El Mirage, Arizona Criminal Lawyers

Dwane Cates
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Call today!

I’m an experienced Phoenix criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you at every stage of your case. Read More »
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Craig Orent
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Certified Criminal Defense Specialist; 30 Years Aggressive,Passionate,Tenacious

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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Sean Forrester
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Criminal Law in the Phoenix Metro Area Affordable & Aggressive Criminal Defense

Affordable, empathetic, and dedicated criminal defense lawyer that seeks justice on behalf of clients. Call 602-667-777 today for a free, no obligation consultation. Read More »
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Craig Gillespie
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Call for a free case evaluation - 25 years experience - former prosecutor

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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Ryan McPhie
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Arizona Criminal Law Attorney

Ryan McPhie is uniquely qualified and trained to handle criminal cases ranging from civil and criminal traffic citations to major felony offenses. While some criminal defense attorneys subscribe to a “trial and... Read More »
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Michael Stephen Pittman
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Scottsdale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(480) 508-8180 6991 East Camelback Road
Suite D300
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Arizona Summit Law School
Tucson criminal defense Attorney Michael Pittman founded Your Arizona Lawyer with the goal of providing comprehensive legal advice and a professional ear for those who are facing stressful legal issues. He knows how important it is that all of his clients feel well taken care of, no matter what they are facing. In addition, his firm will never treat you are another number or offer a cookie cutter strategy. Your case isn’t one-sized-fits-all so you should never have a defense solution that isn’t tailored to your needs. Michael Pittman will do everything possible, including putting his considerable insights and experience...
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, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Strong Criminal Defense No Matter What Charge You’re Facing in Arizona

Some people may feel like they don’t need a criminal attorney due to the charges that they are facing seem minor and don’t carry much of a punishment. Thinking this way is a mistake.

AZ Criminal Justice Attorneys and DUI Defense LawyersEven if you are just facing a low-level misdemeanor charge, there will be consequences today and in the future – and even the minor-sounding offenses are often worse than you think. Maybe you “escape” with community service and fines or simply having to take a class that is designed to...
Zachary Evan Mushkatel
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Sun City, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(623) 889-0691 15249 N. 99th Avenue
Sun City, AZ 85351
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Minnesota Law School
Colin Bell
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(602) 548-3400 777 E Thomas Rd Ste 210
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western New England University School of 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...
Alex Lane
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(480) 776-5757 111 W. Monroe St. Suite 1216
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Criminal and DUI
University of Arizona
Mr. Lane graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. After college, he worked for Landmark Education as a production and finance manager. He then received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Arizona State University. Mr. Lane began his legal career as a prosecutor and much of his time was spent in the Vehicular Crimes unit of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. As part of this group, he dealt specifically with Felony DUI/DWI cases, vehicular homicide, aggravated assault and related offenses. In addition, Mr. Lane...
Ryan W Cummings
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Scottsdale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(480) 400-1355 5111 N. Scottsdale Road
Suite 151
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
I grew up in a police family and this gives me a different perspective to Criminal Defense. I understand the ins and outs of law enforcement, as well as the distinct issues that clients can face in their cases. The criminal justice system punishes individuals who are guilty of breaking the law. However, things are not as straightforward as they seem. Those who aren’t guilty may face a compelling case by the prosecution, and those who did commit a crime may be treated unfairly. After the commission of a crime, those who are accused, arrested, and charged have rights...
Laura J. Killham
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Peoria, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer
(480) 579-4538 16165 North 83rd Avenue
Suite 200
Peoria, AZ 85382
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Sharon Lee Mahoney
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Glendale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(623) 877-2357 7202 N 83rd Dr
Glendale, AZ 85305
Criminal, Education, Estate Planning and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Alison C. Briggs
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Avondale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(623) 399-4222 12725 W. Indian School Rd.
Suite E, #101
Avondale, AZ 85392
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Trent R. Buckallew
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Arizona. I will ceaselessly protect your rights and help you through every stage of your case. Read More »
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Jerald Schreck
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Arizona Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

Jerald Schreck is an award-winning criminal defense attorney in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to entering private practice, he was the supervisor of the Sex Crimes Trial Team at the Maricopa County Public... Read More »
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David Levin
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Glendale, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(623) 937-1609 5724 W Palmaire Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
Wayne State University
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 13 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...
Jerald Schreck
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(602) 370-3262 45 West Jefferson Street
14th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Southwestern Law School
Jerald Schreck is an award-winning criminal defense attorney in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to entering private practice, he was the supervisor of the Sex Crimes Trial Team at the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office where he practiced for approximately twenty-five years. He has concentrated on the defense of persons charged with sex crimes for over sixteen years. During that time he has been involved in the defense of college students, teachers, medical professionals, law enforcement officers, corrections officers, attorneys, parents, juveniles, group home workers, coaches, religious leaders, athletes, day care workers and corporate executives on a wide variety...
Dwane Cates
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 22 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. I was recently awarded "Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year" (Tom Karis Criminal Justice Award) by the State Bar of Arizona. We also have extensive 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...
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...
Craig Gillespie
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 29 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.
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...
John R Gaertner Jr
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 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...
Michael Ziton
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(602) 234-9290 45 W Jefferson St
Suite 403
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Whittier Law School
Law Offices Michael E Ziton PC is a Trusted and Established Litigation Law Firm. Michael Ziton is a Practicing Member of the Arizona Bar for 25 Years. You Need a Winning Lawyer on Your Side. Michael Ziton is Nationally Recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in America.

Michael Ziton Lawyer admitted to the Arizona Bar in 1992. Michael Ziton established his criminal defense practice in 2001 to protect the rights of the accused. With more than 80 jury trials, Michael Ziton has tremendous experience in the courtroom. It is important to have an attorney that knows the...
Julia Cassels
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PHOENIX, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(480) 442-0740 1726 N. 7th Street
PHOENIX, AZ 85006
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,...
James Novak
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Free Consultation! Highly Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer! Call Now!

I am an aggressive Arizona criminal defense attorney. I am committed to providing the highest quality of legal representation! Visit my website to see client testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Dana Hogle
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Arizona Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Strong Criminal Defense No Matter What Charge You’re Facing in Arizona Some people may feel like they don’t need a criminal attorney due to the charges that they are facing seem minor and don’t carry much of a... Read More »
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Scott David Stewart
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 18 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...
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.
Kristopher Califano
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(602) 402-8708 722 E Osborn Suite 120
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Free ConsultationPhoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 12 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...
Arja Shah
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(602) 888-0369 2 N. Central Ave.
18th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
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...
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 A. Black is a Phoenix-based criminal defense and trial attorney. His practice includes the representation of individuals accused of crimes ranging from DUI to white collar fraud investigations. He has been named in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 as well as SuperLawyers 5+ years running. David is AV Rated and owns a small law practice located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. He was educated at UCLA School of Law and worked as a prosecutor out of law school. He is dedicated to the aggressive defense of his clients and their rights.
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...
Matthew Maerowitz
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 6 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...
David Michael Cantor
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(602) 307-0808 40 N Central Ave
Suite 2300
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationPhoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Arizona
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). Criminal Charges are Serious - You Need a Highest Rated Law Firm on Your Side!

Since becoming a lawyer in 1989, Arizona Criminal Attorney and Arizona DUI Lawyer David Michael Cantor has handled many high profile cases which have been covered by the local and national news media. He has been interviewed and has appeared on Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper Live, CNN, Inside Edition, the CBS...
Adam Feldman
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(602) 540-7887 1 E Washington St
Ste 2240
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Criminal and DUI
University of Miami School of Law
Founded by Adam Feldman, the Feldman Law Firm is a dedicated, aggressive practice that specializes in a wide variety of charges. Using his experience as a former prosecutor, Adam is able to bring a unique edge to the courtroom that other criminal attorneys can't provide. Adam has successfully defended many cases ranging from DUI, assault, domestic violence, theft, prescription drug charges, drug and marijuana charges, sex crimes, violent crimes, white collar or federal crimes, and weapon possession charges.
Jon Matthew Martinez
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(480) 745-1572 40 N. Central Avenue
Suite 1400
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Boston University School of Law
Attorney Profile Jon M. Martinez is a criminal defense attorney who is determined to fight for the rights of every one of his clients, whether they are charged with shoplifting or first-degree murder. Mr. Martinez has shown an outstanding understanding of the law mixed with excellent trial skills and compassion for his clients. Mr. Martinez has used his skills to obtain over 100 dismissals and not guilty verdicts in the past two years alone. Education Born and raised in Orange County, California, attorney Jon M. Martinez graduated with high honors and attended the University of Arizona to continue his education. At the University...
David Michael Cantor
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Get help now! Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I am a professional Phoenix criminal defense attorney. I specialize in a variety of cases involving sex crimes, drug crimes, assault and white collar crime. I will defend your rights and help you throughout your case. Read More »
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Scott David Stewart
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Arizona Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

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,... Read More »
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Gordon Thompson
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(602) 467-3680 125 East Coronado Road
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Syracuse University College of Law
My office is conveniently located in Downtown Phoenix and serves the Greater Phoenix Metro Area, and all of Arizona.

I have over 39 years of experience, and focus my practice on DUI and criminal defense cases. Since 1982 I have been a member of the Arizona bar and have worked on countless criminal defense cases, as well as handling criminal and civil matters for Colorado River Indian Tribe members.

I am a sole practitioner which means, I will handle every aspect of your case from start to finish, including after sentencing. I have represented over 5000 clients, and offer extensive experience and...
Eoghan 'Damien' Miller
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(480) 300-5555 20 E Thomas Rd.
Suite 2200
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
I am a lawyer practicing primarily criminal defense at Phoenix Defense Lawyers in Phoenix, AZ. I also practice some juvenile and family law. I help people charged with misdemeanors, felonies, and DUIs.

Before this, I worked at the Arizona Attorney General's Office representing the Department of Child Safety in dependency, guardianship, severance and adoption matters. At the AZ Attorney General's Office, I appeared in hundreds of hearings including: trials, mediations, juvenile court hearings, and evidentiary hearings.

Prior to the AZ Attorney General's Office, I worked as a Deputy County Attorney in Gila County, AZ. Working in Gila County, I prosecuted...
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....
Sean Forrester
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(602) 667-7777 2701 E Camelback Road, Suite #140
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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 cases, ranging from misdemeanor DUI to first-degree murder.

Mr. Forrester is tireless in his dedication to seek justice on behalf of his clients. He understands the complex legal issues facing those charged with a criminal offense, and has the knowledge to explore and present the best defense possible.

Additionally, his experience includes being part of a trial team that obtained over $11 million dollars for...
Richard Suzuki
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(602) 842-6762 2929 East Camelback Road
Suite 224
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Founding attorney of Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C., Richard J. Suzuki is a knowledgeable and experienced trial lawyer that is passionate about helping clients facing various types of legal matters. Whether you have been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony or have been harmed in a serious accident, he can provide exceptional services and advocacy to help protect your rights and future. Prior to starting the firm, Attorney Suzuki served as a law clerk for the Honorable Howard Fell of the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County. It was there that he acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue...
David Telles
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(602) 428-7104 3770 North 7th Street
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Free ConsultationCriminal and Bankruptcy
University of Arizona
John Eugene Kelly
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(602) 283-4122 1 E Washington St, Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Creighton University School of Law
I own a small legal practice with its foundation built on a strong client-attorney relationship. I pride myself on making certain that I maximize the favorable results for my clients whether it be a dismissal of the case or a strong settlement that will free my clients from the burdens that a legal action cause. My practice focuses primarily on personal injury and criminal law. I work diligently to get bottom line results for my injury and criminal clients. For people with a complex legal issue, they can be assured that I will sit down...
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...
Aaron J Reed
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(855) 530-8485 4425 N. 24th Street
Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Arizona Summit Law School
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 School. While at UNLV, Aaron was a Wide Receiver for the UNLV Football Team, and was a Two-Time Academic All-Mountain West Selection. After graduating from UNLV, Aaron then attended Arizona Summit Law School (formerly Phoenix School of Law) on a merit-based scholarship where he graduated cum laude in December of 2015.

Aaron focuses his practice on criminal defense, and has been devoted to this practice...
Josephine Pesaresi Hallam
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Phoenix, AZ Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(602) 237-5373 5343 North 16th Street
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Criminal
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Hallam Law Group is an experienced felony trial law firm with an outstanding history of working in criminal courtrooms throughout Arizona. Our law firm offers quality legal counsel in various areas of law including: assault, felony DUI, robbery, domestic violence, sexual abuse, felony shoplifting and many more. Hallam has steered through over a thousand criminal cases and some high-level felonies such as sex crimes, and homicides. Contact our skilled attorneys for a free consultation.
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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.