 S Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ 85204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney in Arizona. Also Personal Injury and Accident Attorney.
Bret Royle
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(602) 899-8000 2828 North Central Ave. Suite 1203
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Arizona's Super Lawyers Rising Star, the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and one of Arizona’s Outstanding Lawyers of 2014 are only several of the distinguished accolades Bret Royle has been awarded as a Phoenix based criminal defense and DUI attorney.

However, before he began practing law, Bret attended the University of Miami School of Law. After graduation from law school, Bret joined an Arizona criminal defense firm, where he gained valuable experience in numerous areas of the law. He proceeded to open his own firm in 2011, where he focused on DUI and criminal defense, gaining a reputation as one...
Shawn Brian Hamp
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Flagstaff, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(928) 263-8509 121 E Birch Ave
STE 309
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
President and lead counsel for the Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp, P.C. (An Arizona Professional Corporation), Shawn Hamp has practiced law for over nine years with an emphasis in criminal law. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Hamp has been lead counsel in hundreds of criminal trials and court hearings, including over twenty seven criminal jury trials. A former prosecutor, Mr. Hamp, handled all types of criminal cases including, DUI/DWI, Drug, and Homicide cases. He now brings his experience and dedication to serve those individuals in Northern Arizona accused of committing any type of crime.
Raymond Kimble
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(480) 833-8613 2233 W Baseline Rd
Suite C101
Tempe, AZ 85283
Free ConsultationTempe, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Seton Hall University School of Law
I was a police officer and detective for 15 years before becoming a felony and DUI prosecutor. For several years I prosecuted both felony offenses and misdemeanor and aggravated DUI's with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. I have been practicing exclusively criminal and DUI defense for the last fifteen years. During that time, I have successfully defended people charged with DUI, Aggravated DUI, marijuana and drug possession, marijuana and drug sales,domestic violence, robbery, burglary, sex offenses, weapons offenses, manslaughter and homicide. I have negotiated favorable resolutions, have fought to have cases dismissed and have conducted a...
Craig Orent
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(480) 656-7301 11811 N. Tatum Blvd, Suite 3031
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of San Diego School of Law
Craig Orent has been defending and trying criminal cases for 30 years, handling everything from criminal traffic matters to capital first-degree murder. He is known to be aggressive, tenacious, and passionate in his defense of his clients. He approaches each case as if he were representing a family member. He is an advocate, defender, and advisor. He appears in all courts (city, state, and federal).
Marc J. Victor
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Chandler, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(480) 755-7110 3185 S. Price Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Southwestern Law School
I realize there are many law firms competing for the privilege of representing you in your legal matter. I realize you have a difficult decision in determining which law firm would best serve your interests. I have worked hard for the past 21 years to distinguish my law firm from the others, and to build my reputation as an aggressive advocate for my clients offering honest and well reasoned legal advice. As you browse our website, you will quickly get a feel for what we call our “Commitment to Excellence.” Marc J. Victor has represented clients in more than...
Michelle 'Shelly' Behan
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Tucson, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(520) 220-5047 945 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Michelle is a 2013 graduate of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. While in law school, Michelle was an active participant in the Veteran’s Advocacy Clinic, where she acted as defense counsel for indigent Veterans charged with criminal misdemeanors. Michelle’s zealous advocacy on behalf of Veterans led to her selection by the Law School Faculty to present an amicus curiae brief (on behalf of the defendant) to the Federal Court of Appeals for the U.S. Armed Forces, the highest military court in the country.

Following graduation, Michelle worked as an Assistant Public Defender at the Tucson City...
Scott David Stewart
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(602) 548-3400 777 E Thomas Rd Ste 210
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Stewart Law Group is a small boutique firm focused on Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody with six offices in the Greater Phoenix area.

Whether you're facing a divorce, custody battle, or spousal support hearing, facts and information are crucial to supporting your case and protecting your rights. If your spouse has hidden money in bank accounts you never knew existed or suffers from an addiction that could put your children at risk, you need a divorce lawyer who can expose and collect facts important to your case.

The Family law attorneys at the Stewart Law Group, pllc have experience working with...
Craig Orent
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

Craig Orent has been defending and trying criminal cases for 30 years, handling everything from criminal traffic matters to capital first-degree murder. He is known to be aggressive, tenacious, and passionate in his... Read More »
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Trent R. Buckallew
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Tempe, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience

The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC provides aggressive criminal and DUI defense throughout the State of Arizona. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, having been certified by the State... Read More »
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Dwane Cates
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(855) 528-5089 4425 N. 24th Street
Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
I am certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in Criminal law. I have been practicing Criminal law in Arizona for over 21 years. We have experience in Mental Health and Addiction issues in Criminal law cases. Myself and my associates travel throughout Arizona representing clients in various criminal matters, including Murder, Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Assault, Aggravated Assault, all drug crimes including transportation for sale of large quantities of cocaine and marijuana. We travel to Kingman, Yuma, Prescott, Holbrook, Bisbee, Flagstaff. any court in Arizona. I have appeared on Tru TV (Court TV),...
Perry Hicks
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Sierra Vista, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(520) 459-6400 741 East Fry Blvd.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Perry focuses his practice on cases involving accidents and personal injury, as well as criminal defense and DUI. He has successfully represented clients in large personal injury and wrongful death cases and those accused of serious crimes, including first degree murder. His countless DUI victories have helped clients retain their freedom (and their drivers licenses), while also helping them avoid the career crippling effects of a DUI conviction. He has recovered millions on behalf of his client's in personal injury settlements. His skilled legal advocacy gained him recognition as Two Years 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction from...
James Novak
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(480) 413-1499 4500 S Lakeshore Dr
#352
Tempe, AZ 85282
Free ConsultationTempe, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
James E. Novak of The Law Office of James E. Novak, PLLC, is an experienced DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney. He serves clients in Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, and Phoenix AZ. James Novak defends those facing felony or misdemeanor charges and provides both pretrial and trial services. In addition to his hands on experience and proven success in criminal and DUI defense, Attorney James E.Novak, is the author of three free Arizona Winning Strategy Defense Books, and hundreds of impaired driving and criminal defense articles on his website, blog, and the web. ...
Brian Petersen
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(480) 779-8377 2345 S. Alma School Road, Suite 204
Mesa, AZ 85210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Arizona Summit Law School
As the middle child in a family of nine children, Brian learned the value of negotiation and compromise early in life. Today, he is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Sections on Litigation, Business Law, and Bankruptcy, as well as the Professional Chapter of the J. Reuben Law Clerk Society and the Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel. Brian attended Arizona State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2009. From there, he enrolled in the Phoenix School of Law, obtaining his J.D. in 2011. While in law school, Brian received certification in mediation training and became a flagship member...
John R Gaertner Jr
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(602) 953-5198 3420 E Shea Blvd., Suite #200
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
William Mitchell College of Law
A Minnesota native and graduate of the prestigious William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, John worked as an Assistant City Attorney for the city of Windom immediately after passing the bar. During his four-year term, he handled a variety of different cases and honed his legal and courtroom skills. In 1996, he visited Arizona and decided to make it his home. He has never looked back. From 1996 to 1998 he was Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County, Major Crimes and Vehicular Crimes Bureau. During his tenure with the County Attorney’s Office he saw first-hand the impact...
Craig Jacob Rosenstein
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Scottsdale, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(800) 666-6384 8010 E McDowell Rd Ste. 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
Arizona State University
Craig J. Rosenstein is an honors graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science in 2002. Following his undergraduate education, Mr. Rosenstein went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree at Arizona State University Law School. During his time at ASU, Craig was an active member in Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and clerked for one of the Arizona State Legislators from May, 2003 until August, 2004, while he simultaneously clerked for a solo practitioner until graduating from law school in 2006. After passing the Arizona State Bar...
Jonathan Collins
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(602) 788-7227 3241 East Shea Blvd Suite 1
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Bankruptcy
University of Tulsa College of Law and Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Focused on Family, Probate, Bankruptcy & Debt, Business Law. Jonathan S. Collins received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and then his law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He was a visiting student at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law for his last semester of law school. Jonathan has been a member, in good standing, of the State Bar of Arizona since 2003. He is also licensed to practice law before all Federal Courts of the State of Arizona. Jon has been a law clerk for a...
Kevin Michael Rowe
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(844) 977-1900 2701 E Camelback Rd #140
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
Kevin Rowe is a founder and principal of the law offices of Lerner and Rowe, P.C. and Lerner and Rowe Law Group, LLC. Over the years, Mr. Rowe has assisted tens of thousands of people in their time of grievous need achieve security, well-being and sense of peace. It is in this capacity that Mr. Rowe has been able to secure tens of millions of dollars in settlements and awards for injured victims.

Much of Mr. Rowe’s time is consumed as managing partner of the many offices of Lerner and Rowe, PC and Lerner and Rowe Law Group, LLC. Yet, Mr....
Cindy Castillo
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(480) 206-5204 2025 N 3rd St. Ste. 150
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Cindy Castillo is a board certified criminal law specialist by the State Bar of Arizona. She has litigated criminal matters ranging from misdemeanors to felonies including first degree murder, manslaughter and complex designated cases, throughout Arizona. She has represented clients in juvenile court, misdemeanor and superior courts, federal court, forfeiture proceedings, administrative board hearings, MVD hearings, Rule 11 competency hearings, Simpson hearings and appellate courts. She has successfully represented numerous professionals governed by licensing authorities that include board members of publicly traded entities, doctors, dentists, psychologists, chiropractors, nurses, realtors, appraisers, airline pilots, commercial truck drivers, actors as well as professional...
Julia Cassels
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Phoenix , AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(480) 442-0740 2642 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix , AZ 85016
Criminal
Drake University Law School
Ms. Cassels studied psychology and special education as an undergraduate.  Everything changed in her final semester at Augustana College when a grant was awarded by the Kellogg Foundation regarding juvenile justice issues.  After working on a particularly compelling murder case, where the defendant was just fourteen years old, she abandoned her Ph.D. applications and applied to law school. During law school, Ms. Cassels had the opportunity to do numerous clinical programs.  She graduated at the top of her class and was the recipient of the prestigious Dwight D. Opperman Scholarship. Ms. Cassels clerked for the Honorable Ronald Longstaff,...
David Michael Cantor
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience

Our criminal defense team has Over 4,600 case victories and 4 Board Certified Criminal Law Specialists per the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (the most Certified Criminal Law Specialists of ANY firm in Arizona).... Read More »
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Ryan McPhie
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Mesa, AZ Criminal Law Attorney

Ryan McPhie is a former Deputy County Attorney who is serious about aggressively protecting his clients and their rights. Ryan and his team know the prosecutors and Courts throughout the valley and how to obtain the... Read More »
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Max Hanson
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Scottsdale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(480) 994-8824 7322 E. Thomas Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
Arizona State University
Mr. Hanson was admitted to practice in 1997 in Arizona and the U.S. District Court of Arizona. He has practiced extensively as a trial attorney appearing in thousands of cases across the state in administrative agency proceedings, arbitrations, bench trials, and multi-day jury trials in a variety of family law, civil, and criminal proceedings. He has also successfully handled a number of appeals in both civil and family law cases and several of these appeals resulted in published opinions making new law in Arizona. His current practice focuses on complex, high net worth and ultra high net worth divorce cases.

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Tyler Steele
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(928) 714-7032 1695 Mesquite Ave
#214
Lake Havasu, AZ 86403
Free ConsultationLake Havasu, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Arizona Summit Law School
Available 24/7 365 for free consultation - Call (602) 980-1987

Mr. Tyler Steele is originally from Sacramento, California. Tyler graduated from Arizona State University, with his Bachelors in Political Science. After graduation, Tyler worked at the Arizona State Senate, where gained a passion for law. As a law student, Tyler clerked for a constitutional law think-tank and for the city prosecutor offices of Avondale, Buckeye, and Tolleson. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife and animals, hiking, and watching sports.
Lee Phillips
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Flagstaff, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(928) 779-1560 209 N. Elden Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Lee Phillips is a leading criminal defense attorney in Flagstaff, Arizona dedicated to the aggressive representation of his clients. Lee is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Criminal Law Specialist and his practice currently focuses on the defense of individuals charged with serious drug offenses.
Matthew Maerowitz
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(602) 912-5897 2415 E. Camelback Rd.
Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Arizona
Matt Maerowitz grew up in Arizona and went to high school at Brophy. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Boston College and later graduated from law school at the University of Arizona. Matt Maerowitz’s practice focuses on DUI, criminal defense, and personal injury cases. Before co-founding the Maerowitz Law Firm, LLC, Matt worked for a Scottsdale law firm where he drafted numerous criminal defense motions, primarily in DUI cases. Matt also worked for the Pima County Attorney’s Office as a student-prosecutor during law school where he handled several trials. Matt’s experience with both sides of criminal law...
Zachary Divelbiss
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(480) 935-6545 7112 N. 55th Ave
Suite C
Glendale, AZ 85301
Free ConsultationGlendale, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Arizona Summit Law School
At Divelbiss Law we help keep GOOD people out of jail! We are a competitive criminal defense law firm in the valley that ruthlessly advocates for our clients. We work continously to pursue the goals of each individual client and fight endlessly until we reach the desired resolution. Our clients enjoy the benefit of being educated about the criminal defense process so we can resolve their current matter(s) and prevent any future criminal issues. Our firm has received the best training through both small and large criminal law firms, including the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office. Our goal is to...
David A Black
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(480) 280-8028 40 N. Central Ave.
#1850
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of California - Los Angeles
David Black is a Phoenix criminal attorney committed to making each and every client feel like they’re his only one. He has a proven track record of defending the rights of his clients, representing hundreds successfully in Arizona since 2008. Beyond an unflinching commitment to excellence in the practice law, Black’s credentials and accolades offer testimony to his ability to achieve positive results. A Commitment to Education Raised and educated in the Phoenix area, Black was selected to take classes at Arizona State University while he was still in high school. He continued his undergraduate studies at ASU, concentrating his...
Arja Shah
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(602) 888-0369 2 N. Central Ave.
18th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Criminal and DUI
California Western School of Law
Ms. Shah has dedicated her professional career to helping people in need of a quality and affordable defense.

Ms. Shah was born and raised in East Amherst, NY. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. After graduation, Ms. Shah spent two years working for a well respected criminal defense firm in Washington DC., learning early on what qualities make a for a good defense attorney. Ms. Shah is a graduate of California Western School of Law in San Diego.

Ms. Shah began her legal career working for a large criminal defense firm in their Vehicular Crimes...
Kareen O'Brien
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(602) 548-3400 777 E Thomas Rd Ste 210
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
Kareen O'Brien joined the Stewart Law Group in 2016 and has been practicing law since 2004. She spent six years with the L.A. County District Attorney's Office in California where, as Deputy District Attorney, she was a Major Crimes Prosecutor. She prosecuted serious and violent felons, primarily those who had committed acts of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and assault. (She prosecuted and won a fraud case where Christopher Darden of the O.J. Simpson trial was defense counsel!) After leaving L.A. for Phoenix, Arizona, she became an active member of the State Bar of Arizona and later joined the Maricopa...
Stephen R Glazer
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Flagstaff, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(928) 213-9253 Glazer Hammond, PLLC
223 N. Elden Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Washburn University School of Law
Stephen R. Glazer, was the owner and sole attorney of The Glazer Law Office, PLLC located in Flagstaff, Arizona. Steve recently merged with another attorney in Flagstaff, Keith A. Hammond, and the firm is now Glazer Hammond, PLLC. Steve is certified by The State Board of Arizona as a Criminal Law Specialist. Steven Glazer, known as the Flagstaff Attorney, handles criminal law cases in both State and Federal courts in all of northern Arizona. He aggressively defends charges such as DUI, Drug cases, criminal traffic violations, minor in consumption, weapon charges, domestic violence cases, suspended license cases, murder, and other...
Alden Yako
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Scottsdale, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(480) 426-8200 10869 N. Scottsdale Rd #103-545
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Arizona Summit Law School
Got a Ticket? Charged with a DUI? Call Yako Law at (480) 426-8200 for a FREE Consultation. At Yako Law, we specialize in Traffic Ticket and DUI defense throughout every county in Arizona. Yako Law provides each case with personalized attention and aggressive representation at an affordable rate and exceptional results. Regardless of how minuscule you might think a traffic ticket is; it’s essential to have an aggressive traffic attorney review your case. We focus specifically on handling speeding tickets, camera tickets, DUI, driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, driving with no insurance, failure to appear, misdemeanor violations,...
James Novak
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Tempe, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

James E. Novak of The Law Office of James E. Novak, PLLC, is an experienced DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney. He serves clients in Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, and Phoenix AZ. James Novak defends... Read More »
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Aaron J Reed
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney

Aaron J. Reed is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada where he attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for his undergraduate education and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate from the Lee Business... Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.