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ArizonaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Yuma, 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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Julie M McDonald

Julie M McDonald
Julie M. McDonald, P.C.
202 South First Avenue, Suite 301-C
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 20 years, Julie M McDonald is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Michael John Donovan

Michael John Donovan
Donovan Law, PLLC
212 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 10 years, Michael John Donovan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Arizona State... read more >

William W Fox

William W Fox
Yuma County Legal Defender
201 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 12 years, William W Fox is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

William J Crimmins

William J Crimmins
221 S 2nd Ave Ste 2
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 38 years, William J Crimmins is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Ari... read more >

Marlo Kristina Arnold

Marlo Kristina Arnold
Bowman, Smith & Kallen, PLLC
113 Harold C Giss Pkwy
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 11 years, Marlo Kristina Arnold is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Florida State... read more >

Sonia Monique Ramirez Sardinas

Sonia Monique Ramirez Sardinas
Law Office of Sonia Monique Ramirez PLLC
225 W 2nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 13 years, Sonia Monique Ramirez Sardinas is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended California Western Sc... read more >

Joshua James Cordova

Joshua James Cordova
Cordova Law P.L.C.
201 W 2nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 6 years, Joshua James Cordova is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended Arizona Summit Law School... read more >

Mary K Boyte Henderson

Mary K Boyte Henderson
Mary Katherine Boyte PC
150 W 2nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 27 years, Mary K Boyte Henderson is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Heather Christine Vinci

Heather Christine Vinci
Law Office of Heather C Vinci PLLC
202 S 1st Ave 301B
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 9 years, Heather Christine Vinci is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Widener University Commonwealth Law ... read more >

Vida Z Florez-warner

Vida Z Florez-warner
Florez Law Firm PLLC
150 W Court St Ste B
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 29 years, Vida Z Florez-warner is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Vermont... read more >

Janet H Metcalf

Janet H Metcalf
Janet H Metcalf PC
51 W 2nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 25 years, Janet H Metcalf is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

Braulio Sebastian Sanchez

Braulio Sebastian Sanchez
Sanchez Law Group PLLC
340 W 5th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 10 years, Braulio Sebastian Sanchez is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Duquesne University School o... read more >

Robert Bleich

Robert Bleich
Bleich Law Office PC
77 W 2nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 20 years, Robert Bleich is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended St Thomas... read more >

Ella G Johnson

Ella G Johnson
PO Box 1356
Yuma, AZ 85366
Licensed for 23 years, Ella G Johnson is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Kelly A K Smith

Kelly A K Smith
Law Offices of Kelly A. Smith
221 S 2nd Ave Ste 2
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 20 years, Kelly A K Smith is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Cary Grace

Cary Grace
Cary Grace, Esquire, PC
PO Box 1004
Yuma, AZ 85366
Licensed for 19 years, Cary Grace is a Personal Injury and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Ryan Christopher Hengl

Ryan Christopher Hengl
The Law Offices of Ryan C Hengl Esq PLC
256 S 2nd Ave Ste F
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 15 years, Ryan Christopher Hengl is a Criminal Defense and Construction Law lawyer who attended Creighton University School of... read more >

Michael A Breeze

Michael A Breeze
Yuma County Public Defender
168 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 39 years, Michael A Breeze is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State Univ... read more >

Antonio D Bustamante

Antonio D Bustamante
Yuma County Public Defender's Office
168 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 38 years, Antonio D Bustamante is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Antioch... read more >

Michael S Politi

Michael S Politi
Yuma County Legal Defender
201 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 27 years, Michael S Politi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Idaho College of Law... read more >

Griselda Cordova

Griselda Cordova
Yuma County Superior Court Juvenile Division
2440 W 28th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 6 years, Griselda Cordova is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Arizona Summit Law School... read more >

Nora Evangeline Nunez

Nora Evangeline Nunez
Federal Public Defender
2285 S 4th Ave 2E
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 12 years, Nora Evangeline Nunez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State U... read more >

Cynthia A Brubaker

Cynthia A Brubaker
Yuma County Public Defender
168 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 24 years, Cynthia A Brubaker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Ray A Hanna

Ray A Hanna
Office of the Yuma Public Defender
168 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 28 years, Ray A Hanna is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona... read more >

Brenda M Acosta Sandoval

Brenda M Acosta Sandoval
Federal Public Defender
2285 S 4th Ave 2E
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 16 years, Brenda M Acosta Sandoval is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Idaho College of Law... read more >

Natalie Niemi Prince

Natalie Niemi Prince
Law Office of Natalie N. Prince
PO BOX 85356
Wellton, AZ 85356
Licensed for 26 years, Natalie Niemi Prince is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley... read more >

William J Kerekes

William J Kerekes
Office of the Yuma County Attorney
250 W 2nd St Ste G
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 39 years, William J Kerekes is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - Uni... read more >

Yancey A Garner

Yancey A Garner
Cochise County Attorney
250 W 2nd St Ste G
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 25 years, Yancey A Garner is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended University of Nebraska College of Law... read more >

Edward P Feheley

Edward P Feheley
Office of the Yuma County Attorney
250 W 2nd St Ste G
Yuma, AZ 85364
Licensed for 22 years, Edward P Feheley is a Criminal Defense and Administrative Law lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College 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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