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ArizonaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Scottsdale, Arizona

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Arizona, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Arizona should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Jerald J Schreck

Jerald J Schreck
The Schreck Law Firm
45 West Jefferson Street Ste 1400
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Call 602-370-3262
At the Schreck Law Firm, "We don't ask for justice, we make it."... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jerald J Schreck
Member
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aacj
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Jerald J Schreck
Member

Sean Anthony Woods

Sean Anthony Woods
Law Badgers PLLC
5055 N 12th St
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Call 480-999-1195
Sean has extensive experience in Cannabis Law, Litigation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Federal 42 USC § 1983 claims... read more >
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nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Sean Anthony Woods
Member

Jonathan Joseph Goebel

Jonathan Joseph Goebel
Rosenstein Law Group
8010 E McDowell Rd Ste 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Licensed for 17 years, Jonathan Joseph Goebel is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Craig J Rosenstein

Craig J Rosenstein
Rosenstein Law Group
8010 E McDowell Rd Ste 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Licensed for 16 years, Craig J Rosenstein is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Arizona State University, Tempe... read more >

Paul A Ramos

Paul A Ramos
Ramos Law Firm PLLC
14500 N Northsight Blvd Ste 229
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Licensed for 30 years, Paul A Ramos is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona St... read more >

Vicki A R Lopez

Vicki A R Lopez
Rosenstein Law Group
8010 East McDowell Road Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Licensed for 37 years, Vicki A R Lopez is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizon... read more >

Marc J Victor

Marc J Victor
Attorneys For Freedom Law Firm
3185 S. Price Rd.
Chandler, AZ 84248
Licensed for 28 years, Marc J Victor is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern U... read more >

Cindy Castillo

Cindy Castillo
Castillo Law
2025 N 3rd ST STE 150
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Licensed for 18 years, Cindy Castillo is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended NACDL... read more >

Dwane Cates

Dwane Cates
Cates & Laboy Law Group, PLLC
1747 E. Morten Avenue #205
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Licensed for 25 years, Dwane Cates is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law... read more >

Howard A Snader

Howard A Snader
The Law Office of Howard A. Snader, LLC
5070 N 40th St #235
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Licensed for 34 years, Howard A Snader is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Lewis & Clark... read more >

Kevin Van Norman

Kevin Van Norman
Van Norman Law
7272 E Indian School Rd #203
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 34 years, Kevin Van Norman is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Omer Ramiro Gurion

Omer Ramiro Gurion
Gurion Legal
Ste 105
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Licensed for 11 years, Omer Ramiro Gurion is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ... read more >

Slade A Lawson

Slade A Lawson
Lawson Law Office
1761 E McNair Dr Ste 102
Tempe, AZ 85283
Licensed for 32 years, Slade A Lawson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State Universi... read more >

David Michael Cantor

David Michael Cantor
DM Cantor
40 N Central Ave Suite 2300
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Licensed for 33 years, David Michael Cantor is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - U... read more >

Joshua Sandor Davidson

Joshua Sandor Davidson
Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, PLC
8110 E Cactus Rd Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Licensed for 24 years, Joshua Sandor Davidson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Craig S Orent

Craig S Orent
Orent Law Offices, PLC
11811 N Tatum Blvd #3031
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Licensed for 28 years, Craig S Orent is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended U of San Diego... read more >

Christopher P Corso

Christopher P Corso
Corso Law Group
17470 N. Pacesetter Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Licensed for 19 years, Christopher P Corso is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI... read more >

Robert J Campos

Robert J Campos
Robert J Campos & Associates
51 E Lexington Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Licensed for 34 years, Robert J Campos is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended U of Arizona... read more >

Ryan Michael Garvey

Ryan Michael Garvey
Sonoran Law Group
7150 E. Camelback Rd Suite 444-405
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 12 years, Ryan Michael Garvey is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Seattle U... read more >

Shane M Miller

Shane M Miller
Miller Law Firm
8245 N 85th Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Licensed for 15 years, Shane M Miller is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Drake... read more >

Trent R Buckallew

Trent R Buckallew
Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC
4500 S Lakeshore Dr Ste 322
Tempe, AZ 85282
Licensed for 23 years, Trent R Buckallew is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

O. Joseph Chornenky

O. Joseph Chornenky
O Joseph Chornenky PC
301 E Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Licensed for 51 years, O. Joseph Chornenky is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Akron School of Law... read more >

Richard Gaxiola

Richard Gaxiola
Gaxiola Law Group
2 North Central Avenue Suite 1800
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Licensed for 21 years, Richard Gaxiola is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended U of Arizona... read more >

Lawrence I Kazan

Lawrence I Kazan
Debus & Kazan LTD
1221 E Osborn Rd A200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Licensed for 44 years, Lawrence I Kazan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Gonzaga University School of Law... read more >

Alexandra Mijares Nash

Alexandra Mijares Nash
6803 E Main St # 1116
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 18 years, Alexandra Mijares Nash is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State ... read more >

Michael D Roth

Michael D Roth
Roth and Roth
13430 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 206
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Licensed for 29 years, Michael D Roth is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Bruce Feder

Bruce Feder
Feder Law Office, P.A.
2930 E Camelback Suite 205
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Licensed for 45 years, Bruce Feder is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended George Washington... read more >

Michael D Kimerer

Michael D Kimerer
Kimerer Law Group, P.C.
1313 E Osborn Rd Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Licensed for 52 years, Michael D Kimerer is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of California... read more >

Kevin Breger

Kevin Breger
Law Offices of Kevin Breger PLLC
10869 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 103-237
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Licensed for 21 years, Kevin Breger is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Brian F Russo

Brian F Russo
Law Office of Brian F Russo
10037 E Dynamite Blvd Ste 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Licensed for 25 years, Brian F Russo is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Toledo College of Law... read more >

Craig C Gillespie

Craig C Gillespie
Gillespie Law Firm
3636 N Central Ave Suite 510
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Licensed for 32 years, Craig C Gillespie is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate... read more >

Alison S Stavris

Alison S Stavris
The Stavris Law Firm PLLC
11445 E Vía Linda Ste 2-504
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Licensed for 15 years, Alison S Stavris is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

John A Schill

John A Schill
The Schill Law Group
8700 Via De Ventura Suite 210
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Licensed for 24 years, John A Schill is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Creighton University School of Law... read more >

Charlie Naegle

Charlie Naegle
Naegle Law Firm, PLC
3850 East Baseline Road #111
Mesa, AZ 85206
Licensed for 15 years, Charlie Naegle is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University... read more >

Vyvian Gray Lombardi Marcelino Reque

Vyvian Gray Lombardi Marcelino Reque
Reque Law Firm, PLLC
7527 East First Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 8 years, Vyvian Gray Lombardi Marcelino Reque is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Arizona Summit Law... read more >

Craig W Penrod

Craig W Penrod
Law Offices of Craig W Penrod
301 W Warner Rd Ste 133
Tempe, AZ 85284
Licensed for 46 years, Craig W Penrod is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona ... read more >

Charles P Franklin

Charles P Franklin
Franklin & Associates, PA
1920 E University Dr Suite 102
Tempe, AZ 85281
Licensed for 35 years, Charles P Franklin is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Whittier... read more >

Ashley D Adams

Ashley D Adams
Adams & Associates, PLC
7502 E Monterey Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 31 years, Ashley D Adams is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State Universi... read more >

Amy Mei Hamilton

Amy Mei Hamilton
The Hamilton Law Firm
11445 E Via Linda Ste 2536
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Licensed for 17 years, Amy Mei Hamilton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Miami School of Law... read more >

Richard William Noel

Richard William Noel
Paradise Valley Law
10810n North Tatum Boulevard 102-#243
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Licensed for 2 years, Richard William Noel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of North Dakota School of Law... read more >

Mark Beller

Mark Beller
Copper Star Law
7150 E Camelback Rd Ste 444
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 20 years, Mark Beller is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State University... read more >

Michael E Ziton

Michael E Ziton
Michael E Ziton PC
16427 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 410
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Licensed for 30 years, Michael E Ziton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Randolph D Toscano

Randolph D Toscano
Attorney at Law
PO Box 25434
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Licensed for 34 years, Randolph D Toscano is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law... read more >

Wendy B Mendelson

Wendy B Mendelson
Mendelson Law Firm, PLC
8010 E McDowell Rd Ste 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Licensed for 15 years, Wendy B Mendelson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Blake Cormie

Blake Cormie
MayesTelles PLLC
3636 North Central Avenue Suite 1000
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Licensed for 5 years, Blake Cormie is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Arizona Summit Law School... read more >

David J Maletta

David J Maletta
Colburn Hintze Maletta, PLLC
4500 N. 32nd Street Suite 105
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Licensed for 23 years, David J Maletta is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Seton Hall University School of Law... read more >

Rachelle S Ferraro

Rachelle S Ferraro
Coolidge Law Firm
2198 E Camelback Rd Ste 310
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Licensed for 24 years, Rachelle S Ferraro is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona... read more >

Tamara D Brooks-primera

Tamara D Brooks-primera
Law Office of Tamara Brooks-Primera, PLC
4295 N 75th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Licensed for 34 years, Tamara D Brooks-primera is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State... read more >

Robert Arentz

Robert Arentz
Law Offices of Robert Arentz
3101 N. Central Ave, Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85268
Licensed for 44 years, Robert Arentz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine... read more >

Matthew Dale Jefferson

Matthew Dale Jefferson
Schill Law Group
8700 East Vía de Ventura Ste 210
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Licensed for 6 years, Matthew Dale Jefferson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Certifications

State Bar of Arizona Certification in Criminal Law - The State Bar of Arizona recognizes attorneys who have submitted to the highest form of evaluation as specialists in criminal law.


Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice

AACJ seeks to improve the practice of criminal defense law in Arizona, and also serves as an advocate for positive criminal justice reform.


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